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Gaston Football Team History

Gaston Bulldogs
Gaston High School

4550 US Hwy. 411 Gaston, AL 35901
Stadium: Captain Bill Boyd Field
Colors: Red & White
Coach: Richard Bishop
Region: 2A-R14
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1931  <-- 1988 <- 1989 -> 1990 --> 2019

1989 Season Highlights
 Richard Bishop enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Gaston.
 The Bulldogs won the Class 2A Region 14 Championship.
1989 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 25  @ Springville    17   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 1  @ Hokes Bluff    10   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Cedar Bluff    23   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. North Sand Mountain    23   9   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Collinsville   *  34   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. St. Clair County    35   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Geraldine   *  35   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ West End Walnut Grove   *  46   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Winterboro    46   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Ragland    34   27   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  vs. Clay County    17   14   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 10  @ Hazlewood    14   41   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
1989 Season Totals
  Points Scored334
  Scoring Average27.8
  Points Allowed117
  Defense Average9.8
  Opponents Record69-62
  Region Record3-0
  Home Record6-0
  Away Record4-2
1989 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/10/19897 9(6-1) ASWA
10/17/19898 9(7-1) ASWA
10/24/19899 8(8-1) ASWA
11/1/1989Final 7(9-1) ASWA
8/15/1989PS 7 ASWA
1989 Class 2A Region 14 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Gaston 10-23341171-131553-01150  Richard Bishop
Collinsville 3-81221920-114162-15548  Raymond Weaver
Geraldine 3-71222471-22281  Danny Day
West End Walnut Grove 2-8641660-32689  Charles Brown

1989 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Gaston Players on File.

1989 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Jay DuaghertyLB Sr.6-2205 1st  ASWA
 Jimmy JacobsDL Sr.6-2275 1st  ASWA
 Jimmy JacobsDL Sr.6-2265 1st  BN
 John MathisOL HM  ASWA
 Neal BurchfieldLB Sr. HM  BN
 Wade SkaggsWR Sr. HM  BN
 Wade SkaggsWR Sr. HM  ASWA

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