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Shades Valley Football Team History


Shades Valley Mounties
Shades Valley High School

6100 Old Leeds Rd. Irondale, AL 35210
Stadium: Frank A. Nix Memorial Athletic Complex
Colors: Cardinal & Black
Coach: Robert Higginbotham
Region: 6A-R11
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1921  <-- 1988 <- 1989 -> 1990 --> 2021

1989 Season Highlights
 Robert Higginbotham enters his 13th season as Head Coach at Shades Valley.
 First 10-0 regular season.
 The Mounties won the Class 6A Region 11 Championship.
 
1989 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Sat., Aug. 26  vs. Huffman    41   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Tuscaloosa County    17   6   W       
 Thu., Sep. 7  @ West End    30   0   W    Lawson Field   
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Minor    34   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Gadsden    21   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Thompson   *  24   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Mountain Brook    28   10   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Berry   *  28   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Pelham   *  24   21   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Vestavia Hills   *  28   0   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 3  vs. Central Tuscaloosa    21   3   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Anniston    7   14   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
 
1989 Season Totals
  Record11-1
  Points Scored303
  Scoring Average25.3
  Points Allowed74
  Defense Average6.2
  Opponents Record69-58
  Region Record4-0
  Home Record6-1
  Away Record5-0
1989 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/10/19897 1(7-0) ASWA
10/17/19898 1(8-0) ASWA
10/24/19899 1(9-0) ASWA
10/3/19896 3(6-0) ASWA
11/1/1989Final 1(10-0) ASWA
8/29/19891 10(1-0) ASWA
9/12/19893 5(3-0) ASWA
9/19/19894 4(4-0) ASWA
9/26/19895 3(5-0) ASWA
9/5/19892 5(2-0) ASWA
  
1989 Class 6A Region 11 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Shades Valley 11-1303741-128174-010421  Robert Higginbotham
Berry 5-61642150-121413-15159  Bob Finley
Thompson 8-2186892-24045  Ricky Seale
Vestavia Hills 3-7821581-32161  Buddy Anderson
Pelham 6-41821330-43868  Billy Tohill

1989 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 John Ryan DL Sr. AL-MS Game  
 Kenny Ray OL Sr.6-2245 AL-MS Game  

1989 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Demond FloydRB Sr. HM  ASWA
 Demond FloydRB Sr. HM  BN
 John RyanDL Sr.6-4250 HM  ASWA
 John RyanDL Sr.6-4250 1st  BN
 Kenny RayOL Sr.6-2245 1st  ASWA
 Kenny RayOL Sr.6-2245 1st  BN
 Matt WilliamsOL Sr.6-4255 1st  BN



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