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Grove Hill Academy Football Team History

Grove Hill Academy Gators
Clarke Prep School

20100 Hwy. 43 Grove Hill, AL 0
Stadium: Billy Hamilton Field
Colors: Orange & White
Coach: Billy Hamilton
Region: AISA-A-West
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1970  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2020

1997 Season Highlights
 Billy Hamilton enters his 13th season as Head Coach at Grove Hill Academy.
 The Gators finished 2nd in Region 3.
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  @ South Choctaw Academy    18   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 5  vs. Monroe Academy    38   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  @ Escambia Academy    15   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  @ Catherine Academy   *  9   10   L       
 Fri., Sep. 26  vs. Demopolis Academy   *  46   26   W       
 Fri., Oct. 3  vs. Sparta Academy    26   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Faith Academy    35   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  vs. Warrior Academy   *  52   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  @ Coosa Valley Academy   *  26   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ Jackson Academy    39   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 14   South Montgomery Academy    11   14   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1997 Season Totals
  Points Scored315
  Scoring Average28.6
  Points Allowed130
  Defense Average11.8
  Opponents Record48-69
  Region Record3-1
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record4-1
1997 Class AISA-A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Grove Hill Academy was not ranked.
1997 Class AISA-A Region 3 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Catherine Academy 6-51612050-114294-05917  Lee Holladay
Grove Hill Academy 8-33151300-111143-113342  Billy Hamilton
Demopolis Academy 3-71832280-114292-210879  Sid Atkins
Coosa Valley Academy 3-71322601-34686  Jerry Partridge
Warrior Academy 1-9863700-434161  Floyd Graham

1997 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Grove Hill Academy Players on File.

1997 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 James NicholsPK Sr.5-11170 1st  BN
 James NicholsPK Sr.5-11180 1st  ASWA
 Jeremy AndersonRB Sr.5-8150 HM  ASWA
 John GatesLB Jr. HM  ASWA
 Richard PaulOL Sr.6-2205 1st  ASWA
 Richard PaulDL Sr.6-2205 1st  BN
 Spence OvertonDB So.5-9160 HM  BN
 Spence OvertonDB So.5-9160 1st  ASWA

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