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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

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  <-- 1997 <- 1998 -> 1999 --> 2020

1998 Season Highlights
 Billy Hamilton enters his 14th season as Head Coach at Grove Hill Academy.
 The Gators finished 2nd in Region 3.
1998 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28  @ Demopolis Academy    17   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Escambia Academy   *  34   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  @ Marengo Academy    8   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Sparta Academy   *  30   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  vs. Catherine Academy   *  12   26   L       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Southern Academy    21   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Central Christian   *  49   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Oak Park Christian    47   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. South Choctaw Academy   *  43   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  vs. Jackson Academy    27   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6   Chambers Academy    10   6   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13   Shelby Academy    0   35   L       Semi-finals Playoffs 
1998 Season Totals
  Points Scored298
  Scoring Average24.8
  Points Allowed140
  Defense Average11.7
  Opponents Record64-63
  Region Record4-1
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record4-1
1998 Class AISA-A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Grove Hill Academy was not ranked.
1998 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 9-34072001-141305-022466  Bill McNair
Grove Hill Academy 9-32981401-110414-116878  Billy Hamilton
Escambia Academy 5-52033133-2106138  Burt Outlaw
South Choctaw Academy 6-43062032-3117123  Clay Hannah
Sparta Academy 3-71582571-486158  Jack Akins
Central Christian 1-91004050-564207  John Niblett

1998 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Matt Davis RB Sr.5-8160 AISA Back of the Year  ASWA

1998 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Chuck AndrewsP Jr. HM  BN
 Chuck AndrewsP Jr. HM  ASWA
 Jeffery WilliamsDL Sr.6-3210 1st  ASWA
 John GatesRB Sr. HM  ASWA
 John GatesLB Sr. HM  BN
 Kevin AverettLB Sr. HM  ASWA
 Lee ThompsonOL Sr.6-0275 1st  ASWA
 Lee ThompsonOL Sr.6-0275 HM  BN
 Matt DavisRB Sr.5-8160 1st  ASWA
 Matt DavisRB Sr.5-8160 1st  BN

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