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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Ider Football Team History

Ider Hornets
Ider High School

1064 Crabapple Lane Ider, AL 35981
Stadium: Wayne C. Hardiman Stadium
Colors: Old Gold & Black
Coach: Tommy Wells
Region: 2A-R7
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1948  <-- 1999 <- 2000 -> 2001 --> 2020

2000 Season Highlights
 Tommy Wells enters his 14th season as Head Coach at Ider.
 The Hornets move from Region 14 to Region 7.
 The Hornets finished 6th in Region 7.
2000 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 1  @ Mount Hope    62   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Valley Head    37   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Gaston   *  21   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Section   *  28   21   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Sand Rock   *  7   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Crossville   *  23   21   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Geraldine   *  14   19   L       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Fyffe   *  10   17   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Pisgah   *  17   21   L       
 Fri., Nov. 3  vs. North Sand Mountain    42   21   W       
2000 Season Totals
  Points Scored261
  Scoring Average26.1
  Points Allowed169
  Defense Average16.9
  Opponents Record56-54
  Region Record2-5
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record3-2
2000 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Ider was not ranked.
2000 Class 2A Region 7 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Geraldine 12-23871883-176506-1192109  Tim Cochran
Pisgah 13-24161964-1132616-1162101  John Kirby
Crossville 9-42341622-129254-3138107  Chris Garmon
Sand Rock 6-51912100-10214-3146147  Russell Jacoway
Fyffe 5-52081713-4125122  Paul Benefield
Gaston 3-71792382-5112177  Tom McDowell
Ider 5-52611692-5120141  Tommy Wells
Section 4-61992342-5138186  Paul Ellis

2000 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Ider Players on File.

2000 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Adam NixRB Jr. HM  BN
 Casey WaiteLB Jr. HM  BN
 Jason MorganPK Jr.6-0175 HM  BN
 Jason MorganPK Jr.6-0175 1st  ASWA
 Ryan WatkinsDB Sr. HM  ASWA
 Ryan WatkinsDB Sr. HM  BN

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.