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Leroy Bears

Head Coach: Jason Massey (fourth season)
Stadium: Bobby Farish Field at Palmer Stadium
Career Record: 5 seasons, (27-27)
At Leroy: 3 seasons, (17-16)
2016 Enrollment:  160
Rank:  321st in the AHSAA, 53rd in Class 2A

Overall Record:   501-379-27   (57.0%)
Last 25 years:   229-89   (72.0%)  (Rank: 21st in the AHSAA, 2nd in Class 2A)
Since 2010:   40-31  (56.0%)  (Rank: 148th in the AHSAA, 16th in Class 2A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2014
Last Region Championship:   2011
Last Winning Season:   2015
Last Losing Season:   2012

Class:  2A              Region:   1
Record:  5-5
Region Record:   3-4, (fifth)
Playoff Record:   Did not qualify.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  225 (22.5)
Defense:  226 (22.6)

Class: 2A              Region:   1
Strength of Schedule: 46-60 (43%) (313rd in the AHSAA, 49th in Class 2A)
Region Strength:  29-35 (45%)
Non-Region Strength:  17-25 (40%)

 2015 Results 
 8/21   OPEN 
 8/28  @ McIntosh  (1A)   34-16   W  
 9/4  vs. Choctaw County  (2A)  *  34-16   W  
 9/11  @ Flomaton  (2A)  *  12-35   L  
 9/18  vs. St. Lukes  (2A)  *  32-6   W  
 9/25  @ Faith Academy  (5A)   33-30   W  
 10/2  @ Sweet Water  (2A)  *  26-35   L  
 10/9  @ Washington County  (2A)  *  6-42   L  
 10/16  vs. Mobile Christian  (2A)  *  0-20   L  
 10/23  vs. Southern Choctaw  (2A)  *  41-0   W  
 10/30  @ Clarke County  (4A)   7-26   L  

 2016 Schedule 
 8/19   OPEN 
 8/26  vs. Satsuma  (4A)       
 9/2  @ Washington County  (2A)  *      
 9/9  @ Citronelle  (5A)       
 9/16  vs. Choctaw County  (2A)  *      
 9/23  @ Clarke County  (3A)       
 9/30  vs. Southern Choctaw  (2A)  *      
 10/7  @ St. Lukes  (2A)  *      
 10/14  vs. Chickasaw  (2A)  *      
 10/21  @ J.U. Blacksher  (2A)  *      
 10/28  vs. Millry  (1A)       
 11/4  vs. Ariton        
 11/11  @ Aliceville        

Class  2A Region  1
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
Chickasaw (1A) 4-7186-229
Choctaw County (2A) 4-6194-268
J.U. Blacksher (1A) 7-4393-215
Leroy (2A) 5-5225-226
Southern Choctaw (2A) 2-8167-320
St. Lukes (2A) 2-7169-303
Washington County (2A) 10-3431-197

 2016 Preview 

       Leroy completed the 2015 season with a 5-5 record. Last year Leroy just missed making the playoffs with a fifth place finish in Class 2A region one with a 3-4 region record.

       Since 2010, Leroy has gone a combined 40-31. Their 56.0% winning percentage ranks 16th in Class 2A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, Leroy has gone a combined 229-89. Their 72.0% winning percentage ranks 2nd in Class 2A and 21st in the AHSAA. The Bears have been successful on the football field with twenty-one winning seasons during this time.

       The Bears are led by head coach Jason Massey who is entering his fourth season at the helm. He has compiled a record of 17-16 over the past three seasons at Leroy. Under his direction the Bears have qualified for the playoffs a total of two times. They have not won a region crown with Coach Massey.

       Coach Massey's overall record as a head football coach in five season stands at 27-27 (50.0%). Over the course of his career, Coach Massey's teams have qualified for the playoffs a total of three times .

       The Leroy Bears will play in Class 2A region one during the 2016 season.

       The Bears should be in contention for a playoff spot in region one this season. They will be looking to gain an advantage by hosting a first round postseason game. Leroy missed the playoffs last year but have expectations of a return to the post season this year.

       The Bears open the 2016 season at home against non-region opponent Satsuma on Friday, August 26 at Bobby Farish Field at Palmer Stadium. Last year the Satsuma Gators finished with an overall record of 4-6 and in sixth place in Class 4A region one. The Gators ended last season on a positive note with a win over Chickasaw by a score of 27-0 after failing to gain a playoff spot.

       Leroy and Satsuma have met a total of 4 times on the football field. The Bears have a 3-1-0 record against the Gators. They last met in 2013 with Satsuma winning by a score of 35-26.


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