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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Sparkman Football Team History

Sparkman Senators
John Sparkman High School

2616 Jeff Rd. Harvest, AL 35749
Stadium: Sparkman Field
Colors: Cardinal, Black & White
Coach: R. C. Powers

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1961  <-- 1961 <- 1961 -> 1962 --> 2021

1961 Season Highlights
 R. C. Powers enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Sparkman.
 This was the first season Sparkman fielded a team.
 First varsity football team.
1961 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 7   Buckhorn    0   12   L       
 Sat., Sep. 16   Lee Huntsville    12   26   L       
 Thu., Sep. 21   Tanner    6   27   L       
 Thu., Sep. 28   Blanche TN    14   26   L       
 Thu., Oct. 5   West Limestone    6   32   L       
 Thu., Oct. 12   Elkmont    25   6   W       
 Thu., Oct. 19   Buckhorn    7   12   L       
 Thu., Oct. 26   Lee Huntsville    13   34   L       
 Thu., Nov. 2  OPEN 
 Thu., Nov. 9  OPEN 
1961 Season Totals
  Points Scored83
  Scoring Average10.4
  Points Allowed175
  Defense Average21.9
  Opponents Record28-28 -2
  Home Record0-0
  Away Record0-0
1961 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Sparkman was not ranked.

1961 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Sparkman Players on File.

1961 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Sparkman Players on File.

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