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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Etowah Football Team History

Etowah Blue Devils
Etowah High School

316 Jones St. Attalla, AL 35954
Stadium: Jim Glover Field
Colors: Royal Blue & White
Coach: Wyman Townsel
Region: 6A-R16
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1988 Season Highlights
 Wyman Townsel enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Etowah.
 First playoff win.
 First 11 win season.
 First region championship.
 The Blue Devils move from Class 5A and into Region 16.
 The Blue Devils won the Class 6A Region 16 Championship.
1988 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 26  @ Emma Sansom    20   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 2  vs. Vestavia Hills    28   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. Southside Gadsden    7   17   L       
 Fri., Sep. 16  vs. Gadsden    7   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  @ Scottsboro   *  53   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  @ Escambia FL    17   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  vs. Arab   *  25   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Talladega    28   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 21  @ Albertville   *  56   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28  vs. Huntsville    31   21   W       
 Fri., Nov. 4  vs. Huntsville    20   7   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ Jackson-Olin    52   19   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 18  vs. Minor    0   27   L       3rd Round Playoffs 
1988 Season Totals
  Points Scored344
  Scoring Average26.5
  Points Allowed150
  Defense Average11.5
  Opponents Record53-75
  Region Record3-0
  Home Record5-2
  Away Record6-0
1988 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/26/19889 9(8-1) ASWA
11/3/1988Final 8(9-1) ASWA
1988 Class 6A Region 16 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Etowah 11-23441502-172533-013425  Wyman Townsel
Scottsboro 2-91252520-116212-12859  Lyle Darnell
Albertville 2-81002901-22677  Dennis Hicks
Arab 3-71281970-32754  Richard Littleton

1988 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Etowah Players on File.

1988 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Mark MeragneRB HM  ASWA
 Mike MoragneRB Sr. HM  BN
 Ralph ScissumLB HM  ASWA

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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.