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Decatur Football Team History


Decatur Red Raiders
Decatur High School

1011 Prospect Dr. SE Decatur, AL 35601
Stadium: Shorty Ogle Stadium
Colors: Red & Black
Coach: Steve Rivers
Region: 6A-R15
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1989 Season Highlights
 Steve Rivers enters his 9th season as Head Coach at Decatur.
 The Red Raiders won the Class 6A Region 15 Championship.
 
1989 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 25  @ Athens    21   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Scottsboro    20   17   W (OT)      
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Jess Lanier    7   19   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  OPEN 
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Butler   *  42   6   W       
 Mon., Oct. 2  @ Hartselle    14   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Huntsville   *  32   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Brewer   *  30   13   W       
 Thu., Oct. 19  @ Lee Huntsville   *  56   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  vs. Austin    31   9   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 3  vs. Scottsboro    31   34   L (3OT)      1st Round Playoffs 
 
1989 Season Totals
  Record8-2
  Points Scored284
  Scoring Average28.4
  Points Allowed116
  Defense Average11.6
  Opponents Record55-55
  Region Record4-0
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record4-1
1989 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/24/19899 10(7-1) ASWA
11/1/1989Final 9(8-1) ASWA
9/5/19892 7(2-0) ASWA
  
1989 Class 6A Region 15 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Decatur 8-22841160-131344-016031  Steve Rivers
Huntsville 7-42772210-122333-111661  Greg Patterson
Butler 3-7862302-23476  Michael Shipp
Lee Huntsville 1-8341781-322105  Gary McDonald
Brewer 1-9992440-443102  Wayne Trimble

1989 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Mario Morris LB Sr.6-2220 AL-MS Game  

1989 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Danny LampkinRB Sr. HM  ASWA
 Danny LampkinRB Sr. HM  BN
 Greg CowanDL Sr.6-1301 HM  ASWA
 Greg CowanOL Sr.6-1301 1st  BN
 Mario MorrisLB Sr.6-2218 HM  ASWA
 Mario MorrisLB Sr.6-2218 1st  BN



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