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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Russellville Football Team History

Russellville Golden Tigers
Russellville High School

P.O. Box 730 Russellville, AL 35653
Stadium: Tigers Stadium
Colors: Vegas Gold, Black & White
Coach: John Ritter
Region: 5A-R8
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1920  <-- 2019 <- 2020 -> 2020 --> 2020

2020 Season Highlights
 John Ritter enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Russellville.
 The Golden Tigers move from Region 7 to Region 8.
 The Golden Tigers won the Class 5A Region 8 Championship.
2020 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 20  @ Decatur    28   0   W       
 Fri., Aug. 28  vs. Deshler    1   0   #Won       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Mae Jemison   *  41   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Brewer   *  59   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Lawrence County   *  27   18   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  vs. Hartselle    14   38   L       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Ardmore   *  41   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  OPEN 
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. East Limestone   *  35   19   W       
 Thu., Oct. 22  @ Lee Huntsville   *  41   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  vs. Madison Academy    0   1   #Lost       
 Fri., Nov. 6  vs. Fairfield    14   7   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13  vs. Leeds    35   14   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 20  @ Ramsay    14   54   L       3rd Round Playoffs 
2020 Season Totals
  Points Scored350
  Scoring Average26.9
  Points Allowed160
  Defense Average12.3
  Opponents Record74-68
  Region Record6-0
  Home Record6-2
  Away Record4-1
2020 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Russellville was not ranked.
2020 Class 5A Region 8 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Russellville 10-33501602-163756-024446  John Ritter
East Limestone 6-43112210-121355-1219105  Jeff Pugh
Mae Jemison 4-72102920-118474-2151140  Harold Wells
Lawrence County 5-62952890-120563-3143111  Rich Dutton
Ardmore 5-52622492-4101154  P.J. Wright
Lee Huntsville 2-81602601-584152  Jerry Ross
Brewer 0-101034360-640274  Geoff Walters

2020 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Russellville Players on File.

2020 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Angel MorenoDL Sr. 5-11250 HM  ASWA
 Brooks ScottLB Sr. 6-2215 2nd  ASWA
 Edgar AmayaOL Sr. 6-4315 1st  ASWA

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Luverne 'Toad' Wise was the first female football player in Alabama and may have been the first in the country. She was a kicker for the Escambia County Blue Devils in 1939-40.