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Philadelphia Football Team History


Philadelphia Tornadoes
Philadelphia High School

248 Byrd Avenue Philadelphia, MS
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Colors: Red, Black & White
Coach: Tommy Gaines


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1920  <-- 1966 <- 1967 -> 1968 --> 2023

1967 Season Highlights
 Tommy Gaines enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Philadelphia.
 
1967 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 8   Starkville    6   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15   Neshoba Central    34   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22   Union   *  7   7   T       
 Fri., Sep. 29   Carthage   *  0   0   T       
 Fri., Oct. 6   Ackerman   *  47   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Kosciusko   *  25   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 20   Quitman   *  7   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27   DeKalb   *  14   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3   Newton   *  6   26   L       
 Fri., Nov. 10   Louisville   *  0   41   L       
 
1967 Season Totals
  Record3-5 -2
  Points Scored146
  Scoring Average14.6
  Points Allowed157
  Defense Average15.7
  Opponents Record52-41 -9
  Home Record0-0
  Away Record0-1
  
1967  Choctaw Conference  Standings
  Regular Season   Conference Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Quitman 10-0-1220337-0-115914  William Boone
Louisville 9-1-1201466-1-115826  Charles Peets
Eupora 6-4-12481335-1-118052  Doug Sullivan
Kosciusko 6-52322285-3-0166120  Roy Terry
Union 6-2-21661414-1-19675  Torris Ryals
DeKalb 5-4-11341153-3-18296  Billy Brown
Philadelphia 3-5-21461572-4-2106129  Tommy Gaines
Carthage 4-5-11011261-5-127119  
Newton 2-7-1752441-5-172183  James Nelson
Noxubee County 2-7-11261881-4-179102  Joe Bradshaw
Ackerman 1-9372710-8-030240  Parker Dykes



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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

In 1969 the two point conversion was adopted for play following a touchdown. Until that time all conversions were worth one point.