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          Hazlewood of Town Creek and Courtland are located just five miles apart in Lawrence County. Neither town has more than 1,500 residents. The Bears were Class 2A and the Chiefs 1A, but classification or school size mattered little when these two tangled. 

          Hazlewood won the Class 2A state title a total of eleven times including five in a row between 1988-1992. Courtland won the 1A crown five times between 1988-1999. These two powerhouses dominated small school football during this time period.

          It was very rare for either school to lose to a school in their classification. Many years the only regular season losses came against each other.

          In 2002 the teams split two regular season games. It was the only loss for either. They played twice during the regular season from 2000-2005. The reason was simple. No other schools wished to have either opponent on their schedule. Most seasons both schools would schedule larger schools just to fill out a ten game slate.

          They won state championships in the same year in 1988, 1989 and 1990. The Bears won the regular season meetings in 1988 and 1989 while the Chiefs took the 1989 contest.

          Everything changed in 2008 just four years after Courtland changed their name to R.A. Hubbard. The two schools consolidated ending one of the best rivalries of all time in the state.
         

Total Meetings:  55
Series Record:  Hazlewood leads 37-18-0
Home Record: Hazlewood: 20-8-0
                        Courtland: 10-17-0
First Meeting:  10/26/1962, Hazlewood 20, Courtland 0
Last Meeting:  8/29/2008, Hazlewood 37, R.A. Hubbard 13
Longest Winning Streak:  Hazlewood 7 (1994-2000), Courtland 4 (2002-2004)
Biggest Wins:  Hazlewood 72-13 (1968), Courtland 49-0 (2003)
         



Hazlewood vs. Courtland/R.A. Hubbard
2008 Hazlewood 37-13 R.A. Hubbard
2007 Hazlewood 26-12 R.A. Hubbard
2006 Hazlewood 20-16 R.A. Hubbard
2005 R.A. Hubbard 14-0 Hazlewood
2005 Hazlewood 41-0 R.A. Hubbard
2004 R.A. Hubbard 38-7 Hazlewood
2004 R.A. Hubbard 26-21 Hazlewood
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2003 Courtland 49-0 Hazlewood
2003 Courtland 16-0 Hazlewood
2002 Courtland 7-6 Hazlewood
2002 Hazlewood 12-0 Courtland
2001 Courtland 27-0 Hazlewood
2001 Hazlewood 14-6 Courtland
2000 Courtland 19-6 Hazlewood
2000 Hazlewood 33-0 Courtland
1999 Hazlewood 21-9 Courtland
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1998 Hazlewood 22-7 Courtland
1997 Hazlewood 14-6 Courtland
1996 Hazlewood 21-0 Courtland
1995 Hazlewood 28-8 Courtland
1994 Hazlewood 15-6 Courtland
1993 Courtland 13-0 Hazlewood
1992 Hazlewood 25-17 Courtland
1991 Hazlewood 14-6 Courtland
1990 Courtland 28-6 Hazlewood
1989 Hazlewood 24-7 Courtland
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1988 Hazlewood 25-12 Courtland
1987 Hazlewood 20-6 Courtland
1986 Courtland 12-8 Hazlewood
1985 Courtland 14-6 Hazlewood
1985 # Hazlewood 45-6 Courtland
1984 Hazlewood 41-0 Courtland
1984 # Courtland 7-6 Hazlewood
1983 Hazlewood 33-26 Courtland
1982 Hazlewood 21-6 Courtland
1981 Hazlewood 20-8 Courtland
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1980 Courtland 10-6 Hazlewood
1979 Hazlewood 19-6 Courtland
1978 Hazlewood 28-8 Courtland
1977 Hazlewood 14-0 Courtland
1976 Hazlewood 22-0 Courtland
1975 Hazlewood 40-0 Courtland
1974 Hazlewood 22-6 Courtland
1973 Courtland 28-4 Hazlewood
1972 Courtland 47-3 Hazlewood
1971 Hazlewood 13-12 Courtland
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1970 Hazlewood 21-6 Courtland
1969 Hazlewood 61-32 Courtland
1968 Hazlewood 72-13 Courtland
1967 Courtland 18-0 Hazlewood
1966 Hazlewood 27-0 Courtland
1965 Courtland 7-6 Hazlewood
1964 Hazlewood 27-18 Courtland
1963 Hazlewood 7-0 Courtland
1962 Hazlewood 20-0 Courtland

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David Parker
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