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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Keith Football Team History

Keith Bears
Keith High School

1166 Co. Rd. 115 Orrville, AL 36767
Stadium: J.V. Caldwell Stadium
Colors: Navy Blue & Gold
Coach: Lemuel Jones
Region: 2A-R2
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1966  <-- 1995 <- 1996 -> 1997 --> 2020

1996 Season Highlights
 Lemuel Jones enters his 10th season as Head Coach at Keith.
 The Bears move from Class 3A and into Region 2.
 The Bears finished 3rd in Region 2.
1996 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 6  @ Dallas County    0   53   L       
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ Selma    12   27   L       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Paramount   *  6   42   L       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Wilcox Central    12   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Central Hayneville    54   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  vs. Francis Marion    45   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. J.F. Shields   *  8   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 25  @ R.C. Hatch    64   8   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  vs. Linden   *  38   24   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  @ Southside Selma    56   6   W       
1996 Season Totals
  Points Scored295
  Scoring Average29.5
  Points Allowed215
  Defense Average21.5
  Opponents Record39-61
  Region Record1-2
  Home Record2-2
  Away Record3-3
1996 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
8/4/1996PS 6 ASWA
1996 Class 2A Region 2 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
J.F. Shields 7-42951270-114173-06222  Melvin Pete Jr.
Paramount 9-32861651-144552-18046  Bradford Howard
Keith 5-52952151-25279  Lemuel Jones
Linden 3-61682170-35094  Luther Davis

1996 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Keith Players on File.

1996 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Keith Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

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.