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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  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2020

1997 Season Highlights
 Lemuel Jones enters his 11th season as Head Coach at Keith.
 The Bears won the Class 2A Region 2 Championship.
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 5  vs. Dallas County    0   34   L       
 Fri., Sep. 12  vs. Selma    20   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  vs. Paramount   *  18   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  @ Wilcox Central    18   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  vs. Central Hayneville    24   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 10  @ Francis Marion    36   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ J.F. Shields   *  32   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  vs. R.C. Hatch    58   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ Linden   *  48   8   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. Southside Selma    24   12   W       
 Fri., Nov. 14  vs. Reeltown    6   24   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1997 Season Totals
  Points Scored284
  Scoring Average25.8
  Points Allowed136
  Defense Average12.4
  Opponents Record40-73
  Region Record3-0
  Home Record5-2
  Away Record3-1
1997 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Keith was not ranked.
1997 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 
Keith 8-32841360-16243-09826  Lemuel Jones
Paramount 8-33271040-10172-19218  Bradford Howard
J.F. Shields 1-91463201-26292  Melvin Pete Jr.
Linden 2-8783470-322138  Luther Davis

1997 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Keith Players on File.

1997 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Demetrius CliftonLB Sr.6-1255 1st  BN
 Demetrius CliftonLB Sr.6-1255 HM  ASWA
 William CarsonRB Sr. HM  BN

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