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 Harold Clark 

Harold Clark graduated from Beat Four High School in rural Mississippi and played football at the University of Southern Mississippi. Clark was a two-time letterman at Southern Miss between 1955-56. He spent 32 of his 37 years as a high school head coach at Vigor High School in Prichard.

Clark took over as the head coach at Vigor in 1974. In his first season the Wolves went 0-10, but showed improvement the next year finishing 3-6. Clark continued to build the program into a winning team and in 1978 he led Vigor to a regional title, the first of his head coaching career.

In 1987, Coach Clark led Vigor to a State Championship which he repeated the following year. The 1988 Wolves went undefeated and is considered one of the greatest high school teams in Alabama high school history as they were named the National High School Champions by both USA-Today and ESPN.

Coach Clark remained at Vigor High School through the 1994 season. He ended his head coaching career with eight area and region titles and a region record of 63-36. During his career Harold Clark posted an overall record of 160-74-1, with only four losing seasons in 21 years. His playoff record stands at 27-10 with nine consecutive appearances between 1984 and 1992

Clark was also the athletic director at Vigor for twenty years. He was named Coach of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers in 1994. Coach Clark is a member of the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Alabama High School Athletic Associations Hall of Fame in 1995.


Known Record:  160-74-1   68.4%
 Season Total   Playoffs   Region Record 
 Team   Season  Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T  PF  PA   Region  Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Vigor
Vigor1994 6A11-1317672-14939R2#4-01107
Vigor1993 6A6-315358R22-28124
Vigor1992 6A10-3318753-18737R2#4-014110
Vigor1991 6A11-2265772-14732R23-1749
Vigor1990 6A10-22391201-14744R2#4-010933
Vigor1989 6A9-3288872-18139R12-18136
Vigor1988 6A13-0387445-01487R1#3-08013
Vigor1987 6A13-13791385-013255R1#3-07039
Vigor1986 6A9-43151593-113363R12-15124
Vigor1985 6A10-2266831-14710R1#3-05513
Vigor1984 6A5-61471260-12025R12-14818
Vigor1983 4A6-410870R12-24427
Vigor1982 4A10-3325952-16145R1#4-014313
Vigor1981 4A6-3-116776R14-313055
Vigor1980 4A5-58991R13-45668
Vigor1979 4A3-594167R13-494123
Vigor1978 4A8-3154801-11714R1#7-010629
Vigor1977 4A6-4130104R13-49095
Vigor1976 4A6-4165112R14-311978
Vigor1975 4A3-682105R11-56287
Vigor1974 4A0-1035199R10-5988
 21 Years160-74-14423213327-1086941063-361753889
    
TOTALS
 21 Years160-74-14423213327-1086941063-361753889


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