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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.





Altoona Football Team History


Altoona Choctaws
Altoona High School

 Altoona, AL 0
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Colors: White & Crimson
Coach: Ben Perkins

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1922  <-- 1964 <- 1965 -> 1965 --> 1965

1965 Season Highlights
 Ben Perkins enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Altoona.
 Consolidated with Walnut Grove to form West End.
 The Choctaws move from Class and into Region 0.
 
1965 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 3  vs. North Sand Mountain    26   6   W       
 Sat., Sep. 11  @ Susan Moore    24   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  @ Holly Pond    26   18   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24  @ Gaston    14   7   W       
 Sat., Oct. 2  vs. Cedar Bluff    13   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  @ Southside Gadsden    7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  @ Walnut Grove    13   13   T       
 Fri., Oct. 29  vs. Cherokee County    12   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 5  vs. Locust Fork    37   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 12  vs. Hayden    38   13   W       
 
1965 Season Totals
  Record9-0 -1
  Points Scored210
  Scoring Average21.0
  Points Allowed76
  Defense Average7.6
  Opponents Record0-0
  Home Record5-0
  Away Record4-0 -1
1965 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
Final 2(9-0-1)0 MA
10/13/19655 6(5-0)47 AP
10/20/19656 6(6-0)53 AP
10/27/19657 5(6-0-1)35 AP
10/6/19654 8(4-0)16 AP
11/10/19659 5(8-0-1)53 AP
11/18/196510 4(9-0-1)57 AP
11/3/19658 5(7-0-1)54 AP
11/30/1965Final 4(9-0-1)65 AP
  

1965 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Danny Payne FB Sr.6-3195 All-Star Game  

1965 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Dan PayneHB Sr.190 2nd  AP
 Dan PayneHB Sr.185 1st  BPH
 Dan PayneB Sr.190 1st  BN



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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.