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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Murphy Football Team History

Murphy Panthers
Murphy High School

100 S. Carlen St. Mobile, AL 36606
Stadium: Ladd-Peebles Stadium
Colors: Blue & Gold
Coach: Harvey Pugh

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1926  <-- 1944 <- 1945 -> 1946 --> 2020

1945 Season Highlights
 Harvey Pugh enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Murphy.
1945 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 21   Pascagoula MS    12   18   L       
 Fri., Sep. 28   Baldwin County    26   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5   Moss Point MS    6   19   L       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Pensacola FL    6   6   T       
 Fri., Oct. 19   Jackson    13   4   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26   Sidney Lanier    0   13   L       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Clarke County    7   16   L       
 Fri., Nov. 9   McGill-Toolen    19   18   W       
 Fri., Nov. 16  OPEN 
 Fri., Nov. 30   UMS    19   0   W       
1945 Season Totals
  Record4-4 -1
  Points Scored108
  Scoring Average12.0
  Points Allowed94
  Defense Average10.4
  Opponents Record23-24 -4
  Home Record0-1
  Away Record0-0 -1
1945 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Murphy was not ranked.

1945 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Murphy Players on File.

1945 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Murphy 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.