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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Shades Valley Football Team History

Shades Valley Mounties
Shades Valley High School

6100 Old Leeds Rd. Irondale, AL 35210
Stadium: Frank A. Nix Memorial Athletic Complex
Colors: Cardinal & Black
Coach: William Legg

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1921  <-- 1965 <- 1966 -> 1967 --> 2020

1966 Season Highlights
 William Legg enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Shades Valley.
 First playoff appearance.
1966 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 2  vs. John Carroll    31   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. Jones Valley    13   2   W       
 Fri., Sep. 16  vs. Fairfield    31   2   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Hewitt-Trussville    33   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  @ Hueytown    12   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  vs. West End    47   21   W       
 Fri., Oct. 21  vs. Ensley    0   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 28  @ Bessemer    38   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Berry    40   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ Vigor    6   7   L       
 Fri., Nov. 25  @ Sidney Lanier    7   47   L    Crampton Bowl   1st Round Playoffs 
1966 Season Totals
  Points Scored258
  Scoring Average23.5
  Points Allowed126
  Defense Average11.5
  Opponents Record57-49 -3
  Home Record5-1
  Away Record3-2
1966 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/11/19666 1(5-0)80 AHSAA
10/18/19667 1(6-0)80 AHSAA
10/25/19668 5(6-1)70 AHSAA
11/16/196611 8(8-2)60 AHSAA
11/2/19669 3(7-1)70 AHSAA
11/9/196610 3(8-1)70 AHSAA
9/21/19663 1(3-0)80 AHSAA
9/27/19664 1(4-0)80 AHSAA

1966 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Alvin Bresler E Sr.6-1175 All American  SS
 Alvin Bresler E Sr.6-1180 All American  Coach & Athlete
 Alvin Bresler E Sr.6-1175 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 Alvin Bresler E Sr.6-1175 All-Star Game  
 Jim Porter DT Sr.6-3235 All-Star Game  

1966 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Alvin BreslerE Sr.175 1st  BN
 Alvin BreslerE Sr.175 1st  AP
 Alvin BreslerE Sr.173 1st  BPH
 Alvin BreslerE Sr.175 1st  MA
 DiffleyT HM  BN
 George AndrewsB HM  BPH
 Sam StuttsE HM  BPH

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