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Southside Gadsden Football Team History


Southside Gadsden Panthers
Southside High School

2150 Hwy 77 Gadsden, AL 35907
Stadium: Barney Hood Stadium
Colors: Black & Cardinal
Coach: Randy Ross
Region: 3A-R12
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1926  <-- 1977 <- 1978 -> 1979 --> 2019

1978 Season Highlights
 Randy Ross enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Southside Gadsden.
 The Panthers finished 3 in Region 12.
 
1978 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 25  vs. Cherokee County   *  6   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 1  @ Saks    14   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Alexandria    13   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Guntersville   *  22   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Fort Payne   *  20   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Douglas   *  29   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Hokes Bluff   *  26   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Boaz   *  7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Glencoe   *  21   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  vs. Litchfield   *  21   13   W       
 
1978 Season Totals
  Record7-3
  Points Scored179
  Scoring Average17.9
  Points Allowed122
  Defense Average12.2
  Opponents Record44-58 -1
  Region Record6-2
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record4-1
1978 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Southside Gadsden was not ranked.
  
1978 Class 3A Region 12 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Glencoe 7-41901300-16345-112048  Lyle Darnell
Cherokee County 8-22641425-114778  Bobby Joe Johnson
Southside Gadsden 7-31791226-215295  Randy Ross
Douglas 4-6811292-13141  John Allen
Litchfield 4-61261443-38475  Steve Clay
Guntersville 3-71461913-4138141  Thomas Walls
Boaz 5-5157831-35444  John Beck
Fort Payne 3-6-1851421-558112  James Stanfield
Hokes Bluff 0-10662750-735190  H.K. Reeves

1978 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Southside Gadsden Players on File.

1978 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 ShaferT HM  BN



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