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Fairhope Football Team History

Fairhope Pirates
Fairhope High School

1 Pirate Dr. Fairhope, AL 36532
Stadium: Fairhope Municipal Stadium
Colors: Blue & Gold
Coach: Joe Dean
Region: 6A-R4
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1931  <-- 1986 <- 1987 -> 1988 --> 2020

1987 Season Highlights
 Joe Dean enters his 8th season as Head Coach at Fairhope.
 The Pirates won the Class 6A Region 4 Championship.
1987 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28  vs. Greenville    31   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Murphy    7   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 11  @ McGill-Toolen    10   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Theodore    9   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ Woodham FL    34   21   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Satsuma    42   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Baldwin County   *  38   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Davidson    21   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Foley   *  52   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Prattville    31   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6  vs. Davidson    20   3   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13  @ Jeff Davis    7   18   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
1987 Season Totals
  Points Scored302
  Scoring Average25.2
  Points Allowed118
  Defense Average9.8
  Opponents Record69-56
  Region Record2-0
  Home Record6-1
  Away Record4-1
1987 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/28/19879 8(8-1) ASWA
11/2/1987Final 6(9-1) ASWA
1987 Class 6A Region 4 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Fairhope 10-23021181-127212-09015  Joe Dean
Foley 8-32171910-116181-12164  Barry Pennington
Baldwin County 3-71191470-21951  Gary Atkins

1987 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Bragg Rockwell DL Sr.6-2210 AL-MS Game  
 Darrel Crawford LB Sr.6-3220 AL-MS Game  

1987 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Darrell CrawfordLB Sr.6-2220 1st  ASWA
 Donnie FinkleyWR Sr. HM  ASWA
 Donnie FinkleyWR Sr. HM  BN
 Steven CrawfordQB Sr. HM  ASWA

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