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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: Dexter Wood
Region: 3A-R12
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1926  <-- 1976 <- 1977 -> 1978 --> 2020

1977 Season Highlights
 Dexter Wood enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Southside Gadsden.
 The Panthers finished 7th in Region 12.
1977 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 2  vs. Saks    14   14   T       
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. West End Walnut Grove    34   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 16  vs. Guntersville   *  6   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 23  @ Fort Payne   *  14   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  @ Cherokee County   *  8   35   L       
 Fri., Oct. 7  vs. Hokes Bluff    7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Boaz   *  13   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 21  vs. Glencoe   *  0   22   L       
 Fri., Oct. 28  @ Litchfield   *  12   13   L       
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Sardis    14   0   W       
1977 Season Totals
  Record4-5 -1
  Points Scored122
  Scoring Average12.2
  Points Allowed119
  Defense Average11.9
  Opponents Record46-56 -1
  Region Record1-5
  Home Record2-2 -1
  Away Record2-3
1977 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Southside Gadsden was not ranked.
1977 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 
Litchfield 6-51561450-10275-110970  Steve Clay
Glencoe 9-1279825-115469  Lyle Darnell
Guntersville 6-41381174-28367  Thomas Walls
Scottsboro 4-61211632-37481  Larry Keys
Cherokee County 6-41741163-39782  Bobby Joe Johnson
Fort Payne 1-9702131-556128  James Stanfield
Boaz 2-8872291-24162  John Beck
Southside Gadsden 4-5-11221191-553105  Dexter Wood

1977 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Southside Gadsden Players on File.

1977 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Albert Watts HM  MA
 James OteyDB Sr.6-3195 1st  MA

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