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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

1958 Ardmore Tigers

 1958    Ardmore Tigers
 Record: 8-0-0
 Head Coach: Eugene Cooper
 The 1958 Ardmore Tigers were chosen Class A State Champions by the Birmingham News from District 4.


Ardmore capped off the first perfect season in the schools history with a 20-0 shutout of defending state champions West Limestone. The victory assured the Tigers of a state championship as awarded by the Birmingham News in 1958.

The Tigers were led by seniors James Steel at center and Charles Buckhanna at quarterback. A total of 27 players dedicated themselves in a magical season in Ardmore.

1958  Season
 Site   PF   Opponent   PA   W/L/T 
 34   Elkmont 14 W
 39   Tanner W
 39   Lynnville TN W
 18   Cornersville TN W
 36   Hatton W
 13   Petersburg TN W
 26   Lexington W
 20   West Limestone W
225 8-0-0 40

1958 Ardmore All-State Players
 James SteeleC A 2  Birmingham News

1958 Ardmore All-Star Players

1958 Ardmore Roster
  William Smith  
  Thomas Wales  
  Haskel Mealer  
  James Steel  
  James King  
  Jimmy Bailey  
  Terrell McGowan  
  Billy Posey  
  Duane Berry  
  Ronny Magnusson  
  Perry Stevenson  
  Cecil Whitt  
  Morris Vickers  
  Johnny Bailey  
  Raybourn Quinn  
  Benny Woods  
  David Berry  
  Hillard Hodges  
  Charles Buckhanna  
  Linuel Craig  
  Grant Wales  
  Jimmy Smith  
  Robert Bishop  
  Douglas Clark  
  Jerry Blackwell  
  Raymond McLemore  
  Jerry Stevenson  

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The Alabama High School Athletic Association was first organized in 1921.