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Leroy Football Team History

Leroy Bears
Leroy High School

P.O. Box 40 Leroy, AL 36548
Stadium: Bobby Farish Field at Palmer Stadium
Colors: Black & Gold
Coach: Scott Phelps
Region: 2A-R1
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1926  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2022

1997 Season Highlights
 Scott Phelps enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Leroy.
 The Bears finished 3rd in Region 1.
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 4  vs. Jackson    12   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 12  @ Southern Choctaw    7   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 19  @ Clarke County    8   10   L       
 Fri., Sep. 26  vs. Washington County    10   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Coffeeville    37   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Baker FL    27   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ Flomaton   *  13   16   L       
 Fri., Oct. 24  vs. Excel   *  20   26   L       
 Fri., Oct. 31  vs. Thomasville    24   19   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. McIntosh   *  50   14   W       
1997 Season Totals
  Points Scored208
  Scoring Average20.8
  Points Allowed138
  Defense Average13.8
  Opponents Record46-50
  Region Record1-2
  Home Record3-3
  Away Record1-3
1997 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Leroy was not ranked.
1997 Class 2A Region 1 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Excel 9-24121460-115183-09926  Al Bowen
Flomaton 5-61762190-16212-14666  Jerry Carpenter
Leroy 4-62081381-28356  Scott Phelps
McIntosh 2-81102880-334114  Clarence Kendrick

1997 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Leroy Players on File.

1997 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Ivan JohnsonWR Sr.6-3185 HM  BN
 Ivan JohnsonDL Sr.6-3185 1st  ASWA
 Jeremy SullivanOL Sr.6-4290 1st  ASWA
 Jeremy SullivanOL Sr.6-4290 1st  BN
 Johnny JohnsonLB Jr. HM  ASWA

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