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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: Larry Massey
Region: 1A-R1
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1926  <-- 1977 <- 1978 -> 1979 --> 2022

1978 Season Highlights
 Larry Massey enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Leroy.
 The Bears move from Class 2A and into Region 1.
 The Bears finished 3rd in Region 1.
1978 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 25  @ Coffeeville    33   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Flomaton    20   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Southern Choctaw    2   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Thomasville    7   27   L       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Sweet Water   *  0   35   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Fruitdale   *  19   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ McIntosh    21   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Marengo County   *  15   17   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  vs. Millry   *  7   14   L       
 Sat., Nov. 11  vs. Coffeeville   *  35   14   W       
1978 Season Totals
  Points Scored159
  Scoring Average15.9
  Points Allowed139
  Defense Average13.9
  Opponents Record52-51 -1
  Region Record2-3
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record2-3
1978 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Leroy was not ranked.
1978 Class 1A 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 
Sweet Water 13-04881084-0156485-020632  Nolan Atkins
Millry 7-2-11811124-18976  Sid Atkins
Fruitdale 6-42091622-386113  Teddy Joe Britton
Leroy 5-51591392-37680  Larry Massey
Marengo County 6-41631692-362103  Reed Hughes
Coffeeville 1-91063580-560175  Raymond Buffington

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

1978 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Leroy Players on File.

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