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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  <-- 1979 <- 1980 -> 1981 --> 2022

1980 Season Highlights
 Larry Massey enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Leroy.
 First playoff appearance.
 First region championship.
 The Bears won the Class 1A Region 1 Championship.
1980 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  vs. Frisco City    10   12   L       
 Fri., Sep. 5  @ McIntosh    19   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  @ J.U. Blacksher    20   15   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  vs. Southern Choctaw    0   29   L       
 Fri., Sep. 26  OPEN 
 Fri., Oct. 3  vs. Fruitdale   *  29   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ Repton    6   24   L       
 Fri., Oct. 24  vs. A.L. Johnson   *  35   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 31  vs. Millry   *  21   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. Coffeeville   *  13   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 14  vs. Frisco City    6   23   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1980 Season Totals
  Points Scored159
  Scoring Average15.9
  Points Allowed118
  Defense Average11.8
  Opponents Record56-46 -2
  Region Record4-0
  Home Record4-3
  Away Record2-1
1980 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Leroy was not ranked.
1980 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 
Leroy 6-41591180-16234-09815  Larry Massey
Coffeeville 2-7-11131742-37479  Raymond Buffington
Fruitdale 3-5731052-23963  Harold Williams
A.L. Johnson 2-7792211-33582  Jesse L. Presnell
Millry 4-51311171-33458  Larry Odom

1980 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Emanuel King DE All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 Emmanuel King DE Sr.6-4220 All-Star Game  

1980 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Emanuel KingE Sr.6-4225 1st  BN
 Emanuel KingL HM  BPH

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