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Sheffield Football Team History

Sheffield Bulldogs
Sheffield High School

2800 19th Ave. Sheffield, AL 35660
Stadium: Walton R. Wright Stadium
Colors: Purple & Gold
Coach: Johnny Wright
Region: 4A-R16
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1918  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2022

1997 Season Highlights
 Johnny Wright enters his 11th season as Head Coach at Sheffield.
 The Bulldogs finished 3rd in Region 16.
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 5  @ Coffee    7   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 12  vs. Muscle Shoals    13   14   L (2OT)      
 Fri., Sep. 19  @ Bradshaw    19   42   L       
 Fri., Sep. 26  @ Russellville    7   19   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  vs. Hamilton    25   15   W       
 Fri., Oct. 10  @ Arab    27   10   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  vs. Wilson   *  18   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 24  @ Deshler   *  0   39   L       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ Brooks   *  35   12   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. Colbert County    7   31   L       
1997 Season Totals
  Points Scored158
  Scoring Average15.8
  Points Allowed230
  Defense Average23.0
  Opponents Record58-54
  Region Record1-2
  Home Record1-3
  Away Record2-4
1997 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Sheffield was not ranked.
1997 Class 4A Region 16 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Deshler 12-14661743-1138733-010720  John Mothershed
Wilson 4-71783060-113392-15446  David Winborn
Sheffield 3-71582301-25371  Johnny Wright
Brooks 0-10783220-32599  Tim Yeager

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

1997 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Sheffield Players on File.

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