2011 Week 10 Football Schedule


MIKE BATTLES Graduated from Sylacauga High School and the University of Southern Mississippi. Beginning his football coaching career as an assistant coach in 1970, he became a head coach in 1973. His teams have compiled a 277-161-2 record (through 2013) in coaching stops at Pell City, Irwin County (Ga.), Walter Wellborn, Hueytown, Pascagoula (Miss.), Gautier (Miss.), Biloxi (Miss.) and Handley. He led Irwin County (Ga.) to a 13-0 record and the Georgia Class 1A state championship in 1975 and directed Handley to a perfect 15-0 record in 2011 to win the AHSAA Class 3A state title. His Wellborn teams had back-to-back 10-win seasons in 1988-89. The winningest coach in school history at Walter Wellborn and Handley, he led his Handley teams from a 1-9 mark in 2006 to 11-2, 10-3, 13-1 and 15-0 records the next four years.


RICHARD ‘DICKIE’ BROWN - Graduated from Smiths Station High School and Jacksonville State University. He holds a master’s degree in administration from Troy University and an education specialist degree from Auburn University. Brown began his education career at Cleburne County High School in 1969 where he was head baseball coach for two seasons. He moved to Beauregard High School in 1972 and coached the baseball team to a 66-25 record, the boys’ basketball team to an 84-42 mark and the football team to a 35-15 record. Serving as principal at Beauregard since 1978, he was named Alabama Principal of the Year in 2006. He has served on the AHSAA Central Board of Control and was the Class 4A Making A Difference Award winner in 2013.He was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame in 2006 and the football stadium and athletic complex were named in his honor.


JIM GARNER - Graduated from Pleasant Home High School and Troy State College. He started his career as a teacher and boys’ basketball coach in 1964 with stints at T.R. Miller, New Hebron (Miss.) and New Brockton before becoming head coach at L.B. Wallace Community College from 1971-84. He then moved to his alma mater, Pleasant Home, and served as principal and athletic director from 1984-2008. Garner oversaw expansion of the athletic program to include softball, volleyball and football. The boys’ basketball program won back-to-back Class 1A state titles in 2001 and 2002. Vast improvements were made in the school’s facilities, including a new field house, new football field and renovation and expansion of the gymnasium. He served on the AHSAA Central Board of Control and District 2 Board from 1997-2010. Garner is currently the mayor of the town of Carolina.


MAJOR LANE - Graduated from Montgomery’s Robert E. High School and Alabama State University. He earned his masters and doctorate at Troy University and a second masters in Theology from the Birmingham Theological Seminary. He began his teaching and coaching career in 1982 at Pike County High School as the junior varsity basketball coach where his team went 14-1. He moved to Ariton High School from 1984-87 before returning to Pike County as head boys coach from 1987-93. He also served as the defensive coordinator in football as the Bulldogs won state championships in 1988 and 1989. He became the head basketball coach at Goshen High School in 1993 where his teams compiled a 187-46 record through 2002. He went into administration in 1997 as assistant principal and continues in that role today. Lane currently serves as pastor of Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church.


ALVIN MOORE - Graduated from Birmingham’s Carver High School and Alcorn State University. He also earned a master’s degree from Alabama State University. He was the longest tenured coach in the Birmingham City Schools, serving as head basketball coach at Phillips High School and later Carver from 1974-2013. Moore’s teams won more than 600 games and made four appearances in the Final 48. Hundreds of student-athletes he coached received scholarships in basketball, football and track. He coached in the Alabama North-South All-Star Game twice (1975 and 2003) and was named Class 5A Coach of the Year in 1993. He was the Birmingham City Coach of the Year in 1982 and received the Coca-Cola Outstanding Service Award. An All-Conference offensive tackle, he was Inducted into the Alcorn State Football Hall of Fame in 2006 and also was named USA Man of the Year by the National Baptist Convention in 2011.


LARRY MORRIS - Graduated from Scottsboro High School and Jacksonville State University. Spending his entire teaching and coaching career in Scottsboro, he served as an assistant football coach from 1974-1991 and became head coach from 1991-2004–the longest tenure in school history. His teams compiled a 90-66 overall record and won five area or region titles. He coached in the Alabama-Mississippi football game in 2001 and in the AHSAA North-South game in 1998. He was also head track coach for eight years and assistant wrestling coach for 10. He served as athletic director from 2005 until his retirement in 2012 and was named AHSAA Athletic Director of the Year in 2012. Scottsboro teams captured 17 state titles under his watch. He also served on the AHSAA District 8 Board from 1999-2012 and the Central Board of Control from 2007-12. Scottsboro named its new football field house in his honor in 2013.

DONNIE ROBERTS - Graduated from Tremont High School (Miss.) and Delta State University (Miss). The Mississippi native spent his first 11 years at Tremont, and then moved to Red Bay (Ala.) High School where he has been the girls’ head coach since 1983. His Red Bay teams have posted a 664-224 mark and his overall coaching record is 806-351 (through 2013). Under Roberts, Red Bay won the Class 3A state championship in 1993 and Class 2A titles in 1997 and 2001. He also coached Red Bay to the Class 2A girls’ state track title in 2001 and has coached softball since 1983. He has also served as a football assistant coach. He coached the Alabama team in the 2001 Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Basketball Game and was named Class 2A Coach of the Year in 1987, 1993, 2000 and 2001. He is a member of the Franklin County Sports Hall of Fame

DR. JAMES ROBINSON - A native of New Orleans and a 1985 graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Dr. Robinson has been an integral part of the AHSAA’s Medical Advisory Board since 2003. He has played an important role in the AHSAA’s medical health and safety policies and helped write the current concussion law that now governs all athletic events in Alabama. A family practice physician in Tuscaloosa, he serves as the University of Alabama football team physician and provides the same service for many high schools in the Tuscaloosa area. Dr. Robinson also developed the AHSAA pre-participation physical exam form used by all student-athletes since 1993. He has been a leader in developing health and safety practices for Alabama high schools and is an annual clinician at the AHSAA Summer Conference.  He supervises athletic trainers for DCH Health System and has been its Medical Director for Sports Medicine since 1989.

NANCY SHOQUIST - Graduated from Fairhope High School and Troy State University and also holds a master’s degree from the University of South Alabama. She is one of a handful of state volleyball coaches whose teams have won more than 1,000 matches with a career record of 1,067-386 (through 2013). Shoquist served as volleyball coach at St. Paul’s Episcopal School from 1982-2003 before moving to Murphy High School where she continues to coach. Her St. Paul’s teams won volleyball state titles in 1984, 1985, 1986, 1992 and 1995 and were runners-up in 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1997 and 1998. Her Murphy teams have reached the state semi-finals once and the quarter-finals four times. She also coached five St. Paul’s tennis teams to state titles and seven others finished second. She was the first female to be inducted into the Fairhope High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 1990 and has received numerous coaching awards for volleyball and tennis.


MIKE SMITH - Graduated from Hueytown High School and Jacksonville State University and also holds a master’s degree. He started the girls’ basketball program at Decatur High School and remained for 28 seasons. His teams compiled a 624-225 record with five state championships (1990, 1991, 1992, 1995 and 2000) and three runner-up finishes (1987, 1996 and 2001). Smith’s 1992 team was ranked No. 2 in the nation and the 2000 squad finished 34-0. He had three other teams that won 30-plus games and retired as the winningest girls’ basketball coach in AHSAA history. He coached in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Basketball Game three times (1992, 1995, and 2000) and also coached volleyball for six years and softball for nine. An outstanding classroom teacher, he taught advanced placement government and politics for more than 20 years. He is a member of the Morgan County Sports Hall of Fame. 

TONY STALLWORTH - Graduated from J.F. Shields High School in Beatrice and Huntingdon College. He also attended Lomax-Hannon Junior College in Greenville. He began his career as a teacher and coach at Lomax-Hannon and then at Monroe Senior High School. He moved to Brantley High School in 1988 and was the boys’ head basketball coach from 1990-2005 where his teams compiled a 298-47 record and won three straight state championships (1993, 1994 and 1995). He was named 1A Coach of the Year in 1993 and 1994 and 2A Coach of the Year in 1995. He also coached Brantley’s Junior High team to a perfect 48-0 record from 1988-90. Stallworth served Brantley High School as its principal from 2005-08 and later worked in various roles with the Crenshaw County School System before becoming the Associate Executive Director of the AHSAA in 2011. He was inducted into the Huntingdon College Hall of Fame in 2013. 

EUGENE WEATHERLY - After serving in the Army in World War II, Eugene Weatherly returned to Gadsden’s Carver High School and captained the football and basketball teams before graduating in 1948. He graduated from Alabama State in 1952 and earned a master’s degree from Georgia State. He began his teaching and coaching career at Hatcher High School in Cherokee County in 1953. He was the first coach in school history and was the only coach the school ever had. He was named Coach of the Year by the Northeastern Interscholastic Athletic Association twice (1961 and 1968). His 1961 boys’ basketball team was unbeaten until losing in the state finals and his football teams won district titles in 1961 and 1967. He coached Anniston’s Cobb Avenue High School basketball team from 1971-74 and ended his coaching career with 21 years at the Georgia School for the Deaf. His 1990 team won the Mason-Dixon basketball tournament. 


Thursday, Oct. 27

Visitor Cl. at  Home Cl. Location    
Brilliant 1A  at  Phillips  1A Bear Creek  
Coosa Christian 1A  at  Weaver  3A      
Georgiana  1A  at  Hillcrest-Evergreen 4A Evergreen    
Jefferson Christian  1A  at  Fayetteville  1A      
Pickens County  1A  at  Gordo  3A      
Winterboro  1A  at  Vincent  2A      
Cherokee  2A  at  Waterloo  1A      
Cleveland  2A  at  Appalachian  1A      
Cottonwood 2A at  Elba  2A      
Flomaton  2A  at  Excel  3A      
Goshen  2A  at  Providence Christian  2A Dothan    
Millry  2A  at  Fruitdale  1A      
Phil Campbell  2A  at  Hackleburg  1A      
Ranburne  2A  at  Talladega Co. Central  1A      
Reeltown    2A at  Notasulga  1A      
Samson 2A  at  G.W. Long 2A Skipperville  
Sulligent  2A  at  South Lamar  1A Millport    
Sumiton Christian  2A  at  Corner  4A      
Wicksburg  2A  at  Geneva 3A      
Daleville  3A  at  Straughn  4A      
Glencoe  3A  at  Douglas  4A      
Hamilton  3A  at  Fayette County  4A Fayette    
Plainview  3A  at  Fyffe  2A      
Slocomb 3A  at  Geneva County  1A Hartford    
Sylvania  3A  at  Ider  2A      
Vinemont  3A  at  West Morgan  3A      
B.C. Rain 4A  at  Williamson  6A Mobile    
Brooks  4A  at  Clements  3A      
Crossville  4A  at  Geraldine  3A      
Deshler  4A  at  Muscle Shoals  5A      
Dora 4A at  Walker 5A Jasper    
East Lawrence  4A  at  Hatton  2A      
Greene County 4A  at  Jackson  4A      
Monroe County  4A  at  McKenzie  1A      
Munford  4A  at  Cleburne County  4A Heflin    
B.T. Washington  5A  at  Carver-Montgomery  6A Montgomery   
Briarwood Christian 5A  at  Anniston  4A      
Carroll  5A  at  Spanish Fort  5A      
Chelsea  5A  at  Oak Grove  4A      
Citronelle  5A  at  Saraland  4A      
Cullman 5A at  Huntsville 6A Milton Frank Stadium  
Demopolis    5A  at  Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa 6A Tuscaloosa  
Parker  5A  at  Opelika  6A      
Paul Bryant  5A  at  Northridge  6A Tuscaloosa  
Rehobeth 5A  at  Ashford  4A      
Talladega  5A  at  Carver-Birmingham 6A Birmingham  
Woodlawn  5A  at  Central-Tuscaloosa 5A Tuscaloosa  
Austin  6A  at  Hartselle  5A      
Benjamin Russell  6A  at  Hueytown  5A      
Bob Jones  6A  at  Hoover  6A      
Clay-Chalkville  6A  at  Spain Park  6A Hoover     
Fairhope  6A  at  Davidson  6A Mobile    
McGill-Toolen  6A  at  Murphy 6A Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile
Pell City  6A  at  Etowah  5A Attalla    
Sidney Lanier 6A  at  Greenville  5A      

Friday, Oct. 27

Visitor Cl. at  Home Cl. Location    
A.L. Johnson  1A at Southern Choctaw  2A Gilbertown  
Akron    1A at Hale County  3A Moundville   
Brantley  1A at Linden  1A      
Decatur Heritage   1A at Randolph 3A Huntsville     
Donoho    1A at Woodville  1A      
Florala  1A at Red Level  2A      
Gaylesville  1A at Berry  1A      
Hubbertville  1A at Vina  1A      
John Essex 1A at R.C. Hatch 2A Uniontown   
Keith  1A at Marengo  1A Dixons Mill  
Loachapoka  1A at Lanett  2A      
Lynn  1A at Addison  1A      
Marion County  1A at Red Bay  2A      
Meek  1A at Jacksonville Christian  1A      
Ragland  1A at Collinsville  1A      
Saint Jude Catholic  1A at Autaugaville  1A      
Saint Luke's Episcopal  1A at J.U. Blacksher  2A Uriah     
Shoals Christian  1A at Westminster Christian  2A Huntsville     
Spring Garden  1A at Sand Rock  2A      
Tharptown  1A at Alabama School/Deaf  1A Talladega    
Verbena  1A at Billingsley  2A      
Ariton  2A at Zion Chapel  2A Jack     
Barbour County  2A at Bullock County  4A Union Springs   
Central-Hayneville  2A at Calhoun  2A Letohatchee   
Choctaw County  2A at Southside-Selma  4A      
Colbert Heights  2A at Colbert County  3A Leighton     
Cottage Hill Christian  2A at Pleasant Home  1A      
Falkville  2A at Danville  3A      
Fultondale  2A at Cedar Bluff  1A      
Houston County  2A at Dale County  3A Midland City    
Isabella  2A at Shades Mountain Chr. 1A Hoover    
Lamar County 2A at Winfield  3A      
Leroy  2A at Sweet Water  1A      
Lexington 2A at Lauderdale County  3A Rogersville  
New Brockton  2A at Kinston  1A      
Oakman  2A at Parrish  1A      
Ohatchee  2A at White Plains  3A      
Pleasant Valley  2A at Jacksonville  4A      
Randolph County  2A at Wadley  1A      
Section  2A at Valley Head  1A      
Tanner  2A at Ardmore  4A      
Thorsby  2A at Horseshoe Bend  2A      
West End  2A at Gaston  1A      
Aliceville  3A at Sumter Central  4A Livingston    
Beulah  3A at LaFayette  2A      
Carbon Hill  3A at Cold Springs  2A Bremen    
Clarke County  3A at Thomasville  4A      
Clay County  3A at Saks  3A Anniston     
Cordova  3A at Curry 5A      
Elkmont  3A at Fort Payne  5A      
Greensboro    3A at Brother Martin (LA) NA New Orleans (LA)  
Handley  3A at Lineville  2A      
J.B. Pennington  3A at Holly Pond  4A      
Luverne  3A at Highland Home  2A      
Madison Academy 3A at West Limestone  4A      
Montevallo  3A at Central  Coosa  3A Rockford     
Montgomer Catholic  3A at Saint James  4A Montgomery  
Montgomery Academy 3A at Mobile Christian  2A      
New Hope  3A at Ashville  3A      
Piedmont  3A at Cherokee County  4A Centre    
Pisgah  3A at North Sand Mtn.  2A Higdon    
Rogers  3A at Wilson  4A      
Sardis  3A at Boaz  5A      
Sipsey Valley  3A at Maplesville  1A      
T.R. Miller  3A at W.S. Neal  4A East Brewton  
Trinity Presbyterian  3A at Elmore County  4A Eclectic    
Walter Wellborn  3A at Woodland  2A      
Washington County  3A at McIntosh  1A      
Winston County  3A at Haleyville 4A      
Alabama Christian 4A at Holtville  4A      
Alexandria  4A at Lincoln  4A      
Andalusia  4A at Opp  3A      
Beauregard  4A at Tallassee  5A      
Central-Florence  4A at Sheffield  3A      
Childersburg  4A at Saint Clair County  4A Odenville     
Dallas County  4A at Calera  4A      
DAR 4A at Brindlee Mountain  3A      
Fairview  4A at West Point 5A      
Good Hope  4A at Hanceville  3A      
Headland  4A at Abbeville  3A      
Holt 4A at Brookwood  5A      
Jemison  4A at Marbury  3A      
North Jackson  4A at Scottsboro  5A      
Oneonta  4A at Susan Moore  3A      
Tarrant  4A at Dadeville  4A      
West Blocton  4A at Northside  3A Samantha    
Albertville  5A at Guntersville  4A      
Arab  5A at Springville  4A      
Athens  5A at Decatur  6A      
Brewer  5A at Priceville  4A      
Charles Henderson 5A at Enterprise  6A      
Chilton County  5A at Shelby County  5A Columbiana   
Columbia  5A at Madison County  5A Gurley     
East Limestone  5A at Hazel Green  6A      
Fairfield   5A at Midfield  4A      
Gulf Shores  5A at Bayside Academy 3A Daphne    
Hayden  5A at Locust Fork  4A      
J.O. Johnson  5A at Jackson-Olin  6A Birmingham   
John Carroll Catholic 5A at Thompson  6A Alabaster    
Lawrence County  5A at R.A. Hubbard 1A Courtland   
Lee-Huntsville  5A at Butler  4A Goldsmith Stad., Huntsville
McAdory  5A at Center Point  5A      
Moody  5A at Leeds  3A      
Pinson Valley  5A at Oak Mountain  6A      
Pleasant Grove  5A at Bibb County  4A Centreville   
Saint Paul's Episcopal    5A at UMS-Wright    4A Mobile     
Selma  5A at Stanhope Elmore  6A Millbrook    
Southside-Gadsden  5A at Hokes Bluff  3A      
Sylacauga  5A at B.B. Comer  3A Sylacauga    
Vigor  5A at Blount   6A Prichard     
Wilcox Central  5A at Francis Marion  2A Marion     
Alma Bryant  6A at American Christian  2A Tuscaloosa  
Auburn  6A at Niceville (FL) 6A      
Baker  6A at Daphne  6A      
Baldwin County  6A at Escambia County  4A Atmore     
Buckhorn  6A at Mountain Brook  6A      
Central-Phenix City  6A at Oxford  6A      
Dothan  6A at Wetumpka  6A      
Florence  6A at Russellville  5A      
Gadsden City  6A at Lee-Montgomery  6A Cramton Bowl   
Gardendale  6A at Mortimer Jordan  5A Morris    
Homewood  6A at Grissom  6A Huntsville     
Huffman  6A at Bessemer City  6A      
Jeff Davis  6A at Russell County  5A Seale     
Mary G. Montgomery  6A at Satsuma  6A      
Minor  6A at Sparkman  6A      
Northview  6A at Eufaula  5A      
Pelham  6A at Hewitt-Trussville  6A Trussville     
Robertsdale  6A at Faith Academy 5A Mobile     
Shades Valley  6A at Vestavia Hills  6A      
Sidney Lanier  6A at Greenville  5A      
Smiths Station  6A at Valley  5A      
Theodore  6A at LeFlore Magnet   5A Mobile     
Tuscaloosa County  6A at Foley  6A