What Are Some of the Most Historic Games in High School Football in Alabama?


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Some of the most memorable games in Alabama high school football history include Sidney Lanier versus Robert E. Lee (1966), Cullman versus Carver Gadsden (1968), Banks versus Woodlawn (1974), Etowah versus Oxford (1991), Central Tuscaloosa versus Robert E. Lee (1992). There are summaries of more memorable games available at AHSFHS.org.

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Lanier versus Lee in 1966 was notable for being the first state championship game, while Cullman versus Carver in 1968 was notable for breaking the color barrier. Banks versus Woodlawn is known for having the most spectators in high school history in 1974, as Etowah versus Oxford in 1991 became famous for its six-overtime finish in a state playoff game. Central Tuscaloosa versus Lee in 1992 is memorable for a late fumble that prevented the top-ranked Lee Generals from winning the national championship.

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