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Pisgah High School Alumni

First Graduating Class of Pisgah High School (1926)
First Graduating Class of Pisgah High School (1926)

 

If your alumni class plans to ride in the parade, please let the Homecoming Parade Organizer (Mrs. Johnson) know.  You can reach her at Pisgah High School during school hours.

 

 

1961 Facebook Page

1981 Facebook Page

1991 Facebook Page

 1981 Facebook Page

  1996 Facebook Page 

 

The 1967, 1968, and 1969 

Pisgah High School Football Teams Honored 

*The Pisgah High School 1967, 1968, and 1969 Football Teams were recognized at the homecoming football game Friday, October 2, 2009. The following is taken from the introduction and recognition bestowed upon these teams.

These teams (1967, 1968, and 1969), coached by Sam Kenimer and the late Paul Cooley, have a combined record of 23-3-2.

The 1967 team had a record of 9-1 for the season.  They were the first team in Pisgah High School History to earn a trip to the state playoffs.  They finished with a 9-2 record - losing only to Colbert County in the first round of the state playoffs.  That same year they were named Jackson County Champs, Big Nine Conference Champs, Alabama Class 3A standings (4th Place).  Some accomplished players from that year were Mike Atkins - Most valuable Line, All Conference, and All North Alabama; Jack Buttram - All Conference; and Jerry Underwood - Most Valuable Player and Back, All State, All North Alabama, and All Conference.

The team of 1968 had a winning season of 8-1-1. They opened the season with a 21-0 win over Sparkman High School.  They tied with Bridgeport 0-0 in an outstanding defensive battle and were beaten by Saks High School.  They earned the titles of Jackson County Champs and the Big Nine Conference Champs.  Three of the players - Donnie Gant, Roger Pruett, and Larry E. Millican - signed scholarships that year.

The 1969 team had an unbeaten season with a record of 9-0-1.  They tied their season opening game with Sparkman with a final score of 6-6.  Tom Turner, Ray Maxwell, and Rodney Koger were named MVP's.  They were crowned Jackson County Champs and remain the only team in Pisgah's history to go undefeated.

 *A moment of silence in honor of those players - Donnie Gant, Tony Laney, Jimmy Atchley, and Billy Mason - who are no longer with us was held.

Coach Sam Kenimer along with Mrs. Elizabeth Cooley presented Roger Pruett and Ray Maxwell with signs to honor their achievements at Pisgah High School. 

Roger and Ray Eddie both signed SEC scholarships after finishing their careers at Pisgah.  Roger signed with Auburn University and punted for the tigers under the leadership of Coach Shug Jordan.  Roger still holds several records at Auburn today. 

Ray Eddie signed a scholarship with the University of Alabama and played for the legendary Paul "Bear" Bryant.  Ray Eddie played on several SEC Championship teams and one National Championship team.

We would like to thank all of these gentlemen for starting a Tradition of Winning that continues today.

  

 

 

Class Reunions

If you have a group photo of your class reunion and would like me to put it in the Alumni Photo Album send me a message using the email above and I will get back to you with instructions.  Thanks, Debra Underwood

Alumni - If you have a class reunion coming up or other alumni information you would like to see on the Alumni page, please send it to one of the email addresses above.

 

 

 

Picture of 1926 First Graduating Class of Pisgah High School

Front Row:  Grace Wheeler, Sarah Turner, Esta Watley, Eulla Maude Wann, Lois Bellew, Dessie Southerland

Back Row:  John Ike Griffith, Roy Ambraster, Cecil Chambers, Roy Gant, Roy Crawford, Oliver Mullinax, Travis Patterson, Newman Lee Duncan

1936-37 Pisgah Girls State Champs Pictures in Photo Album

1936-37 (Picture of girls In Uniform)

Pisgah High School Girls Basketball Team

State Champs

Front Row:  Ruby Wilks, Evia Wilson, Lois Rains, Kelsie Ballard

Back Row:  Sybil Cox, Virginia Whatley, Bernice Brown, Mary Pearson, Edna Story

 

1936-37 (Picture of girls In Dresses with coach)

Pisgah High School Girls Basketball Team

State Champ

Front Row:  Virginia Whatley, Edna Story, Evia Wilson, Kelsie Ballard

Back Row (L-R): Ruby Wilks, Sybil Cox,  Mary Pearson, Bernice Brown, Lois Rains, Coach  Ernest Horton

Pisgah High School Homecoming Queens Picture

L-R: 1973-74 Sherry Smith Higdon, 1988-1989 Debbie Adams, 1996-1997 Roxanne Chisenall Millican, 1969-1970 Marlene Bain Koger, 1979-1980 Debra Roberts Kenimer, 1998-1999 Leah Ball Hall, 1984-1985 Delana Roberts Nance, 1985-1986 Alicia Alison Boyd, 1992-1993 Annette Adams Smith, 1999-2000 LaShawna Shelton Smalley, 1989-1990 Tracy Moore Hilley, 1983-1984 Scarlette Mitchell, 1993-1994 Lizzy Davis Peagram,  1990-1991 Melissa Holcomb Higdon.

Look under Files for History Articles about Pisgah High School's School Plays , First Yearbook, School Alma Mater, School Fight Song and more to come.