Decatural Alabama Sports
The twelve new inductees will bring the total to 332, selected from an outstanding field of 50 nominations, according to a press release.
Lee, 68, retired from coaching at Hatton High School after his third season as head coach of the volleyball team. In his final season, his first as coach, the Volleyball team was 771-258 with an 11-4 record in the national championship game.
The 1948 basketball team was the first Decatur team to participate in the state tournament, but did not win the county tournament. The 1948 basketball team did not win the county championship tournament and was one of the earliest teams in the state's history to reach its first game at the 1948 national championship.
Under coach Earl Morris, Decatur High School had one of the most successful basketball seasons in the state's history, and its first national championship in 1948. In the 1948-49 national basketball tournament, the school reached the semifinals for the first time in school history.
Decatur High has had a superior rating from the District Festival Superior in Alabama since the festival was founded in 1947, never receiving less than a superior rating, while consistently receiving superior ratings at both the county and state festivals. The students "work is exhibited at the Alabama State Museum of Fine Arts in downtown Decatur and at the National Museum in Montgomery.
Decatur High School's arts department promotes community art through state and nationally recognized competitions. We are honored to support the art programs of our students, faculty, staff and students. And we also work with the Alabama State Museum of Fine Arts, the National Museum in Montgomery, and other local and national museums.
USA Archery trains and develops archery at the base in the United States and also recognizes the importance of supporting athletes and teams that participate in international competitions such as the US Open, World Championships and World Championships. From the age of five, we send aspiring athletes to practice with the best coaches and players at Decatur.
Williams has also been a member of the Birmingham - Southern men's and women's archery teams for more than 20 years. He was also part of the Birmingham Southern national team when they played in League One, their first year in League Two.
Williams was instrumental in developing athletes at both schools, and many went on to have successful careers in professional basketball. Grant also coached two of his former Birmingham players - Southern, who both have outstanding NFL careers, and former Alabama basketball players like D'Angelo Russell.
Since retiring from Alabama in 1993, Scarbrough has had a long and successful career as an assistant coach at Alabama, Southern and Georgia. While coaching at each of his stations, he has behaved similarly to his former head coach Grant.
He was inducted into the National Football League's All-America First Team and the College Football Hall of Fame in 1958, 1959 and 1964. He was named coach of the year by the Alabama Sportswriters' Association in 1985 and 1997. He also coached at Georgia State, Alabama, Southern, Georgia Tech, Florida State and Florida.
He was named ASWA Coach of the Year three times and coached three teams to win the National Football League and the College Football Hall of Fame. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Alabama in 1976 and a master's degree in public administration from Alabama State University in 1977. He coached at Georgia State, Southern, Georgia Tech, Florida State and Florida and was head coach at Alabama and Georgia Southern in the 1950s and 1960s.
He was a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and the National Football League's All-American team in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Football matches are usually sold out, bringing up to 10,000 spectators to stadiums to watch the city's great rivalries. Across the street are many of the DHS sports facilities that house the new Decatur Middle School campus, located at 1011 Prospect Drive SE. The high school in Decatur was playing its home games at Austin High School when it moved and got its own stadium. It is located on Modaus Road SW 3004, and the football match usually brings 10,000 spectators to the city to watch the great rivalry between the two cities. When it moves and gets its own stadium, it plays its home games on the same campus as the high schools in Decatatur. Decatures High School, home of the US Army Air Force Academy, is located at 910 Somerville Road SE.
Other attractions include the Alabama State Fairgrounds, Allen Park, Decatur Civic Center and the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Decatatur has hosted a number of football and basketball games for high schools and colleges, as well as many other sporting events.
H.L. Shorty Ogle led the Red Raiders from 1933 to 1963 and H. L. "Shorty" Ogleson from 1963 to 1965. The stadium, which is owned by Decatur City Schools, is named after the former head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide football team. Decatatur High's football and football programs are held at Allen Park in downtown Los Angeles, as well as the Civic Center and U.S. Cellular Center.