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1959



GHSA Region 1-AA Champions



Record: 10-2-0

Coach Joe Sumrall

DateOpponentScoreLocationClick for details
Fri, Sep 4BakerW33-0H[more]
Fri, Sep 18ValdostaL0-8H[more]
Fri, Sep 25MoultrieW19-0A[more]
Fri, Oct 2TiftonW32-6H[more]
Fri, Oct 9BainbridgeW28-0H[more]
Fri, Oct 16WaycrossW19-0A[more]
Fri, Oct 23Warner RobinsW34-6H[more]
Fri, Oct 30Miller Co.W35-0H[more]
Fri, Nov 6CookW21-0A[more]
Fri, Nov 20CairoW20-0A[more]
Fri, Nov 27Crisp Co.W21-0A[more]
Region 1-AA
Fri, Dec 4JesupL8-9H[more]
South Georgia Championship


In 12 games:

Winning Percentage: 83.333

Total scored: 270

Total allowed: 29

Average game: 22.50-2.42

Shutouts by Thomasville: 8

Shutouts by opponents: 1


Source: Photo courtesy of the Thomas Co. Museum of History. High-quality printed or digital copies of the images are available for sale at the Museum
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1959 team photo

First Row: Gene May, Dallice Law, Joe Harvard, Armon Brinson, Larry Johnson, Ray Thompson, Joe Fallin, John Mattox, Jimmy Brown. Second Row: Bobby Jordan, Billy Wilder, John Matthews, Ted Singletary, Emmett Mitchell, Elliot McCollum, Jerry Hand, Marcus Luke, George Herring. Third Row: Bob Caldwell, Billy Wilson, Jack Chastain, Fred Clements, Pete Craig, James Richards, Ellis Fletcher, Tommy Vann, Russ Bowers. Fourth Row: Ralph Norman, Tommy Wise, Jimmy Stroud, Steve Ashton, Jerry Johnson, Hilton Lee, Boyd McCleod. Fifth Row: Larry Hand, Doug Vick, Johnny Tyler, Terry Colvin, Tommy Adams, Johnny Huckeba, "Sonny" Thompson, Billy Johnson.


Source: Marcus Luke
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1959 Cook


Source: Marcus Luke
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1959 Playoff Game with Jesup

The 1959 Jesup team featured future stars Len Hauss (Washington Redskins) and Ray Ogen (Alabama standout).


Source: Marcus Luke
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1959 Cairo