W.S. Neal looks for big improvements in 2019

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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The W.S. Neal Eagles are looking to bounce back from a sluggish 2018 season as Andro Williams enters his second season as the head coach.

Things get started on the road for the Eagles on Aug. 30 with a contest with Satsuma.

W.S. Neal lost last year’s game 39-20, but have a 3-2 all-time record against Satsuma.

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The Eagles move into Class 4A, Region 1 play when they travel to Evergreen to take the Hillcrest-Evergreen Jaguars.

Hillcrest-Evergreen leads the series 11-9 and won last year’s game 62-20.

On Sept. 13, W.S. Neal travels to Grove Hill where they are set for a region game with the Clarke County Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs won last year’s contest 46-13 and hold a 10-6 record over the Eagles.

The Eagles will be at home on Sept. 20 for a region match with the Escambia County Blue Devils.

Escambia County won last year’s meeting 46-14 and is 32-20 all-time against the Eagles.

W.S. Neal remains at home on Oct. 4 with a region game with Monroe County.

The Eagles have won the last six meetings between the two schools, including a 45-7 win in 2018. This will be the Eagles homecoming game.

W.S. Neal is 27-14-1 against Monroe County.

On Oct. 11, the Eagles head for Mobile for a region contest with the Williamson Lions.

Williamson won last year’s game 26-14. It was the first ever meeting between the two schools.

The Eagles travel to Andalusia on Oct. 18 for a region match with the Bulldogs.

Andalusia won last year’s game 49-7 and holds a 12-6 record over the Eagles.

Region play comes to an end on Oct. 25 when the Eagles host the UMS-Wright Bulldogs.

UMS-Wright holds a 12-4 record against W.S. Neal and won last year’s game 29-0.

W.S. Neal closes out the regular season when they host T.R. Miller on Nov. 1 for the Battle of Murder Creek.

T.R. Miller leads the all-time series 53-23 and won last year’s game 14-12.