What Bulldog fans should know about Handley

Published 2:02 am Saturday, November 19, 2016

Here are a few things Andalusia Bulldog fans should know about the Handley Tigers. The two teams will meet in Andalusia on Fri., Nov. 25, for the semi-finals of state playoffs.

• Handley and Andalusia last matched up in the first-round of playoffs of 2004, when Handley defeated Andalusia, 28-13.
• The teams have played two times and Handley has won both time. The first was in 2001.
• Handley’s record is 11-2.
• They are the 4A, Region 3 champions.
• The two teams have four common opponents: Tallassee, Leeds, UMS-Wright, Thomasville.

–Handley lost to Tallassee, 21-12;

–Andalusia defeated Tallassee, 51-7
— Handley beat Leeds, 14-7
— Andalusia defeated Leeds, 40-0
— Handley beat UMS-Wright, 20-14
— Andalusia lost to  UMS-Wright, 7-14
— Handley beat Thomasville, 36-18
— Andalusia beat Thomasville, 37-0

• Coach: Larry Strain
• Handley is located in Roanoke.
• Former Andalusia head coach Paul Woolley also coached at Handley in the 1970s.