Thursday, August 15, 2013

Addison, AL

Addison is a town in Winston County, Alabama, U.S. At the 2010 U.S. Census it had a population of 758.

Addison High School

Addison is home to Addison High School, a member of the Winston County School System. The athletic teams of the school are nicknamed the Bulldogs. Addison had the most successful sports program in class 1-A in 2005 winning state championships in football and volleyball.

The school has had a competitive football team since coach A.G. Hicks came to Addison in the mid-1950s starting a tradition of teams known for great defense. In 1970 Addison won the state championship, going 13-0, and allowing only one touchdown to be scored against its defense. In 1976 the Bulldogs won their second state football championship under head coach Allen Stephenson. Randy White led the Bulldogs to a third championship in 2005.

The volleyball program, under coach Pam Wilkins, won three straight state championships from 2003 to 2005, and was undefeated in 2005. Most recently, the varsity girls volleyball program won a 2A state championship in 2009, after being 2A runner-up in 2008. They also won the state volleyball championship for 1A for 2010. The girl's softball program, led by coach Debbie Thompson, won a state championship in 1996.

Notable people

  • Pat Buttram, movie and television actor, born in Addison
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Addison is covered by the Northwest Alabamian Newspaper

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