1978 Class A Football Playoffs

November 10 - December 1, 1978

State Champion

Alcoa High School

Pictured: Donnie Morton, Korey Gaines, James Williams, Tracy Nuchols, Kevin Van Winkle, Victor Thompson, Terry Whitted, Adam Helton, Dwayne Holloway, Stuart Bivens, Terry Tuttle, Scott Caldwell, Doug Staley, Kent Davis, Scott Brackett, Scott Miller, George Parker, Bob Campbell, Pat Simonic, Glen Sankey, Lance Curtis, Steve Fugate, Stephon Henderson, David Morrow, Mike Hollifield, Scott Carroll, Mitch Love, Todd Upton, Andre Earls, Steve Snoderly, Brian Perkins, Sam Love, Dan Webb, Bill Cochran

Tournament Schedule/Results

Day Date Time # Matchup Location
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Alcoa 47, Knoxville Webb 0
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Oliver Springs 29, Hampton 14
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Sweetwater 28, Meigs Co. 21
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Marion Co. 12, Whitwell 0
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Goodpasture 35, Moore Co. 14
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Cannon Co. 25, Castle Heights Military Aca. 8
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Lake Co. 22, Skyview 6
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Mt. Pleasant 24, Fairview 8
Friday Nov 17 7:30 PM Alcoa 35, Oliver Springs 8
Friday Nov 17 7:30 PM Sweetwater 45, Marion Co. 6
Friday Nov 17 7:30 PM Goodpasture 16, Cannon Co. 0
Friday Nov 17 7:30 PM Lake Co. 29, Mt. Pleasant 0
Friday Nov 24 7:30 PM Alcoa 11, Sweetwater 0
Friday Nov 24 7:30 PM Goodpasture 21, Lake Co. 14
Friday Dec 1 7:30 PM Alcoa 27, Goodpasture 0

Participating Schools

Alcoa
Cannon Co.
Fairview
Goodpasture
Hampton
Knoxville Webb
Lake Co.
Marion Co.
Meigs Co.
Moore Co.
Mt. Pleasant
Oliver Springs
Sweetwater
Whitwell

Championship Venue

 

Tucker Stadium

Tennessee Tech University's Tucker Stadium has been home to the TSSAA State Football Championships since 2009.

The 16,500 seat stadium features a synthetic playing surface and is located about three miles from I-40.

Tucker Stadium was built in 1966 and is named in tribute to longtime Golden Eagle coach Wilburn Tucker.

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Spectator Information

Ticketing

Tickets are $12 for school-age children and older and are good for one day only. Ticket sales locations are located on both the East and West sides of the stadium. The Will Call booth is located on the West side of the stadium between Gates #2 and #3. Mobile tickets are available for purchase in advance at https://gofan.co/tssaa. Gates will open one hour prior to the first game of the day.

Parking

Parking is $10 per vehicle (cash only). Signage and volunteers will directly drivers to numerous lots reserved for spectators. Free shuttles will be available to transport spectators from more distant parking areas to the stadium.

Stadium Policies

Weapons, coolers, whistles, air canisters and pop-up tents are prohibited in Tucker Stadium Tennessee Tech is a tobacco free campus. Smoking is prohibited unless in a personal vehicle.

Artificial noisemakers that Tucker Stadium security personnel deem a public safety risk, public nuisance and/or otherwise negatively impact the game or the spectator experience are prohibited inside Tucker Stadium and on the Tennessee Tech campus. Drones are not permitted to be flown anywhere in the vicinity of the stadium.

Handicap Accessibility

Primary handicap parking is on the Northwest side of Tucker Stadium and patrons should enter this parking area from 12th Street. Wheelchair bound patrons sitting on the West side of Tucker Stadium (home side) should enter through Gate 2 and the wheelchair ramp is on the North side of West Stadium with seating along the front rail of the stadium. Wheelchair bound patrons sitting on the East side of Tucker Stadium (visitors side) should enter through Gate 4 and the wheelchair ramp is on the South side of East Stadium with seating along the front rail of the stadium.

Area Information

Visit CookevilleChampions.com for hotel, restaurant, and other area information.

Media Information

Media outlets inquiring about credentialed access to the championships should contact Matthew Gillespie or complete the online credential request form.

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