1978 Class AAA Football Playoffs

November 10 - December 1, 1978

State Champion

Gallatin High School

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Tournament Schedule/Results

Day Date Time # Matchup Location
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Gallatin 28, Clarksville 7
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Maplewood 8, Father Ryan 0
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Hamilton 26, Memphis Carver 13
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Henry Co. 34, Germantown 7
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Red Bank 7, Baylor 6
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Riverdale 19, Tullahoma 18
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Farragut 35, South-Young 7
Friday Nov 10 7:30 PM Cocke Co. 13, Dobyns Bennett 7
Friday Nov 17 7:30 PM Gallatin 14, Maplewood 13
Friday Nov 17 7:30 PM Hamilton 13, Henry Co. 12
Friday Nov 17 7:30 PM Red Bank 20, Riverdale 0
Friday Nov 17 7:30 PM Farragut 21, Cocke Co. 0
Friday Nov 24 7:30 PM Gallatin 34, Hamilton 14
Friday Nov 24 7:30 PM Red Bank 28, Farragut 27
Friday Dec 1 7:30 PM Gallatin 42, Red Bank 13

Participating Schools

Baylor
Carver
Clarksville
Cocke Co.
Dobyns Bennett
Farragut
Father Ryan
Gallatin
Germantown
Hamilton
Henry Co.
Maplewood
Red Bank
Riverdale
Tullahoma

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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