1983 Class A Football Playoffs

November 11 - December 3, 1983

State Champion

Evangelical Christian School

Pictured: David Dixon, Cranston Scurlock, Scot Lenoir, David Foropoulos, Ken Woodmansee, Trip Moffatt, David Peebles, Joey Bland, David Castle, Terry Moore, Jeff Falls, David Hug, Randy Smith, Chris Miller, Jid Brady, Ron Ring, Keith Vandersteeg, Brian McKewen, Gary Harber, Robert Hoelscher, Robert Stanley, Tim Johnson, Adrian Harrod, Brent Meador, Trae Sterling, Tery Clark, Keith Ray, Paul Carruth, Steve Heinz, David Murphree, Jud Parker, Jim Heinz, Allen Johnson, Kevin Britt, Chris Millard, Jim Nabors, Scott Stafford, David Beesinger, Jeff Ward, Bert Perkins, Patrick Lenoir, David Lenoir, Dorsey Hartaman, David Jones, Hal Stanley, Lester Newsome, Scott Pierce, David Jarnigan, Paul Dowell, Scott Wilson

Tournament Schedule/Results

Day Date Time # Matchup Location
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM ECS 24, Memphis Prep 0
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Lake Co. 31, Hollow Rock-Bruceton 7
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Adamsville 34, Halls 27
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Moore Co. 7, Spring Hill 0
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Gordonsville 21, Celina 7
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Ezell-Harding 26, East Robertson 0
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Copper Basin 12, Tellico Plains 7
Friday Nov 11 7:30 PM Gatlinburg-Pittman 24, Oneida 14
Friday Nov 18 7:30 PM ECS 12, Lake Co. 6
Friday Nov 18 7:30 PM Adamsville 10, Moore Co. 0
Friday Nov 18 7:30 PM Gordonsville 21, Ezell-Harding 0
Friday Nov 18 7:30 PM Copper Basin 25, Gatlinburg-Pittman 15
Friday Nov 25 7:30 PM ECS 44, Adamsville 21
Friday Nov 25 7:30 PM Gordonsville 10, Copper Basin 7
Saturday Dec 3 12:00 PM ECS 15, Gordonsville 7 Clinic Bowl @ Vanderbilt

Participating Schools

Adamsville
Clay Co.
Copper Basin
ECS
East Robertson
Ezell-Harding
Gatlinburg-Pittman
Gordonsville
Halls
Hollow Rock-Bruceton
Lake Co.
Moore Co.
Oneida
Spring Hill
Tellico Plains

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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