1996 Class 4A Football Playoffs

November 8 - December 7, 1996

State Champion

Pearl Cohn High School

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Tournament Schedule/Results

Day Date Time # Matchup Location
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Powell 27, Elizabethton 13
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Baylor 34, Tullahoma 17
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM LaVergne 29, McCallie 13
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Knoxville Halls 16, Cherokee 0
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Cleveland 41, Smyrna 14
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Greeneville 21, Cocke Co. 14
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Anderson Co. 21, Sullivan South 2
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Shelbyville 26, Chattanooga Central 13
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Father Ryan 28, J. South Side 7
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Westwood 16, Covington 11
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Fayette Ware 48, Craigmont 39
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Haywood 21, Maplewood 0
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Collierville 45, Wooddale 0
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Bolivar Central 28, Beech 16
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM Pearl Cohn 22, Hardin Co. 7
Friday Nov 8 7:30 PM MUS 45, Bolton 13
Friday Nov 15 7:30 PM Baylor 28, Powell 21
Friday Nov 15 7:30 PM Knoxville Halls 30, LaVergne 0
Friday Nov 15 7:30 PM Cleveland 28, Greeneville 14
Friday Nov 15 7:30 PM Anderson Co. 35, Shelbyville 14
Friday Nov 15 7:30 PM Father Ryan 44, Westwood 14
Friday Nov 15 7:30 PM Fayette Ware 48, Haywood 14
Friday Nov 15 7:30 PM Collierville 9, Bolivar Central 6
Friday Nov 15 7:30 PM Pearl Cohn 20, MUS 15
Friday Nov 22 7:30 PM Knoxville Halls 31, Baylor 8
Friday Nov 22 7:30 PM Anderson Co. 31, Cleveland 7
Friday Nov 22 7:30 PM Fayette Ware 34, Father Ryan 14
Friday Nov 22 7:30 PM Pearl Cohn 28, Collierville 0
Friday Nov 29 7:30 PM Knoxville Halls 21, Anderson Co. 7
Friday Nov 29 7:30 PM Pearl Cohn 28, Fayette Ware 20
Saturday Dec 7 3:30 PM Pearl Cohn 18, Knoxville Halls 14 Clinic Bowl @ Vanderbilt

Participating Schools

Anderson Co.
Baylor
Beech
Bolivar Central
Bolton
Chattanooga Central
Cherokee
Cleveland
Cocke Co.
Collierville
Covington
Craigmont
Elizabethton
Father Ryan
Fayette Ware
Greeneville
Hardin Co.
Haywood
Jackson South Side
Knoxville Halls
LaVergne
MUS
Maplewood
McCallie
Pearl Cohn
Powell
Shelbyville
Smyrna
Sullivan South
Tullahoma
Westwood
Wooddale

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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