1997 Class 3A Football Playoffs

November 7 - December 6, 1997

State Champion

White House High School

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Tournament Schedule/Results

Day Date Time # Matchup Location
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 101 Gatlinburg-Pittman 34, Knoxville Fulton 12
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 102 Austin-East 33, Rutledge 8
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 103 Gibbs 34, Sullivan North 0
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 104 Loudon 42, Volunteer 13
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 105 Brainerd 24, Greenbrier 7
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 106 Livingston Academy 35, Chattanooga High 6
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 107 Portland 34, Chattanooga Central 23
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 108 White House 41, McMinn Central 6
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 109 Page 50, Adamsville 0
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 110 McNairy Central 24, Hickman Co. 6
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 111 Spring Hill 28, Chester Co. 13
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 112 Bolivar Central 26, Marshall Co. 18
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 113 Covington 21, Sheffield 14
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 114 Ridgeway 43, J. South Side 42
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 115 Crockett Co. 40, Frayser 21
Friday Nov 7 7:00 PM Game 116 Melrose 57, Dyer Co. 0
Friday Nov 14 7:00 PM Game 201 Austin-East 20, Gatlinburg-Pittman 12
Friday Nov 14 7:00 PM Game 202 Loudon 44, Gibbs 28
Friday Nov 14 7:00 PM Game 203 Brainerd 21, Livingston Academy 7
Friday Nov 14 7:00 PM Game 204 White House 21, Portland 13
Friday Nov 14 7:00 PM Game 205 Page 28, McNairy Central 27
Friday Nov 14 7:00 PM Game 206 Bolivar Central 15, Spring Hill 13
Friday Nov 14 7:00 PM Game 207 Covington 49, Ridgeway 14
Friday Nov 14 7:00 PM Game 208 Melrose 45, Crockett Co. 7
Friday Nov 21 7:00 PM Game 301 Loudon 28, Austin-East 14
Friday Nov 21 7:00 PM Game 302 White House 16, Brainerd 0
Friday Nov 21 7:00 PM Game 303 Page 7, Bolivar Central 0
Friday Nov 21 7:00 PM Game 304 Melrose 22, Covington 7
Friday Nov 28 7:00 PM Game 401 White House 10, Loudon 7
Friday Nov 28 7:00 PM Game 402 Melrose 38, Page 6
Saturday Dec 6 12:00 PM Game 501 White House 30, Melrose 20 Clinic Bowl @ Vanderbilt

Participating Schools

Adamsville
Austin-East
Bolivar Central
Brainerd
Chattanooga Central
Chester Co.
Covington
Crockett Co.
Dyer Co.
Gatlinburg-Pittman
Gibbs
Grainger
Greenbrier
Hickman Co.
Jackson South Side
Knoxville Fulton
Livingston Academy
Loudon
MLK Prep
Marshall Co.
McMinn Central
McNairy Central
Melrose
Page
Portland
Ridgeway
Sheffield
Spring Hill
Sullivan North
Volunteer
White House

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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