2002 Class 3A Football Playoffs

November 8 - December 7, 2002

State Champion

Ridgeway High School

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Tournament Schedule/Results

Day Date Time # Matchup Location
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 101 Gatlinburg-Pittman 48, Kingston 20
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 102 Anderson Co. 48, Sullivan North 7
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 103 Seymour 21, Austin-East 14
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 104 Knoxville Fulton 43, Pigeon Forge 0
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 105 Portland 19, Howard 16
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 106 Smith Co. 48, Walker Valley 7
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 107 Grundy Co. 35, Livingston Academy 14
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 108 Trousdale Co. 56, McMinn Central 0
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 109 Marshall Co. 28, J. South Side 13
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 110 McNairy Central 55, Sycamore 7
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 111 Greenbrier 27, Lexington 0
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 112 Crockett Co. 49, Cheatham Co. 21
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 113 Covington 65, Frayser 18
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 114 Raleigh Egypt 26, Ripley 7
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 115 Kingsbury 28, Obion Co. 20
Friday Nov 8 7:00 PM Game 116 Ridgeway 28, Brighton 0
Friday Nov 15 7:00 PM Game 201 Gatlinburg-Pittman 14, Anderson Co. 0
Friday Nov 15 7:00 PM Game 202 Knoxville Fulton 34, Seymour 0
Friday Nov 15 7:00 PM Game 203 Smith Co. 14, Portland 13
Friday Nov 15 7:00 PM Game 204 Trousdale Co. 29, Grundy Co. 10
Friday Nov 15 7:00 PM Game 205 Marshall Co. 21, McNairy Central 12
Friday Nov 15 7:00 PM Game 206 Crockett Co. 21, Greenbrier 20
Friday Nov 15 7:00 PM Game 207 Covington 28, Raleigh Egypt 0
Friday Nov 15 7:00 PM Game 208 Ridgeway 22, Kingsbury 0
Friday Nov 22 7:00 PM Game 301 Knoxville Fulton 24, Gatlinburg-Pittman 0
Friday Nov 22 7:00 PM Game 302 Trousdale Co. 28, Smith Co. 13
Friday Nov 22 7:00 PM Game 303 Crockett Co. 45, Marshall Co. 0
Friday Nov 22 7:00 PM Game 304 Ridgeway 24, Covington 20
Friday Nov 29 7:00 PM Game 401 Knoxville Fulton 14, Trousdale Co. 13
Friday Nov 29 7:00 PM Game 402 Ridgeway 29, Crockett Co. 0
Saturday Dec 7 12:00 PM Game 501 Ridgeway 21, Knoxville Fulton 14 BlueCross Bowl @ MTSU

Participating Schools

Anderson Co.
Austin-East
Brighton
Cheatham Co.
Covington
Crockett Co.
Gatlinburg-Pittman
Greenbrier
Grundy Co.
Howard
Jackson South Side
Kingsbury
Kingston
Knoxville Fulton
Lexington
Livingston Academy
MLK Prep
Marshall Co.
McMinn Central
McNairy Central
Obion Co.
Pigeon Forge
Portland
Raleigh Egypt
Ridgeway
Ripley
Seymour
Smith Co.
Sullivan North
Sycamore
Trousdale Co.
Walker Valley

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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