Monday, November 30, 2009

Football Championships Come To Cookeville

Now that another Cookeville Christmas Parade is in the books, the Chamber of Commerce is turning its attention to promoting the state high school football championships which will be held in town later this week. Starting on Thursday afternoon, the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association will hold its annual championship games for both private and public schools. On Thursday at 3:30, Knoxville Webb will play USJ for the Division II-A championship. Then, at seven o'clock on Thursday, Memphis University School will take on MBA for the Division I-AA championship among private schools. On Friday at noon, South Pittsburg plays against Union City for the Class 1-A championship; Alcoa takes on Milan for the Class 3-A championship, starting at 3:30; and at 7 pm Friday, Beech High School will play Columbia for the Class 5-A title. On Saturday at noon, Trousdale County meets Boyd-Buchanan in the Class 2-A championship game. At 3:30, Greeneville takes on Giles County for the Class 4-A title; and at 7 pm, Maryville will meet White Station in the 6-A title contest. All the games will take place at Tennessee Tech's Tucker Stadium. Tickets are twelve dollars apiece and cover all the games on a single day. They are available at the Chamber or at the gate.