South Pittsburg's Pirates have been ranked No. 1 in the Preseason Class A high school football poll released this week in Murphy Fair's Tennessee High School Football magazine.
The preseason rankings:
1. South Pittsburg
4. Union City
5. Wayne County
7. Greenback (tie)
7. Jo Byrns (tie)
9. Lake County
Also receiving votes in order: Perry County, Columbia Academy, Moore County, Lookout Valley.
1. Friendship Academy
2. Trousdale County
4. Knoxville Grace
Also receiving votes in order: Hampton, Dresden, Mt. Pleasant, Oliver Springs
4. CPA (tie)
4. Goodpasture (tie)
7. Pearl Cohn
9. Sullivan North
10. Austin East
Also receiving votes in order: Smith County, Loudon, Camden, Polk County, Tyner Academy, Jackson C-M, Westview
2. Giles Conty
4. Signal Mountain
9. David Lipscomb
Also receiving votes in order: Marshall County, Mitchell, Whites Creek, Crockett County, Livingston Academy, Obion County, Red Bank, East Hamilton, White House, Spring Hill
1. Henry County
2. Knox West
8. Lenoir City
9. Morristown West
Also receiving votes in order: Centennial, Memphis East, Anderson County, Clarksville NE, Trezevant, Station Camp, Glencliff, Knox Catholic, Cleveland, Tullahoma
6. Oak Ridge
7. Mt. Juliet
8. White Station
9. Dobyns Bennett
Also receiving votes in order: Brentwood, Smyrna, Sevier County, Arlington, Farragut, Franklin, Germantown, Independence.
2. Brentwood Academy
Also receiving votes in order: MBA, McCallie
4. St. George's
5. Harding Academy
Also receiving votes in order: FRA, DCA, SBEC, Davidson Academy.
TENNESSEE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Murphy Fair’s annual high school football yearbook is ready for purchase.
Known as “The Bible” of prep football publications, this year’s 25th silver anniversary edition is 240 pages full of top 10 predictions in the eight classifications, pre-season all-state teams, coaching records and of course, the always valuable and informative team-by-team breakdowns and more.
In the Chattanooga area, the football yearbooks can be purchased for $12 at:
Chattanooga: Big Ridge Cleaners - 5936 Hixson Pike - Publix Shopping Center
Mountain City Cleaners - 3554 Broad Street (foot of Lookout Mountain)
Carriage Cleaners - 715 Signal Mountain Road
Carriage Cleaners - 3835 Dayton Blvd
MurphyFair.com Web Site: other locations across the state are listed at murphyfair.com … click on “2012 yearbook” for the complete listing.
(E-mail Stan Crawley at email@example.com)