Signal Mountain Voted No. 3 In Class 4A State Poll

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Signal Mountain has been ranked No. 3 in the State Preseason Class 4A Top 10 poll published in Murphy Fair's Tennessee High School Football.

Notre Dame was listed among others receiving votes.

Fulton was voted No. 1 receiving 20 first-place votes.

Signal Mountain, coached by Bill Price, finished 7-4 last season, losing in the first round of the state playoffs to Page.

Fair compiles the preseason poll using votes from the state's head football coaches. This is the 26th straight year Fair has published the preseason prep football magazine.

 

THE CLASS 4A PRESEASON TOP 10

1. Fulton (20)

2. Greeneville (1)

3. Signal Mountain

4. Giles County (1)

5. Covington (2)

6. Elizabethon

7. Lexington (tie)

7. Liberty Tech (tie)

9. Crockett County

10. Jackson Northside (1)

Also receiving votes, in order: Livingston Academy, Trezevant, Dyersburg, Notre Dame, Knoxville Catholic, Maplewood, Sullivan South.

 

Fair's magazine can be purchased in Chattanooga at Big Ridge Cleaners (5936 Hixson Pike, Publix Shopping Center); Mountain City Cleaners (3554 Broad Street); Carriage Cleaners (715 Signal Mountain Road); Carriage Cleaners (3835 Dayton Blvd.)

This is the fourth of a series on Chattanooga-area high school football. Coming Wednesday, July 31: Class 5A State Preseason Poll.

(E-mail Stan Crawley at wscrawley@earthlink.net)


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