South Pittsburg, Union City Top 1A Coaches' Poll

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - by special report to

The same two teams that fought to the final buzzer in last year’s Class 1A BlueCross Bowl in Cookeville sit atop this year’s preseason coaches’ poll, conducted by Tennessee high school football guru Murphy Fair.

Union City’s Golden Tornadoes garnered the most first-place votes but when all the numbers were counted, South Pittsburg had the same number of points. Here’s how 1A coaches across the state ranked teams in their classification:

1. Union City (tie)
1. South Pittsburg (tie)
3. Nashville Christian
4. Coalfield
5. Dresden
6. Columbia Academy
7. Humboldt
8. Greenback
9. Wayne County
10. Cloudland

Tomorrow: Coaches 2A poll

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