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AA State Champ 1974-75

1974-75 & 1975-76 Loudon Redskin Football Teams - AA State Champions
Head Coach Bert "Chig" Ratledge
No one can talk about the history of Loudon Football with out mentioning Head Coach Bert “Chig” Ratledge. Coach Ratledge was at the helm for 30 years, he amassed a record of 173-127-9, winning three State Championships (1969, 1974, & 1975) in the process. A note of interest, the 1969 team had a record of 11-0-1; the lone tie was against Kingston. (written by Jeff McQueen)
Pictured: Darrell Tuck, Dickie Colvin, Conway Dukes , Steve Hill, Ricky Lovin, David Kincaid, Tim Kiser, Mike Lambert, David Grissom, John Delaney, Terry Vairs, Greg Deathridge, Jeff McQueen, Floyd Morton, Mike Yates, Donnie Thearp, Dennis Rowe, Rick Tucker, Raymond Watkins, Terry Brown, Bill Kollock, John Deathridge, Kenny Starritt, John Ridenour, James H. Gibson, Sam Thearp, Admiral Webster, Carter Cardwell, Kenny Skinner, Tim Murrell, John Sweet, Dennis Queen, Ronnie Roberts, Butch White, Roy Hughes, Sam Stewart, Wendell Davidson, Junior Rolen, Bert Ratledge, Porky Campbell, Steve Lyle, Marlon Brown, Rick Melton, Jeff Nichols, Billy Joe Presley, Sam Lyle, Buddy Swiney
1974 TSSAA State Playoff Football Game Scores
Who is the child on the steps behind the team?
Pictured: Carl Johnson, Chuck Johnson, Dean Rowe, Conway Dukes, Tony Brookshier, Mike Brookshier, Freddie Starrit, Dickie Colvin, Eddie Estes, Roy Hughes, Tim Murrell, Tim Kiser, John Delaney, Carl Hawkins, Mike Akins, Curt McKee, Anthony Hawkins, Marlon Brown, Admiral Webster, Greg Deathridge, Rick Melton, Tim Akins, Tim Simpson, David Black, CarterCardwell, Rick Lovin, Butch White, Skip Pointer, Jeff Purdy, Doug Blakenship, James Hill, Hank Julian, Larry Bridges, James Gibson, Bert Ratledge, Jim Brown, Steve Hill, John Sweet, Mark Moore, Gene Cates, Mike Lambert, David Grisson, Rick McQuary, Bobby Blakenship, Kenny Starrit, John Ridenour, Sam Thearp, Junior Rollen, Bill Hornor, James Birkholtz, Sam Stewart, Steve Lyle, Jeff Nichols, Brian Curtis, Steve Harrison, Bobby Moore, Gary Brown, Steve Schrimpshere, Dennis Stewart
1975 TSSAA State Playoff Football Game Scores
1976 near the stadium parking lot at Loudon High School, Loudon, TN
Head Coach Bert "Chig" Ratledge, Steve Hill, Marlon Brown, Coach Gibson, Rick Melton, Dickey Colvin, Coach Bridges
1976 yearbook
1976 Yearbook photo of Loudon Redskin football team in the auditorium
Loudon Wins State Championship 1976
Loudon Redskin Football Team 1976