Cookeville has been selected to host the 6th Annual Toyota East vs. West Tennessee All-Star Football Classic in December.
The Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association (TACA), along with the Tennessee Toyota Dealers have announced that the will be moved from its home at Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, TN. to Tennessee Tech's Tucker Stadium where the TSSAA state football championships are now being played.
The annual all-star football event will kickoff at 1:00 PM CST on Saturday, December 8, 2012.
The game will again feature 88 of Tennessee's top high school football players divided into East and West teams.
The Toyota East vs. West Tennessee All-Star Classic will serve as an extension of Cookeville's Championship Week, and has been made possible by the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce and the Cookeville-Putnam County Sports Council.
Greeneville High School's Caine Ballard has been named head coach of the East squad, while Kevin Creasy of Trousdale County will lead the West team.
Assistant coaches will be named next week. Player nominations are being received from coaches through October 26 and the team rosters are expected to be announced in early November.
The West team won last year's game by the final score of 20-14.
For more information about this year's Toyota East vs. West Tennessee All-Star Classic, contact:
Bill Marbet, TACA Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1-800-837-8062
Murphy Fair, TACA All-Star Game Coordinator, email@example.com
Russell Mayes, TACA Media Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org