South Pittsburg High School 2023

Team Profile

Photos by Andy Mitchell Photography

Q & A With Coach Wes Stone

Coach Wes Stone of South Pittsburg High School

Q. How would you characterize this year’s team?

A. Young overall, but with good senior leadership.

Q. What will be the keys to your success?

A. QB play and improving in the offensive line.

Q. Who will be your key leaders on the team?

A. Kamden Wellington, RaCash Kelly, Jamarion Farrior, Cameron Grider, Omar Slatton, and Logan Hargis.

Q. What are your biggest reasons for optimism?

A. Several members of the senior class will be three-year starters.

Q. What will keep you up at night?

A. The amount of overall youth we have on our roster this season.

Q. What can you build on from last year?

A. The great year we had from our quarterback. He threw for over 2,100 yards and 33 passing touchdowns.

Q. Any lessons learned from last year?

A. We got reminded of a lesson that we already knew. When you can’t run the football, you have a hard time winning the big games.

Q. How would you characterize your team’s speed?

A. Overall we will have good team speed.


Coach name: Wes Stone (3 yrs. as a head coach, 3rd as head coach at South Pittsburg)

Division/Class: TN I-1A

2022 Overall Record: 9-3

2022 District Finish: 1st

Mascot: Pirates

2023 Schedule


18 Oliver Springs (H)

25 Franklin Co. (A) 


1 Copper Basin (A)

8 Sequatchie Co. (A)

15 Lookout Valley (H)

22 North Jackson (A)

29 Middle Tennessee Christian (H)


13 Chattanooga Prep (A)

20 Sale Creek (H)

26 Whitwell (H)

Coach’s View

Our non-region schedule will be very challenging with teams primarily from larger classifications. The region should be improved. Whitwell and Sale Creek return a lot of starters and obviously Sale Creek’s addition of Coach Fitzgerald is going to make our region better as well.