Clemson University hoping to host South Carolina high school football championships

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Clemson’s Memorial Stadium may soon be the host site for the South Carolina high school football state championships. According to, Clemson officials have developed a proposal that is being presented to the South Carolina High School League that would bring the state title games to Death Valley.

Since 2012, Williams-Brice Stadium at the University of South Carolina has hosted the 5A, 4A and 3A championship games. The Class 2A and aA finals have been played at Benedict College. The Clemson proposal would have all five championship games at Memorial Stadium.

The SCHSL, which picks state championship venues on a year-by-year basis, could vote on Clemson’s proposal by early spring.

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