In 1954 there were only three classifications: 3A, 2A, and 1A. Three state champions, no split classifications. In the sixth game of the season, Reidsville and Greensboro Senior played to a 6-6 tie. Greensboro Senior was the only NCHSAA team in Greensboro at that time. Reidsville pretty much dominated the game with a blocked extra point kick attempt by Greensboro resulting in the tie game. The high school kicking games in those days was very much an adventure. If memory serves me correctly, Greensboro Senior went on to win the NCHSAA 3A championship with the tie with Reidsville the only blemish on their season. That team was considered by many to be the best team Greensboro Senior ever put on the field. Reidsville went on to win the 2A championship, snapping Charlotte Harding's 35 game winning streak in the playoffs and beating undefeated Andrews (mountain team) in the semi-finals. The championship game was played in Reidsville on a very muddy field with Reidsville defeating Graham 20-6. That Reidsville team had numerous Div I college stars including Kelly Minyard who later was a Captain for rambbq's N.C. State Wolfpack (notice I did not give them an insulting name) and Don Coker who was a star running back for the Tar Heels until he tore his ACL. He later transferred to Georgia Tech and was their punter. In those days a torn ACL was normally a career ender. Minyard is now deceased and I think Coker is living in the Burlington area at this time. The Reidsville backfield was much bigger than most other team's defensive lines. I had seen the 1950 Reidsville State Championship team play but the 1954 games were the first that I remember. Thanks for all the posters who have written about their school's best teams ever. I have enjoyed reading about them all.