COPY-Ark. Class 3A playoffs back on; Lamar back in

Associated Press - November 16, 2009 12:44 PM ET

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Class 3A football playoffs are back on - with Lamar reinstated in place of Atkins.

The Arkansas Activities Association announced Monday the playoffs for that class would begin Friday night. The AAA suspended the 3A postseason last week after a judge ruled the governing body couldn't shut Lamar out amid an eligibility dispute.

Atkins would have made the playoffs in Lamar's place.

In the new pairings, Lamar will host Parkers Chapel.

The 3A championship game will be played Dec. 18 at Estes Stadium in Conway. Other state title games are being played at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock.

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