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Fall Programming Begins With Football Friday Overtime, Perspective, School-Produced Content


Contact:  John Johnson 517.332.5046
media@mhsaa.com

 

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Aug. 27 –  The new school year begins on the MHSAA Network this week with school-created content on MHSAA.tv, the season launch of MHSAA Football Friday Overtime on FOX Sports Detroit, and a new season of MHSAA Perspective on a statewide radio network.

The School Broadcast Program gives member schools an opportunity to create video programming, with students gaining skills in announcing, camera operation, and graphics; using the software provided by PlayOn! Sports.  The program also gives schools the opportunity to raise money through advertising and viewing subscriptions.   As many as 60 MHSAA member schools annually participate in the program, which is in its fifth year.

Here’s the schedule of School Broadcast Program members planning to cover Week One football games, some of which will be available at MHSAA.tv shortly after each game’s conclusion (As of Aug. 27):

Atlanta/Fairview at Lincoln Alcona – Thursday
Pickford at Central Lake/Ellsworth – Thursday
Gaylord St. Mary at Hillman – Thursday
Onaway at Indian River Inland Lake/Wolverine – Thursday
Otisville Lakeville at Oscoda – Thursday
AuGres-Sims/Arenac Eastern at Rogers City- Thursday
Charlevoix at St. Ignace – Thursday
Haslett at East Lansing – Thursday (Will be posted online Tuesday, Sept. 3)
Reese at Montrose - Thursday

Other upcoming events to be shown are:
Girls Volleyball - Corunna at East Lansing - From Aug. 23
Girls Volleyball - Lansing Eastern at East Lansing - From Aug. 23
Girls Volleyball - Fowlerville at East Lansing - From Aug. 23
Girls Volleyball - Charlotte at East Lansing - From Aug. 23
Boys Soccer - Lansing Catholic at East Lansing - From Aug. 24
Boys Soccer - Waterford Mott at East Lansing - From Aug. 24
Boys Soccer - Middleville Thornapple-Kellogg at East Lansing - From Aug. 24
Boys Soccer - Haslett at East Lansing - Wednesday (Aug. 28)
Girls Volleyball - Jackson at East Lansing - Tuesday (Sept. 3)
Boys Soccer - Jackson at East Lansing - Sept. 4

Schools interested in becoming a part of the School Broadcast Program should contact John Johnson at the MHSAA Office.

Beginning this Friday and running for 13 weeks at Midnight is MHSAA Football Friday Overtime on FOX Sports Detroit.  Mickey York and Rob Rubick return to host the weekly 30-minute highlights show.

The following games are scheduled to be highlighted this week on Football Friday Overtime:

Grand Rapids Christian at Grand Rapids South Christian
Dearborn vs. Clinton Township Chippewa Valley
Dearborn Fordson vs. Macomb Dakota
St. Charles at Flint Hamady
Flint Northwestern at Flint Beecher
Orchard Lake St. Mary vs. Oak Park
Detroit Cass Tech vs. Southfield
Port Huron at Detroit King

Back for its ninth season this week is the radio commentary MHSAA Perspective – presented by the Michigan Army National Guard, which will air on 80radio stations and webcast outlets across the state, generally during the local broadcasts of high school games.  The program runs for 30 weeks through the end of the winter sports season.  MHSAA Perspective can also be accessed from the home page of the MHSAA Website.  Stations committed to carry MHSAA Perspective are:

Adrian - WABJ-AM (1490) – Halftime of game broadcasts, Fridays at 7:45 a.m.
Alma - WQBX-FM (104.9) - Halftime of game broadcasts
Alpena - WATZ-AM (1450) – Wednesdays, 6 p.m.; Halftime of game broadcasts
Alpena – WHSB-FM (107.7) – Intermissions of football, basketball and ice hockey game broadcasts
Alpena – WKJZ-FM (94.9) - Halftime of game broadcasts, Fridays at 4 p.m.
Battle Creek – WBCK-FM (95.3)  – Following each high school game broadcast
Bay City – Great Lakes Sports Network.com -  Halftime of game broadcasts
Cadillac - WATT-AM (1240) – Following each game broadcast
Cadillac - WKAD-FM (93.7) – Following each game broadcast
Coldwater – WTVB-AM (1590) – Halftime of game broadcasts; 9:40 a.m. Saturday weeks of no games
Deckerville - ThumbTailgater.com - Halftime of game broadcasts
East Lansing - WVFN-AM (730) – 6:30 p.m. on Football Fridays (beginning Oct. 18); 10 a.m. during basketball season
Escanaba – WCHT-AM (600) – Halftime of football and basketball game broadcasts; second intermission of hockey game broadcasts
Escanaba – WDBC-AM (680) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Escanaba – WYKX-FM (104.7) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Escanaba – WUPF-FM (107.3) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Ferrysburg – WMPA-FM (93.1) - 6:40 p.m. on Football Fridays
Gaylord - WMJZ-FM (101.5) – Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.
Grand Haven – WGHN-FM (92.1) - 6:40 p.m. on Football Fridays
Grand Haven – WGHN-AM (1370) - 6:40 p.m. on Football Fridays
Grand Rapids – WMAX-FM (96.1) – Either halftime of postgame of game broadcasts
Grand Rapids – WOOD-FM (105.1) – Either halftime or postgame of game broadcasts
Grand Rapids – MichiganSportsRadio.com – Halftime of game broadcasts
Grand Rapids - WBBL-FM (107.3) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Grand Rapids - WJRW-AM (1340) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Grayling – WGRY-AM (1230) – Saturdays at 8 a.m.
Grayling - WGRY-FM (100.3) – Saturdays at 8 a.m.
Hancock – WMPL-AM (920) – Pregame show of all broadcasts
Hancock – WKMJ-FM (93.5) – Pregame show of all broadcasts
Holland - WHTC-AM (1450) - Halftime of game broadcasts
Holland - WYVN-FM (92.7) - Halftime of game broadcasts
Houghton – WHKB-FM (102.3) – Following each game broadcast
Houghton – WCCY-AM (1400) - Following each game broadcast
Indian River – WWSS-FM (95.3) – Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.
Iron Mountain – WMIQ-AM (1450)
Ishpeming – WIAN-AM (1240)
Jackson – WIBM-AM (1450) - 8:35 a.m. Saturday mornings; Halftime of game broadcasts
Jackson – WKHM-AM (970) - Halftime of game broadcasts
Kalamazoo – WQLR-AM (1660) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Kalamazoo – WKZO-AM (590) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Lansing – WJIM-AM (1240) - 6:30 p.m. on Football Fridays (Aug. 29-Oct. 11)
Ludington – WKLA-AM (1450) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Ludington – WKLA-FM (106.3) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Manistee – WMTE-FM (101.5) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Manistique - WTIQ-AM (1490) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Marquette – WJPD-FM (92.3)
Marquette – WNGE-FM (99.5)
Marquette – WDMJ-AM (1320)
Marquette – WUPZ-FM (94.9) – Wednesdays, 6 p.m.
Marquette – WNGE-FM (99.5)
Midland – WMPX-AM (1490) – Friday mornings and halftime of game broadcasts
Mt. Pleasant – WCZY-FM (104.3) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Mt. Pleasant – WMMI-AM (830) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Munising – WRUP-FM (98.3) - Pregame of game broadcasts
Munising – WQXO-AM (1400) - Pregame of game broadcasts
Muskegon - WLCS-FM (98.3) - Pregame of game broadcasts
Muskegon - WVIB-FM (100.1) - Pregame of game broadcasts
Negaunee - WKQS-FM (101.9) – Pregame of game broadcasts
Newberry – WNBY-AM (1450)
Newberry - WMJT-FM (96.7) – Pregame of game broadcasts
Niles - Southwest Michigan Sports.com – Halftime of game broadcasts
Oscoda – WWTH-FM (100.7) – Intermissions of football, basketball and ice hockey game broadcasts
Pentwater – WLDN-FM (98.7) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Petoskey – WMKT-AM (1270) – Following each game broadcast
Petoskey – WMBN-AM (1340) – Following each game broadcast
Pinconning - WLUN-FM (100.9) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Pontiac - The Oakland Press - MIPrepZone.com/Oakland – Halftime of game broadcasts
Portage – WNWN-AM (1650) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Rogers City – WHAK-FM – (99.9) – Intermissions of football, basketball and ice hockey game broadcasts
Sault Ste. Marie – WMKD-FM  – (105.5) – Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.
Sault Ste. Marie – WSOO-AM (1230) – Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.
Scottville – WKCZ-FM (94.9) – Halftime of game broadcasts
South Haven – WCSY-FM (103.7) – Halftime of game broadcasts
St. Joseph – WSJM-AM (1400) – Halftime of game broadcasts
St. Joseph – WSJM-FM (94.9) – Halftime of game broadcasts
Sturgis - WBET-AM (1230)  – Halftime of game broadcasts
Sturgis - WBET-FM (99.3)  – Halftime of game broadcasts
Tawas City - WKJC-FM (104.7) – Halftime of game broadcasts, Fridays at 4 p.m.
Tawas City – WQLB-FM (103.3) – Halftime of game broadcasts, Fridays at 4 p.m.
Zeeland - WPNW-AM (1260) – Halftime of football, pregame of basketball game broadcasts, Saturdays at 7:30 a.m.

Additional stations will be announced in the coming weeks.

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