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Contact:  John Johnson
517.332.5046 or media@mhsaa.com
(Updated 10.13.15 @, 9 p.m. with CHSL Soccer information)

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Oct. 13 – The watch party of the MHSAA Selection Show on FOX Sports Detroit will go global for the first time on Oct. 25, as the 60-minute program announcing the qualifiers and pairings for the MHSAA Football Playoffs will also be streamed online on the FoxSportsDetroit.com website.

Mobile viewing will also be available of the program on FOX Sports GO, which is a free download for Android and iOS devices.  The Selection Sunday Show will air live on FOX Sports Detroit at 7 p.m. on Oct. 25.

One of the newest members of the MHSAA's School Broadcast Program will debut content Wednesday (Oct. 14) - live coverage of the Detroit Catholic High School League Boys Soccer Finals.   In the first game at 5 p.m., Dearborn Divine Child faces the No. 7 team in the Division 2 coaches poll, Orchard Lake St. Mary's in the CB title match.  The AB championship has Birmingham Brother Rice against Detroit Catholic Central, which is ranked No. 7 in Division 1, at 7 p.m.

The CHSL will also stream its annual football championships on Oct. 24, and its girls volleyball finals on Oct. 26.

Over two dozen other athletic events are scheduled for the coming week on MHSAA.tv, events produced students involved in the School Broadcast Program.

In its seventh year, the School Broadcast Program gives members an opportunity to showcase excellence in their schools by  creating video programming of athletic and non-athletic events; with students gaining skills in announcing, camera operation, directing/producing and graphics. 

The program also gives schools the opportunity to raise money through advertising and viewing subscriptions.  

All sporting events – Live or On-Demand - are available on a subscription basis only for their first 72 hours online.  They become available for free, on-demand viewing approximately 72 hours following their completion.

Here’s the schedule of School Broadcast Program members planning to stream athletic  competition this week for broadcast at MHSAA.tv.  On-Demand listings may be available as soon as one hour following an event’s completion.  (List as of Oct. 13):

Tuesday – Oct. 13
Allendale at Comstock Park – JV Girls Volleyball – 5 p.m. – LIVE
Flint Beecher at Montrose – JV Girls Volleyball – 5:55 p.m. – LIVE
Allendale at Comstock Park – Girls volleyball – 6:10 p.m. - LIVE
Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern at Cedar Springs – Boys Soccer – 6:45 p.m. – LIVE
Negaunee at Calumet – Girls Volleyball – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Hillman at Rogers City – Girls Volleyball – 7 p.m. - LIVE

Wednesday – Oct. 14
Tawas at Pinconning – Girls Volleyball – 6:30 p.m. – LIVE 

Thursday – Oct. 15
Greenville at Cedar Springs – Girls Volleyball – 6 p.m. – LIVE
Grand Rapids West Catholic at Comstock Park – Girls Volleyball – 6 p.m. – LIVE
Flint Beecher at Montrose – JV Football – 6:25 p.m. – LIVE
Allendale at Comstock Park – JV Football – 6:30 p.m. – LIVE
Marquette at Negaunee – Freshman Football – 6:30 p.m. – On Demand
Okemos at East Lansing – Girls Volleyball – 6:30 p.m. – On Demand
Stephenson at Marquette – Girls Volleyball – 7 p.m. - LIVE 

Friday – Oct. 16
Hillman at Whittemore-Prescott – Football – 6:30 p.m. – On Demand
Ironwood at Calumet – Football – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Allendale at Comstock Park – Football – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Marquette at Negaunee – Football – 7 p.m. – On Demand
Bellaire at Onaway – Eight-Player Football – 7 p.m. – On Demand
Rogers City at Oscoda – Football – 7 p.m. – On Demand
Burton Bendle at Pinconning – Football – 7 p.m. – On Demand 

Tuesday – Oct. 20
Gladstone at Marquette – Girls Volleyball – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Au Gres-Sims at Rogers City – Girls Volleyball – 7 p.m. - LIVE 

Weekly highlights from games produced by participants in the MHSAA's School Broadcast Program are back for another school year on MHSAA.TV.   This week's highlights include football games with East Kentwood at Rockford and Bloomfield Hills at Lake Orion; and a boys soccer semifinal match in the Capital Area Activities Conference Cup between Williamston at East Lansing.    

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

This Week In High School Sports leads off this week with a look at the boys soccer and girls volleyball programs at Leland High School; hands out game balls to Tanner Christian of Caledonia High School and the boys and girls cross country teams at Lansing Catholic; talks about Intentional Grounding in the Be The Referee segment; and finishes with a commentary on coach-official communication in basketball.  For a complete list of complete list of outlets carrying the program, and to listen to archived programs, visit the This Week In High School Sports page of the MHSAA Website. 

Launching at Midnight every Friday throughout the season is MHSAA Football Friday Overtime on FOX Sports Detroit.  Mickey York and Rob Rubick host the weekly 30-minute highlights show.  The show will reair most Saturday and Sunday mornings – and will be archived on the FOX Detroit Website.  This week, FFOT will reair at 6, 6, 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday; and 10 a.m. on Sunday on FOX Sports Detroit.  

The following games are scheduled to be highlighted this week on Football Friday Overtime:
Mayville at Detroit Cesar Chavez
Southfield at Oak Park 
Detroit Catholic Central vs. Warren DeLaSalle at Wayne State University 
New Haven at Clawson 
St. Clair Shores South Lake at Madison Heights Madison     

PLUS – SBP Coverage of East Grand Rapids at Lowell and Ironwood at Calumet. 

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