Contact: John Johnson
517.332.5046 or firstname.lastname@example.org
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Nov. 8 – A pair of games on Saturday (Nov. 11) have been added to the online live video coverage of the MHSAA Football Playoffs – powered by the Michigan Army National Guard – produced by participants in the association’s School Broadcast Program.
A Division 5 Regional Final pitting Algonac at Frankenmuth will be produced by the SBP at Montrose High School, and a Division 6 matchup with Ithaca at Montague will be covered by Cedar Springs High School. Both games will be live on MHSAA.TV at 1 p.m.
A month’s subscription to watch live on MHSAA.TV is $9.95, which allows access to the full schedule of MHSAA Tournaments during the month of November:
- Nov. 16-17 – Girls Volleyball Semifinals & Finals
- Nov. 18 – Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals
- Nov. 18 – Football Playoff Semifinals (12 games)
Those games will join the third week of games on the PrepZone on FoxSportsDetroit.com and FOX Sports GO! on Friday (Nov. 11) at 7 p.m.:
- West Bloomfield at Utica Eisenhower (Div. 1)
- Traverse City Central at Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central (Div. 2)
- Riverview at Dearborn Divine Child (Div. 3 – Also available on FOX Sports Detroit Facebook page)
- Grand Rapids West Catholic at Portland (Div. 5)
The Riverview at Dearborn Divine Child game will receive bonus coverage, streaming live on the Fox Sports Detroit Facebook page.
All PrepZone games will be archived on MHSAA.TV.
In its ninth 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. Pixellot is used by schools wishing to stream games, but lack the ability to staff the events. The program also gives schools the opportunity to raise money through advertising and viewing subscriptions.
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.
A complete list of participating schools can be found on the School Broadcast Program page of the MHSAA website.
Schools interested in becoming a part of the School Broadcast Program should contact John Johnson at the MHSAA Office.
This week’s highlights package on MHSAA.TV come from last weekend’s Boys Soccer Finals.
A record 105 radio stations and web-based audio outlets carry the MHSAA Network’s This Week In High School Sports.
This week’s show features Olivia Theis of Lansing Catholic’s girls cross country team; passes out Game Balls to the three first-time winners at last weekend’s Boys Soccer Finals; talks about a rules prohibiting hurdling in Football the Be The Referee segment; and closes with a commentary on 30 years of Football Playoff memories.
A complete list of outlets where you can listen to the show can be found on the This Week In High School Sports page of the MHSAA Website.
This Week In High School Sports is posted to the home page of the MHSAA Website by Noon on Tuesday each week; and is also available on the MHSAA Network Website.
Highlights of playoff games this weekend will be featured on the State Champs! High School Sports Show on FOX Sports Detroit at 9 a.m. every Sunday - with multiple replays on FOX Sports Detroit and Comcast Channel 900 throughout the week. The program is also archived on the State Champs YouTube Channel. Consult your local listings for additional playback times.
Here are some of the playoff games to be featured this week on State Champs! High School Sports Show:
- Traverse City Central at Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central
- Riverview at Dearborn Divine Child
- Grand Rapids West Catholic at Portland
- Detroit Catholic Central at Canton
- Ithaca at Montague
- Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central at Madison Heights Madison
- West Bloomfield at Utica Eisenhower
- Williamston at Escanaba
- Algonac at Frankenmuth
- Jackson Lumen Christi at Watervliet
The MHSAA also has content on the State Champs Scoreboard! High School Football Radio Show on Friday nights during the football and basketball seasons, originating on WXYT-FM (97.1) in Detroit and being carried on over 10 radio stations across the state. This Week In High School Sports and Be The Referee are weekly features on the program.