FOX Replays Football Finals Christmas Day

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EAST LANSING, Mich. – Dec. 18 – High school football fans will have eight presents under the tree Christmas Day – courtesy of FOX Sports Detroit when it reairs the championship games from the 2017 MHSAA 11-Player Football Playoffs – presented by the Michigan Army National Guard.

Here’s the complete schedule: 

Dec. 25

8 a.m. – Division 8 – Ottawa Lake Whiteford 42, Saginaw Nouvel 21  – The Wildcats were not to be denied this time at Ford Field, roaring to a 34-7 halftime lead.  Quarterback Thomas Eitniear ran for 3 touchdowns.

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10 a.m. – Division 2 – Warren DeLaSalle 41, Livonia Franklin 6 – The Pilots scored 31 points in the second quarter enroute to the win.  Luke Pfromm throws 2 TD passes.

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Noon – Division 6 – Jackson Lumen Christi 40, Ithaca 34 – Sebastion Toland and Kyle Minder combine for 450 yards rushing to lead the Titans.

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2 p.m. – Division 4 - Grand Rapids Catholic Central 42, Edwardsburg 31 – An offense-lovers’ paradise – 6 touchdowns of 50 or more yards between the two teams, and CC’s Nolan Fugate just misses a Finals game rushing record with 306 yards and 4 scores.

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4 p.m. – Division 7 – Pewamo-Westphalia 21, Saugatuck 0  - Not a fancy win – just a dominant one.  PW’s Pirates were in control of this one from the get-go, scoring on three of its four first half possessions.

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6 p.m. – Division 1 – Clarkston 3, West Bloomfield 2 -  A Jermaine Roemer 30-yard field goal proved to be the game-winner in the second lowest scoring Final game of all time.

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8 p.m. – Division 5 – Grand Rapids West Catholic 34, Saginaw Swan Valley 7 - Gaetano Vallone leads the way again for the Falcons, passing for 2 touchdowns and running for a third.

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10 p.m. – Division 3 – Muskegon 28, Farmington Hills Harrison 10 – The winningest high school program in Michigan football history against the winningest coach of all time made for an entertaining finale for the weekend.  La’Darius Jefferson scored all of the Big Red touchdowns in this one.

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DVD’s are $24.95, and Instant Audio Downloads are $4.99. 

***NOTE – As of Dec. 18, only the Div. 8 Final game was available on DVD.  Check the individual event above occasionally to look for the addition of the blue GET DVD button to purchase a video. 

Things are winding down for the holidays on MHSAA.tv with School Broadcast Program members heading into a break. 

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 – The NFHS Network’s automated streaming solution - is used by schools wishing to live 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. 

Here’s this week’s MHSAA.tv schedule of video streams available being produced by SBP members: 

Monday – Dec. 18


Tuesday – Dec. 19


Wednesday – Dec. 20


Thursday – Dec. 21


Friday – Dec. 22

Thursday – Dec. 28


Friday – Dec. 29


Saturday – Dec. 30


Tuesday – Jan. 2, 2018


Be sure to check Upcoming Events on the MHSAA.tv home page daily for last-minute additions. 

NFHS Network subscriptions begin at $9.95 a month.  Subscribers will have access to all live video and streaming statistics across the country.  All content becomes available for free, on- demand viewing 72 hours after being shown live.  School Broadcast Program participants will also be selling Season and Annual Passes at a discounted rate.  A portion of every subscription sold by a school goes to benefit its program.

A complete list of participating schools can be found on the School Broadcast Program page of the MHSAA website.

Highlights of games produced in the past week by MHSAA School Broadcast Program members

Feature the following events: 

Highlights can be found each week on the MHSAA.tv website, the home page of the MHSAA Website, and the MHSAASports Channel on YouTube. 





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