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EAST LANSING, Mich. – Oct. 30 – There’s live internet streaming of four MHSAA sports tournaments this week, featuring the finals in two sports.
On Saturday (Nov. 3), the four championship games of the Lower Peninsula Boys Soccer Tournament will have live streaming video on MHSAA.TV and live streaming audio on MHSAANetwork.com; and the Finish Line Cam at Michigan International Speedway returns at the L.P. Cross Country Finals on MHSAA.TV.
Three Prep Zone games will take place on Friday (Nov. 2) on FoxSportsDetroit.com and the FOX Sports app at 7 p.m.:
- Detroit Catholic Central at West Bloomfield (Div. 1)
- Birmingham Brother Rice at Birmingham Groves (Div. 2)
- Flint Powers Catholic at Williamston (Div. 4)
Viewing of the Prep Zone games is free on the FoxSportsDetroit.com website. Authentication may be required to view on the FOX Sports app. All Prep Zone games will be also available for free on-demand viewing on the MHSAA.TV website.
The Prep Zone is part of the Football Week In Michigan promotion by FOX Sports Detroit, which is offering a $2,500 cash prize for the best photo posted on Instagram which shows what Football Week In Michigan means to that individual. Tag the photo @FOXSportsDetroit and include the hashtag #FWIMPHOTOCONTEST. Submissions will be accepted until Nov. 13.
Saturday’s Boys Soccer Finals will be Live on MHSAA.TV on a subscription basis with games at Noon and 3 p.m. The games will be played at Novi and Comstock Park High Schools, with the games at each site to be announced after the Semifinals on Wednesday (Oct. 31). All of the games will also have live streaming audio at MHSAANetwork.com.
Both Division 3 Soccer Semifinal games will be live on MHSAA.TV on Wednesday – Macomb Lutheran North vs. Gross Ile at Howell and Hudsonville Unity Christian vs. Ludington will both kick at 6 p.m.
MHSAA.TV will also offer a free live video stream on Saturday of the finish line at the Lower Peninsula Cross Country Finals at Michigan International Speedway. The stream will include audio commentary from announcers around the course throughout each race. The morning session with the boys and girls races in Division 3 and 4 begin at 9:30 a.m.; and the afternoon session with races in Divisions 1 and 2 starts at 1:30 p.m. Live timing of each race will also be available on the Cross Country page of the MHSAA Website. Weather permitting, coverage of the awards ceremonies will also be provided.
There will also be live coverage of Football District Finals and Girls Volleyball District games also take place this week as well on MHSAA.TV, being produced by School Broadcast Program schools:
Here is this week’s full schedule on MHSAA.TV:
Tuesday, Oct. 30
Wednesday, Oct. 31
Thursday, Nov. 1
Friday, Nov. 2
Saturday, Nov. 3
NFHS Network subscriptions begin at $9.95 a month, which allows access to the full schedule of MHSAA Tournaments during the month of November:
- Nov. 3 – Boys Soccer Finals
- Nov. 10 – Selected Football Playoff Regional Finals
- Nov. 15-17 – Girls Volleyball Semifinals & Finals
- Nov. 17 – Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals
- Nov. 17 – Football Playoff Semifinals (13 games)
All sporting events – live or delayed - 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.
The MHSAA Network’s flagship program, This Week In High School Sports, is carried on 107 over-the-air radio stations and internet audio websites as part of their weekly high school sports programming.
The five-minute program, powered by Michigan Student Aid, is in its fourth season. This week show features the Calumet High School football team. Game balls this week go out to Zach Mogg of Mt. Pleasant High School, and Ryan Ringler and Sage Serbenta of Cedar Springs High School. Football Overtime Differences is the topic of Be The Referee; and the show wraps up talking about changes in the MHSAA Transfer Rule.
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. You can listen to this week’s show and check out the complete list of stations carrying the program by Clicking Here.
Be The Referee is also available each week as a separate podcast. These 60-second messages, featuring MHSAA Assistant Director Brent Rice and veteran MHSAA official Sam Davis, take a look at rules in different sports, challenge your rules knowledge with some You Make The Call questions, and pass on other information about the world of officiating.
Be The Referee is posted online by Noon Tuesday each week, and can be found on the home pages of the MHSAA Website and the MHSAA Network Website. You can listen to this week’s message by Clicking Here.