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EAST LANSING, Mich. – Jan. 7 – Over 600 high school sporting events will have live streaming video in the coming week on MHSAA.tv and the NFHS Network.
Here’s the complete schedule of varsity events on MHSAA.tv – over 300 events on this week’s schedule are Junior High/Middle School, Freshman, or Junior Varsity are not shown. Visit MHSAA.tv to look for all upcoming games:
Tuesday - Jan. 7
Wednesday - Jan. 8
Thursday - Jan. 9
Friday - Jan. 10
Saturday - Jan. 11
Monday - Jan. 13
Tuesday - Jan. 14
Now in its 11th 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.
NFHS Network subscriptions begin at $10.99 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 benefit as 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.
Over 100 over-the-air radio stations and internet audio website are carrying the MHSAA Network’s flagship program, This Week In High School Sports, as part of their weekly high school sports programming for the third straight year.
The five-minute program, powered by Michigan Student Aid, is in its fifth year. It leads off each week with feature stories from around the state from the MHSAA’s Second Half, or from network affiliated stories and interviews. This Week Game Balls are then presented for team or individual achievements in the past week. Be The Referee, a 60-second look at the fine art of officiating, comes in the middle of the show; and is followed by a closing MHSAA Perspective.
This week’s show will feature Livonia Stevenson hockey’s Seth Lause; present Game Balls to Kelsey Richard of Fruitport Calvary Christian and Jalen Terry from Flint Beecher; discuss basketball pre-game meetings on Be The Referee; and close with a commentary about the affects of video on behavior.
A complete list of radio stations and web audio outlets carrying This Week In High School Sports can be found by Clicking Here.
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 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, challenges 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.