MHSAA On Xfinity Features Basketball This Week

Contact:  John Johnson
517.332.5046 or media@mhsaa.com


EAST LANSING, Mich. – Jan. 15 – This week, PlayOn! Sports, an MHSAA Network television partner, will feature two boys basketball games on Xfinity.  On Tuesday (Jan. 15),  it’s O-K Conference Green Division action when Hudsonville Unity Christian visits Holland Christian.  Then on Thursday (Jan. 17), the PlayOn! cameras pick up Downriver League activity as Allen Park is at Southgate Anderson.

The Unity Christian-Holland Christian game will be shown on Saturday (Jan. 19) at 3 p.m., Sunday (Jan. 20) at 6 p.m., and Jan. 23 at 8 a.m.  The Allen Park-Southgate game will be shown on Jan. 22 at 10 p.m., and Jan. 23 at 10:30 a.m.

Each week’s games, featuring schools from Wayne County and the O-K Conference in West Michigan, will generally be presented by Xfinity to viewers on Comcast Channel 900 on the following Tuesday at 7 and 9:30 p.m., with additional replays throughout the week.  The games will be online for Xfinity subscribers at Xfinity.com/HighSchoolSports, and highlights will also be available on the Xfinity on Demand service.  Here’s the remainder of the Winter schedule:

Redford Thurston at Dearborn Edsel Ford – Girls Basketball – Jan. 22
Salem at Northville – Boys Basketball – Jan. 25
Lincoln Park at Wyandotte Roosevelt – Boys Basketball – Jan. 29
New Boston Huron at Flat Rock – Girls Basketball – Jan. 31
Michigan Interscholastic Hockey League Showcase – Feb. 6
            Wyandotte Roosevelt vs. Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood
            Detroit Catholic Central vs. Grosse Pointe North
Detroit Public School League Boys Basketball Finals – Two Games – Feb. 15
Grand Rapids Christian at Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern – Girls & Boys Basketball – Feb. 19
MHSAA Girls Basketball District Semifinal – Two Games – Site TBA – Feb. 27

Highlights of selected games produced by MHSAA members participating in the Student Broadcast Program have returned to the MHSAA.tv Website for the Winter sports season.

Approximately 60 schools are involved in the School Broadcast Program, which is in its fourth year.  Since the beginning of the school year, Michigan schools have produced 1,177 events.  In 2011-12, student-produced events totaled 2,474 over the entire school year.

This week’s highlights package of games from the week of Jan. 7 includes Girls Basketball between Portland and East Lansing; Ice Hockey between Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood and Detroit Catholic Centrall; and Boys Basketball between Comstock and Plainwell.

Here’s the schedule of schools planning to cover games this week, which will be available at MHSAA.tv shortly after each game’s conclusion:

Tuesday, Jan. 15
Boyne Falls at Ellsworth – Boys Basketball
Posen at Rogers City – Girls Basketball
Dowagiac at Plainwell – Girls Basketball
Charlevoix at Petoskey – Boys Basketball
Shelby at Ludington – Boys Basketball (JV & Varsity)
Flint Northern at Davison – Boys Basketball
Johannesburg-Lewiston at Indian River Inland Lakes – Boys Basketball

Thursday, Jan. 17
Fairview at AuGres-Sims – Girls Basketball
Hancock at Calumet – Boys Basketball

Friday, Jan. 18
St. Ignace at Cheboygan – Girls Basketball
Rudyard at Rogers City – Girls Basketball
Lansing Sexton at East Lansing – Boys & Girls Basketball
Detroit U-D Jesuit at Calumet – Ice Hockey
Flushing at Davison – Girls Basketball
Central Lake at Indian River Inland lakes – Girls Basketball
Otsego at Plainwell – Boys Basketball
Harbor Springs at Charlevoix – Boys Basketball
Alpena at Petoskey – Boys Basketball

Saturday, Jan. 19
Detroit U-D Jesuit at Calumet – Ice Hockey

Monday, Jan. 21
East Jordan at Ellsworth – Boys Basketball
Gaylord at Petoskey – Girls Basketball

Tuesday, Jan. 22
Posen at AuGres-Sims – Boys Basketball
Atlanta at Hillman – Boys Basketball
Grand Ledge at East Lansing – Boys Basketball
Berrien Springs at Plainwell – Boys Basketball
Baraga at Calumet – Boys Basketball



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