Boys Soccer Tournament Kicks Off This Week with Openers on

By Jon Ross
MHSAA Director of Broadcast Properties

October 12, 2021

The first round of District play for Lower Peninsula boys soccer teams kicks off Wednesday (Oct. 13) with more than 20 playoff games being broadcast this week on and the NFHS Network.

Among notable openers are a Division 1 matchup of Holt (9-6) at East Lansing (11-3-2), scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday. In Division 2, Coldwater (11-6-2) hosts Parma Western (7-5) in a 6 p.m. opener also Wednesday.

A pair of Tuesday (Oct. 12) matchups among ranked volleyball teams also highlights this week’s broadcast listings. Division 2 No. 2 Grand Rapids Christian hosts Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern at 6 p.m., and Division 1 No. 7 Novi travels to No. 8 Northville for a 6:30 p.m. match.

Week 8 of the football regular season will see more than 175 games broadcast on, plus a pair streamed by MHSAA media partners. This week’s Bally Sports Detroit live cable game features reigning Division 5 runner-up Frankenmuth (7-0) taking on Essexville Garber (5-2) in the Tri-Valley Conference, kicking off at 7 p.m. Friday (Oct. 15) on the Bally Sports Detroit PLUS channel as well as online and on the BSD app. State Champs! Sports Network will stream on its website Saturday’s 1 p.m. matchup between Detroit Loyola (3-3) and Detroit Country Day (4-2).

See below for links to a number of notable events on the Network this week:

Oct. 15, 7 p.m.: Montague at Whitehall
Oct. 15, 7 p.m.: Traverse City West at Marquette
Oct. 15, 7 p.m.: Three Rivers at Plainwell
Oct. 15, 7 p.m.: Mount Pleasant at Bay City Western
Oct. 15, 7 p.m.: Mancelona at Charlevoix
Oct. 15, 7 p.m.: Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice at Traverse City Central
Oct. 15, 7 p.m.: Birmingham Groves at Clarkston
Oct. 15, 7 p.m.: Royal Oak Shrine Catholic at Clarkston Everest Collegiate

Oct. 12, 6 p.m.: Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern at Grand Rapids Christian
Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m.: Negaunee at Calumet
Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m. Novi at Northville
Oct. 13, 5 p.m.: Cadillac at Traverse City Central
Oct. 14, 7 p.m.: Essexville Garber at Freeland
Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. Brown City at Ubly

Oct. 13, 6 p.m.: Parma Western at Coldwater
Oct. 13, 7 p.m.: Holt at East Lansing
Oct. 14, 6 p.m.: Plymouth at Canton
Oct. 15, 7 p.m.: Haslett at Mason

Click the links below to see all three sports’ listings in full:

Football VolleyballBoys Soccer

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More than 400 MHSAA member schools are participants in the School Broadcast Program, now in its 13th year, producing games using traditional hands-on student crews or via Pixellot cameras installed at stadiums and gymnasiums across the state. A complete list of participating schools can be found on the School Broadcast Program page of the MHSAA Website. 

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