Contact:  John Johnson
517.332.5046 or [email protected]
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Feb. 5 – The Michigan Interscholastic Hockey League Showcase takes center stage this week when PlayOn! Sports, an MHSAA Network television partner, will feature two games on Xfinity.  The coverage will be of Wednesday’s (Feb. 6) MIHL Night at the four-day event, with Wyandotte Roosevelt taking on the top-ranked team in Division 3 – Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood; and two Division 1 powers – eighth-ranked Grosse Pointe North facing second-ranked Detroit Catholic Central – facing off in the second game.

The Wyandotte game with Cranbrook-Kingswood will be shown on Saturday (Feb. 9) at 3 p.m.; Sunday (Feb. 10) at Noon; Tuesday (Feb. 12) at 7 p.m.; Feb. 13 at 8 a.m.; Feb. 16 at 3 p.m.; and Feb. 17 at 6 p.m.  The Catholic Central-North game will be shown on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m.; Feb. 13 at 10:30 a.m.; Feb. 16 at 8 a.m.; and Feb. 17 at Noon.

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 HighSchoolSports.Xfinity.com, and highlights will also be available on the Xfinity on Demand service.  Here’s the remainder of the Winter schedule:

Detroit Public School League Girls & Boys Basketball Finals – Two Games – Feb. 15
Grand Rapids Christian at Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern – Girls & Boys Basketball – Feb. 19
MHSAA Class A Girls Basketball District Semifinal  at Grand Ledge – Feb. 27
    Grand Ledge-Lansing Everett winner vs. Lansing Waverly-DeWitt winner
    East Lansing-Lansing Eastern winner vs. Okemos

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 1,287 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. 28 include Boys Basketball between Boyne City and Charlevoix; an Ice Hockey game between second-ranked (Division 1) Detroit Catholic Central and top-ranked (Division 2) Trenton; and a Girls Basketball game between ninth-ranked (Class D) DeTour and Rogers City.

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, Feb. 5
Vanderbilt at Ellsworth – Girls Basketball
Edwardsburg at Plainwell – Boys Basketball
Chassell at Calumet – Boys Basketball
Cheboygan at Petoskey – Girls Basketball
Lincoln Alcona at Rogers City – Boys Basketball
Fife Lake Forest Area at Onaway – Girls Basketball
Swartz Creek at Davison – Girls & Boys Basketball

Wednesday, Feb. 6
Mancelona at Onaway – Boys Basketball
Houghton at Oscoda – Boys Basketball

Friday, Feb. 8
Rudyard at Cheboygan – Boys Basketball
Newberry at Rogers City – Boys Basketball
Paw Paw at Plainwell – Girls & Boys Basketball
Traverse City West at Petoskey – Boys Basketball
Tawas Area at Oscoda – Boys Basketball

Monday, Feb. 11
Fairview at Hillman – Girls Basketball
Houghton at Calumet – Girls Basketball

Tuesday, Feb. 12
Alba at Ellsworth – Girls Basketball
Houghton at Calumet – Ice Hockey
Rogers City at Onaway – Girls Basketball
L’Anse at Calumet – Boys Basketball
East Jordan at Charlevoix – Girls Basketball



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