Contact:  John Johnson
517.332.5046 or [email protected]

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Sept. 29 – The MHSAA Radio Network hit an all-time high for affiliates last week, reaching the 89 mark of radio stations and web audio outlets carrying the weekly program This Week In High School Sports.

Many affiliates, in addition to the weekly programming during the Fall and Winter sports seasons, will carry the MHSAA Boys and Girls Basketball Finals in March, and selected audio broadcasts of championship action in baseball, football, ice hockey, soccer, softball and girls volleyball.  For a complete list of complete list of outlets carrying the program, and to listen to archived programs, visit the This Week In High School Sports page of the MHSAA Website. 

This Week In High School Sports leads off this week with a feature about high school teams giving back through special nights, hands out game balls to Karina VanDuinen of Muskegon Reeths-Puffer and Dylan Fritz and David Binder of Owendale-Gagetown, and concludes with a commentary about a new study revealing how many parents hope their high school athlete will eventually go pro. 

Over 50 events, including over 30 athletic broadcasts, will be put out by members of the MHSAA’s School Broadcast Program in the coming week. 

The programming ranges from athletic events to school board meetings, daily student announcements and powder puff football games.  A complete list of participating schools can be found on the School Broadcast Program page of the MHSAA website. 

In its seventh 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.  

The program also gives schools the opportunity to raise money through advertising and viewing subscriptions.  

All sporting events – Live or On-Demand - 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. 

Here’s the schedule of School Broadcast Program members planning to stream athletic  competition this week for broadcast at MHSAA.tv.  On-Demand listings may be available as soon as one hour following an event’s completion.  (List as of Sept. 29): 

Tuesday – Sept. 29
Bay City John Glenn at Oscoda – Girls Swimming & Diving – 5 p.m. – On-Demand
DeWitt at Haslett – Boys Soccer – 5:30 p.m. – LIVE
Flint Southwestern at Davison – Girls Volleyball – 6 p.m.  - LIVE
Grand Ledge at East Lansing – Girls Volleyball – 6 p.m. – On-Demand
Pellston at Onaway – Girls Volleyball – 6 p.m. – On-Demand
Greenville at Cedar Springs – Boys Soccer – 6:45 p.m. – LIVE
Fenton at Flint Kearsley – Girls Volleyball – 7 p.m. – On-Demand 

Wednesday – Sept. 30
Standish-Sterling at Pinconning – Boys Soccer – 5 p.m. – On-Demand
Okemos at East Lansing – Boys Soccer – 6:30 p.m. – On-Demand

Thursday – Oct. 1
Grand Rapids Northview at Cedar Springs – Girls Volleyball – 6 p.m. – LIVE
Holt at East Lansing – Girls Swimming & Diving – 6 p.m. – On-Demand
Hopkins at Comstock Park – JV Football – 6:30 p.m. – LIVE
Marine City Cardinal Mooney at Onaway – Girls Volleyball – 7 p.m. – On-Demand
Clarkston at Lake Orion - Girls Volleyball - 7 p.m. - LIVE

Friday – Oct. 2
Tawas at Whittemore-Prescott – Football – 6:30 p.m. – On-Demand
Burton Atherton at Au Gres-Sims – Football – 7 p.m. – On-Demand
Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern at Cedar Springs – Football – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Lansing Everett at East Lansing – Football – 7 p.m. – On-Demand
DeWitt at Haslett – Football – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Lansing Waverly at Mason – Football – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Standish-Sterling at Montrose – Football – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Dowagiac at Plainwell – Football – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Grand Haven at Rockford – Football – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Mio at Rogers City – Football – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Kingsford at Marquette – Football – 7:30 p.m. – LIVE
Lincoln Alcona at Oscoda – Football – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Houghton Lake at Clare – Football – 7 p.m. - LIVE 

Saturday – Oct. 3
Onaway Volleyball Invitational – 9 a.m. – On-Demand

 Tuesday – Oct. 6
Oscoda at Lincoln Alcona – Girls Volleyball – 6 p.m. – LIVE
Jackson at East Lansing – Girls Volleyball – 6 p.m. – On-Demand
Grand Rapids Northview at Cedar Springs – Boys Soccer – 6:45 p.m. – LIVE
L’Anse at Calumet – Girls Volleyball – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Posen at Rogers City – Girls Volleyball – 7 p.m. – LIVE
Johannesburg-Lewiston at Onaway – Girls Volleyball – 7 p.m. – On-Demand 

Weekly highlights from games produced by participants in the MHSAA's School Broadcast Program are back for another school year on MHSAA.TV.   Highlights from this past week come from an 8-player football games between Cedarville at Onaway; and girls volleyball matches between Kingsford at Marquette and Mason at Haslett. 

Schools interested in becoming a part of the School Broadcast Program should contact John Johnson at the MHSAA Office. 

Launching at Midnight every Friday throughout the season is MHSAA Football Friday Overtime on FOX Sports Detroit.  Mickey York and Rob Rubick host the weekly 30-minute highlights show.  The show will reair most Saturday and Sunday mornings – and will be archived on the FOX Detroit Website.  This week, FFOT will reair at 6 and 8:30 a.m. on Saturday; and 10 a.m. on Sunday on FOX Sports Detroit.  

The following games are scheduled to be highlighted this week on Football Friday Overtime:

Novi at South Lyon
Walled Lake Northern at Walled Lake Western
Detroit Collegiate Prep at Detroit Pershing  
Northville at Livonia Stevenson
Flint Hamady at Burton Bendle
Flint Beecher at Lake Fenton 



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