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State Tournament Broadcast Information and OHSAA “Tournament Tipoff” Pregame Show #7

March 21, 2018
News Release – Ohio High School Athletic Association
Executive Director Daniel B. Ross, Ph.D.
 
 
 
For Immediate Release – March 21, 2018
Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Communications, tstried@ohsaa.org
 
State Tournament Broadcast Information and OHSAA “Tournament Tipoff” Pregame Show #7
 
The OHSAA boys basketball state tournament tips off Thursday morning at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus and the OHSAA Radio Network will have all 12 games. Thirty-six affiliates are set to air network broadcasts and every game is available at: http://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
 
Spectrum will televise all 12 games on Channel 311 (and 510 in former Insight areas) and will live stream each game at MySpectrumSports.com. For those outside of the Spectrum areas, a pay-per-view streaming option is available, as well. Details are included at http://bit.ly/2IBEhtC
 
EBSN will have live coverage Saturday before and after each game in the Championship Zone at the Schottenstein Center at http://ebsportsnetwork.com/ebsn/
 
Broadcast Highlights Available from SoundCloud
After each game, broadcast highlight clips from the OHSAA Radio Network will be posted for download on the OHSAA’s SoundCloud page. The clips will be posted at: https://soundcloud.com/ohsaaradio
 
Weekly “Tournament Tipoff” Show #7
This week’s “OHSAA Tournament Tipoff” basketball pregame show is posted at the link below. In this show, host Marty Bannister from EBSN, Spectrum and the OHSAA Radio Network interviews boys basketball analyst Jeff Rapp. This week’s show also includes regional reports from Scott Leo in Central Ohio, David Wilson in Northeast Ohio, Todd Walker in Northwest Ohio and Justin Kinner in Southwest Ohio.
 
Stations are encouraged to use the tipoff shows prior to their own pregame show of basketball broadcast. The show includes one local break (2:00 plus :10 joiner) so stations can insert their own spots (see format below).
 
OHSAA Tournament Tipoff Show #7 is posted at: http://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
 
OHSAA Radio “Tournament Tipoff” Pregame Show #7 – 30:00
  • Opening
  • Network break
  • Segment 1, interview with Jeff Rapp
  • Local Break (2:00 and :10 joiner)
  • Segment 2, reports from Scott Leo (OHSAA Radio Network), David Wilson (OHSAA Radio Network), Todd Walker (Lima WIMA) and Justin Kinner (Dayton WING)
  • Closing
 
 
2018 Basketball State Tournaments on the OHSAA Radio Network
Stations can have regional and state tournament rights fees waived by carrying OHSAA Radio Network programming
 
OHSAA Radio Network Home, Delivery Details, Crews and Program Logs:  http://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
 
2018 Boys Basketball State Tournament, March 22-24
Thursday, Div. IV State Semifinals (10:45 and 2:00) – Todd Bell, Dave Cecutti and Dave Maetzold (producer Ryan Baker)
Thursday, Div. III State Semifinals (5:15 and 8:30) – Scott Leo, Scott Reeves and Michelle Mimna (producer Ryan Baker)
Friday, Div. II State Semifinals (10:45 and 2:00) – Marty Bannister, Toni Roesch and Dave Maetzold (producer Brent Ford)
Friday, Div. I State Semifinals (5:15 and 8:30) – David Wilson, Jacki Windon and Ashley Collins (producer Brent Ford)
Saturday
   Div. IV State Championship (10:45) – RADIO: David Wilson, Dave Cecutti and Dave Maetzold (producer Ryan Baker) … TV: Todd Bell, Josh Postorino and Michelle Mimna
   Div. III State Championship (2:04) – RADIO: Scott Leo, Scott Reeves and Michelle Mimna (producer Ryan Baker) … TV: David Bacon, Pat Vuyancih and Marissa Contipelli
   Div. II State Championship (5:15) – RADIO: Marty Bannister, Toni Roesch and Ashley Collins (producer Brent Ford) … TV: Tim Bray, Tony White and Michelle Mimna
   Div. I State Championship (8:30) – RADIO: David Wilson, Jacki Windon and Ashley Collins (producer Brent Ford) … TV: Michael Reghi, Dave Cecutti and Marissa Contipelli
 
Engineer (all games): Aaron Cassady
 
 
2018 Basketball State Tournaments
Ticket Information: http://www.ohsaa.org/TheSchott
 
 
 
 
OHSAA Radio Network Programming
  • Play-by-Play Broadcasts: The network broadcasts the football state championship games, the girls and boys basketball state tournaments, the softball state tournament and the baseball state tournament. Network broadcasts include program logs, local avails and sub-audible tones. Stations that carry network broadcasts can see a reduction or elimination of their regional and state tournament rights fees.
  • Basketball Pregame Shows: The network produces a series of weekly basketball pregame shows that include statewide interviews and updates, state tournament previews and audio highlights. The pregame shows are 25 minutes long and include a 2-minute local break. Stations are encouraged to utilize the pregame shows before their own pregame shows of their tournament broadcasts. 
  • Football Playoff Preview Show: The network produces a football playoff preview show in early November, the day after the final computer points are announced. The show explains the playoff format and schedule and goes around the state to break down the playoff field.
  • Public Service Announcements: http://www.ohsaa.org/RTG/PSA
 
 
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Tim Stried
Director of Communications
Ohio High School Athletic Association
614-267-2502, ext. 124  office
tstried@ohsaa.org
614-267-1677  fax
4080 Roselea Place
Columbus, OH 43214