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OHSAA Radio Network Set for Football State Championships

November 21, 2017
News Release – Ohio High School Athletic Association
Commissioner Daniel B. Ross, Ph.D.
 
 
For Immediate Release – Nov. 21, 2017
Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Communications, tstried@ohsaa.org
 
OHSAA Radio Network Set for Football State Championships
Broadcasts available through Skyview Satellite and online at OHSAA.org
 
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Now in its eighth year, the OHSAA Radio Network will broadcast the football state championship games next week live from Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton. With more than 50 affiliates set to carry state championship games next week, it is one of the largest high school radio networks in the country. 
 
The championship games will be available from Skyview Satellite, which also distributes radio programming in Ohio for the Blue Jackets, Cavs, Reds, Indians, Bengals and Browns. The OHSAA football state championship broadcasts are also available online at OHSAA.org. For network delivery details, program logs and more OHSAA Radio Network information, please log onto: http://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
 
The OHSAA will assign divisions to each championship game time slot following Friday’s state semifinal games.
 
OHSAA Radio Network - State Championship Broadcast Crews
Thursday
   7:30 p.m. - Marty Bannister and Justin Zwick … Sideline: Scott Leo … Halftime: Todd Bell
 
Friday
   10:00 a.m. - David Wilson and Ryan Cavanaugh … Sideline: Scott Leo … Halftime: Todd Bell
   3:00 p.m. - Scott Leo and Justin Zwick … Sideline: Ashley Collins … Halftime: Aaron Cassady
   8:00 p.m. - Todd Bell and Matt D’Orazio … Sideline: Ryan Cavanaugh … Halftime: Scott Leo
 
Saturday
   10:00 a.m. - Scott Leo and Justin Zwick … Sideline: Ryan Cavanaugh … Halftime: Aaron Cassady
   3:00 p.m. - Marty Bannister and Ryan Cavanaugh … Sideline: Ashley Collins … Halftime: Todd Bell
   8:00 p.m. - Todd Bell and Matt D’Orazio … Sideline: Marty Bannister … Halftime: Scott Leo
 
Producer: Aaron Cassady
 
Stations that commit to carry state championship game broadcasts from the network will have their rights fees waived throughout the playoffs.
 
OHSAA Radio Network Affiliates – 2017 Football State Championships (as of Nov. 21)
Akron/Canton iHeart Media
Akron WARF 1350 AM and WHLO 640 AM
Canton WHOF 99.7 FM
Archbold WMTR 96.1 FM
Ashtabula WFUN-AM, WREO-FM, WYBL-FM, WZOO-FM & WFXJ-FM
Athens WATH 970 AM and WXTQ 105.5
Cambridge AVC Communications
WILE 1270 AM & 97.7 FM
WCMJ 96.7 FM, WWKC 104.9 FM, WBNV 93.5 FM
Celina WKKI 94.3 FM
Chillicothe iHeart Media
Chillicothe WCHI-AM 1350 AM
Chillicothe WBEX-AM 1490 AM & 92.7 FM
Chillicothe WKKJ 94.3 FM
Chillicothe WQLX 106.5 FM
Washington C.H./Hillsboro WCHO 105.5 FM & 1250 AM
Cincinnati iHeart Media: WCKY 1530 AM and WSAI 1360 AM
Cleveland/Willoughby WINT 101.5 FM and 1330 AM
Columbus WTOH 98.9 FM and WRFD 880 AM
Coshocton WTNS 99.3 FM
Defiance WZOM 105.7 FM and WONW 1280 AM
Elyria WEOL 930 AM
Findlay WFIN 1330 AM & WBUK 106.3 FM
Fostoria WFOB 1430 AM & WBVI 96.7 FM
Lima Childers Media Group
Delphos WDOH 107.1 FM - Lite Rock
​Lima WWSR 93.1 FM - The Fan
Lima WEGE 104.9 FM - The Eagle
Lima WCIT 940 AM - Lima's News Talk
Lima WIMA 1150 AM & WZRX 107.5 FM
Mansfield/Ontario WRGM 1440 AM & 97.3 FM
Marietta WMOA and 1490 AM
Marion WMRN 1490 AM and WYNT 95.9 FM
McConnelsville WJAW 100.9 FM & 630 AM
Massillon WTIG 990 AM ESPN Radio
Millersburg WKLM 95.3 FM
Moundsville, W.Va. WVLY 1370 AM
Napoleon WNDH 103.1 FM
Norwalk/Milan/Huron WLKR 95.3 FM & 1510 AM
Oberlin WOBL 1320 AM & WDLW 1380 AM
Ottawa WZOQ 97.1 FM
Portland, Ind. WPGW 100.9 FM & 1440 AM
Portsmouth WNXT 1260 AM & 99.3 FM & WZZZ 107.5 FM
Sandusky WKFM 96.1 FM
Steubenville WCDK 106.3 FM
Tiffin WTTF 1600 AM
Toledo WTOD 1470 AM & 106.5 FM
Van Wert WKSD 99.7 FM and WERT 1220 AM
Wheeling, W.Va. WKKX 1600 AM
Youngstown WBBW 1240 AM CBS Sports Radio & WSOM 600 AM
Youngstown WKBN 570 AM & WNIO 1390 AM
Zanesville WHIZ 1240 AM
 
 
State Championship Games Ticket Information
All-session tickets for the state championship games are on sale through 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22. There is a ticket option that has indoor access in the stadium club level. Access to the Pro Football Hall of Fame is included with some ticket packages. Parking passes are not sold. Please visit the football page at OHSAA.org for details and the online ticket purchase link, or: http://bit.ly/2mGQuXg
 
Football Playoffs Information
 
Media Information
State Championship Game Media Credentials
Media must apply by noon on Tuesday, Nov. 28, for credentials to cover the state championship games. Media must use the OHSAA’s official credential application form. Please contact Tim Stried at tstried@ohsaa.org for details.
 
2017 OHSAA Football Playoffs – State Semifinal Pairings
Pairings are shown with final AP state rank and current records.
Home team listed first. All games played on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.
 
Division I
Home team listed first. Pairings shown with current record and AP rank.
6 Mentor (12-1) vs. Powell Olentangy Liberty (11-2) at Mansfield Senior Arlin Field
10 Cin. Colerain (11-2) vs. 8 Pickerington Central (12-1) at Springfield Evans Stadium
 
Division II
Home team listed first. Pairings shown with current record and AP rank.
1 Avon (13-0) vs. 5 Akron Archbishop Hoban (12-1) at Brunswick Auto Mart Stadium
Massillon Washington (10-3) vs. 2 Cin. Winton Woods (12-1) at Columbus St. Francis DeSales Alumni Stadium
 
Division III
Home team listed first. Pairings shown with current record and AP rank.
Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (10-3) vs. Dresden Tri-Valley (12-1) at Massillon Perry Stadium
8 Tol. Central Catholic (11-2) vs. 1 Trotwood-Madison (13-0) at Piqua Alexander Stadium
                                                                            
Division IV
Home team listed first. Pairings shown with current record and AP rank.
1 Steubenville (13-0) vs. 5 Shelby (13-0) at Univ. of Akron Infocision Stadium-Summa Field
New Concord John Glenn (11-2) vs. 7 Clarksville Clinton-Massie (12-1) at Hilliard Darby Stadium
 
Division V
Home team listed first. Pairings shown with current record and AP rank.
2 Canfield South Range (13-0) vs. 1 Pemberville Eastwood (13-0) at Strongsville Pat Catan Stadium
3 Wheelersburg (13-0) vs. Middletown Madison (11-2) at Chillicothe Herrnstein Field
 
Division VI
Home team listed first. Pairings shown with current record and AP rank.
1 Maria Stein Marion Local (13-0) vs. 5 Findlay Liberty-Benton (12-1) at Wapakoneta Harmon Field
2 Kirtland (13-0) vs. 3 Nelsonville-York (13-0) at New Philadelphia Woody Hayes Quaker Stadium
 
Division VII
Home team listed first. Pairings shown with current record and AP rank.
3 Danville (12-1) vs. 5 Cuyahoga Heights (11-1) at Orrville Red Rider Stadium, Heartland Field
1 Norwalk St. Paul (13-0) vs. Minster (9-4) at Lima Senior Spartan Stadium
 
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