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OHSAA Radio “Tournament Tipoff” Pregame Show #5

March 14, 2017
For Immediate Release – March 14, 2017
Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Communications, [email protected]
OHSAA Radio “Tournament Tipoff” Pregame Show #5
The fifth “OHSAA Tournament Tipoff” basketball pregame show of the 2017 postseason is posted at the link below. In this show, host Todd Bell sets the scene in the statewide tournaments this week and talks with girls basketball expert Jim Dabbelt to break down this week’s girls basketball state tournament. In addition, the show includes three local tournament previews, including Anthony Lima from Cleveland 92.3 WKRK, Charlie Danis from Columbus 98.9 WTOH and Dan Ramey from Chillicothe 94.3 WKKJ. 
The show includes one local break (2:00 plus :10 joiner) so stations can insert their own spots (see program log below).
All 12 games of the girls and boys basketball state tournaments will be broadcast by the OHSAA Radio Network. Please see below for details.
OHSAA Tournament Tipoff Show #5 is 26:30 and is posted at:
Other shows and more: http://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
OHSAA Radio “Tournament Tipoff” Pregame Show #5 – 26:30
  • Opening, followed by network break
  • Segment 1, interview with Jim Dabbelt, part 1, followed by 2:00 local break and :10 joiner
  • Segment 2, interview with Jim Dabbelt, part 2, followed by network break
  • Tournament updates from Cleveland, Columbus and Chillicothe; Closing
Stations are encouraged to use the tipoff shows prior to their own pregame show of an OHSAA tournament broadcast, similar to the ONN Radio football shows that Skip Mosic produces. The OHSAA is a sponsor of ONN’s award-winning weekly football shows.
2017 Basketball State Tournaments
Ticket Information: http://www.ohsaa.org/TheSchott
2017 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, Crews and Program Logs:  http://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
Network Delivery Details: http://bit.ly/2ljbUHf
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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