OHSAA Volleyball, Soccer and Football Broadcasts This Weekend
Volleyball and soccer live on the NFHS Network; Spectrum and NFHS to cover 30 football regional semifinal games Friday night; OHSAA Radio Network Playoff Preview Show
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Spectrum and the NFHS Network will have live coverage this weekend as the Ohio High School Athletic Association crowns state champions in volleyball and soccer and the football regional semifinals kick off Friday and Saturday nights.
The volleyball state tournament begins Thursday afternoon at the Nutter Center at Wright State University. The NFHS Network will live stream all 12 matches, with Dean Linke, Justin Kinner, Jackie Cline and Michelle Mimna on the call. Pairings and live coverage are available at: https://www.ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Volleyball-Girls/Girls-Volleyball-2022/2022-OHSAA-Volleyball-State-Tournament-Coverage
Following the soccer state semifinals Tuesday and Wednesday night, the soccer state championship games will be held Friday and Saturday at Lower.com Field in Columbus, home of the Columbus Crew. The girls finals are Friday and the boys finals are Saturday, with Dwight Burgess, John Bluem and Andy Krahling on the call. Pairings and live coverage are available at: https://www.ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Soccer/Soccer-2022/2022-OHSAA-State-Tournament-Coverage
Tickets for all OHSAA postseason contests are available at www.OHSAA.org/tickets
Football Playoff Coverage and Brackets: https://www.ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Football/Football-2021/2022-OHSAA-Football-Playoffs-Coverage
OHSAA Playoff Football on Spectrum
Spectrum News 1 will televise four regional semifinal games live on Friday night on channel 1, including Cleveland St. Ignatius vs. Lakewood St. Edward in the Northeast Ohio market, New Albany vs. Upper Arlington in the Central Ohio market, and West Chester Lakota West vs. Cincinnati Elder in the Southwest Ohio market, and Centerville vs. Springfield on channel 314.
Spectrum’s live television games are available on Spectrum News 1, http://SpectrumNewsApp.com and also at http://OHSAA.tv, where all of Spectrum’s game coverage can be viewed, including an additional 11 games with streaming coverage. Those games include Mentor vs. Medina, Pickerington Central vs. Gahanna Lincoln, Mason vs. Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller, Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary vs. Akron Archbishop Hoban, Hudson vs. Painesville Riverside, Olmsted Falls vs. Avon, Sunbury Big Walnut vs. Massillon Washington, Kings Mill Kings vs. Cincinnati Winton Woods, Carroll Bloom-Carroll vs. Thornville Sheridan, Wapakoneta vs. Hamilton Badin and Portsmouth West vs. Ironton.
Spectrum’s lineup is available at: https://www.ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Football/Football-2022/2022-OHSAA-Football-on-Spectrum
Playoff Coverage on the OHSAA Radio Network
The OHSAA Radio Network’s weekly OHSAA Football Playoff Preview Show is available for download and use by stations as part of their football playoff coverage at: https://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio.
OHSAA Football Playoff Preview Show #3 is 28:46 and is posted directly at:
In this week’s show, host Marty Bannister chats with Spectrum analyst and former Ohio State quarterback Greg Frey. The show includes regional reports from Chris Solwecki (OHSAA Radio Network), Mike Breckenridge (Wooster WQKT), Aaron Hines (Mansfield WMAN), David Kinder (Zanesville WHIZ) and Ryan Baker (Columbus WBNS)
The show includes one local break (2:00) after Greg Frey’s interview for stations to insert their own spots.
All seven football state championship games will be broadcast by the OHSAA Radio Network. Stations that have not yet entered into affiliate status can contact Tim Stried at [email protected]. There is no fee to carry OHSAA Radio Network programming and there are 24 local avails in each game. Network game broadcasts are available through Skyview Satellite or an online feed.
OHSAA Playoff Football on the NFHS Network
The NFHS Network will live stream 15 regional semifinal football games. Their coverage includes:
Coldwater vs. Liberty-Center, Perrysburg vs. Powell Olentangy Liberty, Trenton Edgewood vs. Cincinnati Anderson, Mount Orab Western Brown vs. Tipp City Tippecanoe, Germantown Valley View vs. Cincinnati Madeira, and West Milton Milton-Union vs. Brookville.
Versailles vs. Marion Local, Tri-Village vs. Allen East, Beverly Fort Frye vs. Coal Grove Dawson-Bryant, Lima Central Catholic vs. McComb, Columbus Grove vs. Colonel Crawford, Minster vs. Ft. Loramie, Cincinnati Wyoming vs. Clarksville Clinton-Massie, Cincinnati Taft vs. Cincinnati Archbishop McNicholas, and Van Wert vs. West Holmes.