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OHSAA Football State Semifinals on Spectrum; OHSAA Radio Network Preview Show

November 23, 2023
News Release – Ohio High School Athletic Association
Executive Director Doug Ute
For Immediate Release – Nov. 23, 2023
Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Media Relations, [email protected]
OHSAA Football State Semifinals on Spectrum; OHSAA Radio Network Preview Show
Spectrum to cover all 14 state semifinal games Friday night; OHSAA Radio Network Playoff Preview Show linked
COLUMBUS, Ohio – There are 28 Ohio high school football teams that are thankful to have practice on Thursday, as they prepare for the Ohio High School Athletic Association state semifinals on Friday night. Spectrum will have live coverage of all 14 games.  
In addition, the OHSAA Radio Network has posted its weekly Playoff Preview Show for stations to download and play prior to their own pregame shows or as part of their weekly programming. The video version of the Playoff Preview Show will be posted on the OHSAA’s social media platforms on Thursday evening.  
OHSAA Playoff Football on Spectrum
Spectrum will televise three state semifinal games and cover the other 11 with streaming coverage at http://spectrumnews1.com and www.OHSAA.tv. The three televised games will be streamed live, as well, for non-Spectrum subscribers.
Spectrum News 1 will televise two state semifinal games, including Lakewood St. Edward vs. Hilliard Bradley, and Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller vs. Springfield. In addition, Channel 314 will have the Cincinnati Anderson vs. Massillon Washington game. Live television games available on Spectrum News 1, http://SpectrumNewsApp.com and http://OHSAA.tv
Looking ahead to next weekend, Spectrum News 1 will televise all seven state championship games live from Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton.
Playoff Coverage on the OHSAA Radio Network  
The OHSAA Radio Network information and weekly OHSAA Football Playoff Preview Shows are posted at: https://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
This week’s show goes around Canton with former Ohio State All-American and Canton native TJ Downing. Show host Marty Bannister has regional reports from Mike Dyer (Cincinnati WCPO-TV), Matt Goul (Cleveland.com), Ryan Baker (Columbus WBNS Radio), Chris Solwecki (OHSAA Radio Network), Aaron Cassady (Marietta WMOA) and TJ Downing (Stark County Media).
The show includes one local break (2:00) after TJ Downing’s segment in Canton for stations to insert their own spots.
All seven football state championship games will be broadcast by the OHSAA Radio Network. 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.
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