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OHSAA Football This Week on Spectrum, NFHS and OHSAA Radio Network

November 1, 2023
News Release – Ohio High School Athletic Association
Executive Director Doug Ute
For Immediate Release – Nov. 1, 2023
Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Media Relations, [email protected]
OHSAA Football This Week on Spectrum, NFHS and OHSAA Radio Network
Spectrum to cover 18 regional quarterfinal games Friday night; more than 20 games on NFHS Network, OHSAA Radio Network Playoff Preview Show linked
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association football playoffs kicked off last Friday night and now half the qualifying field has advanced to this week’s regional quarterfinals. Spectrum and the NFHS Network have announced their game coverage, and the OHSAA Radio Network has posted its second weekly Playoff Preview Show. The video version of the Playoff Preview Show will be posted on the OHSAA’s social media platforms on Thursday.
Spectrum will televise three games live on Spectrum News 1 and will cover 15 more games online at coverage at http://spectrumnews1.com and www.OHSAA.tv.
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. Please see below for details.
Earlier Wednesday, the OHSAA announced the time slots for each division for the state championship games. The release is posted at: https://www.ohsaa.org/news-media/articles/ohsaa-announces-football-state-championship-game-schedule
OHSAA Playoff Football on Spectrum
Spectrum News 1 will televise three regional quarterfinal games live on Friday night, including Cleveland St. Ignatius at Canton McKinley, Pickerington Central at Upper Arlington and Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller at Cincinnati St. Xavier. Live television games available on Spectrum News 1, http://SpectrumNewsApp.com and http://OHSAA.tv
Spectrum will cover an additional 15 games with streaming coverage at http://spectrumnews1.com and http://OHSAA.tv. The games include Medina at Wadsworth, Powell Olentangy Liberty at Dublin Coffman, Springfield at Centerville, Westerville North at Hillard Bradley, Hilliard Darby at Pickerington North, Mason at Milford, Hamilton at Cincinnati Princeton, Cincinnati Elder at West Chester Lakota West, Warren G. Harding at Hudson, Brecksville-Broadview Heights at Avon, Westerville South at Massillon Washington, Lima Senior at Troy, Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph at Chagrin Falls Kenston, Bellefontaine at London, and Portsmouth at Wheelersburg.
Playoff Coverage on the OHSAA Radio Network  
The OHSAA Radio Network’s first weekly OHSAA Football Playoff Preview Show is posted at: https://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
OHSAA Football Playoff Preview Show #1 is 30:55 and is posted directly at: https://ohsaaweb.blob.core.windows.net/files/News/radio/2023Football/OHSAAPLAYOFFSHOWWEEK2Condensed.mp3
In this week’s show, host Marty Bannister chats with OHSAA Executive Director Doug Ute. The show includes regional reports from David Wilson (OHSAA Radio Network, Sandusky Bay Conference), Ryan Baker (Columbus WBNS Radio), Chris Solwecki (OHSAA Radio Network), Mike Dyer (Cincinnati WCPO-TV), Mark Kunz (Toledo BCSN), Aaron Cassady (Marietta WMOA, Southeastern Ohio), TJ Downing (Stark County Media) and Todd Walker (Lima WIMA).
The show includes one local break (2:00) after Doug Ute’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 is the OHSAA’s official streaming partner and will cover a number of playoff games each week. The list of games is available at: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/associations/ohsaa/football
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