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OHSAA Radio “Football Playoff Preview Show” #4

November 21, 2018
For Immediate Release – November 21, 2018
Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Communications, [email protected]
OHSAA Radio “Football Playoff Preview Show” #4
This week’s “OHSAA Football Playoff Preview Show” is posted at the link below. In this week’s show, host Marty Bannister breaks down the state semifinal pairings with notes and historical information, followed by four regional reports from around Ohio.
The show includes one local break (2:00) so stations can insert their own spots (see format below).
OHSAA Football Playoff Preview Show #4 is 27:09 and is posted at: http://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
  • Opening
  • Network break
  • Segment 1 – State Semifinal Pairings and Notes
  • Local Break and Joiner (2:10)
  • Segment 2 – Regional Reports from the northwest by Adam Gubernath (Defiance WZOM and WONW), the southeast by Andy Rex (Marietta WMOA), the central by Todd Bell (Spectrum and OHSAA Radio Network) and the southwest by Scott Leo (Spectrum and OHSAA Radio Network).
  • Network break
  • Closing
2018 Football State Championships on the OHSAA Radio Network
Stations can have broadcast rights fees waived by carrying OHSAA Radio Network programming
All seven football state championship games will be broadcast by the OHSAA Radio Network Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1. Please see below for details. Stations that have not yet entered into affiliate status should contact Tim Stried at [email protected]. There is no cost 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 Radio Network Home, Delivery Details, Crews and Program Logs:  http://www.ohsaa.org/news/radio
2018 OHSAA Football State Championships – Nov. 29, 30 & Dec. 1
Thursday, 7:30   David Wilson, Justin Zwick and Marty Bannister (sideline) … Halftime: Scott Leo
Friday, 10:00     Marty Bannister, Greg Frey and Scott Leo (sideline) … Halftime: Aaron Cassady
Friday, 3:00     Todd Bell, Matt D’Orazio and Ryan Cavanaugh (sideline) … Halftime: David Wilson
Friday, 8:00    Scott Leo, Justin Zwick and Marty Bannister (sideline) … Halftime: David Wilson
Saturday, 10:00   David Wilson, Justin Zwick and Ashley Collins (sideline) … Halftime: Aaron Cassady
Saturday, 3:00   Scott Leo, Greg Frey and Ty Higgins … Halftime: David Wilson
Saturday, 8:00   David Wilson, Matt D’Orazio and Ty Higgins (sideline) … Halftime: Aaron Cassady
Equipment, stream and technical coordinator: Aaron Cassady
Producer: Ryan Baker
Broadcast Highlights Available from SoundCloud
After each state championship game, broadcast highlight clips will be posted for download on the OHSAA Radio Network’s SoundCloud page. The clips will be posted at: https://soundcloud.com/ohsaaradio
2018 OHSAA Radio Network Football State Championships Affiliates
Akron/Canton iHeart Media
Akron WARF 1350 AM and WHLO 640 AM
Canton WHOF 99.7 FM
Archbold WMTR 96.1 FM
Ashtabula Media One Group: WFUN-AM, WREO-FM, WYBL-FM, WZOO-FM & WFXJ-FM
Athens WATH 970 AM and WXTQ 105.5
Bucyrus WBCO 1540 AM and WQEL 92.7 FM
Cambridge AVC Communications: WILE 1270 AM & 97.7 FM, WCMJ 96.7 FM, WWKC 104.9 FM, WBNV 93.5 FM
Canton WHBC 1480 AM
Celina WKKI 94.3 FM
Chillicothe iHeart Media Group
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, WRFD 880 AM and GBSN Streaming
Coshocton WTNS 99.3 FM
Dayton WING 1410 AM
Defiance WZOM 105.7 FM and WONW 1280 AM
Elyria WEOL 930 AM
Findlay WFIN 1330 AM, WKXA 100.5 and WBUK 106.3 FM
Fostoria WFOB 1430 AM & WBVI 96.7 FM
Gallipolis WNTO 93.1 FM
Jackson County Broadcasting: WCJO 97.7 FM, Mix 96.7 FM, WYRO 98.7 and WYPC 1330 AM
Lancaster WLOH 1320 AM and 104.5 FM, Logan 99.3 FM
Lima WoofBoom 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 WMAN 1410 AM & 98.3 FM (with Ashland WNCO 1340 AM)
Marietta WMOA 1490 AM
McConnelsville WJAW 100.9 FM & 630 AM
Marion WMRN 1490 AM and WYNT 95.9 FM
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
Ontario/Mansfield WRGM 1440 AM & 97.3 FM
Ottawa WZOQ 97.1 FM
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
Warren WHTX 1570 AM and WYCL 1540 AM
Wheeling, W.Va. WKKX 1600 AM
Youngstown WBBW 1240 AM and WSOM 600 AM and WWIZ 103.9 FM
Youngstown WKBN 570 AM & WNIO 1390 AM
2018 Football Playoffs Coverage
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 are available through Skyview Satellite or an online feed and 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.
  • Football and Basketball Preview Shows: The network produces a series of weekly football and basketball preview shows that include statewide schedules, interviews and updates, state tournament previews and audio highlights. The pregame shows are 30 minutes long and include a 2-minute local break. 
  • Public Service Announcements:
### OHSAA ###
Tim Stried
Director of Communications
Ohio High School Athletic Association
614-267-2502, ext. 124  office
614-267-1677  fax
4080 Roselea Place
Columbus, OH 43214

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