VHSL Network to Stream All 2012 Football Championship Games LIVE
Group AAA Division 5 and 6 Games to be Televised Live on Comcast SportsNet CSN Plus Channel
Charlottesville, Va., and ATLANTA (December 5, 2012) – Twelve of the best high school football teams in Virginia will take the field Saturday, December 8 in the 2012 VHSL Football Championships taking place across the state in Salem, Lynchburg and Charlottesville, Va. The VHSL Network will stream the Group A Division 1 and 2 and Group AA Division 3 and 4 games live at www.vhslnetwork.com. The Group AAA Division 5 and 6 games from University of Virginia’s Scott Stadium will air live on Comcast SportsNet CSN Plus Channel and will stream live on ESPN3. All games will be available on demand and for DVD purchase at VHSLNetwork.com
In addition to streaming the football championship games live, the VHSL Network will also make live highlights available as the games are played. The highlights will be posted to the VHSL Network portal, www.vhslnetwork.com.
To watch the Group AAA Division 5 and 6 games live on CSN Plus, check your local listings. A channel finder can be located at http://www.csnwashington.com/channel-finder to locate a channel in your local area.
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to distribute all of our football championships to fans throughout Virginia and beyond on the VHSL Network and CSN Plus,” said VHSL Executive Director Ken Tilley. “This is an amazing opportunity for the participating high schools, athletes, and the VHSL.”
The VHSL Network is a partnership between the VHSL and PlayOn! Sports that features live and on-demand coverage of high school sports in Virginia on television and the Internet. The VHSL Network video portal,www.vhslnetwork.com is one component of the partnership and gives fans access, at no charge, to a wide variety of events including the recent VHSL Volleyball and Field Hockey Championships.
The matchups and broadcast times for the 2012 VHSL Football Championships on Saturday December 8 are:
Group A, Salem City Stadium, Salem, Va.
Group A Division 2 Goochland (12-2) vs. Essex (14-0) 4:30 pm ET
Group A Division 1 Honaker (13-1) vs. George Wythe (12-1) Noon ET
Group AA, Williams Stadium, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va.
Group AA Division 3 The James Monroe (12-1) vs. Brookville (13-0) Noon ET
Group AA Division 4 Heritage (Lyn) (12-1) vs. Briar Woods (14-0) 4:30 p.m. ET
Group AAA, Scott Stadium, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
Group AAA Division 5 Lake Taylor (14-0) vs. Stone Bridge (14-0) Noon p.m. ET
Group AAA Division 6 L.C. Bird (13-0) vs. Ocean Lakes (14-0) 4 p.m. ET
About PlayOn! Sports:
PlayOn! Sports is the largest rights holder, producer, and aggregator of high school sports events distributed across television, the Internet, and IP-video enabled mobile devices. By combining State Athletic Associations’ postseason content with the regular season events of member schools, PlayOn provides marketers with a unique multi-media platform solution to reach teens, young adults and families. PlayOn is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with offices in the Southeast, Midwest and California. For more information, contact PlayOn! Sports at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.playonsports.com.
The Virginia High School League is an alliance of Virginia’s public high schools that promotes education, leadership, sportsmanship, character and citizenship for students by establishing and maintaining high standards for school activities and competitions.