MHSAA volleyball tourney on Internet

Published 12:19 pm Friday, November 16, 2007

By Staff
EAST LANSING – High school sports fans can track Michigan High School Athletic Association Tournament action in girls volleyball and football this weekend through the MHSAA Internet Broadcast Network –
A special page has been set up on the MHSAA Internet Broadcast Network to provide information about all of the games being broadcast this weekend, with links to streaming audio and video for most of those games. A link will also be provided from the TV-Radio page of the MHSAA Web site.
All of the girls volleyball semifinal and final matches from Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek today and Saturday, will be available through for listening audiences on a live basis, and the broadcasts will also be archived for on-demand listening.
On Saturday enhanced coverage of the girls volleyball finals will be provided, with live video of the championship matches available at on pay-per-view basis. The video will be the full MHSAA-produced presentation of each game which will air in December on FSN Detroit, complete with announcers, multiple cameras, graphics and replays. The cost of the live feed is $7 per match. The video will be archived for free, on-demand viewing beginning Nov. 18.
FSN Detroit will air the matches initially in December, with a Class D-C doubleheader beginning at Noon on Dec. 15; and the Class A and B finales running back-to-back beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 22., with the debut of the fall edition of MHSAA Magazine airing that day at 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Of the 16 games in the MHSAA Football Playoff Semifinals this Saturday, 12 will be covered by radio or Internet audio outlets.
As of Thursday morning, at least six of those games will be streamed on the Internet, and as many as four more may be added by Saturday.
The MHSAA Internet Broadcast Network Web site will carry a complete list of those outlets broadcasting games, with links to those events which are being streamed.
Several stations will be partnering with the MHSAA's Internet Broadcast Network provider – – to make the streams possible.