Sinclair Broadcast Group has renewed its agreement with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) to continue producing and broadcasting the North Carolina High School football and basketball championship games to air across the state through May 2022. “We are very excited to continue our relationship with the NCHSAA for another 3 years,” said […]
Sinclair Broadcast Group begins another season of high school sports coverage, including its popular series Thursday Night Lights/Friday Night Rivals and High School Hoops. Last season Sinclair aired 351 high school football games (more than 1,000 hours), as well as 101 high school basketball games. These included state championship games in Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, […]
NBC-owned WCAU Philadelphia (DMA 4) is introducing a weekly high school football show, a “Game of the Week” feature, new online content and increased viewer engagement through social media. The station’s efforts kick-off in late summer with the debut of NBC10 High School Blitz on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. Hosted by John Clark […]
Dispatch Broadcast Group’s CBS affiliate WBNS Columbus, Ohio (DMA 32), announced expanded high school sports coverage every Friday during the school year with the debut on Aug. 30 of First and 10 Friday. “High school sports are a huge part of our community,” said Director of News Elbert Tucker. “We are pleased to expand our […]
In their growing attempts to offer local coverage to attract interest to both newscasts and websites, more than half of the news-producing stations across the country now include prep sports coverage. Football and basketball still get the biggest play, but with many stations now making high school sports a year-round feature, everything from wrestling and riflery to girls’ volleyball gets its share of coverage.