By John Johnson
MHSAA Director of Broadcast Properties
Christmas shopping for keepsakes of selected MHSAA Tournaments from the Fall sports season is as easy as going online for instant downloads and DVDs of championship games broadcast on the NFHS Network/MHSAA.tv, FOX Sports Detroit and MHSAANetwork.com.
Instant downloads of games are $19.95 for video or $4.99 for audio. DVDs are $24.95 – allow 4 to 6 weeks for delivery.
“The Instant Downloads can be viewed on your handheld device or computer, or you could put them on a flash drive to watch on your smart TV at home,” said John Johnson, MHSAA Director of Broadcast Properties.
Downloads and DVDs are available for the 11-Player and 8-Player Football Finals, the Boys Soccer Finals, and the Semifinals and Finals of the Girls Volleyball Tournament. Here’s a complete list:
Another big week of events on MHSAA.tv features day long coverage in wrestling Saturday (Dec. 15) of every match on every mat of the Marquette Challenge, produced by the School Broadcast Program at Marquette High School. Coverage begins at 8 a.m., with the Finals taking place at 7:30 p.m.
The Marquette Challenge is one of the biggest invitationals in the Upper Peninsula. Participating schools are Comstock Park, Constantine, Escanaba, Gaylord, Gladstone, Grandville, Gwinn, Iron Mountain, Ishpeming Westwood, Kingsford, Kingsley, Marquette, Mason, Menominee, Negaunee, New Lothrop, Leroy Pine River, Rogers City and Traverse City St. Francis.
Here’s this week’s MHSAA.tv schedule of video streams being produced by School Broadcast Program members and the NFHS Network:
Tuesday, Dec. 11
Wednesday - Dec. 12
Thursday - Dec. 13
Friday - Dec. 14
Saturday - Dec. 15
Monday - Dec. 17
Tuesday - Dec. 18
Check the online schedule throughout the week for late changes.
All sporting events – live or delayed - are available on a subscription basis only for their first 72 hours online. They become available for free, on-demand viewing approximately 72 hours following their completion.
NFHS Network subscriptions begin at $9.95 a month. Subscribers will have access to all live video and streaming statistics across the country. All content becomes available for free, on-demand viewing 72 hours after being shown live. School Broadcast Program participants also are selling Season and Annual Passes at a discounted rate. A portion of every subscription sold by a school goes to benefit its program.