Tuesday, August 11, 2009

WHIG-TV releases "Game of the Week" slate

WHIG-TV will carry a full slate of high school football games this fall as part of its "Game of the Week" series.

Here is a list of the Friday night contests that you can see taped-delayed each Saturday morning following the game. If you can't get WHIG-TV (Suddenlink Ch. 17), then tune in on line at http://www.whigtv.com/.

Mike Hennen will provide the play-by-play, while Chris Mitchell will handle the color analyst duties.

Rocky Mount, which will appear on the show four times, has its games bold faced on the schedule.

Aug. 28 - Smithfield-Selma at Nash Central
Sept. 4 - North Edgecombe at SW Edgecombe
Sept. 11 - Tarboro at North Edgecombe
Sept. 18 - SW Edgecombe at Rocky Mount
Sept. 25 - WHIG-TV Studio Show - season recap/conference preview
Oct. 2 - Southern Nash at Nash Central
Oct. 9 - Nash Central at Rocky Mount
Oct. 16 - Northern Nash at Southern Nash
Oct. 23 - Tarboro at SW Edgecombe
Oct. 30 - Southern Nash at Rocky Mount
Nov. 6 - Rocky Mount at Northern Nash

As for live radio broadcasts of county teams, only Rocky Mount's football games will be on the air this season.

For the second straight year, WEED "Old School" AM 1390 will carry all Gryphon games each Friday at 7 p.m. beginning Aug. 28. Wes Bradshaw will provide the play-by-play action while Tony Doughtie will handle the color duties.

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