MONTGOMERY – Raycom Network will televise McGill-Toolen at Central-Phenix City tonight in its third installment of the Raycom/AHSAA High School Football Playoff Game of the Week. The Class 7A semifinal game features two schools with rich traditions.
Mobile’s McGill-Toolen (11-1) of Coach Caleb Ross is the largest parochial school in the AHSAA. A charter member since 1921, the Yellow Jackets are hoping to reach the Super 7 state finals for the first time in school history. Central-Phenix City (9-3) last reached the state finals in 1993. Coach Jamey Dubose, in his second season as head coach, has the Red Devils in the semifinals for the first time since 2011. McGill-Toolen reached the semifinals in 2013.
Kickoff is set for 7:05 p.m. Play-by-play is being handled by Graham Dunn with Mike Peacock the color commentator and Kim Canova the sideline reporter. Ken Dunbar is the statistician in the booth.
The Raycom/AHSAA Playoff Game of the Week is a weekly live TV telecast over the Raycom Network’s Alabama affiliates. It will run through the first four rounds of the state playoffs. Raycom will conclude is series with the Super 7 state championship games (all classes) at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa in December.
All games will be live over the Raycom TV Network on either the main channel or Raycom’s Bounce channels and the Raycom affiliate websites as well as live on Raycom’s you tube channel on the internet. Go to www.pathtotheplayoffs.com for more specific channel information. Raycom stations include WAFF TV 48 in Huntsville, WBRC TV 6 in Birmingham, WSFA TV 12 in Montgomery, WDTX TV 34 in Dothan and WTVM TV 9 in Columbus, Ga., and non-Raycom station WFNA TV 55 (Bounce) in Mobile.
NFHS NETWORK FEATURES 12 AHSAA GAMES
Six playoff games are set to be live-streamed Friday as part of the NFHS Network’s School Broadcast Program. McGill-Toolen’s NFHS School Broadcast Program crew will live-stream the Class 7A semifinal game at Central-Phenix City tonight as well. The Hoover High School SBP broadcast team will be live-streaming Hoover (10-2) vs. Spain Park (11-1) in the other Class 7A semifinal game tonight.
The headliner in the quarterfinals is Opelika (12-0) at Spanish Fort (12-0), to be live-streamed the Opelika High School NFHS School Broadcast Program. The battle of Class 6A unbeatens pits two brothers as head coaches – Ben Blackmon for the Toros and Brian Blackmon for the Bulldogs.
The link for each live-streamed telecast can be found below and at the NFHS Network: www.nfhsnetwork.com
All contests will be available through the NFHS Network SBP subscriber program.
The complete list of NFHS Network games and the Raycom AHSAA Game of the Week are below.
RAYCOM MEDIA AHSAA TV GAME OF THE WEEK
McGill-Toolen (11-1) at Central-Phenix City (9-3) (Check www.pathtotheplayoffs.com for stations in your area)
AHSAA PLAYOFF GAMES ON THE NFHS NETWORK
November 20, 2015
McGill-Toolen vs. Central-Phenix City – http://bit.ly/1PNKHod
Hoover vs. Spain Park – http://bit.ly/1HPn51t
Opelika vs. Spanish Fort – http://bit.ly/1MxkPIO
Clay-Chalkville (12-0) vs. Minor (8-4) – link not available at this time
Alexandria vs. Russellville – http://bit.ly/1kAmGWC
Hillcrest-Evergreen vs. T.R. Miller – http://bit.ly/212oiJ4