H.S. Playoffs - Collins Hill at Brookwood Live Friday Night


None - Channel 2 WSB-TV announced the first game of high school football playoff coverage. Every Friday night during the season Channel 2's Sports Director Zach Klein and Atlanta Journal-Constitution Writer Chip Towers call the play by play. "Great games and great matchups!" said Klein. "From the regular season to the first four rounds of the playoffs, it's all live on RTV."

This Friday night, RTV will carry the playoff match up between Collins Hill and Brookwood High School live. WSB-TV will rebroadcast the game at 1 a.m. Saturday morning. The game will also stream live on wsbtv.com.

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In July, Channel 2 WSB-TV and PlayON! Sports announced a new partnership to broadcast live high school football games to fans all over north Georgia. The 15-week schedule features premiere matchups from the area's biggest games and will air on Channel 2's second digital channel, RTV at 7:30 p.m. and replay at 1 a.m. on Channel 2.

"We're thrilled to work with PlayON! Sports and add another element of coverage to our Sports Zone franchise," said Bill Hoffman, vice president and general manager for Channel 2 WSB-TV. "Our second digital channel, Channel 2.2 RTV, gives us the opportunity to broadcast local games in their entirety. Plus, we run the game again starting at 1 a.m. each Friday night on Channel 2."

"The opportunity to partner with Channel 2, the leading broadcast station in the Southeast, is tremendous for both PlayON and the GHSA Network. The GHSA Network provides multi-platform coverage of Georgia high school sports to the local community, and we look forward to bringing live high school sports to Channel 2's viewers each week this fall," said David Rudolph, CEO, PlayON! Sports.

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Date Game August 27 Stephenson at Parkview September 3 Roswell at Peachtree Ridge September 10 McEachern at Marietta September 17 Gainesville at North Hall September 24 Buford at Lovett October 1 Walton at Lassiter October 8 Sprayberry at Hiram October 15 Union Grove at Griffin October 22 Etowah at Woodstock October 29 Fayette Co. at Sandy Creek November 5 Newnan at East Coweta

The schedule includes one regular season game during each of the first 11 weeks of coverage plus one playoff game per week during the first 4 rounds of playoffs.

"We are excited to see the continued expansion of the GHSA Network, which showcases Georgia high school athletics and athletes, and encourages fans to attend more of our events in the future," said Ralph Swearngin, Executive Director, GHSA.

WHAT: Channel 2 broadcasts live High School football games each week WHEN: Starting August 27th 2010. (15 Week Season) WHERE: Live on Channel 2.2 RTV at 7:30 p.m. Retelecast on Channel 2 WSB-TV at 1 a.m.

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