School Scoreboard Live (1 hr.)
FOX Sports Southwest High School Football
Friday powered by DCTF will feature four consecutive hours of live high
school football programming on Friday nights spread over three shows in the
The new programming block
will lead into two additional hours of high school football coverage on FOX
Sports Southwest, which will be anchored by the network’s long-running
High School Scoreboard Live at midnight CT and the debut of
SportsDayHS at 11:00 PM CT.
concept will bring breakthrough coverage of Texas High School football to
millions of fans around the state.
Details of the
ground-breaking alliance with Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine
were announced today at the annual Texas High School Coaches Association
Coaching School in Fort Worth.
Here’s how it will work:
From 7:00-11:00 PM CT on
Friday nights in the fall beginning with Zero Week and continuing through
the completion of district competition in Week 10, game previews, updated
scores, highlights and live reports from correspondents at games across the
state will be shown on FOX Sports Southwest and FOX Sports Houston (or on
FOX Sports Plus on nights when live professional sports events are televised
on either network).
FOX Sports Southwest High
School Football Friday powered by DCTF will travel to a marquee game
each week and will broadcast live from a set outside the stadium. The
portable 20-foot set will include several interactive booths with activities
for fans, creating a festive tailgate atmosphere.
Jeff Power and Texas
Football managing editor Travis Stewart will anchor the shows. Jamie
Ratliff will serve as the sideline reporter and will provide updates from
the game inside the stadium throughout the night. A team of Scout.com
correspondents and local media members will file reports from games
around the state.
“It will be a Friday
football extravaganza,” said FOX Sports Southwest Senior Vice
President/General Manager Jon Heidtke. “It can revolutionize high school
football coverage in a way that’s never been done before. We’ll be getting
continuous reports and highlights from dozens of contributors and
photographers from all parts of the state.”
Using the tagline “It all
starts on Fridays,” the programming block will consist of three shows: