Cox announces high school football schedule
Tulsa Union and Broken Arrow will make four appearances each in the Cox Communications high school football telecast package. The schedule for the The Cox Channel (channels 3 and 703) includes the Tulsa Union-Jenks game, generally considered the state’s biggest rivalry game, on Sept. 12.
Southmoore, Owasso, Bixby, Jenks and Norman North are scheduled to make two appearances each. Several dates will be filled later in the season.
Cox has scheduled two games for both Oct. 16 and Oct. 24. On Oct. 16, Norman North at Edmond North will air in Oklahoma City and Owasso at Tulsa Union will air in Tulsa. The other game will air on delay. On Oct. 24, Cox will air either Bixby at Tulsa Washington or Jenks at Broken Arrow. The other game will air on delay. All the games also will be streamed live at www.coxhshub.com.
The Cox schedule includes playoff games on Nov. 14, Nov. 21 and Nov. 28 and state championship games the weekend of Dec. 5-6.
Oklahoma City area announcers will be Steve Marshall, analyst Rod Thompson and sideline reporter Kaycee Boles. Tulsa area announcers will be Nathan Thompson, analyst Rod Thompson and sideline reporter Mike Ziegenhorn.
The Cox HS Hub Game of the Week schedule also was released. Those games will be webcast at www.coxhshub.com. Steve Marshall and Josh Helmer will share play-by-play duties with analyst Mike Whaley.
Cox Channel 3/703 schedule
(All games start at 7 p.m.)
Sept. 4, Edmond Memorial at Southmoore.
Sept. 5, Owasso at Broken Arrow.
Sept. 11, Bixby at East Central.
Sept. 12, Tulsa Union at Jenks.
Sept. 18, Norman at Moore.
Sept. 19, Broken Arrow at Tulsa Union.
Sept. 26, Owasso at Norman North.
Oct. 3, Bishop McGuinness at Deer Creek.
Oct. 9, Tulsa Union at Southmoore.
Oct. 10, Open.
Oct. 16, Norman North at Edmond North.
Oct. 16, Owasso at Tulsa Union.
Oct. 24, Bixby at Tulsa Washington.
Oct. 24, Jenks at Broken Arrow.
Oct. 30, Broken Arrow at Edmond Santa Fe.
Oct. 31, Carl Albert at Guthrie.
Nov. 7, Open.
Cox HS Hub Game of the Week
Sept. 5, Lindsey at Purcell.
Sept. 12, Mooreland at Cashion.
Sept. 19, Yukon at Deer Creek.
Sept. 28, Newcastle at Cache.
Oct. 3, Tuttle at Bristow.
Oct. 10, Fredrick at Washington or TBA.
Oct. 16, Nowata at Vian.
Oct. 24, Kellyville at Lincoln Christian.
Oct. 31, Altus at Duncan.
Nov. 7, TBA.
Westmoore High School football games and OU baseball and softball games and will air on the Tyler Media’s new The Franchise 2, KEBC-AM 1560 and FM 92.9. Program director Buddy Wiley said select OU baseball and softball games also will air on The Franchise 107.7.
WWLS-FM 98.1, The Sports Animal, has received rights to air the Westwood One NFL and NCAA football broadcasts. WWLS will air NFL primetime games on Sunday, Thursday and Monday. WWLS also will also air Sunday doubleheader games and all playoff games. Program director Dax Davis said the station also will carry NCAA football games from Westwood One.
Sideline reporter Erin Andrews is joining Joe Buck and Troy Aikman on Fox’s No.1 NFL broadcast team. The trio’s first game will be San Francisco at Dallas at 3:25 p.m. Sept. 7. Other Fox teams include Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch and Pam Oliver; Chris Myers, Ronde Barber and Jennifer Hale; Thom Brennaman, David Diehl and Laura Okmin; and Kenny Albert, Daryl “Moose” Johnston and Tony Siragusa. Dick Stockton and reporter Kristina Pink will work with analysts Donovan McNabb, Brady Quinn and Kirk Morrison, who will alternate.
By Mel Bracht