For the first time,ETFinalScore.com, the website for the Tyler Morning Telegraph’s sports department, will be streaming high school football games.

Fans may watch on their phones, tablets and anywhere Wi-Fi is available. The games also will be available on Suddenlink station KCEB.

It all kicks off with the Tyler Football Classic at All Saints’ Mewbourne Field. The schedule is: Thursday, Aug. 28 — Canton vs. Grace Community; Friday, Aug. 29 —Timpson at All Saints; and Saturday, Aug. 30 — Bishop Gorman vs. Eustace.

The Tyler Football Classic is sponsored by Azalea Orthopedics and Texas Spine and Joint Hospital.

The remainder of the schedule includes: John Tyler at Longview (Sept. 5, delayed), Carlisle at All Saints (Sept. 12), Monroe Neville (Louisiana) vs. Longview at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Loui-siana (Sept. 13), Longview at Pine Tree (Sept. 26), Frisco Legacy Christian at All Saints (Oct. 3), Robert E. Lee at Lakeview Centennial (Oct. 4), Grace Community at Bullard Brook Hill (Oct. 10), Robert E. Lee at Garland (Oct. 17, delayed), Mount Pleasant at Longview (Oct. 24, delayed), John Tyler at Jacksonville (Oct. 31, delayed) and Grace at Gorman (Nov. 7).

Under UIL rules, Friday games with UIL schools are delayed broadcasts. Games on Thursday and Saturday may be live as well as games involving TAPPS school.

Play-by-play will be provided by Randy Johnson with Craig Adams providing color, Alexander Acuña of inCommand Broadcasting said.

The games will be archived and will be available during the season and an additional 90 days after the season is complete.

Acuña added inCommand Broadcasting is the firm that is “spear-heading” the Showcase Game of the Week broadcasts and supporting programs.

“We have aligned with various media affiliates in the market to provide as much school and community support as possible,” Acuña said. “We hope the students, school administrators, the players and their families enjoy the broadcasts and hope they somehow benefit from the added exposure their football players will receive.”

John Tyler and Robert E. Lee games, which are broadcast on ESPN 92.1-FM and KTBB 600-AM radio, may also be heard on ETFinalScore.com.

Football Games on ETFinalScore.com

Thursday, Aug. 28 — ^Canton vs. Grace Community

Friday, Aug. 29 — ^Timpson at All Saints

Saturday, Aug. 30 — ^Bishop Gorman vs. Eustace

Friday, Sept. 5 — John Tyler at Longview

Friday, Sept. 12 — Carlisle at All Saints

Saturday, Sept. 13 — +Monroe (La.) Neville vs. Longview

Friday, Sept. 26 — Longview at Pine Tree

Friday, Oct. 3 — Frisco Legacy Christian at All Saints

Friday, Oct. 10 — Grace Community at Bullard Brook Hill

Friday, Oct. 17 — Robert E. Lee at Garland

Friday, Oct. 24 — Mount Pleasant at Longview

Friday, Oct. 31 — John Tyler at Jacksonville

Friday, Nov. 7 — Grace Community at Bishop Gorman

^Tyler Football Classic at Mewbourne Field, All Saints (sponsored by Azalea Orthopedics and Texas Spine and Joint Hospital)

+Battle on the Border at Independence Stadium, Shreveport, La.

 
 

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