SYLACAUGA, Ala. – RadioAlabama Sports announced it will use its online sports audio channels to replay the most exciting games from schools covered within its network until high school sports return.
The move comes after sporting events have been postponed nationwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Schools under the RadioAlabama Sports umbrella include Sylacauga High School, Childersburg High School, B.B. Comer High School, Fayetteville High School, Lincoln High School, and Lee-Scott Academy with more schools being added in the future.
More than 300 unique hours of high school sports content will be readily available for playback on the RadioAlabama Sports mobile app in the App Store on Channels 4, 5 and 6, and on RadioAlabamaSports.net.
RadioAlabama Sports Channel 4 will be designated for The Aggie Sports Network, Sylacauga High School’s home for athletics featuring football, basketball and baseball games. Channel 5 will be similar consisting of games from The Tiger Sports Network for Childersburg High School. Channel 6 will incorporate Lee-Scott Academy, Lincoln High School, B.B. Comer High School and Fayetteville High School.
RadioAlabama’s Yea!106.5 (WFXO-HD2) will also air ‘best-of’ games for schools in the RadioAlabama Sports Network that fit within the coverage area of the station on weeknights beginning at 7:00 p.m. with the following schedule:
- Mondays – “Best of Sylacauga High School Athletics”
- Tuesdays – “Best of B.B. Comer High School Athletics”
- Wednesdays – “Best of Fayetteville High School Athletics”
- Thursdays – “Best of Childersburg High School Athletics”
- Fridays – “Best of Sylacauga High School Athletics”
Also starting Monday, The Aggie Sports Network will begin rebroadcasting live video replays of the best games from the 2019-20 school year. These games will air on AggieSportsNetwork.net, The Aggie Sports Network Facebook page and The Aggie Sports Network Twitter page.
“This is an opportunity for our listening and viewing audiences to take their mind off what’s happening around us for a few hours each day and I don’t think there’s a better way to that than sports,” said Jeremy Law. Law is the sports director for RadioAlabama and its network of high school athletics. He is also the voice of Sylacauga High School athletics. “Our team has worked hard to make this happen since news broke of the postponement of high school sports, and we hope, if anything, we provide a brief moment of relief for those affected by COVID-19.”
Law added his team is also planning other innovative ways to keep the audience active and engaged for as long as the situation lasts.
“We are committed to not only informing our listeners and viewers about COVID-19, but also entertaining them with some of our best content we produce here at RadioAlabama,” said Executive Vice President Michael Brannon. “It’s important for all involved: the student athletes, coaches, parents, families and friends, and our amazing sponsors and partners that make it all come together. Having this engaging content re-surfacing for a short time allows us to ‘escape’ for a little while and have fun reliving some great moments in sports from this year. Having it available on-air, online, and on social media is vitally important allowing you to take it with you wherever you go.”