Comcast SportsNet Houston to air TAPPS High School Football State Championship Games

Comcast SportsNet Houston to air TAPPS High School Football State Championship Games
November 28, 2012, 4:45 pm
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Division I and II Title Games to Air Live Exclusively on Comcast SportsNet Houston on Dec. 8

HOUSTON ---Comcast SportsNet Houston, a partnership between the Houston Astros, Houston Rockets and the NBC Sports Group, today announced the network will serve as the exclusive broadcast home for TAPPS (Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools) Division I and II High School Football State Championship games on Dec. 8.

Both games, which take place at Floyd Casey Stadium on the campus of Baylor University in Waco, will air live exclusively on Comcast SportsNet Houston. Coverage begins with the Division II game at 11 a.m.; followed by the Division I contest at 3 p.m. Tom Dore will call the play-by-play action, joined by color analyst Shea Walker and sideline reporter Leila Rahimi.

Four teams in each division have the opportunity to play for state titles. In Division 1, the winner of the Fort Worth Nolan Catholic/Austin St. Michael's game will meet the winner of the Dallas Bishop Lynch/Addison Trinity Christian Academy contest. In Division II, the winner of the Midland Christian/Dallas Christian game will play the winner of the Houston Second Baptist/Houston Northland Christian game.

"Our partnership to showcase TAPPS state championship football represents our significant commitment to providing outstanding coverage of regional sports, from the pro to high school levels," Comcast SportsNet Houston President and General Manager Matt Hutchings said.

Comcast SportsNet Houston's high school football coverage this season has included six live editions of the Thursday Night Game of the Week, in addition to Saturday morning re-airings of Friday night contests featuring top teams and rivalries from throughout the region.

Comcast SportsNet Houston is available in both standard and high definition to all local cable, satellite and telco TV providers and today is carried by:

  •  Coastal Link (channels 31/131 in Brazoria County, Texas).
  • Comcast Cable (channels 39/639 in the Houston area; 86/1688 in Houma, La Place, Monroe and Shreveport, Lou.; 269/1687 in Little Rock, Ark.).
  •  Consolidated Communications (channels 42/723 in the Houston area).
  •  EnTouch (channels 73/473 in the Houston area).
  • Phonoscope (channels 35/293 in the Houston area).

    Fans with other TV services should visit for the latest distribution developments and to tell their cable, satellite or telco TV provider to add Comcast SportsNet to their channel lineup.   

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