TSSAA Network To Broadcast 2013 BlueCross Basketball Championships Live

Thursday, February 28, 2013

The TSSAA Network announces that the final games of the 2013 BlueCross Basketball Championships, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, will be broadcast live on Tennessee Public Television.

The Division II Boys and Girls basketball championships from Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, on Saturday, March 2, the Division I Girls Championship Finals on March 9 and the Division I Boys Championship Finals on March 16 from the Murphy Center at Middle Tennessee State in Murfreesboro, will all broadcast live on the seven Tennessee Public Television Council stations, including Chattanooga, Cookeville, Martin/Jackson, Tri-Cities, Knoxville, Memphis, and Nashville.

The Tennessee Public Television Council stations and over-the-air broadcast channel numbers are provided below (check local listings for the channel number on your cable or satellite provider):

WTCI–TV Chattanooga         Channel 45

WCTE–TV Cookeville           Channel 22

WLJT–TV Martin/Jackson      Channel 11

WETP–TV Tri-Cities              Channel 2

WKOP–TV Knoxville            Channel 15

WKNO–TV Memphis            Channel 10

WNPT–TV Nashville              Channel 8

The schedule of 2013 BlueCross Basketball Championship final games available on the Tennessee Public Television Council of Stations is:

Saturday, March 2 – Allen Arena at Lipscomb University (Nashville)

Division II Class AA Girls Championship                 9:00 a.m. CT | 10:00 a.m. ET

Division II Class AA Boys Championship                 11:00 a.m. CT | Noon ET

Division II Class A Girls Championship                    1:00 p.m. CT | 2:00 p.m. ET

Division II Class A Boys Championship                    3:00 p.m. CT | 4:00 p.m. ET

Saturday, March 9 – Murphy Center at MTSU (Murfreesboro)

Division I Class AAA Girls Championship                2:00 p.m. CT | 3:00 p.m. ET

Division I Class A Girls Championship                      4:00 p.m. CT | 5:00 p.m. ET

Division I Class AA Girls Championship                   6:00 p.m. CT | 7:00 p.m. ET

Saturday, March 16 – Murphy Center at MTSU (Murfreesboro)

Division I Class AAA Boys Championship               2:00 p.m. CT | 3:00 p.m. ET

Division I Class A Boys Championship                     4:00 p.m. CT | 5:00 p.m. ET

Division I Class AA Boys Championship                  6:00 p.m. CT | 7:00 p.m. ET

All the Division I Boys and Girls quarterfinal and semifinal games, as well as the Division II semifinal games will be streamed LIVE at TSSAA.playonsports.com, and available on-demand at the completion of the events.

The streaming schedule for the 2013 BlueCross Basketball Championship quarter and semifinal games available on TSSAA.playonsports.com is:

Thursday, Feb. 28 – Allen Arena at Lipscomb University (Nashville)

Division II Class AA Girls Semifinal #1: Briarcrest vs. Brentwood, 10:00 a.m. CT

Division II Class AA Boys Semifinal #1: Briarcrest vs. Father Ryan,11:30 a.m. CT

Division II Class AA Girls Semifinal #2: Ensworth vs. Harpeth Hall, 1:15 p.m. CT

Division II Class AA Boys Semifinal #2: Ensworth vs. Montgomery Bell, 2:45 p.m. CT

Friday, March 1 – Allen Arena at Lipscomb University (Nashville)

Division II Class A Girls Semifinal #1: Franklin Road Academy vs. Southern Baptist Educational Center, 10:00 a.m. CT

Division II Class A Boys Semifinal #1: Franklin Road Academy vs. Lausanne, 11:30 a.m. CT

Division II Class A Girls Semifinal #2: Webb vs. University School of Nashville, 1:15 p.m. CT

Division II Class A Boys Semifinal #2: Webb vs. Evangelical, 2:45 p.m. CT

Wednesday, March 6 – Murphy Center at MTSU (Murfreesboro)

Division I Class AAA Girls Quarterfinals #1             10:00 a.m. CT

Division I Class AAA Girls Quarterfinals #2             11:30 a.m. CT

Division I Class AAA Girls Quarterfinals #3             1:00 p.m. CT

Division I Class AAA Girls Quarterfinals #4             2:30 p.m. CT

Division I Class A Girls Quarterfinals #1                   4:00 p.m. CT

Division I Class A Girls Quarterfinals #2                   5:30 p.m. CT

Thursday, March 7 – Murphy Center at MTSU (Murfreesboro)

Division I Class A Girls Quarterfinals #3                   10:00 a.m. CT

Division I Class A Girls Quarterfinals #4                   11:30 a.m. CT

Division I Class AA Girls Quarterfinals #1                1:00 p.m. CT

Division I Class AA Girls Quarterfinals #2                2:30 p.m. CT

Division I Class AA Girls Quarterfinals #3                4:00 p.m. CT

Division I Class AA Girls Quarterfinals #4                5:30 p.m. CT

Friday, March 8 – Murphy Center at MTSU (Murfreesboro)

Division I Class AAA Girls Semifinals #1                 10:00 a.m. CT

Division I Class AAA Girls Semifinals #2                 11:30 a.m. CT

Division I Class A Girls Semifinals #1                       1:00 p.m. CT

Division I Class A Girls Semifinals #2                       2:30 p.m. CT

Division I Class AA Girls Semifinals #1                    4:00 p.m. CT

Division I Class AA Girls Semifinals #2                    5:30 p.m. CT

Wednesday, March 13 – Murphy Center at MTSU (Murfreesboro)

Division I Class AAA Boys Quarterfinals #1                        10:00 a.m. CT

Division I Class AAA Boys Quarterfinals #2                        11:45 a.m. CT

Division I Class AAA Boys Quarterfinals #3                        1:30 p.m. CT

Division I Class AAA Boys Quarterfinals #4                        3:15 p.m. CT

Division I Class A Boys Quarterfinals #1                  5:00 p.m. CT

Division I Class A Boys Quarterfinals #2                  6:45 p.m. CT

Thursday, March 14 – Murphy Center at MTSU (Murfreesboro)

Division I Class A Boys Quarterfinals #3                  10:00 a.m. CT

Division I Class A Boys Quarterfinals #4                  11:45 a.m. CT

Division I Class AA Boys Quarterfinals #1               1:30 p.m. CT

Division I Class AA Boys Quarterfinals #2               3:15 p.m. CT

Division I Class AA Boys Quarterfinals #3               5:00 p.m. CT

Division I Class AA Boys Quarterfinals #4               6:45 p.m. CT

Friday, March 15 – Murphy Center at MTSU (Murfreesboro)

Division I Class AAA Boys Semifinals #1                 10:00 a.m. CT

Division I Class AAA Boys Semifinals #2                 11:45 a.m. CT

Division I Class A Boys Semifinals #3                       1:30 p.m. CT

Division I Class A Boys Semifinals #4                       3:15 p.m. CT

Division I Class AA Boys Semifinals #1                    5:00 p.m. CT

Division I Class AA Boys Semifinals #2                    6:45 p.m. CT

Visit http://www.playonsports.com/channels/tennessee/pages/basketball for all the latest scheduling information.

The online events will be available tssaa.playonsports.com with the purchase of a daily, weekly or monthly subscription pass. The pass provides unlimited access to the day’s events as well as access to other PlayOn! Sports events from around the country. The move to a subscription platform is to ensure that PlayOn! Sports and the TSSAA are able to continue to bring fans the highest quality broadcasts across a large variety of sports throughout the state and across all digital devices. The events will be available on demand at tssaa.playonsports.com at no charge early the week following the event. 

The TSSAA Network is a partnership between the TSSAA and PlayOn! Sports that features live and on-demand coverage of high school sports in Tennessee across television and the Internet.  The TSSAAnetwork.com video portal is one component of the partnership and gives fans access, at no charge, to a wide variety of events including the recent TSSAA Wrestling Championship. 

PlayOn! Sports is the largest rights holder, producer, and aggregator of high school sports events distributed across television, the Internet, and IP-video enabled mobile devices. By combining State Athletic Associations’ postseason content with the regular season events of member schools, PlayOn provides marketers with a unique multi-media platform solution to reach teens, young adults and families. PlayOn is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with offices in the Southeast, Midwest and California. For more information, contact PlayOn! Sports at info@playonsports.com, or visit www.playonsports.com.

 


UTC's Kelsey Coots Wns Singles Tennis Crown

The Chattanooga Mocs women’s tennis team wrapped up play at the USC Upstate Fall Classic with titles in three draws today.  UTC won five of six matches on the final day of the first tournament of the year.  “It was a really good start to the fall season,” stated head coach Jeff Clark .  “It was nice to take home some titles, while continuing to improve over ... (click for more)

Mocs Advance Three Singles, Two Doubles To USC Upstate Tennis Finals

The Chattanooga Mocs continued its strong play at the USC Upstate Fall Classic in Spartanburg, S.C., today.  Three advanced to Sunday’s main draw finals in singles action, while two UTC tandems are in main draw championships in doubles. It will be an all-Chattanooga final in the Green singles draw tomorrow.  Junior Kayla Jones, the top seed in the bracket, cruised ... (click for more)

3 People Shot On Wilson Street; One Victim Has "Life-Threatening" Wounds

Three people were shot on Wilson Street on Sunday night, including one who was critically injured. At approximately 8:22 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 2300 Wilson St. for shots fired in the area. O fficers located two black males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. O ne victim was transported by HCEMS to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. ... (click for more)

Jumoke Johnson Jr. To Plead Guilty On Selling Crack Cocaine

A youth who was in the news earlier as a teen who had been the first in his family to graduate from Brainerd High School and who found a patron willing to pay for his college education is set to plead guilty on Tuesday to a charge of selling crack cocaine. Jumoke Johnson Jr., who turned 21 on Saturday, dropped out of Miles College in Alabama after one semester and has been ... (click for more)

Conservation On Signal Mountain

The town of Signal Mountain appointed a working group to put together a conservation easement to protect certain of the town's park lands.  The members of the Conservation Easement Working Group would like to respond to concerns and comments raised about the town’s efforts to protect certain park land from residential or commercial development by granting a conservation ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Late Garden Walk

Due to a series of pressing events I didn’t get a chance to make my September walk through the garden until yesterday. It is normally my custom to take a stroll on the first day of each new month, looking for the orchids and onions that might appear, so I can award them to those among us who deserve one or the other. So before the temperatures drop, allow me to catch up: AN ORCHID ... (click for more)