MEMPHIS, TN—WLMT TV, CW30, and its’ digital sub-channel METV (30.2) will present high school state championship football games from Tennessee and Mississippi over a three-day period from November 30-December 2.
The TSSAA championships include nine games this year. Each game will air live on CW30. On Thursday November 30, Division I games will air at 11 am (Class 1A), 3 pm (Class 3A) and 7 pm (Class 5A). On Friday December 1, Division I games will air at 11 am (Class 2A), 3 pm (Class 4A) and 7 pm (Class 6A).
Games in the expanded Division II will air on Saturday December 2 at 11 am (Class A), 3 pm (Class AA) and 7 pm (Class AAA). Memphis’ Lausanne Collegiate School will meet Notre Dame in the Class AA championship game.
The MHSAA championships will be carried live on METV, channel 30.2. On Friday December 1, games will air at 11 am (Class 1A), 3 pm (Class 2A) and 7pm (Class 6A). On Saturday December 2, games will air at 11 am (Class 3A), 3 pm (Class 4A) and 7 pm (Class 5A).
“We believe that high school sports presents an opportunity to present distinct and unique local programming,” says Joe Denk, VP-GM of WLMT TV. “It is refreshing and inspiring to watch young people perform at a high level and we are especially pleased to be able to showcase it on our stations.”
CW30 is available over-the-air on channel 30.1, on Comcast Xfinity channels 9, 809 and 1030 and DirecTV channel 30. METV is available over-the-air on channel 30.2 and on Comcast Xfinity channels 911 and 1031.