MSHSAA Show-Me Bowl to air on FOX Sports Midwest

FOX Sports Midwest will televise all six 11-man football championship games live from the Missouri high school football championships – the MSHSAA Show-Me Bowl – on Thanksgiving Weekend. FOX Sports Midwest’s coverage of the championships is presented by the Bommarito Automotive Prep Zone.

The Class 1, 3 and 5 championships will air on FOX Sports Midwest and FOX Sports Kansas City on Friday, Nov. 23. In addition, the 8-Man championship on Friday, Nov. 23 will be streamed live on FOXSportsMidwest.com.

The Class 2, 4 and 6 championships will air on FOX Sports Plus, due to overlap with other programming commitments, on Saturday, Nov. 24. Channel numbers for Saturday’s games on FOX Sports Plus are listed below.

A complete schedule and announcer lineup is below. All games will be played at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.

Show-Me Bowl games will also air live nationally on FOX College Sports.

The telecasts will be produced by Niles Media Group, in partnership with Play On Sports.

FOX Sports Midwest has been the home of MSHSAA championships since 1998.  From 1998-2006, FOX Sports Midwest televised the large schools championship game on Thanksgiving Friday.  From 2007-2009, three Friday championship games aired on FOX Sports Midwest. Starting in 2010 all 11-man championship games have been televised.

Six MSHSAA semifinal games will also be streamed by FOXSportsMidwest.com this Friday and Saturday in the Bommarito Automotive Prep Zone.

FOX Sports Midwest expanded its coverage this year in the Bommarito Automotive Prep Zone, with 53 games streaming live at FOXSportsMidwest.com and a Saturday morning game of the week on TV. In addition, MSHSAA championship events in all other sports are streamed throughout the year in the Bommarito Automotive Prep Zone on FOXSportsMidwest.com. And the MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown basketball championships will be televised on FOX Sports Midwest in March.  

Schedule
2012 MSHSAA Show-Me Bowl – Missouri High School Football Championships
Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, Mo. | all times Central

Live telecasts and web stream

Friday, Nov. 23
9:30 a.m.    Missouri 8-Man Championship    LIVE    FOXSportsMidwest.com
    Charles Meyer (play-by-play) / Mike Ritter    (analyst)

1 p.m.    Missouri Class 3 Championship    LIVE    FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Kansas City,                FOX College Sports Central
    Neil Harwell (play-by-play) / Richard Baldinger (analyst) / Corey Riggs (sideline)

4:15 p.m.    Missouri Class 1 Championship    LIVE    FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Kansas City
            FOX College Sports Central
    Scott Warmann (play-by-play) / Richard Baldinger (analyst) / Jim Powers (sideline)

7:30 p.m.    Missouri Class 5 Championship    LIVE    FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Kansas City
            FOX College Sports Central
    Neil Harwell (play-by-play) / Richard Baldinger (analyst) / Corey Riggs (sideline)

Saturday, Nov. 24
11 a.m.    Missouri Class 4 Championship    LIVE      FOX Sports Plus, FOX College Sports Pacific
    Neil Harwell (play-by-play) / Richard Baldinger (analyst) / Corey Riggs (sideline)

2:15 p.m.    Missouri Class 2 Championship    LIVE    FOX Sports Plus, FOX College Sports Pacific
    Scott Warmann (play-by-play) / Micheal Young (analyst) / Jim Powers (sideline)

5:30 p.m.    Missouri Class 6 Championship    LIVE    FOX Sports Plus, FOX College Sports Pacific
    Neil Harwell (pxp) / Richard Baldinger & Micheal Young (analysts) / Corey Riggs (sideline)

Replays
Sunday, Nov. 25
5 a.m.    Missouri Class 4 Championship    R    FOX College Sports Central
7:30 a.m.    Missouri Class 2 Championship    R    FOX College Sports Central
12:30 p.m.    Missouri Class 3 Championship    R    FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Kansas City

Monday, Nov. 26
5 a.m.    Missouri Class 6 Championship    R    FOX College Sports Central
7:30 a.m.    Missouri Class 1 Championship    R    FOX College Sports Central

Tuesday, Nov. 27
5 a.m.    Missouri Class 5 Championship    R    FOX College Sports Central
7:30 a.m.    Missouri Class 3 Championship    R    FOX College Sports Central
12 p.m.    Missouri Class 1 Championship    R    FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Kansas City
9 p.m.    Missouri Class 4 Championship    R    FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Kansas City

Thursday, Nov. 29
12 p.m.    Missouri Class 4 Championship    R    FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Kansas City
8 p.m.    Missouri Class 2 Championship    R    FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Kansas City
12 a.m.    Missouri Class 5 Championship    R    FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Kansas City

Friday, Nov. 30
12 p.m.    Missouri Class 6 Championship    R    FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Kansas City
12 a.m.    Missouri Class 3 Championship    R    FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Kansas City

Where To Find The Telecasts

Friday, Nov. 23
The Class 1, 3 and 5 championship games on Friday, Nov. 23 will air live on FOX Sports Midwest and FOX Sports Kansas City in Missouri, Illinois and Kansas City. They’ll also air live nationally on FOX College Sports Central.

Note: The Class 5 game will not air live in Indiana and western Kansas due to overlap with NBA telecasts.

Saturday, Nov. 24
The Class 2, 4 and 6 championship games on Saturday, Nov. 24 will air live on FOX Sports Plus, a channel used by FOX Sports Midwest to simultaneously show multiple events on two channels. FOX Sports Plus is available to all video providers that carry FOX Sports Midwest or FOX Sports Kansas City. Some providers carry FOX Sports Plus as a 24-hour full-time channel. Others choose to offer selected FOX Sports Plus programming and designate a channel to show the events.

FOX Sports Plus channel numbers
AT&T U-verse 692
Cable America-Maryland Heights and Republic 12
Cable America-St. Robert 7  
Cable One-Joplin 78
Cable One-Kirksville 3
Charter 10 or 94
Comcast-Independence and Olathe 261 or 925
DirecTV TBA (channel will be assigned later this week)
Dish (channel will be assigned later this week)
Fidelity-Rolla, Sullivan 95
HomeTel 3
Madison 8
Mediacom-Springfield 126
Mediacom-Illinois 8
New Wave-21 (or check local lineup)
Poplar Bluff-2
Suddenlink-Boonville 59
Suddenlink-Branson 18
Suddenlink-Carthage and Monett 10
Suddenlink-Nixa 3
Suddenlink-St. Joseph 64
Surewest 22
Time Warner-Kansas City 5, 310 or 313

For an updated list of channel numbers visit FOXSportsMidwest.com or MSHSAA.org.

Fans with questions should e-mail midwest@foxsports.net.