(Ft. Lauderdale, FL) ― FOX Sports Florida announced today that they will be featuring the 58th Annual North-South All-Star Football Classic on FoxSportsFlorida.com via Prep Zone. Prep Zone is a revolutionary way of displaying high school football merging television, web and social media all in one place. Dave Reynolds will call the game, alongside color commentator John Kaleo and Roxanne Wilder reporting from the sidelines.
On Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 6:30 pm ET, Prep Zone travels to Highlands County for the 58th Annual North-South All-Star Football Classic, held at Fireman’s Field in Sebring.
There’s plenty of talent on hand for the showcase, which started in 1949 and is one of the oldest in the nation. The North is strong on defense featuring linebackers Dominic Zanca (Lake Brantley, 6-4, 242 pounds, Duke commit) and Deondre Barnett (Cocoa, 6-3, 215, UCF), defensive tackle Kingsley Opara (Mandarin, 6-4, 275, Maryland), defensive backs De’Aaron Williams (St. Augustine, 5-10, 170, Iowa State) and Terrance Ross (Wekiva, 6-2, 188, Louisville). The South will counter with a pair of dynamic athletes in Jayron Kearse (South Fort Myers, 6-4, 195, Clemson) and T.J. Douglas (Fort Myers, 6-0, 178, Duke). Also on offense, the South will feature running back Tyler Brown (Lake Gibson, 5-10, 180, Iowa State) and wide receiver Johnell Barnes (Dunbar, 5-11, 154, Duke).
“The FACA is excited about the 58th Annual FACA North-South All-Star Football Classic. Once again, we have selected great players and coaches for this event. We are grateful to the Sebring Firemen for everything they do to make this the best All-Star game in the state,” said Executive Director, Shelton Crews.
“We are proud to be part of the FACA All-Star Classic,” said Stephen Grecsek of OUR TEAM. “This event not only showcases great athletes from around the state of Florida, but a very it showcases the special community here in Sebring that supports the game and helps to make this a very special experience for all who are affiliated with it.”
During the game, viewers will have access to a library of instant video highlights powered via Snappy TV technology that will allow fans to share clips with family and friends via Facebook and Twitter within seconds.