Legendary state championship games return to FOX Sports Florida with four Florida high school football classics

MIAMI (Nov. 2, 2020) – FOX Sports Florida, the statewide television home for Florida sports, announced plans to replay four legendary high school football state championship games on Tuesday nights throughout the month of November. Beginning tomorrow, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m., football fans across the state can tune in to watch Lakeland’s 45-42 double overtime victory over Saint Thomas Aquinas in the 2006 5A title game at Pro Player Stadium.

Lakeland, Saint Thomas Aquinas, Miami Northwestern, Sanford Seminole and Tampa Plant will all be featured in classic replays featuring famous alumni including Teddy Bridgewater, Ahmad Black, Chris Rainey, the Pouncey twins, Leonard Hankerson, Wesley Carroll, Duron Carter, Andre Debose, Phillip Dorsett, James White, Giovanni Bernard, Major Wright, Marcus Roberson, Phillip Ely, James Wilder Jr. and more.

Every Florida High School Football Classic game airing on FOX Sports Florida is also available on FOX Sports GO, the live streaming platform that showcases all of the Sinclair Regional Sports Networks’ events and studio programming through pay-TV providers, and FOXSportsGO.com.

Full schedule:

Day Date Time / Network Matchup Notes
Tue 11/3/20 6 PM — FOX Sports Florida Lakeland vs. Saint Thomas Aquinas Dec. 8, 2006: Chris Rainey and the Pouncey twins help Lakeland outlast Leonard Hankerson and the Saint Thomas Aquinas in an epic 45-42 double overtime finish to take the 5A crown at Pro Player Stadium.
Tue 11/10/20 6 PM — FOX Sports Florida Sanford Seminole vs. Miami Northwestern Dec. 20, 2008: Aravious “Ray Ray” Armstrong connects with Andre Debose on a 40-yard strike with 33 seconds remaining to secure a 28-21 victory over Teddy Bridgewater and the Bulls in the Class 6A state championship at the Citrus Bowl.
Tue 11/17/20 6 PM — FOX Sports Florida Saint Thomas Aquinas vs. Lakeland Dec. 19, 2008: Revenge is spelled STA as the thunder-and-lightning backfield duo of Giovanni Bernard and James White help the Raiders roll to the 5A title.
Tue 11/24/20 6 PM — FOX Sports Florida Saint Thomas Aquinas vs. Tampa Plant Dec. 16, 2010: James Wilder and the Panthers couldn’t slow down Rashad Greene and the Raiders in the 5A state championship.


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