Football takes center stage online, on air
High school football fans in the Rogue Valley have several options when it comes to tracking their favorite teams.
The Mail Tribune (mailtribune.com) will have complete coverage of Friday night action, including articles, statistics, videos and photo galleries, as well as previews and features.
Table Rock Sports (tablerocksports.net) offers free live video broadcasts of South Medford, North Medford, Grants Pass, Crater and St. Mary's, with contests also archived on the website. Football game coverage begins 30 minutes before kickoff.
For a third consecutive year, Table Rock Sports will partner with KTVL News 10 for Friday Night Football, a postgame interview and highlights segment that goes from 11:10 to 11:35 p.m. before switching over to ktvl.com.
The crew, which includes Joe Brett and Tom Ersepke and lead anchor Brian Schnee, will offer top plays from Jackson County and surrounding counties and player and coach interviews.
Continued analysis and highlights can be found on ktvl.com after the newscast ends.
KDRV Channel 12.2 will have a game of the week every Friday led by Jacob Kornhauser and Jake Garcia. The live coverage will be replayed at 2 a.m. on Saturdays.
KDRV (Channel 12) will also feature postgame coverage and highlights from around the region afterward on Friday Night Blitz at 11:15 p.m. The station will additionally have fan voting for play-of-the-week nominees every week.
On tablerocksports.net, Demi DeSoto and Chris Janisch will cover North Medford and Ersepke and Harry Croton have South Medford.
Jay Reese has the Grants Pass call, and Chris Phillips and John Beck will have Crater.
Kenny Morales and Michael Gardner will cover St. Mary's, and a student crew at Hidden Valley will broadcast select Mustangs contests.
Table Rock Sports produced 264 live events last year, and another 40 state football, basketball and softball playoff and tournament games in conjunction with the National Federation of High Schools.
On the radio, South Medford and North Medford football can be found on KCMX (880-AM) and ESPN (96.1-FM/580-AM), respectively.
Jonathan Kurman, who was the voice of the Medford Rogues during part of the summer, will cover home games and ESPN Radio program director Matt Bagley will have road games until October. At that point, Bagley will take over North coverage and Zach Bigley will have South.
KCMX (880-AM) and kcmxam.com will carry select St. Mary's games.
Pregame radio for all three teams will begin 15 minutes before kickoff.
Bagley also hosts an hour-long sports talk show called The Southern Oregon Sports Hour weekdays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on ESPN Radio.
Cascade Christian's contests can be heard on KDOV (91.7-FM) and thedove.us, with pregame beginning approximately 20 minutes before kickoff.
Live video, audio and statistics of Ashland games can be viewed at ashlandfootballclub.com. Tune in about 15 minutes before kickoff.
Reach reporter Dan Jones at 541-776-4499, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.