DES MOINES, IA – Mediacom Communications announced today a new partnership with the Iowa High School Sports Network (IHSSN) to provide Mediacom’s Iowa television subscribers with access to a mix of live action and replay coverage featuring the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s (IHSAA) state quarterfinal, semifinal and championship games in four major sports across all classes of competition.
The multi-year contract allows the IHSSN-produced coverage to be carried on MC22, the local channel Mediacom makes available nearly statewide. Coverage will feature boy’s football, basketball, wrestling and baseball.
The new partnership kicks off next week with from the UNI-Dome with live television coverage of the IHSAA semifinal state football games. Fans can watch each of those games on MC22, Thursday, Nov. 14, through Saturday, Nov. 16, starting at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. daily. The IHSSN will also provide a live steam of the semifinal games at ihssn.com.
The IHSAA state championship football finals are scheduled for the following week, Nov. 21-22. Live coverage will be carried on broadcast television affiliates that have partnered with the IHSSN. A free live stream will again be available at ihssn.com. MC22 will show complete replay coverage of all IHSAA state championship football games starting on Saturday, Nov. 23.
When the 2020 championship season arrives for the IHSAA state wrestling, basketball and baseball tournaments, an extensive selection of live quarterfinal and semifinal games will be shown on MC22. Championship games will be broadcast on the IHSSN television affiliates and a free live stream will be available on ihssn.com. The IHSSN partnership with Mediacom provides MC22 with replay rights for the championship games, as well as the previously televised quarterfinal and semifinal match ups.
IHSAA State Football Semifinals Television Coverage on MC22:
When: Thursday, Friday, Saturday – Nov. 14 - 16; starting at 9 am and 10 am daily
What: IHSAA state football – semifinal competition (all classes)
Where: LIVE television coverage from the UNI-Dome; produced by the IHSSN & carried across Iowa on MC22 (822 or 722 on Mediacom television lineup)
IHSAA State Football Championships Television Coverage on MC22:
When: Saturday and Sunday November 23 - 24 at Noon
What: Full-game replays of the IHSAA State Championship games (all classes)
Where: MC22 (822 or 722 on Mediacom television lineup)