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FOX Sports Kansas City Plus To Televise 6A Football Championship

KSHSAA 6A CHAMPIONSHIP WILL AIR ON FOX SPORTS KANSAS CITY PLUS 

5A CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE STREAMED ON FOXSPORTSKANSASCITY.COM

The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) 6A football championship will be televised live by FOX Sports Kansas City this Saturday.

The game will air on FOX Sports Kansas City Plus, a channel used by FOX Sports Midwest to simultaneously show multiple events on two channels, due to overlap with the Missouri-Kansas Big 12 football game. It will be also be streamed live on FOXSportsKansasCity.com. Kickoff between Olathe South (11-1) and Wichita Heights (12-0) is scheduled for 1 p.m. from Washburn University’s Yager Stadium in Topeka. Veteran Kansas City television executive and announcer Neil Harwell will call the play-by-play with Kansas City Chiefs TV host and former Washburn linebacker Josh Looney as analyst.

In addition, FOXSportsKansasCity.com will stream the Class 5A championship between Stilwell-Blue Valley and Hutchinson, live at 1 p.m. from Welch Stadium at Emporia State University. Robert Ford of KCSP-AM in Kansas City will call the action.

This is the first year in which FOX Sports Kansas City will televise and stream KSHSAA championship events. The 6A football championship game will also air nationally on FOX College Sports, on delay on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. CT.

These telecasts and streams will be produced by Niles Media Group of Kansas City, in partnership with When We Were Young Productions.

Where to find the live telecast

The live telecast of the KSHSAA 6A football championship between Olathe South and Wichita Heights will air on FOX Sports Kansas City Plus, a channel used by FOX Sports Kansas City to simultaneously show multiple events on two channels.

FOX Sports Kansas City Plus channel numbers:
AT&T U-verse 691
Cox-Kansas 22 or 76
Comcast-Kansas City 261
DirecTV 672
Dish Network 447
Knology (formerly Sunflower) 172
Surewest 66
Time Warner-Kansas City 5

For an updated list of channel numbers visit FOXSportsKansasCity.com. Fans with questions can e-mail [email protected].

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. 6 radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production assistant for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on 69 radio stations across 9 Midwest states.