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High School Football Set For Channels 64, 12.2

Provided by WSTR-TV

High school football on TV kicks off Sept. 17, the first of five "Kroger Saturday High School Rivals" games this fall on Sinclair Broadcast Group's WSTR-TV/Star64/Channel 64 and CW Cincinnati/Channel 12.2.

Steve Jarnicki will call the games, with analysis by Local12.com's Richard Skinner.

All five games will air at 7 p.m. Saturday. Four of the five will be broadcast live. Here's the schedule:

Sept. 17 (Channel 12.2): St. Edward at Elder. Live.

Sept. 24 (Channel 64): Newport Central Catholic at Conner. Live

Oct. 8 (Channel 64): Elder at Moeller. Tape delay from Friday Oct. 7.

Oct. 15 (Channel 64): Glen Este at Loveland. Live.

Oct. 22 (Channel 64): Simon Kenton at Ryle. Live.

John Kiesewetter joined the WVXU news team as a TV/Media blogger on July 1 2015, after nearly 30 years covering local and national broadcasting for The Cincinnati Enquirer. He’ll be posting news about Greater Cincinnati TV, radio and movies; updating your favorite former local TV/radio personalities or stars who grew up here; and breaking news about national TV, radio and media trends. You’ll also learn about Cincinnati’s rich broadcasting history.