Palm Beach Gardens, FL (Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012) – When the area's newest high school football program takes to the field for the first time on Friday night, ESPN 760 will be there .
ESPN 760 will combine its innovative “Football Night in South Florida” broadcast with its “High School Hysteria” scoreboard show for an ESPN760.com
presentation to celebrate the opening game for West Palm Beach's Oxbridge Academy. The Thunderwolves visit Jupiter Christian at Dwyer High School's Rick Hubbard Field at Blum Stadium Friday night at 7 p.m
“We’re excited for our kids to have the publicity ESPN 760 provides and the positive experiences that come with that publicity, win or lose,” said Oxbridge Academy Athletic Director Craig Sponsky.
ESPN 760's Jeremy Marks-Peltz will assume his regular FNSF play-by-play duties for the game, while “High School Hysteria” host Joe Colella will handle the color responsibilities. Hysteria co-host Alex Petakas will anchor in-game prep football scoreboard updates, the halftime and postgame shows, as well as a condensed version of “High School Hysteria” until 11 p.m. Additionally, there will be live TV coverage on WPTV Newschannel 5 with ESPN 760’s Jason Pugh on-site during the 6 PM newscast, plus a full highlight package on the 11 PM newscast.
“This is a great opportunity and honor for these kids and Oxbridge Academy football to be the feature game of the week of ESPN 760,” said Oxbridge Academy head coach Doug Socha, who also serves as ESPN 760's high school football analyst.
Coverage of Oxbridge Academy-Jupiter Christian begins at 7 p.m. on ESPN760.com, WPTV.com, and ESPN760.com/livestream
. It's presented by United HealthCare.
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