Comcast Hometown Network (Channel 104) to Televise 23 High School Football Games in 2015

Schedule Starts on August 28th with Clayton Valley at Folsom

Aug 17, 2015, 08:00 ET from Comcast

LIVERMORE, Calif., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Hometown Network (Channel 104), Comcast's regional cable network covering Northern and Central California, today announced that it will televise 23 high school football games this season (see complete schedule below).  In its sixth year of covering prep football, Comcast Hometown Network (CHN)'s games will continue to appear under the banner of "Xfinity High School Sports," and will be available on Channel 104 to Comcast digital cable customers. Most telecasts will also be streamed live at http://www.chnlivestreaming.tv.  CHN's schedule kicks off on Friday, August 28th at 7:30 p.m. with live coverage of defending Division I state champion Folsom High School hosting Clayton Valley High School.

"This year, Comcast Hometown Network will be covering more games than ever before; offering prep football fans a greater experience," said Jeff Giles, General Manager of Comcast Hometown Network.  "With 23 games on this year's schedule, CHN viewers will get all the action, comprehensive coverage of popular matchups and unique sideline interviews of their local teams they can't get anywhere else."

Play-by-play announcers for Comcast Hometown Network's high school football games will be veteran announcer Joe Castellano, San Jose SaberCats head coach Darren Arbet, Dave Lewis from KCBS Radio and Woodside High's former football coach Steve Nicolopulos.

In addition to Clayton Valley and Folsom, CHN's high school football schedule features many of the top prep teams in Northern and Central California, including Granite Bay, Leigh, Branham, Rancho Cotate, Cardinal Newman and Bellarmine.

The "Xfinity High School Sports" prep contests will premiere on Comcast Hometown Network (Channel 104), and will be replayed several times.  In addition, the 23 complete games will also be available any time of the day or night via Comcast's popular On Demand platform, which is free to Comcast digital customers. To view Comcast Hometown Network games On Demand, Comcast Digital Cable customers can tune to Channel 1 on their Digital Cable lineup or press the On Demand button on their remote control, then click on the "Get Local" section, then click on "Sports & Fitness," and select "Football."

Comcast Hometown Network (www.comcasthometown.com) continues to be one of the top destinations for local sports coverage.  The network is in its seventh season of airing LIVE minor league baseball games -- this year televising games from the California League and the Pacific Coast League, featuring the San Jose Giants and the Fresno Grizzlies.  In addition, CHN also televises key high school basketball matchups featuring prominent prep programs throughout Northern and Central California. Comcast Hometown Network has also televised San Jose SaberCats games from the Arena Football League, Stockton Thunder ECHL hockey contests, and college football and basketball games.

Following is Comcast Hometown Network's 2015 high school football telecast schedule: (all games are subject to change)

(*The following matchups are tentative and are subject to change.)

2015

TIME

TEAMS

TELECAST DATE

Aug. 28

7:30 pm

Clayton Valley @ Folsom

LIVE

Sept. 5

7:00 pm

Leigh @ Branham (SJ)

(from 9/4)

Sept. 6

7:00pm

Sequoia @ Palo Alto

(from 9/4)

Sept. 12

7:00 pm

Oak Grove @ Valley Christian (SJ)

(from 9/11)

Sept. 13

7:00 pm

Amador Valley @ Freedom

(from 9/11)

Sept. 19

7:00 pm

Seaside @ Monterey (Monterey Peninsula College)*

(from 9/18)

Sept. 20

7:00 pm

Woodside @ Sequoia

(from 9/18)

Sept. 26

7:00 pm

St. Mary's @ Los Gatos

(from 9/25)

Sept. 27

7:00 pm

Folsom @ Granite Bay

(from 9/25)

Oct. 3

7:00 pm

Encinal @ Alameda*

(from 10/2)

Oct. 4

7:00 pm

Elk Grove @ Grant

(from 10/2)

Oct. 10

7:00 pm

Rancho Cotate @ Cardinal Newman

(from 10/9)

Oct. 11

7:00 pm

Manteca @ Sierra

(from 10/9)

Oct. 17

7:00 pm

Monte Vista @ Palma (Salinas HS)

(from 10/16)

Oct. 18

7:00 pm

Liberty @ Heritage

(from 10/16)

Oct. 24

7:00 pm

Bellarmine @ St. Francis

(from 10/23)

Oct. 25

7:00 pm

Chico @ Pleasant Valley*

(from 10/23)

Oct. 31

7:00 pm

Elk Grove @ Franklin

(from 10/30)

Nov. 1

7:00 pm

Clovis vs Clovis North*

(from 10/30)

Nov. 7

7:00 pm

Montgomery @ Casa Grande

(from 11/6)

Nov. 8

7:00 pm

Granite Bay @ Del Oro

(from 11/6)

Nov. 14

7:00 pm

Half Moon Bay @ Terra Nova

(from 11/13)

Nov. 15

7:00 pm

Aragon @ Hillsdale

(from 11/13)

 

About Comcast Hometown Network
Comcast Hometown Network (CHN) is a regional cable network produced by Comcast and available in Northern California, Central California and Santa Barbara County on Digital Channel 104.  Available to more than 2 million homes in California as a part of Comcast's commitment to the communities that it serves, Comcast Hometown Network is a 24/7 channel that includes original regional programming and unique local content that you can't get anywhere else.  CHN televises key high school football and basketball matchups, minor league baseball games from the California League and the Pacific Coast League and Stockton Thunder hockey games from the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). Beyond sports programming, CHN also produces Game On, a local sports magazine show dedicated to female athletes as well as compelling programming like Upside, which offers in-depth news coverage, interviews and commentary with a positive slant.

About Comcast Cable
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