WWAX TV – the WAX – to broadcast CIAC High School Football Game of the Week
The CIAC High School Football Game of the Week will be seen statewide on WWAX TV starting with tonight’s 7pm season opener – the Darien High School Blue Wave at the North Haven High School Nighthawks. Connecticut’s newest TV station, WWAX – the WAX – is transmitted on Channel 27, and available on cable systems throughout the state. Click here for the WWAX channel number for your cable provider.
An exclusive stream of the Connecticut High School Football Game of the Week will be available on the NFHS Network (subscription) weekly through Thanksgiving Week. The NFHS Network will continue to exclusively stream CIAC football state playoff games, featuring select semifinal games, and all six state finals this December. The NFHS Network is the leader in streaming LIVE and On Demand high school sports in Connecticut and across the nation. (NFHSNetwork.COM)
The voice of the Connecticut High School Football Game of the Week will be longtime Connecticut sportscaster George “The Coach” DeMaio. With an unmistakable style and signature enthusiasm, DeMaio has been broadcasting Connecticut high school sports on the radio for the last 33 years. As previously announced, the call of the weekly games will continue to be heard on iHeart Media’s WELI radio (960 AM) (*) each week.
The CIAC enthusiastically launches its “CIAC Game of the Week” initiative to highlight the dedicated student-athletes, coaches, and administrators who comprise its member schools. Interscholastic athletics, and all extracurricular activities, are truly the last classroom of the day. Through the CIAC’s NFHS Network platform, and in partnership with WELI radio, WWAX TV, and the voice of Connecticut high school sports, George “The Coach” DeMaio, viewers and listeners will gain an in-depth look at the very best that the CIAC has to offer.
Following tonight’s Connecticut High School Football Game of the Week debut, with 2022 Class MM State Champion North Haven hosting perennial state power Darien, future matchups for the 2023 season will be announced on a weekly basis.
(*) September game broadcasts will be heard on 1300 AM WAVZ