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High School Football Playoffs Kickoff on Time Warner Cable Metro Sports this Friday

Local power house Rockhurst will host Columbia Rock Bridge at 7 p.m.

Release Date: 11/02/2011

KANSAS CITY (November 2, 2011) – Two of the top high school football teams in the state of Missouri face off in Kansas City this Friday night, and Time Warner Cable Metro Sports will broadcast the matchup live in high definition.

The Metro Sports telecast Friday features Rockhurst High School (9-1) vs. Rock Bridge High School (7-3). Rockhurst, winners of four state titles in the last decade, enters the playoffs on a roll, having won their last three games by a combined score of 143-17. The Hawklets will also have the home field advantage against Rock Bridge for this critical sectional playoff matchup.

“This is the most exciting time of the year for high school football fans, and we’re proud to be able to provide great programming like this to the Time Warner Cable customers in the Kansas City area,” said Chris Huwe, General Manager of TWC Metro Sports.

The game this Friday night will mark Metro Sports’ first-ever HD high school football playoff broadcast. Kevin Wike will handle the play-by-play, with Richard Baldinger doing the color commentary and David Belfonte reporting from the sidelines.

Metro Sports is available throughout the Kansas City area on Time Warner Cable (channel 30, 310 and 1310-HD), Comcast (channel 44 and 258) and Knology in Lawrence (channel 37).

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