Mount Vernon customers can view the games on Channel 18.
MOUNT VERNON, NY – March 14, 2007 – Time Warner Cable today announced plans to produce and televise live coverage of the New York State Boys High School Basketball Championships. The championship matches take place March 17th - 18th at the Glens Falls Civic Center, in Glens Falls, NY.
In cooperation with NYSPHSAA, Time Warner Cable will use its statewide fiber infrastructure to deliver championship programming across the state to over 1 million Time Warner Cable customers in Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo, Hudson Valley, Mount Vernon, Rochester and Syracuse.
“Time Warner Cable is proud to bring this local programming exclusively to our customers,” said Brien Kelley, Vice President and General Manager of Time Warner Cable’s Staten Island, Bergen, NJ and Mount Vernon Region. “We’re happy to highlight Mount Vernon student athletes and bring live coverage conveniently into customers’ homes.”
Each of the championship games will be covered live and scheduled on Time Warner Cable Sports channels: Albany - TW3, Syracuse/Binghamton - TW Sports Channel 26; Rochester - Channel 26; Buffalo - Channel 13; Hudson Valley - Channel 6, and Mount Vernon - Channel 18.
Game times are as follows:
Saturday, 3/17 – Class D - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, 3/17 – Class C – 7:15 p.m.
Saturday, 3/17 – Class B – 9 p.m.
Sunday, 3/18 – Class A – 1 p.m.
Sunday, 3/18 – Class AA - 2:45 p.m.
“Time Warner Cable has made a huge statement on behalf of New York high school sports,” said NYSPHAA’s Director of Media Relations, Joe Altieri.” “We’re extremely excited about the expanded coverage of these games. It’s a great way to showcase the talent and dedication of these young athletes.”
Time Warner Cable’s coverage will also feature up-to-the-minute highlights from the Girl’s High School State Championships, which will be played in Troy, NY.
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Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey serves over 1.4 million customers in four NYC boroughs (Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and western Brooklyn), Mt. Vernon, Hudson Valley (Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and parts of Dutchess, Greene and Delaware Counties) and Bergen and Hudson Counties, New Jersey.
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