2020 High School Football Broadcast Schedule Central

We’ll have THREE live play-by-play football broadcasts each week throughout the season including our K.O.C. Game of The Week on AM 990, all Knoxville Catholic games on FM 99.1 and all Hardin Valley Academy games on NewsTalk 98.7!


This year, not only can you listen to any of our three exciting weekly games, but you can go back and listen to each game broadcast replay on this page below in the podcast section.


High School Football Weekly Coverage
7pm Pregame Show Presented By Complete Cryo Plus
7:30pm Game Broadcasts – GOTW/Catholic/Hardin Valley
Halftime of Each Game – Matlock Tire Service and Auto Repair Halftime Report
After Each Game Until 11pm New Balance Knoxville Postgame Scoreboard Show (No postgame on NewsTalk 98.7)


Whether it’s with your phone or your radio, take us with you to any game you attend, so you can listen to our call or stay on top of all the other action! All FM 99.1 Catholic football games can also be heard streaming on 991TheSportsAnimal.com and on the WNML mobile app powered by Big Kahuna Wings. All Hardin Valley Academy broadcasts can also be heard streaming on NewsTalk987.com and on the WOKI mobile app powered by Computer Depot. Unfortunately, we will not have a streaming or app option to listen to the KOC Game of the Week on AM 990.



Hardin Valley Academy Hawks Football Presented by Matlock Tire Service and and Auto Repair on NewsTalk 98,7
For the third straight season, you can listen to every Hardin Valley Academy Hawks game broadcast live, presented by Matlock Tire Service and Auto Repair with Joel Silverberg and Brian Tatum on the call.
*Kickoffs at 7:30pm ET unless noted
Aug. 21 (Week 1) vs. Oak Ridge
Aug. 28 (Week 2) vs. Cleveland
Sept. 4 (Week 3) at Science Hill (Region)
Sept. 11 (Week 4) at Central
Sept. 18 (Week 5) vs. Dobyns-Bennett (Region)
Sept. 25 (Week 6) at West
Thu Oct. 1 (Week 7) at Bearden 7pm
Oct. 9 (Week 8) open
Oct. 16 (Week 9) vs. Jefferson County (Region)
Oct. 23 (Week 10) at Farragut (Region)
Oct. 30 (Week 11) vs. Morristown West
Nov. 6 (Week 12) open


K.O.C. Game of the Week on AM 990 The Sports Animal
Listen to our K.O.C. Game of the Week with different teams and great match-ups on AM 990 with play-by-play-announcer Vince Ferrara and color analyst, former University of Tennessee assistant coach, Don Mahoney.
*Kickoffs at 7:30pm ET unless noted

Aug. 21 (Week 1) Webb School at Austin-East
Aug. 28 (Week 2) Fulton at Central (also on FM 99.1)
Sept. 4 (Week 3) Fulton at Powell (also on FM 99.1)
Sept. 11 (Week 4) Anderson County at South-Doyle
Austin-East at Fulton (FM 99.1)
Sept. 18 (Week 5) Morristown West at Farragut
Sept. 25 (Week 6) Carter at South-Doyle
Oct. 2 (Week 7) Halls at Central
Oct. 9 (Week 8) Gatlinburg-Pittman at Austin-East
Oct. 16 (Week 9) South-Doyle at Halls
Farragut at Bearden (FM 99.1)
Oct. 23 (Week 10) Fulton at West
Oct. 30 (Week 11) South-Doyle at Powell
Nov. 6 (Week 12) Playoff Game TBD


Knoxville Catholic Fighting Irish Football on 99.1 The Sports Animal
Once again the Knoxville Catholic Fighting Irish will be broadcast all season on FM 99.1 with their longtime play-by-play voice John Wilkerson and game analyst Rob Demastus.
*Kickoffs at 7:30pm ET unless noted

Aug. 21 (Week 1) vs. Chuckey-Doak
Sat Aug. 29 (Week 2) vs. Trinity Christian, TX Noon ET
Sept. 4 (Week 3) open
Sept. 11 (Week 4) open
Sept. 18 (Week 5) vs. McCallie (Region)
Sept. 25 (Week 6) at Science Hill
Oct. 2 (Week 7) at Brentwood Academy 8pm ET
Oct. 9 (Week 8) at West Greene
Thu Oct. 15 (Week 9) vs. Baylor (Region) 7pm ET
Oct. 23 (Week 10) vs. Brentwood HS
Oct. 30 (Week 11) at Father Ryan (Region) 8pm ET
Nov. 6 (Week 12) Ensworth (Region)


Starting at 7pm on The Sports Animal, FM 99.1/AM 990 and NewsTalk 98.7, we’ll preview all the big prep football games of the night on our stations and throughout East Tennessee on the Complete Cryo Plus Pre-Game Show. We’ll bring you scoreboard updates of other match-ups in the area during our game broadcasts. Then, the Matlock Tire Service and Auto Repair Halftime Show gets you up-to-the-minute scores of all the games in the area. After each game, don’t miss the complete East Tennessee prep football New Balance Knoxville Post-game Scoreboard Show with constant finals and scores as they come in plus some winning coaches join the show as well. Eric Cain anchors our studio coverage with scores and contribution from Sam Forman. The full postgame show will only air on The Sports Animal.


Join us all season and please support all of our great sponsors that help us bring you all the prep football action. The full list of sponsors is below the schedule.


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