2021 High School Football Broadcast Schedule Central

In 2021, we’ll have FOUR live play-by-play football broadcasts each week throughout the season including the NEW radio broadcast of the Rivalry Thursday feature game on FM 99.1 & AM 990 along with 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 four exciting weekly games, but you can go back and listen to each game broadcast replay on this page below in the podcast section.

Friday Night High School Football Weekly Coverage
6:30pm High School Football Pregame Show (7pm some weeks)
7pm 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 (The Sports Animal only)

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 Rivalry Thursday radio games and 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. You can however, go back and listen to the podcasts for any of the four games that we broadcast weekly.


Rivalry Thursday Game Broadcasts on 99.1 & AM 990 The Sports Animal

For the first time, we bring the marquee Rivalry Thursday games to your radio. Listen to Brian Rice on the play-by-play call and VFL Jayson Swain as the analyst of these fantastic games every Thursday night. Coach-To-Coach with Doug Mathews and Dave McGinnis follows the game on 99.1 The Sports Animal.
*Kickoffs at 7pm ET unless noted

Aug. 19 (Week 1) South-Doyle at Oak Ridge
Aug. 26 (Week 2) Powell at Maryville
Sept. 2 (Week 3) No game scheduled due to UT Football
Sept. 9 (Week 4) Gatlinburg-Pittman at Loudon
Sept. 16 (Week 5) Fulton at Gibbs
Sept. 23 (Week 6) Alcoa at West
Sept. 30 (Week 7) Carter at Anderson County
Oct. 7 (Week 8) Central at South-Doyle
Oct. 14 (Week 9) Oak Ridge at Karns
Oct. 21 (Week 10) Catholic at Powell
Oct. 28 (Week 11) TBD
Nov. 5 (Week 12) Playoff Game TBD

Rivalry Thursday Radio Game Broadcast Sponsors
New Balance Knoxville
Fleet Tire
Food City
Games & Things
X Hunger
O.E.B. Law
Diversified Enclosures And Screen
Fleenor Security
Ever Seal

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 7pm ET unless noted

Aug. 20 (Week 1) Anderson County at Powell
Aug. 27 (Week 2) Grace Christian at South-Doyle
Sept. 3 (Week 3) Sevier County at Central
Sept. 10 (Week 4) West at Fulton
Sept. 17 (Week 5) TBD
Sept. 24 (Week 6) Halls at Powell
Oct. 1 (Week 7) South-Doyle at Fulton
Oct. 8 (Week 8) TBD
Oct. 15 (Week 9) TBD
Oct. 22 (Week 10) Halls at Central
Oct. 29 (Week 11) TBD
Nov. 5 (Week 12) Playoff Game TBD

K.O.C. Game of the Week Broadcast Sponsors
Fleet Tire
Matlock Tire Service and Auto Repair
Games and Things
New Balance Knoxville
X Hunger

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 7pm ET unless noted

Aug. 20 (Week 1) vs. Chuckey-Doak (7:30pm)
Aug. 27 (Week 2) vs. South Greene (7:30pm)
Sept. 3 (Week 3) vs. Baylor
Sept. 10 (Week 4) Open Week
Sept. 17 (Week 5) at McCallie
Sept. 24 (Week 6) Open Week
Oct. 1 (Week 7) at Father Ryan
Oct. 8 (Week 8) vs. Lipscomb Academy
Oct. 15 (Week 9) vs. Pope John Paul II
Oct. 22 (Week 10) at Powell
Oct. 29 (Week 11) vs. Montgomery Bell Academy
Nov. 5 (Week 12) Playoff Game TBD

Hardin Valley Academy Hawks Football on NewsTalk 98,7

For the fourth 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 on the call with analysts Chad Tindell and Brian Tatum.
*Kickoffs at 7pm ET unless noted
Aug. 20 (Week 1) vs. Karns
Aug. 27 (Week 2) at Morristown West (7:30pm)
Sept. 3 (Week 3) vs. Bearden
Sept. 10 (Week 4) Open Week
Sept. 17 (Week 5) at Bradley Central (7:30pm)
Sept. 24 (Week 6) at Central
Oct. 1 (Week 7) vs. Farragut
Oct. 8 (Week 8) at Jefferson County
Oct. 15 (Week 9) vs. Maryville
Oct. 22 (Week 10) vs. William Blount
Oct. 29 (Week 11) at Cleveland
Nov. 5 (Week 12) Playoff Game TBD

Hardin Valley Game Broadcast Sponsors
Matlock Tire Service & Auto Repair
Games & Things
Law Family Dentistry
X Hunger
Chance Orthodontics
Diversified Enclosures And Screen
Eye Care Optical
Advance Heating & Air
Tennessee Cancer Specialists

Starting at 6:30pm or 7pm each Friday on The Sports Animal, on AM 990 or FM 99.1, we’ll preview all the big prep football games of the night on our stations and throughout East Tennessee on the High School Football Pre-Game Show with host Eric Cain. We’ll bring you scoreboard updates of other match-ups in the area during our game broadcasts with Sam Forman. Then, the Matlock Tire Service and Auto Repair Halftime Show with Sam 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. Sam Forman anchors our studio coverage with scores and postgame contribution from Logan Ward. 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. Listen to each broadcast podcast archived below!

All HIgh School Football Game Broadcast Archives



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