FOX Sports Detroit for the 11th consecutive year is the exclusive television home of the Michigan High School Athletic Association Football Finals. The 2008 edition is Friday, November 28 and Saturday, November 29 at Ford Field, presented by Farmers Insurance.
Six games are scheduled to be televised live on FOX Sports Detroit, while Saturday's Division 3 contest is set to air on FOX Sports Plus. Friday's Division 4 matchup will be streamed live at www.foxsports.com/detroit and televised later that night on FOX Sports Detroit. Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Herman Moore is among the announcers for the weekend, making his first appearance on the network's coverage of the MHSAA Finals.
Friday, November 28
10:00 AM on FOX Sports Detroit: Division 8 Final - Crystal Falls Forest Park vs. Muskegon Catholic Central; Play-by-Play: John Keating Analyst: Rob Rubick
1:00 PM on FOX Sports Detroit: Division 2 Final - Muskegon vs. Warren De La Salle; Play-by-Play: Dan Dickerson Analyst: John Wangler
4:30 PM on FOX Sports Detroit: Division 6 Final - Montague vs. Leslie; Play-by-Play: Dan Dickerson Analyst: Herman Moore
7:30 PM on www.foxsports.com/detroit (delay at 11:00 PM on FOX Sports Detroit): Division 4 Final - Holland Christian vs. Detroit Country Day; Play-by-Play: Matt Shepard Analyst: Rob Rubick
Saturday, November 29
10:00 AM on FOX Sports Detroit: Division 7 Final - Traverse City St. Francis vs. Ubly; Play-by-Play: Matt Shepard Analyst: Rob Rubick
1:00 PM on FOX Sports Detroit: Division 1 Final - Rockford vs. Lake Orion; Play-by-Play: John Keating Analyst: Rob Rubick
4:30 PM on FOX Sports Detroit: Division 5 Final - Ovid-Elsie vs. Muskegon Oakridge; Play-by-Play: Dan Dickerson Analyst: Herman Moore
7:30 PM on FOX Sports Plus (replay at 12:30 AM on FOX Sports Detroit): Division 3 Final - East Grand Rapids vs. Inkster; Play-by-Play: Matt Shepard Analyst: John Wangler
The TV coverage will also include some special features. During halftime of the Division 8 Final, (Friday 10:00 AM), Ryan Field reports from homecoming night in Manistee on playoff qualifier Manistee Catholic Central, the smallest school in the MHSAA with 58 students, 19 of which played on the football team which went 9-0 in the regular season, outscoring its opponents 402-50.
At halftime of the Division 6 Final (Friday 4:30 PM), Pershing High School assistant coach Kiana Dennis, a member of the Detroit Demolition women's professional team, will be profiled sharing her football knowledge with the Doughboys.
Rob Rubick will provide his analysis of the first half of the Division 7 Final (Saturday 10:00 AM) from the sidelines for a unique perspective of the game.
Finally, the Division 1 Final (Saturday 1:00 PM) will have a halftime feature on Romeo High School's co-coaches and best friends Jason Couch and Curt Reinas, complete with plenty of mic'd-up interaction during a practice session.