Tuesday, March 10, 2009

GPB Broadcasts Live Coverage of GHSA Basketball Championships on GPB TV and GPB.org

GHSA Semifinals On March 11 & 12 Will Be Webcast Only
Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14 Watch Live Game Broadcasts and Webcasts
GPB Also Airs AAASP Georgia Wheelchair Basketball Championship

This week, Georgia Public Broadcasting - your PBS station serving all of Georgia - takes to the court again with live broadcast coverage of the Boys and Girls Georgia High School Association Basketball Championships from the Arena at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth on Friday, March 13 and from the Macon Coliseum on Saturday, March 14. Georgia’s top Class A, AA, AAA, AAAA and AAAAA teams go head-to-head for the honor of being State Champions in 2009.
In addition to the live television broadcast of the championship games, GPB will also give basketball fans a chance to watch live webcasts of the games. On the day of broadcast, viewers may go to Georgia Public Broadcasting’s home page at www.gpb.org to watch the games live on the web.

Also, GPB will host a live webcast only of the GHSA Basketball Semifinals Class 4A and 5A Boys and Girls games at www.gpb.org on Wednesday, March 11 and Thursday, March 12 beginning at 4 PM until 8:30 PM.
And, for the sixth consecutive year, we are proud to present the annual AAASP Wheelchair Basketball Championship, Saturday, March 14 at 9:30 AM.
The broadcast schedule is as follows:
Friday, March 13: Saturday, March 14:
3:00 PM Class AAAA Girls 9:30 AM AAASP Wheelchair
4:45 PM Class AAAA Boys 11:00 AM Class A Girls
7:00 PM Class AAAAA Girls 12:45 PM Class A Boys
8:45 PM Class AAAAA Boys 3:00 PM Class AA Girls
4:45 PM Class AA Boys
7:00 PM Class AAA Girls
8:45 PM Class AAA Boys

For more information on the games, go to gpb.org/basketball.
GPB’s broadcast of the GHSA Boys and Girls Basketball Championships is made possible by Georgia High School Association, GAcollege411, Georgia Lottery, Georgia EMC and Regions.

GPB will stream games live at www.gpb.org . For more information or questions, please contact GPB’s NOC Operations department at NOC@gpb.org or 404.685.2340.
To use our broadcast signal, please tune in to one of our nine stations across Georgia: Atlanta’s Channel 8.1; Albany - WABW/14.1, Augusta - WCES/20.1, Chatswoth - WCLP/18.1, Columbus - WJSP/28.1, Dawson - WACS/25.1, Macon - WDCO/29.1, Savannah - WVAN/9.1, Waycross - WXGA/8.1.
Broadcasters: If any portion of GPB’s footage is used on-air, a courtesy credit is required. Please note the courtesy should be to GPB or Georgia Public Broadcasting (not GPTV). Questions? Please contact Mandy Wilson at 404.685.2427.

Georgia Public Broadcasting is Television, Radio and Education: your PBS station serving all of Georgia; your source for great music and NPR news; and Georgia's source for top-quality multiple media educational products and services.
Watch Georgia Public Broadcasting on these nine stations across Georgia: Atlanta - Channel 8.1; Albany - WABW/14.1, Augusta - WCES/20.1, Chatsworth - WCLP/18.1, Columbus - WJSP/28.1, Dawson - WACS/25.1, Macon - WMUM/29.1, Savannah - WVAN/9.1, Waycross - WXGA/8.1.