INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — With the start of the high school football season, The Zone returns to WISH-TV at 11:08 Friday night for a brand new season that is bigger and better than ever.
Each week, WISH-TV is home to the most coverage from the most games across central Indiana. Friday night Anthony Calhoun, Chris Widlic, and Amanda Maynard will have highlights from 23 games.
The new season gets underway with a huge game between 6A title hopefuls at Warren Central as the 5th ranked Warriors host MIC rival and 3rd ranked Center Grove. WISH-TV will have highlights as well as postgame reaction in The Zone.
Top-ranked and defending 6A champion Ben Davis opens its 2015 campaign on the road, with Coach Mike Kirschner’s Giants facing the Tech Titans.
Due to the IHSAA tournament success factor rule, last season’s 5A champion Cathedral moves up to class 6A. The Irish play their first game as a 6A school on the road against Lawrence Central.
The first WISH-TV Zone tailgate of the season takes place at Hamilton Southeastern. AC will broadcast live from HSE starting on 24-Hour News 8 at 5 p.m. prior to the host Royals taking on Carmel.
During The Zone on WISH-TV, the Pike High School band will be live in studio to perform.
Games that the 24-Hour News 8 sports department will cover Friday night include:
- McCutcheon at Zionsville
- Harrison at Westfield
- Lawrence North at Noblesville
- Carmel at Hamilton Southeastern
- Northview at Danville
- Plainfield at Avon
- West Lafayette at Tri-West
- Pike at Brownsburg
- North Central at Fishers
- Triton Central at Park Tudor
- Decatur Central vs. Franklin Central
- Southport vs. Roncalli
- Beech Grove at Lutheran
- Greenwood at Perry Meridian
- Cathedral at Lawrence Central
- Brebeuf vs. Chatard
- Elwood vs. Scecina
- Greenfield-Central at Shortridge
- Hamilton Heights at Mount Vernon
- Center Grove at Warren Central
- Ben Davis at Tech
- Delphi at Lafayette Central Catholic
- Castle at Terre Haute North