TIFTON — Twenty-four basketball games featuring the Tift County High School Lady Devils and Blue Devils are scheduled to air beginning tonight on Tifton radio station WTIF 107.5 FM.
“Basketball is well suited to the radio because the action is non-stop,” said Mike Chason, who will handle the play-by-play duties on most of the broadcasts. “I love the hoops season, and this is a great way for fans in the area to keep up with the Tift County teams.”
The radio slate begins tonight with the TCHS home opener against Worth County. Airtime on WTIF is 5:45 p.m.
“This should be a very interesting matchup,” Chason said. “Both Tift County teams played a couple of weeks ago in Thomasville but there’s something special about the lights coming on at what I think is one of the premier high school basketball facilities in the state.”
Chason said many of the key region contests for the Lady Devils of coach Julie Conner and the Blue Devils of coach John Spurlin will be on the radio in January and February.
All WTIF games will include a 15-minute pregame, halftime interviews and information, and a postgame wrapup featuring comments from the head coaches.
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