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TPZ’s high school sports coverage expanding in 2018-19


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The Prep Zone is expanding. Beginning in August, our broadcast coverage will now include Duval County.

In addition to video (via the NFHS Network) & radio coverage (92.1 FM/1230 AM Gainesville and 100.1 FM/900 AM Ocala) in Alachua & Marion County, fans will have an opportunity to watch Jacksonville area football and volleyball games online thanks to a partnership with DuvalSports.com. TPZ’s Marty Pallman, who will handle the play-by-play for Bishop Kenny football in Jacksonville, will team up with Corey Davis & Andre’ Ellis of DuvalSports.com to help provide coverage in Duval County.

JACKSONVILLE Tentative Schedule – Football

*Schedule subject to change

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Thursday, Aug. 16 – Sandalwood (Jacksonville) at First Coast (Jax.) (Kickoff Classic)
Thursday, Aug. 23 – Sandalwood (Jacksonville) at Ribault (Jacksonville)
Friday, Aug. 24 – Lee (Jacksonville) at Raines (Jacksonville)
Friday, Aug. 31 – Apopka at Bartram Trail (St. Johns)
Friday, Sept. 7 – Lee (Jacksonville) at Mandarin (Jacksonville)
Friday, Sept. 14 – Lee (Jacksonville) at Columbia (Lake City)
Friday, Sept. 21 – St. Augustine at Bartram Trail (St. Johns)
Friday, Sept. 28 – Columbia (Lake City) at Trinity Christian (Jacksonville)
Thursday, Oct 4 – Trinity Christian (Jax.) at Oakleaf (Orange Park)
Friday, Oct 5 – Raines (Jacksonville) at Sandalwood (Jacksonville)
Friday, Oct. 12 – TBA
Thursday, Oct. 18 – Englewood at White OR Ribault at Stanton
Friday, Oct. 19 – Clay at Baker County OR Madison County at University Christian
Thursday, Oct. 25 – TBA
Friday, Oct. 26 – Buchholz (Gainesville) at Bartram Trail (St. Johns)
Friday, Nov. 2 – Bolles at Columbia (Lake City) OR Ed White at Lee (Jax.) OR UCS at Clay
Saturday, Nov. 3 – Ribault (Jacksonville) at Raines (Jacksonville)

GAINESVILLE/OCALA Tentative Schedule – Football

*Schedule subject to change

Thursday, Aug. 23 – Columbia (Lake City) at Gainesville^
Friday, Aug. 24 – Buchholz (Gainesville) at Eastside (Gainesville)
Friday, Sept. 14 – Eastside (Gainesville) at Newberry^
Friday, Sept. 21 – North Marion (Citra) at Gainesville^
Thursday, Sept. 27 – Forest (Ocala) at Gainesville^
Friday, Sept. 28 – North Marion (Citra) at Eastside (Gainesville)^
Friday, Oct. 5 – Gainesville at Buchholz (Gainesville)^
Friday, Oct. 12 – Trinity Catholic (Ocala) at Santa Fe (Alachua)^
Thursday, Oct. 18 – Leesburg at Gainesville
Friday, Oct. 19 – Oakleaf (Orange Park) at Buchholz (Gainesville)^
Friday, Oct. 26 – North Marion at Trinity Catholic (Ocala)^
Friday, Nov. 2 – Eastside at Gainesville^
Friday, Nov. 9 – FHSAA state playoffs^
Friday, Nov. 16 – FHSAA state playoffs^

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Volleyball – TBA (Begins September 18)

In addition to our ‘live’ game broadcasts, “The Prep Zone” will produce a weekly high school show at Sonic Drive-In of Gainesville/Ocala. Hosted by Mike Ridaught & Marty Pallman, the first show will make air on Monday, August 20. Air time and broadcast info will be released soon.

Check out ThePrepZone.com Sports Report every weekday morning around 7:50 a.m. on “I am Country 106.9 FM” in Gainesville. The one-minute sports vignette is produced by Ridaught. If you miss a report, they are archived here.

If you live in the Tri-County area, tune in to ThePrepZone.com Nature Coast Sports Report presented by SunState Federal Credit Union. The 2-minute high school sports vignette is produced by Ridaught and airs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7:28 a.m. and repeating at 5:28 p.m. on 93.1 FM & 940 AM in Chiefland/Trenton & 96.3 FM & 1240 AM in Cross City.

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