High school lacrosse in Washington to be broadcast through Comcast On Demand

April 21, 2010

High school lacrosse in Washington to be broadcast through Comcast On Demand

SEATTLE – The Washington state chapter of US Lacrosse has reached an agreement to broadcast seven high school lacrosse games in Washington state during the 2010 spring season via Comcast On-Demand. The broadcast schedule of six boys games and one girls game is available exclusively to Comcast customers at no cost. It is the first television agreement for high school lacrosse in the State of Washington.

The one-year agreement, reached with GameTapes.com, a division of The Production Foundry, a Seattle-based video and multimedia production company, will provide for the availability of local games on Comcast On Demand within 48 hours of the conclusion of each of the games.

The Comcast On Demand broadcast schedule began on Friday, April 9 with a Boys Division I matchup between Mercer Island High School and Issaquah High School.

2010 Comcast On-Demand High School Lacrosse Games
April 9, 2010 Mercer Island vs. Issaquah (Boys Division I)
April 15, 2010 Bainbridge vs. Bellevue (Boys Division I)
April 24, 2010 Lakeside vs. Eastside Catholic (Boys Division I)
April 28, 2010 Stadium vs. Puyallup (Boys Division I)
April 30, 2010 Overlake vs. Issaquah (Girls Division I)
May 7, 2010 Vashon vs. Seattle Prep (Boys Division I)
May 14, 2010 Bellevue vs. Mercer Island (Boys Division I)

About High School Lacrosse in Washington State
Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the U.S. and in Washington State the sport has seen double-digit growth in six of the last eight years. In 2010, over 2,700 high school students representing 83 boys (www.WHSBLA.org) and 55 girls (www.WSLAX.org) varsity and jv teams in eastern and western Washington compete in a nine-week season March – May. The annual Boys and Girls Washington State High School Championships take place in late May.

For daily high school lacrosse results or to receive results through an RSS feed, please visit http://www.uslax-wa.org/media.html

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