Access Sacramento "Game of the Week" announcers Jim Dimino (left) and Will James at Inderkum High School last season.

Access Sacramento “Game of the Week” announcers Jim Dimino (left) and Will James at Inderkum High School last season.

Access Sacramento will broadcast 11 live Friday night regular-season high school football games this season, beginning Aug. 30 with Inderkum at Monterey Trail.

Games can be seen live on Comcast and SureWest Cable Channel 17 and on AT&T U-Verse Channel 99.  The games are also streamed live on the Internet from www.AccessSacramento.org at that same time.  Taped Replays will occur the following Tuesday’s, also at 7 pm.

Other non-league contests feature Burbank at Pleasant Grove Sept 6, Antelope at Rio Linda Sept. 13, Franklin (EG) at Cosumnes Oaks Sept. 20, Rocklin at Inderkum Sept. 27, and Pioneer at Cordova Oct. 4.

League contests begin Oct. 11 with Oak Ridge vs. defending CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. II champion Folsom, followed by Rio Linda at Christian Brothers Oct. 18, Christian Brothers at Del Campo Oct. 25, Jesuit at Sheldon Nov. 1, finishing with Folsom at Pleasant Grove Nov. 8.

The veteran broadcast team of Play-by-Play announcer Will James and CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Hall of Fame Coach/Administrator and TV Color Announcer Jim Dimino host the broadcasts, continuing a partnership that began in 1996.

They will be joined with sideline reports from Rick Stewart, who originally joined Access Sacramento’s basketball broadcast team during the last season.

Access Sacramento Camera operator Keven Nguyen during a live broadcast last season.

Access Sacramento Camera operator Keven Nguyen during a live broadcast last season.

Seventeen different schools from across Sacramento County in Division 1 through Division V are represented in the list from the Capital Athletic League, Capital Valley Conference, Metropolitan Conference, Delta River League, Delta Valley Conference, Golden Empire League, Sierra Foothill League, Sierra Valley Conference, Tri-County Conference.

This is the second season for a full slate of live broadcasts.  Prior to last year, the games were always videotaped on Friday for playback during the following week.

Access Sacramento's Jim Bailey uses a NewTek Tricaster for instant replays and highlight videos during "Game of the Week."

Access Sacramento’s Jim Bailey uses a NewTek Tricaster for instant replays and highlight videos during “Game of the Week.”

Access Sacramento is a non-profit 501c3 foundation operating two non-commercial public access cable channels.  Primary funding comes from a grant from the Sacramento Metropolitan Cable TV Commission.