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TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA Football is back and the Cherokee Nation is moving to the next level in broadcasting the games of its high school teams live on the Internet.
First Live Webcast Friday, August 31 at Okemah
The use of technology now allows Sequoyah football fans and school alumni all over the world to listen to live football games as they happen. The team's season opener, this Friday, Aug. 31 at Okemah, will be the first football game in the school's history to stream live on the Internet.
“I am very excited about having the games broadcast on the internet, along with the radio station,”
said Jim Trickett, Tahlequah radio announcer and the voice of Sequoyah football.
“This gives Sequoyah alumni and fans outside of the Tahlequah area a chance to follow the Indians during the 2012-2013 school year.”
The games will continue to broadcast on local radio station KTLQ-AM 1350, but now those outside the area can tune in via their computers or smart phones and hear play-by-play of the game as it happens.
To access the Sequoyah Schools live game broadcast here All games will be archived for future reference and can be accessed at the same link. The pre-game show will begin at 7:15 pm and kickoff is at 7:30.
posted August 31, 2012 11:03 am edt