Scottsdale schools to be featured on new NBC radio show

The Which Wich High School Football Preview Show premiers Friday, Aug. 21  on NBC Sports Radio AM 1060 with co-hosts Dan Manucci and Richard Obert.  Arizona’s first-ever Drive Time High School Football Show.

Which WichMr. Manucci played quarterback at Tempe McClintock High, Kansas State and for the Buffalo Bills, according to a press release. Mr. Obert is a longtime high school sports reporter for “The Arizona Republic” and azcentral sports.

“One of the most important objectives of Arizona Which Wich is to invest back into our community,” stated Peter Greene, president and CEO of Which Wich Arizona, in the release. “We work with Schools at all levels to help raise funds to expand education”.

The weekly hour-long show, starting each Friday at 6 p.m., which leads into the Arizona Interscholastic Association High School Football Game of the Week on NBC Sports Radio AM 1060, will included interviews with high school coaches and players and analysis of key games that night.  It will run throughout the season leading to the Arizona State High School Football Championships, the release stated.

“Education through athletics is part of our investment and sponsoring the first drive-time high school sports show fits our company’s mission statement,” stated Kim Broome, chief operations and financial officer for Which Wich Arizona, in the release.

Janie Riddle, president of the National Football Foundation Valley of the Sun Chapter, said this show proves that Arizona is raising the bar in high school football.

“To have a radio show dedicated to high school football in drive time, on a Friday, is a huge tribute and acknowledgement to just how big the great sport of high school football has grown in Arizona,” Ms. Riddle stated in the release.

To sponsor the program or be on the show, contact Producer Shawn Crespin at 480-570-4359 or Shawn@azsportstalk.com.

Arizona Interscholastic Association Football Schedule – 2015
Friday Aug. 21 —  Queen Creek at Desert Mountain (Kurt Warner debut)
Friday Aug. 28 – Highland at Mesa
Friday Sept. 4 —  Pinnacle at Saguaro
Friday Sept. 11 — Brophy at Red Mountain
Friday Sept. 18 —  Sandra Day O’Connor at Millennium
Friday Sept. 25 —  Mesquite at Dobson
Friday Oct. 2 – Poston Butte at Corona del Sol
Friday Oct. 9 — Chaparral at Centennial
Friday Oct. 16 —  Higley at Westwood
Friday Oct. 23 —  Deer Valley at Saguaro 
Friday Oct. 30 —  Westview at Millennium
All games at 7 p.m. after Which Wich High School Football Preview Show on NBC Sports Radio AM 1060

For more information visit  www.AZSportsTalk.com.

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