Friday night football, eight basketball doubleheaders to highlight broadcast schedule.
Haligonia.ca and Saint Mary’s athletics are joining forces to bring AUS fans live coverage of Huskies home games throughout the 2009-10 varsity season.
Friday night football headlines the broadcast schedule with the Acadia Axemen visiting the stadium on October 1st and Steve Sumarah’s Huskies vs. the Saint Francis Xavier X-Men on October 15th.
Mavs Gillis, the voice of the Halifax Rainmen on haligonia.ca, will be the play by play voice for Huskies football and basketball.
“It’s really exciting to be bringing the proud tradition of Huskies athletics to the loyal Saint Mary’s alumni, parents, and fans on haligonia.ca,” says Gillis.
Dalhousie Tigers fans will be happy to know that the schedule will feature plenty of match ups between the south end rivals, including the Huskies basketball home opener vs. the Tigers on November 23rd.
“Haligonia Sports is completely dedicated to coverage of local sport,” says Bill McLean of Haligonia.ca. “We wanted to make sure to schedule as many games as possible that pitted the Huskies vs. Tigers.”
“The opportunity for us to bring live coverage of Huskies athletics is a huge step forward and we can’t wait to get started. We’re really excited to be showcasing Saint Mary’s to a national audience.”
The schedule will also consist of several women’s hockey games and women’s volleyball matches. Check out Haligonia Sports on Facebook for the complete Huskies webcast schedule.
Coverage begins on Wednesday, September 22nd at 5:00 with women’s and men’s soccer at Huskies Stadium vs. the Dalhousie Tigers. Just go to Haligonia.ca and click on sports to see the game.