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Root Sports releases Thursday night high school football schedule

| Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 3:24 p.m.

Root Sports announced Tuesday the return of McDonald's High School Football sponsored by Trib Total Media. The network plans to broadcast seven regular season WPIAL games as well as three WPIAL playoff games and the four WPIAL championship games at Heinz Field on Nov. 23.

The schedule includes Seneca Valley at Pine-Richland (Sept. 5), Neshannock at Sto-Rox (Sept. 12), Washington at Jeannette (Sept. 26), West Mifflin at Elizabeth Forward (Oct. 3), Blackhawk at Montour (Oct. 10), Hampton at Franklin Regional (Oct. 17) and McKeesport at Gateway (Oct. 24). All regular-season broadcasts start at 7 p.m., with the exception of the Sept. 12, Oct. 3 and Oct. 17 games, which will be shown on tape delay.

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