FOX Sports Southwest announced today it will televise two UIL Class 5A semifinal football playoff games live on Saturday, Dec. 15.A battle of unbeaten teams leads off FOX Sports Southwest’s coverage at 2:00 p.m. CT. Katy (14-0), the top-ranked 5A team in the Texas AP poll and No. 4 in USA Today’s national rankings, meets Cibolo Steele (14-0), ranked third in the state and 25th nationally, at Baylor’s Floyd Casey Stadium in a 5A Division II semifinal. DeSoto (14-0), No. 2 in state and national polls, takes on Allen (13-1), ranked sixth in the state and Best of the Rest in USA’s Today’s Super 25, at SMU’s Ford Stadium at 6:00 p.m. CT. The 5A Division I semifinal will be carried on FOX Sports Southwest Plus in markets televising the Dallas Mavericks-Minnesota Timberwolves NBA game and on FOX Sports Southwest’s primary channel in all other markets.In the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the DeSoto-Allen game can be seen on Time Warner Cable channel 906, Charter Communications channel 300, DirecTV channel 677 (677-1 HD), Dish Network channel 440 (9575 HD), AT&T U-Verse channel 757 (1757 HD) and Verizon Fios channel 77 (577 HD). Travis Stewart (play-by-play), LaDarrin McLane (analyst) and Greg Tepper (sideline reporter) will call the Katy-Cibolo Steele game.Roger Emrich (play-by-play), Shea Walker (analyst) and Jim Knox (sideline reporter) will work the DeSoto-Allen telecast.The winners of Saturday’s semifinals advance to the state championships next week at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.FOX Sports Southwest will provide exclusive live coverage of nine state title games from Cowboys Stadium with tripleheaders on Thursday, Dec. 20; Friday, Dec. 21; and Saturday Dec. 22.
FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST ANNOUNCES LIVE
TELECASTS FOR TWO UIL 5A SEMINFINAL GAMES
Katy vs. Cibolo Steele, DeSoto vs. Allen Highlight Saturday Lineup
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