Coalfield Semifinal Game at South Pittsburg to be Streamed Live

For the second week in a row, we will be streaming the Coalfield football team live on BBBTV12.com, Facebook, YouTube, Periscope and all the streaming devices by using the BoxCast Channel.

The Yellow Jackets have a daunting task ahead of them as they make the trip down to Marion County and take on the Perennial Powerhouse, South Pittsburg Pirates (12-1) that is averaging 51.1 points per game. The Pirates are only allowing 7.0 points per game.

The Yellow Jackets (12-0) are coming off a 36-0 win over Oliver Springs last Friday night at Rochelle Field in Coalfield. They are averaging 37.3 points per game while giving up 10.8 points per game.

This will be the fifth time that Coalfield will have had to travel to South Pittsburg to play for a chance to play in the 2020 Class A Blue Cross Bowl. It’s the seventh time that the two schools have played, all in the TSSAA Playoffs, and Coalfield is 0-6 all-time against South Pittsburg. This is the third time that Coalfield will be playing South Pittsburg in the Semifinal round

The last time Coalfield played in a semifinal game was in 2014 when they played Monterey at Tucker Stadium in Cookeville, a game that the Jackets would win 42-8 and earn their first-ever trip to the TSSAA Championship game, which they lost to Union City, now a Class 2A school.

South Pittsburg defeated Gordonsville on the road last Friday, 37-7, to earn a trip to the Semifinal matchup with Coalfield. South Pittsburg has 2 Mr. Football Finalists in Hunter Frame and Jared Stone an offensive lineman.

The Yellow Jackets tied a school record last Friday night with 12 wins, a feat first done in 2006 under then head coach, Garry Kreis. That team had 12 straight wins but lost to Hampton, 30-12 in a Quarterfinal loss at Coalfield.

South Pittsburg head coach, Vic Grider, has a 4-0 record against Coalfield and an astonishing 231-54 overall career record (.810). The first time that Coalfield and South Pitt met was in the 1994 playoffs, a 63-6 win by the Pirates over the Jackets. Matter of fact, the Pirates have outscored Coalfield, 269-46 in the 7 victories they have over the Jackets.

The game will feature the #1 South Pittsburg Pirates vs. the #2 Coalfield Yellow Jackets, as ranked in the final 2020 Regular Season AP Poll back in early November.

If you would like to watch this game, you can do so several different ways, just not on BBB TV-12 on Comcast Cable. Due to restrictions and regulations be the TSSAA, we are only allowed to stream the broadcast, after paying a fee to do so. We would like to thank Nitzschke Communications, VFL Realtor – Steven Hensley, DMS Properties and several Coalfield Alumni are the only reason that we are able to stream this game on the internet, without them, it would not be possible.

Kickoff for this game is 7pm CENTRAL time, 8pm Eastern (all games start at 7pm local time during the playoffs), so it will be 1-hour later than usual. We will begin streaming at 7:30pm Eastern Time with the WECO Radio pregame show then the game starting at 8 pm Eastern, 7pm Central.

Here are a few of the ways that you can watch the game on Friday night.

Where you can watch the Coalfield at South Pittsburg game on Friday night.

1. You can go to my website: bbbtv12.com
2. You can go to the BBB Communications Facebook page and watch it.
3. You can watch it on my Facebook Page (Brad Jones).
4. You can watch it on our YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/bbbtv12
5. On Twitter/Periscope: https://twitter.com/BradJonesBBBTV
6. On Boxcast.tv: https://boxcast.tv/…/tssaa-playoffs-coalfield-at-south…

You could watch it on a Roku, AppleTV, or FireTV Stick as well. You have to search for the BoxCast Channel, then after you add it, when you open it up, search for BBB Communications. It will pop up and then you can watch it there on your TV. (Video directions on adding the Roku Channel can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/cameraman91569/videos/10158447236889310, it’s very similar on the other two devices as well.

If all else fails, message me BEFORE the game/broadcast starts, or I’ll not see it or not have time to respond during the game.

Please share this with friends and family that might want to watch the game.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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