UTV44, Gears up for another year of High School Football Coverage


Mobile, AL – UTV44, WJTC is kicking off its 12th season of the UTV44 High School Football Game of the Week. 100% locally produced and televised, and can be seen live on WJTC - UTV44 every Friday night beginning August 25th at 7pm. From play by play to game analysis, and to interviews with coaches and players, we catch it all.

The season will kick off with the Battle of Prichard between the Vigor Wolves and the Blount Leopards. This matchup will showcase a pair of talented receivers from Blount in Collins Woods III and LeBarron Jones. Can Daphne’s offensive stars, quarterback Chance Newman and running back Mike Franklin lead the Trojans to make a run at the 6A title? Game of the Week will also showcase the top talents of the area including Saraland quarterback Jack West, Murphy’s dual threat quarterback Maurice Robinson along with his receiver Anthony Lewis.

The UTV44 High School Football Game of the Week schedule will consist of eleven (11) weeks of regular season games. The Game of the Week will once again follow a Flex schedule for 2017; games for week 1 through week 5 are chosen and will be covered according to the posted schedule. The flex schedule will be implemented for week 6 through week 11 and are subject to change. Flexible scheduling ensures quality matchups on Friday night in those weeks. This will allow winning teams to play their way onto the UTV44 Game of the Week schedule and prime time television. Flexible scheduling will not be applied to games on Thursday or Saturday nights. You can follow us on Game of the Week on Facebook for any changes. The Game of the Week schedule covers schools from Mobile and Baldwin County.

2017 UTV44 High School Football Game of the Week begins August 25th. Support your local teams and watch some great local football.

2017 UTV44 High School Game of the Week Schedule:

Date Time Visiting Team Home Team Location

8/25/17 7:00 PM Vigor Blount Leopards Stadium

9/1/17 7:00PM Spanish Fort Daphne Jubilee Stadium

9/8/17 7:00 PM Murphy McGill-Toolen Lipscomb Stadium

9/15/17 7:00 PM Saraland Blount Leopards Stadium

9/22/17 7:00 PM Fairhope Daphne Jubilee Stadium

9/29/17* 7:00 PM TBD TBD TBD

10/6/17* 7:00 PM TBD TBD TBD

10/13/17* 7:00 PM TBD TBD TBD

10/20/17* 7:00 PM TBD TBD TBD

10/27/17* 7:00 PM TBD TBD TBD

11/3/17* 7:00 PM TBD TBD TBD

*Subject to change (Flexible Scheduling)