WHOU to video stream AA Provincial boys hockey championship

10 years ago

    WOODSTOCK — Northern Maine Media Inc., the home of WHOU 100.1 FM, has received approval from the New Brunswick Interscholastic Athletic Association to video stream the three games of the AA Boys High School Hockey Championship for the 2013-2014 season.

    The championship games will be video streamed live online at www.whoufm.com on Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23 and broadcast on the radio at 100.1 FM. The radio broadcast can also be heard online at www.whoufm.com.
    “We are very excited to have this opportunity,” said NMM President Fred Grant. “We’ve been video streaming sporting events for three years and while we’ve streamed hockey before, this will be our first championship hockey coverage. Fans that can’t make it to Woodstock for the championship will be pleased to finally see the games online.”
    WHOU radio has been broadcasting high school sports for over 50 years and veteran announcer, Ken Holck, has provided the play-by-play calls for the station for the last 17 years. “We started with video streaming basketball in 2011 and we’ve been overwhelmed by the response.” stated Holck. “We have had over 300,000 views of our games this season and covered over 100 games in the regular season. Adding hockey to our line-up is going to make a lot of people very happy.”
    Woodstock High School teacher, Brad McLaughlin, has been calling the Woodstock Thunder games for WHOU and will be announcing all three of the championship match-ups.
    “The students have been excited to have the coverage this season and we’re all looking forward to this broadcast,” stated McLaughlin. “Combining the video with a radio broadcast for the championship will be great coverage for the entire community.”