It's our responsibility to help athletic directors and coaches protect student athletes by promoting initiatives aimed at keeping these kids safe," says NJSIAA Executive Director Steve Timko.
The GDL "game plan" pamphlet can be downloaded from the NJSIAA website at www.
A member of the National Federation of State High School Associations, the NJSIAA conducts tournaments and crowns champions in 32 sports.
Bob Provost, director of marketing for the Star-Ledger, said: "This coverage of not only basketball and wrestling but hockey as well shows how FiOS1 has become the destination for first-class, comprehensive televised coverage of New Jersey's NJSIAA high school sports championships.
Steven Timko, executive director, NJSIAA, said, "Rarely do high school sports fans have an opportunity to see some of New Jersey's top high schools competing in great basketball, wrestling and hockey championship games.
This is an exciting competition that will recognize some of the best high school athletic programs in the state," noted Boyd Sands, executive director of the NJSIAA executive committee.
By establishing the ShopRite Cup, one of New Jersey's largest employers increases its support of the 215,000 high school students that compete as part of the NJSIAA across the state.
All of the 432 schools that belong the NJSIAA and compete at an advanced level in statewide tournaments will automatically be entered in the competition.
November 12 (South NJ) NJSIAA SJ quarter-final playoff
November 14 (North NJ) NJSIAA NJ quarter-final playoff
The current arrangement, now in its third year, has seen CN8 televise more than 75 regular-season high school and NJSIAA championship events per year, including football, wrestling, boy's and girl's basketball finals and the Tournament of Champions.
We consider high school sports one of our franchises and our continuing agreement with the NJSIAA allows us to provide championship coverage for New Jersey," CN8 General Manager Pat Scanlon said.