Coverage of the FCIAC football championship will be streamed live on Hersam Acorn websites Thursday, Nov. 21, and Friday, Nov. 22.
The New Canaan Rams will face the St. Joseph Cadets at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at McDougall Stadium in Trumbull.
Trumbull Times Radio will debut with the FCIAC Football Championship Preview Show Thursday, Nov. 21, at noon.
The show, hosted by Hersam Acorn Radio Manager Rob Adams, will review the FCIAC football season and build excitement for the annual championship game. Dave Stewart, sports editor of the New Canaan Advertiser and sports information director of FCIAC.net, will co-host. Bill Bloxsom, sports editor of the Trumbull Times, will add his perspective.
The broadcast of the championship will begin with a pregame show at 6:45 p.m. Friday. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Both the preview show and the FCIAC championship will air online at Trumbulltimes.com, and FCIAC.net. The show will also be broadcast to most smartphones.
Adams, who was been broadcasting FCIAC sports since 1998, will handle the play-by-play duties. This will be his ninth FCIAC football championship broadcast. Joining him are analyst Paul Silverfarb, sports editor of the Greenwich Post. Chris Kaelin, a radio veteran who has worked with Adams on WGCH in Greenwich, will handle the sideline and interviews.
“The launch of Hersam Acorn Radio is the next logical step for us in our evolution as a new media firm,” said Martin V. Hersam, chief operating officer of Hersam Acorn Newspapers. “While we still have firm roots in traditional media we are constantly working to serve the ever-changing needs of our vast print, web, mobile and social audiences in Fairfield and Westchester counties.”