|Release Date: 2/26/2013||Contact: Diana L. Spencer, 410-887-4243|
TOWSON, MD. – Stories and interviews about Baltimore County Public Schools athletes, teams, and coaches fill the latest episode of “High School Sports Scene," which is on the air through Sunday, March 3. The current episode is hosted by Capri Gaines, a junior at Towson High School. Produced twice a month during the school year by BCPS-TV (The Education Channel), “High School Sports Scene" airs every day at 10:30 p.m. In addition, on Monday through Thursday, it can be seen at 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., and, on Saturday and Sunday, also at 11:00 a.m. BCPS-TV can be found on Comcast Cable Channel 73 and Verizon FiOS Channel 34 in Baltimore County. Additionally, the program is available on YouTube at High School Sports Scene February 19, 2013. The latest episode includes stories about: • Dulaney v. Milford Mill boys basketball • Randallstown v. New Town boys basketball • Outstanding Male Student Athlete: Jordan Gale, Chesapeake High School wrestling • Outstanding Female Student Athlete: Tranaka Adams, Chesapeake High School, basketball The segment “Coach's Corner" is hosted by Randy Dase, a social studies teacher and soccer coach (and former lacrosse and basketball coach) at Towson High School. In this episode, he interviews Catonsville High School wrestling coach Eric Warm and wrestler Manny Miranda. “High School Sports Scene" is sponsored by Allogram, Inc., and Burger King. Since 1983, the school system’s television station has produced original and instructional programming, interactive DVDs, commercial satellite downlinks, and live telecasts to serve the informational needs of students, parents, educators, and citizens of Baltimore County. BCPS-TV also provides opportunities for BCPS students, staff, and stakeholders to learn about and gain experience in television and video production. BCPS-TV student interns for this school year are seniors Abby Kousouris of Hereford High School, Khalida Volou of Chesapeake High School, and Erin Tyszko of Perry Hall High School. Other original programs airing on BCPS-TV include “BCPS News," “Math Homework Helpers," “Career Tracks," “So Easy A Kid Can Do It," “Brain Gain," “Kid Conversation," “Educated Parenting," “Student Art Break," “Student Production Showcase," “Up Beat," and “The Chalkboard." The Education Channel also records and airs systemwide music and recognition events, as well as recorded and live-stream broadcasts of the public meetings of the Baltimore County Board of Education. A viewing schedule for BCPS-TV is available at www.bcps.org/apps/edchannel_schedule/.