MC22 to broadcast Genesis Shootout

Posted Online: Dec. 13, 2012, 6:00 pm
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Mediacom will televise all seven games of the Genesis Shootout on Saturday. The tape-delay broadcast will feature each game in 90-minute segments.

The Geneseo-Davenport North contest will be televised on MC22 starting at noon. From there, it will be Riverdale-Davenport Central (1:30 p.m.); Alleman-Davenport West (3 p.m.); United Township-Pleasant Valley (4:30 p.m.); Galesburg-North Scott (6 p.m.); Moline-Bettendorf (7:30 p.m.); and Rock Island-Davenport Assumption (9 p.m.).

The complete shootout will be replayed throughout the month of December for those who are not able to watch it during the original broadcast. Viewers can go to and type the name of their favorite team in the search box to find replay times.


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