State Champs! Show Descriptions

State Champs! Network- "Legends", "Rivals" and "True Champions" Feature Shows!

Multiple Airings throughout the year, please check our TV and Events Schedule page

Throughout the year, State Champs! Network partners with Sponsors to produce feature shows in our Legends, Rivals and True Champions series! 

"Legends" shows provide an indepth journey through the extraordinary careers of outstanding High School Coaches and Players, complete with hostorical game clips, coach and player interviews and reflections, NFL player testimonials and as always, the terrific Emmy Award winning story telling of the State Champs Team. Recent "Legends" shows have featured outstanding High School Coaches Al Fracassa and Tom Mach as well as local Basketball Legend Tyrone Wheatley! 

"Rivals" is a feature show that focuses on the history of some of the greatest sports rivalries in Michigan and the Big Ten states. The series includes exclusive footage from previous games throughout the decades, including interviews with top Players and Coaches, NFL and college players interviews from both teams, and a journey from the rivalry's early beginings to it's current state. We will also bring you "inside" the rivalry - showcasing their most recent showdown, with locker room footage, team preparation the week of the game, fan perspectives, coaches and player interviews and game coverage. Recent "Rivals" shows have included: Detroit Catholic Central vs Brother Rice Football and Hope College vs Calvin College in Basketball! 

"True Champions" is a feature show that focuses on the extraordinary accomplishments of individuals in the High School and College sports who define what it is to be a champion against all odds! Our fist show focused on wheelchair Basket ball star Jesus Villa and his tremendous ascension from the age of 8 years old, to becoming a National Junior Champion in 2007 with the Sterling Heights Challengers, and going on to win numerous All Star, hustle and MVP awards! 

To see some of our recent Legends, Rivals and True Champions feature shows, please visit us HERE

To contact State Champs Network about sponsoring future Legends, Rivals or True Champions shows, please Contact Us Here.

Our latest "Legends" special will focus on the career of Michigan's Jalen Rose - as he fought his way from the streets of Detroit to lead his high school Southeastern to three consecutive championship finals. Watch rare footage of all three games including his battle with Chris Webber of Detroit Country Day and track his rise from High School and beyond as a star at the University of Michigan and the Indiana Pacers!

AIRING: on Fox Sports Detroit!

Sunday, February 5th at 9:30am
Monday, February 6th at 1:30am
Monday, February 6th at 4:30pm
Wednesday February 8th at 5:30pm
Sunday, February 12th at 5:00pm
Wednesday, February 15th at 1:30pm
Wednesday, February 15th at 11:30pm
Friday, February 17th at 2:30pm
Saturday, February 18th at 9:30am
Sunday, February 19th at 5:30pm
Monday, February 20th at 2:00pm
Thursday, February 23rd at 1:00pm
Sunday, February 26th at 9:30am

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