PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PHILADELPHIA, PA – November 23, 2009 – Biondo Communications announced today that it will be broadcasting the North Catholic vs. Frankford H.S. Thanksgiving rivalry football game on Thursday November 26, 2009. The web cast will begin at 9:00 AM live from La Salle University’s McCarthy Stadium. The game will begin at 9:45 AM and will be covered in its entirety via the web.
North Catholic and Biondo Communications are collaborating to offer a live video stream of the final North vs. Frankford H.S. football game as a service to students, alumni and fans unable to attend in person. Biondo Communications will provide a live video stream of the final North vs. Frankford H.S. football game with play by play coverage. Anyone can log on to North Catholic’s web site and obtain a virtual seat where they can view the game in its entirety. Biondo Communications will also deliver a free on demand version of the web cast available at 6 PM for those who miss the live broadcast.
“North Catholic is closing in the Spring of 2010 and I can not think of a better way for Biondo Communications to thank the North Catholic community, than to use the talents we developed at North to make the final football game in the history of North Catholic truly memorable. As a proud North Catholic & La Salle Alum, in a family of North Catholic & La Salle Alums, we are honored to provide this service to the North Catholic community.”, said Anthony J Biondo Jr, CEO / President of Biondo Communications.
Biondo Communications will be using Windows Media 9 to broadcast the 2009 North vs. Frankford game. Web cast viewers need to make sure they have a high speed connection to the Internet and Windows Media Player 9 installed on their computer to achieve the best user experience. Web cast viewers should begin logging on at 9AM to ensure they get a virtual seat.
About North Catholic High School
Since 1926, Northeast Catholic High School has been educating students according to Catholic, Christian tradition, preparing them to become Salesian gentleman ready for the world that lies ahead. Each young man is offered the opportunity to express himself and strive for excellence in all his endeavors. With spirit, dedication, and motivation, Northeast Catholic students confidently approach a bright and promising future.
Northeast Catholic educates students according to Catholic, Christian tradition enabling them to function well in the world as Salesian gentlemen. Firmly rooted in the vision of St. Francis de Sales, Northeast Catholic creates an environment in which students. Learn and practice Gospel values: Deepen character, demonstrating both Salesian virtue and responsible citizenship; Identify and develop personal gifts and talents in both curricular and co-curricular activities; Employ critical thinking and higher-order skills; Acquire and use appropriate decision-making skills, internalizing the connections between choices and consequences; Practice self-direction and self-discipline; Address and resolve conflicts in constructive ways; Appreciate cultural diversity; Demonstrate social awareness by serving the identified needs of the school and the larger community.