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HS Football Polls ‘23 – Week 4

September 18, 2023 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

PROGRAMMING ALERT: One of our most popular annual shows of the fall sports season will be coming up this Thursday at 7pm on the Astound TV Network. District XI Football Chair / Northwestern Athletic Director Jason Zimmerman will be our special guest on ATVN SportsTalk this week. As always, Jason will be talking about the…

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Richardo Montalban

September 14, 2023 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

Today, here at the Classic Video Showplace, we kickoff the celebration of Hispanic Heritage with a look at the legendary and diverse career of Richardo Montalban. Richardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalban y Merino was born on November 25th, 1920 in Terreon to Spanish immigrants Genaro Montalban Busano and Ricarda Merino Jimenez.   As a teenager he moved…

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HS Football Polls ‘23 – Week 3

September 11, 2023 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

It’s showdown week! Most people had this weekend circled on their calendar with Parkland and Nazareth playing each other.  Neither of our #1 and #2 teams have disappointed so far–winning all three of their games by double digits. The Astound TV Network will be bringing you their contest live this Friday night…and it should be…

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HS Football Polls ‘23 – Week 2

September 6, 2023 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

Well, there’s no doubt right now about the top two teams in our EPC poll! With our #1 and #2 teams playing the previous week’s #3 and #4 teams in our high school football poll, the result was the top two teams winning…and winning big. Our top football analyst on ATVN, Mike Joseph, said on-air…

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“NEW BEGINNINGS” by Mel Thomas Jr.

August 29, 2023 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

This past weekend I had the privilege of attending a Friday night football game for the first time in quite a while. The game did not disappoint. It was the Whitehall Head Coach Andy Marino’s first game in a head-to-head match with the William Allen first year head coach Joel Rupp Jr’s first game.  To…

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