Raider Rewind: Mount Union - St. John Fisher 2009 season opener to be broadcast Saturday

Cecil Shorts III
Cecil Shorts III

Another classic Mount Union football game is scheduled to be broadcast by WIVM-TV in Canton and simulcast online Saturday, July 18.

At 7 p.m., the station will broadcast the 2009 season opener between Mount Union and St. John Fisher from Pittsford, N.Y. The Raiders were coming off a national title in 2008 against a St. John Fisher team that had made the playoffs in five of the previous six seasons.

Two Raiders who later played in the NFL -- wide receiver Cecil Shorts III and tight end Kyle Miller both played in the game. Miller is currently an assistant coach with the Raiders. 

WIVM-TV is on channel 39 over the air, channel 989 on Spectrum cable in Stark County and online at Fans can also add the LiveStream app on their smart TV and search for WIVM.

Joe Tait, Jeff Shreve and Harry Paidas have called the action on air for games produced by Image Video, which operates WIVM-TV.

Image Video of North Canton produced all the games and operates WIVM-TV.