Another classic Mount Union football game is scheduled to be broadcast by WIVM-TV in Canton and simulcast online Saturday, October 24.
At 8 p.m., the station will broadcast a 1997 NCAA Playoff game between Mount Union and John Carroll at Mount Union Stadium. The Raiders, were the defending national champions and the Blue Streaks had lost just one game prior to this game which was the regular season meeting between the teams. The Raiders were led on offense by current College Football Hall of Fame nominee in quarterback Bill Borchert while the leading tackler on defense was linebacker Jason Hall. On the other side, John Carroll's quarterback was current New England Patriots director of player personal Nick Caserio and their linebacker was future NFL all-pro London Fletcher.
WIVM-TV is on channel 39 over the air, channel 989 on Spectrum cable in Stark County and online at WIVMTV.com. 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.