HAN On Demand: St. Joseph at Staples football

The St. Joseph Cadets visit Westport to take on the Staples Wreckers in the HAN-FCIAC Football Game of the Week. You can watch the game live at 7 p.m. (live pregame coverage begins at 5:15 p.m.) on Friday, Nov. 4, (or later on-demand) in the video players below. The game will also be rebroadcast live on Frontier Communications’ Vantage Sports Network (Chs. 600/1600).


Before the game begins, watch FCIAC Tailgate, HAN Network’s live pre-game show, at 5:15 p.m., with Frank Granito, Kate Czaplinski, Bill Bloxsom and Dave Stewart. Friday’s guests include players and coaches from the Cadets and Wreckers and more. You can watch FCIAC Tailgate in the video player below:


St. Joseph (6-1, 5-1 in the FCIAC) and Staples (5-2, 5-1) come into Friday’s game tied for second place in the FCIAC’s East Division. You can see the complete FCIAC football standings here. As the season nears its end, the state playoff picture is coming into focus: St. Joseph is in second place in the Class M and Staples is in 12th place in Class LL — the top eight teams make the state tournament.

How to watch

The HAN Network live broadcast of the game can be seen on this page, at  HAN.Network , on affiliate websites including FCIAC.net  and on Frontier Communications’ channels 600 and 1600. The stream usually starts 10 minutes before the event is scheduled to begin. Frank Granito and crew join you five minutes before the contest begins. Keep an eye on our  Twitter feed  for the latest updates.

It’s easy to watch HAN Network broadcasts on your smart televisions or with Apple TV and Google’s Chromecast.

The HAN Network is the exclusive FCIAC broadcast partner through the spring of 2018. HAN Network’s broadcasting division streams at least four high school sporting events a week during the school year. This is in addition to daily news, sports, politics and lifestyle studio programs. Check out our broadcast schedule here and be sure to watch Coffee Break, our southwestern Connecticut daily news show at 11 a.m., and join us for sports talk on Nutmeg Sports, Monday-Thursday at 2 p.m. You can watch all the shows at HAN.Network or on demand at live.HAN.Network/han-on-demand/.

You can check out more of the winter schedule at this link. And be sure to follow the HAN Network on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates.