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Fall 2023 FOCUS Broadband Game of the Week Football Schedule:
Bash at the Beach Football Jamboree
Sponsored by FOCUS Broadband and North Carolina Farm Bureau
August 11 & 12
West Bladen @ South Columbus August 18
South Columbus @ South Brunswick August 25
St. Pauls @ South Brunswick September 1
Union @ South Columbus September 8
Topsail @ West Brunswick September 15
North Brunswick @ South Brunswick September 22
Topsail @ North Brunswick September 29
Laney @ West Brunswick October 6
West Brunswick @ North Brunswick October 13
East Bladen @ Whiteville October 20
South Brunswick @ West Brunswick October 27

Schedule subject to change.

Sam Hickman

Sam has served as the play-by-play commentator for FOCUS Broadband Game of the Week since 2016.

After graduating from East Carolina University in May 2012, Sam returned to his hometown of Shallotte and began a career in the newspaper industry. For several years, Sam worked for The Brunswick Beacon as a staff writer and sports editor before being promoted to managing editor.

Sam married the love of his life, Maggie, in December 2013, and the couple has two children, 7-year-old son Huck and 5-year-old daughter Winnie. Sam and Maggie are actively involved in their church, Eastside Fellowship, and volunteer much of their time coaching a T-Ball team for Shallotte Dixie Youth Baseball.

Sam Hickman

Jay Combs

Jay has served as game analyst for FOCUS Broadband TV basketball and football broadcasts since 2013. This year marks Jay's 35th year of sports broadcasting.

During a career that spans 4 decades, Jay has been a part of an estimated 1000 high school and collegiate sports telecasts. He was also a member of the “Cable Ace” award winning telecast team for the Baltimore Orioles Class A Minor League Baseball affiliate Frederick Keys. Jay was a freelance writing contributor for the ACC Basketball and BIG East Basketball Yearbooks. He was named Media Personality of the Year by the Baltimore Touchdown Club in 2007.

A native of Maryland, Jay and his wife Derrice have called Brunswick County, NC home since 2004.

Jay Combs

Mike Maurer

Mike is excited to return to the FOCUS Broadband Game of the Week for his second year as sideline reporter and fill-in booth announcer.

Mike Maurer

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