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“Hardwood Heroes” returns January 21

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ATHENS, OH – It’s time for another exciting season of southeast Ohio high school basketball and Hardwood Heroes (HH). The show returns Sunday, January 21 at 11 p.m. The program will be hosted this year by Ohio University student, Junior Shane Scalfaro, a journalism news and information major, and produced by Sophomore Parker Kopronica, a news and information major.

Hardwood Heroes is a 30-minute high school basketball program that will air each Sunday night at 11 p.m. and repeat on Mondays at 6 p.m. for eight weeks. The program will continue to cover all teams in the Tri-Valley Conference (TVC) with nine boys and nine girls teams getting in-depth multi-media coverage each week.

“We will be covering Alexander, Athens, Eastern, Federal Hocking, Meigs, Nelsonville-York, Trimble, Vinton County and Waterford,” said Kopronica.

Viewers will see many different types of team coverage which include video recaps of games, game breakdowns, engaging social media content and online articles that focus on analysis of the games or community features.

Full episodes of programs from this season can also be viewed on WOUB’s YouTube page. Show content can also be found at