Sports Round Table fall finale recaps football, previews Brogden Holiday Tourney

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The fall finale of Sports Round Table aired this week on The Learning Network as Port City Daily’s Joe Catenacci caught up with New Hanover Football Coach Earl Smith one last time to recap the Wildcats’ run to the 4A East Regional Final.

Smith talked about his first year back on the sidelines at New Hanover, his team’s 12-3 record and run through the playoffs. Scroll down to the bottom of this story for the latest broadcast.

Freddie Taylor deflects a pass intended for Clemson commit Cornell Powell. Photo courtesy- John Crouch
Freddie Taylor deflects a pass intended for Clemson commit Cornell Powell. Photo courtesy- John Crouch

Senior quarterback Burke Estes missed the second half in last Friday’s 28-14 season-ending setback to J.H. Rose after injuring his throwing hand early in the game. Smith said Estes has bruising and torn ligaments after hitting a helmet on a passing play during the first couple of series against the Rampants.

Throughout the weekly broadcasts this fall, Catenacci talked with the four head football coaches across New Hanover County, analyzing game highlights and previewing upcoming games.

Sports Round Table will pick up after the New Year as the boys and girls basketball coaches from Ashley, Hoggard, Laney and New Hanover join the show each week to discuss their progress this season.

Sports Round Table airs at 8 p.m. on Wednesday’s on Time Warner Cable Channel 5 and Charter Cable Channel 191. Telecasts from the 2015 high school football season can be found on YouTube.

New Hanover County Schools TV will also be live streaming a handful of basketball games this year.

New Hanover County Schools TV Basketball Streaming Schedule

 Tuesday, Jan. 12- Hoggard at New Hanover

Friday, Jan. 15- New Hanover at Ashley

Friday, Jan. 22- Hoggard at Laney

Friday, Jan. 29- Laney at New Hanover

Friday, Feb. 5- Ashley at Laney

Tuesday, Feb. 9- Ashley at New Hanover

Thursday, Feb. 11- Laney at Hoggard