HOUSTON, TX (April 15, 2021) - VYPE Media, a provider of exclusive content and services for high school and youth sports, including live streaming, is partnering with FloSports, a leading sports streaming and original content network, to bring Texas high school sports to nationwide audiences. The 4-year deal will feature 900 games and 6,000 hours of live programming annually on FloSports' award-winning digital platform.
The partnership begins with the 2021 Fall school year and includes several Texas high school sports categories including, but not limited to, football, volleyball, basketball and baseball spanning over 160 teams. VYPE regularly features some of Texas' top high school athletic programs and in 2020, included TCAL National Championship featuring Trinity Christian and their assitant coach Deion Sanders. A list of notable Texas high school athletes that have been featured through VYPE programming is below.
"We are excited to showcase the incredible talent of our high school athletes through our partnership with FloSports, putting Texas high school sports on a national platform," says Shane Hildreth, CEO of VYPE Media. "National exposure also offers our Texas athletes increased opportunities for recruitment and scholarships, which will open doors that may not have been available to them before this partnership."
"Texas high school athletes, coaches and fans are exactly who FloSports was created to serve," says Mark Floreani, CEO and Co-Founder, FloSports. "We believe in uniting passionate communities and diving into the journeys of the athletes, many who just found their true athletic passion. What an exciting opportunity to bring these stories to a nationwide or even wider audience."
Mark Floreani, FloSports CEO with VYPE CEO Shane Hildreth
Past Texas High School Athletes Featured On VYPE
Southlake Carroll HS
Committed to Ohio State Univ.
All Saints Episcopal HS
Committed to Univ. of Alabama
All Saints Episcopal HS
Committed to Univ. of Alabama
Playing at Auburn Univ.
Greg Brown III
Playing at Univ. of Texas
Seven Lakes HS
Committed to Univ. of Nebraska
Woodlands Christian Acad.
Committed to Texas Christian Univ.
To access live and on-demand coverage of these events, visit FloSports to become an annual PRO subscriber. The annual subscription unlocks access to premium content and live events across the entire FloSports network. Watch the events across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, the App Store, and Google Play Store.
About VYPE Media
VYPE Media, headquartered in Houston, TX, was founded in 2018. VYPE Media provides exclusive content of high school athletics, offering digital and print content, live streaming, film, photography, sponsorships, and advertising services.
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ vertical sports categories in the US and abroad. With a growing library of more than 300,000 hours of premium content including news, expert commentary, films, documentaries, and more, FloSports has established itself as an innovator and leader in sports streaming.
Miss the 13th episode of VYPE's radio show? Catch Sunday's replay below. VYPE High School Spotlight airs on Sundays from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m on Talk 1370 AM and Majic 95.5 HD2 in the Austin area and Central Texas, and anywhere in the world on https://talk1370.radio.com/shows/vype-high-school-spotlight and the RADIO.COM app.
Want to have a question answered on air or have a topic covered on a future episode? Send them to host Thomas Bingham on social media (@Texan8thGen Facebook/Instagram/Twitter).
On the first segment, VYPE Austin/San Antonio/Hill Country editor/reporter Thomas Bingham recapped the bi-district round of the UIL 6A Division I, UIL 6A Division II, UIL 5A Division I and UIL 5A Division II postseasons.
In segment two, Thomas talked to VYPE Houston editor Joshua Koch. They discuss the Houston area teams that Austin area programs need to prepare for in the playoffs, North Shore's run at a third straight UIL 6A Division I state championship, how strong undefeated Bridgeland is, opening round playoff action, and more.
In the second half of the show, the host recaps the state semifinal round of the small school playoffs, shares schedules for UIL 6A and UIL 5A area round playoff matchups and UIL small school state championship games, releases VYPE Austin's 2020 UIL 4A postseason football rankings and compares them to the preseason rankings, makes predictions for the football weekend ahead, recognizes the area's deep volleyball playoff runs in all six UIL classifications, and mentions the boys and girls basketball teams that are off to hot starts in the 2020-2021 season.
2020 VYPE Austin UIL 4A Postseason Football Rankings:
#1 Wimberley (12-4)
#2 Austin LBJ Early College (9-3)
#3 Salado (11-2)
#4 Lampasas (9-1)
#5 Giddings (8-4)
#6 Smithville (5-6)
#7 Burnet (5-6)
Photo by VYPE Media's Bradley Collier.
#8 Fredericksburg (5-5)
#9 Manor New Technology (3-4)
#10 Gatesville (4-6)
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