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LISTEN LIVE: MIAA Boys Basketball Preliminary Round Game Tonight

Listen to live coverage from Dedham tonight on Comcast 8, Verizon 39, and streaming at

FOXBORO – Tonight the Foxboro Warriors head to Dedham for the MIAA Division 2 Preliminary Round game scheduled for 7pm.

Foxboro Cable Access volunteers will be on-hand recording the game for broadcast later in the week, although live audio from the game is being planned for air on Comcast 8, Verizon 39, and streaming on this site.

FCA would like to thank all the TV crew volunteers who have been so generous with their time this season.  If you would like to learn more about how to get involved, contact the studio at 543-4757 or email us



Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-27

MIAA Tournament Games Announced

Watch MIAA Tournament coverage of the Foxboro Warriors on Foxboro Cable Access, air dates will be announced shortly.

FOXBORO – The MIAA announced basketball tournament pairings this afternoon:

MONDAY: The Foxboro Boys team will head to Dedham on Monday for a preliminary round matchup at 7pm.

WEDNESDAY: The Foxboro Girls team will head to Kingston, MA to take on Silver Lake.

WEDNESDAY: The boys team would head to Rockland for a first-round game (7pm) if they win Monday.

Air dates will be posted here as they become available.  If you would like to get involved with Cable 8 Sports coverage, please contact FCA at 508-543-4757 or email



LIVE Coverage of NASA Discovery Mission

NASA STS-133 Discovery Launch
Discovery's liftoff at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on February 24, 2011 at 4:53 pm

FOXBORO – Over the next 11 days the local Education Channel (Comcast 12/Verizon 37) will air NASA TV coverage of Discovery mission STS-133.  Live stream video will also be available on the FCA website:

NASA Shuttle Mission Overview

The space shuttle is heading to the International Space Station on its final mission, it will be taking with it two key components – the Italian-built Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) and Express Logistics Carrier 4 (ELC4) – that will provide spare parts and storage capacity to the orbiting complex.

Discovery also will deliver Robonaut 2, which will become the first humanoid robot in space.  The 39th flight of NASA’s most flown shuttle is scheduled to last 11 days, beginning at 4:50 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 24. The flight is designated Utilization and Logistics Flight 5 (ULF5) in the assembly sequence of the space station.

The commander for Discovery’s final flight  is veteran astronaut Steve Lindsey (Col.,  USAF, Retired).  He will be joined by  Pilot Eric Boe (Col., USAF) and Mission Specialists Steve Bowen (Capt., U.S. Navy),  Dr. Michael Barratt, Nicole Stott and  Alvin Drew (Col., USAF Retired).

Discovery will spend two days heading toward its rendezvous with the International Space Station.  On the second day of the flight, the crew will perform the standard scan of the shuttle’s thermal protection system using the orbiter boom sensor system attached to the end of Discovery’s robotic arm.  While the inspection is underway, Bowen, Drew and Stott will work on preparing the spacesuits onboard the shuttle that will be transferred to the station after docking and will be used during the mission’s two spacewalks.

Foxoboro Cable Access has been providing NASA TV launch-to-landing coverage of NASA shuttle missions as a public service to the community for more than 15 years.  For more information about FCA or training programs that are available to town residents at no charge, please contact Executive Director Michael Webber at 543-4757 or email