The Saint Ignatius Broadcast Network (SIBN) is a student organization that broadcasts numerous sporting events throughout the year. Games broadcast include all football games, select varsity soccer games, all varsity Basketball games (and most JV games), select varsity hockey games, and select baseball games including all the playoffs. The club uses the websites NHSBN.com, ustream.tv and livestream.com to bring you games with live stats.
The SIBN is the single largest student operated high school sports broadcasting outlet in the state. This year the SIBN will have coverage of nearly 100 Saint Ignatius events, including seven different sports and other on campus events. The club has announced at two OHSAA State Championship games, and the ESPN Rise National Championship soccer game.
Thank you to all of our viewers and listeners! Visit www.ignatius.edu/sibn or use the Broadcasts navigation on the left for this season's video and audio broadcasts.
The SIBN would like to thank the outstanding sponsors that make our broadcasts possible:
Cleveland Home Title
Prudential Lucien Realty
Sims Auto Leasing
- Visits from 41 countries and territories, reaching as far as Germany, Taiwan, China, Russia, Jamaica, Ireland, and Iraq.
- Visits from all 50 states of the USA (and the District of Columbia)
- Broadcasts of two OHSAA State Championship Games
- Over a dozen broadcast outlets have simulcast SIBN Productions.
Where are they now?
Some former broadcasters you used to hear on the SIBN have gone on to continue in sports broadcasting or sports information:
Brendan Gulick '09 - the founder of the Saint Ignatius Broadcast Network during the 2007-2008 school year is the lead play by play commentator for all sports at John Carroll University and the Sports Director at 88.7 FM WJCU. A marketing major, he has called football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball, wrestling and swimming for JCUSports.com and WJCU including NCAA Tournament games in March, 2010 for the John Carroll men's basketball team. Recently, Gulick has served as the color commentator for SportsTime Ohio basketball and football broadcasts at John Carroll and was a play by play commentator for D3Hoops.com's coverage of the NCAA Tournament. In addition to his play by play role, Gulick hosts a radio show on WJCU, conducts weekly coach and player interviews and hosts two sports shows on JCU TV 4. Gulick is also working in the Sports Information Department crafting game recaps and previews as well as writing feature stories for JCUSports.com. Gulick is currently the assistant sports editor at The Carroll News and has completed internships with the Lake County Captains and the Cleveland Indians. Upon graduation in May, 2013, Brendan will broadcast games for the Rockford Aviators.
Jacob Corrigan '10 - the second president of the SIBN is currently an SID at Ohio University. Corrigan, a broadcast journalism major, currently hosts a nightly sports talk program, The Sports Fan, on WATH in Athens and serves as the voice of Athens Bulldogs football and basketball. Corrigan is also the host of the pregame show for Ohio University football and basketball. He is currently the sports director at WATH and has completed an internship at ESPN Cleveland WKNR.
Michael Watts '11 – continues to gain experience at New York City's WFUV at Fordham University. Watts is currently the voice of Fordham men's and women's soccer as a sophomore, building off his time as the voice of Saint Ignatius soccer for the 2009 and 2010 seasons. In 2012, Watts was a beat reporter for the New York Red Bulls and the New York Rangers for WFUV. He wrote, produced, and narrated a seventeen minute feature of MLS Goalkeeper Ryan Meara (Ryan Meara: A Local Product) which aired on WFUV in March, 2012 and was later nominated for a NY State AP Broadcasters Association award. As a sophomore, he called Fordham football, women's basketball, baseball and softball. The Rams women's basketball team finished in the Round of Sixteen of this year's WNIT, allowing Mike to call a WNIT game at the DI level.