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The 2022 school year marks the 27th season that Jon Fine (Sports) Productions will have
the privilege of producing and calling play-by-play for Denham Springs HS Football
radio broadcasts. In 2022, the broadcast slate will include the Jamboree, all 10 regular
season Denham games, and every playoff game. Broadcasts will air on Family Radio-
91.9 FM-Baton Rouge, starting at 6:00 pm, with the exception of the Jamboree. All
broadcasts can also be heard on the Internet at (click Listen Live
on the Denham Springs Football PBP page). The first broadcast is Friday night, August
26, as the Jackets travel to face Walker HS in the Walker Jamboree.—This broadcast will
start at 5:30 pm.
Denham Springs HS grad Josh Ward will be the play-by-play announcer of the Jackets.
He will be joined by Mitch Covington as the color commentator. Jon Fine will contribute
to the pre-game, half-time and post-game shows.
“Sport N Center Jackets Warm-Up” will include an interview with Jackets Athletic
Director/ Football Brett Beard by Josh Ward, brought to you by SERVPRO. Fine will
interview a prominent Denham Springs personality. Ward and Covington will also offer
a preview of that night’s game and other pertinent information.
The “A&A Discount Tires Half-Time Report” includes an interview with another
Denham Springs community and/or sports figure, conducted by Fine. In addition, Ward
and Covington will provide a recap of the first half and a look ahead at the second half of
During the “Ralph Sellers Post-Game Show”, there will be an extensive game recap, final
stats and a look ahead.
When it is first and 10 for the Jackets, it is a “Big Mike’s Sports Bar & Grill First Down”.
When the Jackets score, you’ll get the particulars on the “Brandy Robertson State Farm
Insurance Jackets Scoring Drive”. When the Jackets win, it will be declared “Money In
The Bank”, brought to you by BankPlus.
Sport-N-Center owner Stacy Phipps (Baseball), Ralph Sellers Chevrolet Parts Manager
Jim McChristian (Football and Baseball) and Big Mike O’Neal (Football) were athletes at
Denham Springs HS.
Fine expressed that he is especially appreciative of the loyal commercial and name
mention sponsors the broadcasts have had on Jon Fine Sports Productions’ Denham
Springs HS play-by-play broadcasts throughout the years. Many have been with the
broadcasts on a year-in, year-out basis. Fine expressed hope that listeners will have the
opportunity to patronize these businesses and let them know they heard about them on
DSHS Football radio broadcasts.
Josh Ward not only graduated from Denham Springs HS, but served as an assistant
basketball coach under Coach Paul Smith. He has called Redemptorist HS and Central
HS Football games for Jon Fine Productions in years’ past. He is presently the Traffic
Manager at Guaranty Broadcasting. Ward is a native of Denham Springs.
Mitch Covington was a 3-sport (football, baseball and basketball) star at Denham Springs
HS. He played college baseball at McNeese State. A former Jackets assistant football
coach, Covington is presently the head football coach at Denham Springs Junior High
School. He was born and raised in Denham Springs.
Jon Fine co-hosted and produced daily 2 hour drive-time radio sports-talk programs in
the Greater Baton Rouge area for close to 20 years. His programs (first SportsTalk,
which changed its name to SportsGumbo), aired, at times, in New Orleans, Lake Charles,
Monroe and Alexandria, in addition to the Baton Rouge market. His company, Jon Fine
Productions, has produced numerous Denham Springs HS and area HS sports
programming on television, radio and internet. In addition to his Denham Springs
broadcasting chores, Fine has an EBay internet store, ArrestedDevelopmentMedia
Guides. Fine is a native of Valley Stream, New York and a graduate of Penn.
For more information on Denham Springs HS Sports programming and Jon Fine
Productions, please visit the PERSONALITIES page and ABOUT. Both can be reached
on the MAIN MENU at
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