FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 14th, 2021

NBC SPORTS PRESENTS INAUGURAL “BATTLE FOOTBALL SHOWCASE” FEATURING MATCHUP OF LOUISIANA HIGH SCHOOL UNBEATENS TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

Top High School Quarterback Arch Manning Leads 4-0 Isidore Newman Against 4-0 St. Charles Catholic in Primetime Meeting of Top-Three Louisiana Teams

NBC Sports and Gold Level Sports & Entertainment Partner to Present “The Battle Showcase” Featuring More than 24 High School Basketball and Football Games over Next Five Months

STAMFORD, Conn. – October 14, 2021 – NBC Sports and Gold Level Sports & Entertainment present the inaugural “Battle Football Showcase,” featuring undefeated Louisiana high school football teams Isidore Newman and St. Charles Catholic High School tonight at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

The “Battle Football Showcase” features top high school quarterback Arch Manning, the nephew of Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning and New York Giants two-time Super Bowl MVP quarterback Eli Manning, and grandson of former New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning. Manning and his Isidore Newman teammates will take on in-state rival St. Charles Catholic tonight from St. Charles Catholic High School in Laplace, LA.

St. Charles Catholic High School (4-0) ranks No. 2 in Louisiana Division III football this season, while Isidore Newman (4-0) ranks No. 3.

Beginning last weekend with The Battle Miami – a series of high school basketball games featuring top prospects – NBC Sports and Gold Level Sports & Entertainment will present more than 24 basketball and football games in The Battle series across NBC Sports platforms.

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