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|Penn State Wrestling Radio Network expanding as 2010-11 broadcast season nears|
By Pat Donghia Penn State
Live duals and tournaments on two stations while PA Sports Now to carry the Cael Sanderson Show
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; October 21, 2010 – The Penn State wrestling radio network is expanding with the addition of a second station carrying all live action during the 2010-11 season. In addition, PA Sports Now will carry the Cael Sanderson Show on over 10 stations state-wide.
Once again, Forever Broadcasting’s WRSC (1390 AM) will serve as the flagship station for the entire dual meet schedule as well as tournament action from the Nittany Lion Open, the Southern Scuffle, the Big Ten Championships and the NCAA Championships. This year, Clinton County’s WBPZ (1230 AM) has signed on to carry the live schedule as well. Jeff Byers, long-time voice of Penn State wrestling, will once again call the action for Nittany Lion fans.
The Cael Sanderson Show, a weekly coach’s show focusing on Nittany Lion wrestling and hosted by Byers, will air regionally on the PA Sports Now network. The show will air every Wednesday from November 3 through the end of the season from 6 to 6:30 p.m. (airtime is actually 6:06 p.m. after station breaks and news at the top of the hour). The initial list of affiliates for Sanderson’s show is lengthy and more affiliates will be added as the season nears:
3WZ, 95.3 FM, State College/Bellefonte
WCPA, 900 AM, Clearfield/Dubois
WBPZ, 1230 AM, Lock Haven
WLYC, 104.1 FM, Montoursville/Williamsport
WLYC, 1050 AM, Williamsport
WGET, 1320 AM, Gettysburg/Hanover
WTZN, 1310 AM, Troy/Canton
WTTG, 1500 AM, Towanda
WWGE, 1400 AM, Ebensburg/Loretto
WKGE, 850 AM, Johnstown
WKVA, 920 AM, Lewistown
All live broadcasts, dual meets and tournaments, as well as the Cael Sanderson Show, will also be streamed live on GoPSUsports.com as part of the All-Access package. Simply got to www.GoPSUsports.com, click on the All-Access icon and follow the steps to sign up.
The 2010-11 dual meet season begins with a road trip to Bloomsburg on Friday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. Penn State hosts Lehigh on Sunday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. to open up the home slate in Rec Hall. Season tickets are also still available, with packages costing only $42 for adults and $28 for youth (18 and under) for the seven dual meet package. Fans can place new orders for season tickets by calling Joel Diamond at 814-867-2557. A $5 per order handling fee will be added to new season ticket holders. All ticket orders will be fulfilled and mailed by November 1, 2010. Single dual tickets are also on sale. Fans may call 814-865-5555 to place orders and the tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for youth. Nov. 4’s intra-squad dual is not part of the radio package but will be available on GoPSUsports as part of the All-Access package. The 2010-11 Penn State wrestling season is presented by the Family Clothesline.