WABC CONTINUES AS ARMY FOOTBALL FLAGSHIP STATION; TWENTY AFFILIATES WILL ALSO CARRY ARMY FOOTBALL
WEST POINT, N.Y. – The Army Athletic Association, in conjunction with Learfield Sports’ Army Sports Properties, continues to grow its radio network and this football season will offer affiliates all over the country.
For the eighth consecutive year and ninth overall, WABC (770-AM) in New York City will serve as the flagship station. WABC is a 50,000-watt clear-channel signal covers the tri-State area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, and can be heard in 38 states and Canada. WABC is also the number one streamed radio station.
In addition to WABC, fans all over the country will be able to follow along with Army football games with the announcement of 13 new affiliates. Twenty stations, many at or near military posts, will offer the Army Sports Network.
Those fans near West Point will have plenty of choices. In addition to WABC, WALL (1340-AM) in Middletown, WEOK (1390-AM) in Poughkeepsie and WFAS (1230-AM) in Westchester carry strong signals.
The Army Sports Network will offer comprehensive coverage of Black Knights football this fall. The Army Football Tailgate Show airs two hours before kickoff with Black Knights Game Day starting 30 minutes prior to the start of the game.
Rich DeMarco, Army’s Assistant Athletic Director for Multi-Media, begins his fourth season handling play-by-play duties. Dean Darling, whose ties to the Army program span four decades, will serve as color analyst. Tony Morino is in his fourth season as sideline reporter with Joe Beckerle in his second year as program host. John Minko will once again serve as host of The Army Football Tailgate Show for selected home games.
The first broadcast of the Army Sports Network will be Friday, August 30 when the Black Knights host Morgan State at 7 p.m. at Michie Stadium.
Army Sports Properties, the Black Knights¹ multimedia rights holder, is a property of Learfield Sports which also oversees every aspect of the Army Sports Network including securing talent and all radio affiliates. In addition to Army, Learfield Sports manages multimedia rights for more than 50 collegiate institutions and associations. It also titles the prestigious Learfield Sports Directors¹ Cup and provides exclusive sports programming to more than 1,100 radio stations throughout the country. To learn more about its 40-year history and complete collegiate portfolio, visit learfieldsports.com.
Army Sports Network
Flagship: WABC (770-AM, New York, N.Y.)
KABI (1560-AM, Abilene, Kan. – Fort Riley)
WMLB (1690-AM, Atlanta, Ga.)
KSPD (790-AM, Boise, Idaho – Gowen Field Air National Guard)
KJME (890-AM, Colorado Springs, Colo. – Fort Carson)
WAGF (101.3-FM, Dothan, Ala. – Fort Rucker)
WAZZ (1490-AM, Fayetteville, N.C. – Fort Bragg)
WIFI (1460-AM, Florence, N.J. – Fort Dix)
KGGF (1340-AM, Garden City, Kan. – Garden City Army Air Field)
WZZN (97.7, Huntsville, Ala. – Redstone Arsenal)
KXCA (1380-AM, Lawton, Okla. – Fort Sill)
KXCA (93.7-FM, Lawton, Okla. – Fort Sill)
KTMC (1400-AM, McAlester, Okla.– McAlester Ammunition Depot)
WALL (1340-AM, Middletown, N.Y.)
WPLJ (95.5-3 HD-FM, New York, N.Y.)
WEOK (1390-AM, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
WBLH (92.5-FM, Watertown, N.Y. – Fort Drum)
KRZI (660-AM, Waco, Texas – Fort Hood)
KIIK (1270-AM, Waynesville, Mo. – Fort Leonard Wood)
WFAS (1230-AM, Westchester, N.Y.)