BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Bowling Green State University Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield’s Falcon Sports Properties, announced today that WKKI-94.3 FM in Celina would broadcast Falcon football during the 2016-17 season.
This marks a return for WKKI to the BG radio network in several years. The station, owned by Sonshine Communications Corporation, will provide complete game coverage for all 12 of Bowling Green’s regular-season games and any post-season play. The Falcons open their season at Ohio State on Saturday, September 3 at noon ET.
“We’re thrilled to be back as a radio affiliate for the Falcons,” said WKKI General Manager Paul Schmitmeyer. “Bowling Green has a passionate following and many alumni in the Celina area. We look forward to carrying all of the game action and can’t wait for the season to kick off.”
“It’s good to have WKKI back in the radio mix for Falcon fans and know they’ll deliver quality game broadcasts for fans. It’s going to be a great year,” said Chuck Spicer, general manager for Falcon Sports Properties, which oversees the entire radio aspect for Bowling Green as part of the rights relationship.
Learfield has long been immersed in the collegiate athletics landscape. In addition to Bowling Green, the company manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for more than 120 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, in addition to supporting athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup.