Bemidji State University Director of Athletics Dr Rick Goeb today announced that the university has reached an agreement with the stations of RP Broadcasting to extend one of the region’s most comprehensive collegiate athletic radio contracts for the 2010-11 athletic year.
The new agreement between BSU and its flagship station is set to feature a minimum of 80 contests and will keep BSU men’s ice hockey on Mix 103.7 FM and football on Light Rock The River 92.1 FM along with women’s hockey and selected men’s and women’s basketball contests on a combination of The River and Talk Radio 1360 AM. In addition, the contract provides coverage of post-season conference and national tournaments and 30 minute pregame and postgame shows adjacent to each broadcast.
Bemidji State athletics will also continue to be the centerpiece of RP Broadcasting’s live weekly “Sports in the Round” show. Sports in the Round, which airs from 6-8 p.m. each Wednesday beginning Aug. 25 and continuing through the winter sports season, is hosted by Brian Schultz, Kelly Schultz and Brian Bissonette and includes regular interviews with BSU student-athletes and coaches, while highlighting all things Beaver athletics.
“The history of the relationship between Bemidji State University and RP Broadcasting has been wonderful for our athletic department. Now we are excited to build upon that 10-year history,” said Goeb. “We are certainly excited about the upcoming year and the expanded radio coverage that RP Broadcasting is offering is going to greatly benefit fans who want to follow Beaver Athletics.”
“With the excitement of the Bemidji Regional Event Center, the WCHA and everything involved with BSU athletics, we are just happy to be a part of the 2010-11 season,” stated RP Broadcasting sports director Brian Schultz.
RP Broadcasting’s signals reach over 90 miles, while Mix 103.7, BSU men’s hockey home, can also be heard in Grand Rapids, Minn. on translator frequency 107.9 FM, but the addition of free streaming on beaverradionetwork.com extends the option to follow BSU athletics world-wide.