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Baseball network returns for 21st season

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Baseball network returns for 21st season

FAYETTEVILLE — For the 21st-consecutive season, every pitch of the Arkansas baseball season can be heard on the Razorback Baseball Radio Network. The Razorback Sports Network from IMG and Razorback Sports Properties spans the state of Arkansas and can also be heard in neighboring states as well as across the globe via ArkansasRazorbacks.com. The Razorback Baseball Radio Network from IMG is one of the largest collegiate baseball radio networks in the nation. With more than 20 affiliates, Razorback baseball games are rarely more than a dial away no matter where an Arkansas fan resides. “The Razorback Baseball Network will once again provide fans around Arkansas and the region the opportunity to follow our nationally ranked baseball team throughout the 2012 season,” Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long said. “The more than 20 radio network stations represent the growing interest for Razorback Baseball in all corners of our state. We appreciate the passionate support of Razorback fans and invite them to join us at Baum Stadium and along the Razorback Baseball Network.” KQSM 92.1 FM The Ticket and The Buzz KABZ 103.7 return as the home of Razorback Baseball in Northwest and Central Arkansas, respectively. The complete list of affiliates for the 2012 season is below. When men’s basketball and baseball games conflict, fans in Fayetteville can hear Razorback baseball on KFAY-AM 1030. The games on February 24 and February 28 will air on KFAY. Live audio of all Arkansas baseball games and live video of more than 25 baseball games are available with RazorVision on ArkansasRazorbacks.com. A subscription to RazorVision is $12.95 for one month, $39.95 for four months and $109.95 for 12 months. Voice of the Razorbacks and three-time Arkansas Sportscaster of the Year, Chuck Barrett, returns to the booth for his 21st season as the network’s play-by-play announcer. Joining Barrett in the broadcast booth is former Arkansas Sports Information Director Rick Schaeffer, who returned to Razorback baseball broadcasts in 2001. While Barrett and Schaeffer conclude their broadcasting schedule with Razorback men’s basketball, Phil Elson and Kyle Kellams will handle play-by-play duties when there are scheduling conflicts. The voice of the Arkansas Travelers, Elson will call games on February 24, 28 and March 9-11. The news director at KUAF, Kellams will have the call for all three games of the Houston College Classic, March 2-4. The Razorbacks open the 2012 season on Friday, February 17, at 3:05 p.m. against Villanova at Baum Stadium. Season tickets for Arkansas’ 36-game home schedule are now on sale. Season tickets are $190 for adults and $140 for University of Arkansas staff, youth and senior citizens. Tickets may be purchased by calling 1-800-982-HOGS (4647) or by visiting the online ticket center at ArkansasRazorbacks.com.
2012 Razorback Baseball Radio Network Affiliates KASR 92.7 FM — Conway KAGH 104.9 FM – Crossett KELD 106.5 FM — El Dorado KQSM 92.1 FM — Fayetteville KXJK 950 AM — Forrest City KHGG 103.1 FM — Fort Smith KWXI 670 AM/98.9 FM — Glenwood KFFA 1360 AM/103.1 FM — Helena KXAR 1490 AM – Hope KABZ 103.7 FM — Little Rock KBCN 104.3 FM — Marshall KTTG 96.3 FM — Mena KOMT 107.5 FM — Mountain Home KURM 790 AM/100.3 FM — Rogers KARV 610 AM/101.3 FM — Russellville KSMD 99.1 FM — Searcy KWAK 105.1 FM – Stuttgart



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