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Baseball radio network returns in 2011

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Baseball radio network returns in 2011

FAYETTEVILLE- For the 20th-consecutive season, every pitch of the Arkansas baseball season can be heard on the Razorback Baseball Radio Network. The Razorback Sports Network from IMG College and Razorback Sports Propertiesspans 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 Collegeis 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."We are excited that the Razorback Baseball radio network continues to expand coverage throughout the state and region," Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long said. "The success of our baseball program, including the first back-to-back NCAA Super Regional appearances in school history, has led to the continued growth of our fan base. With a new affiliate and additional games added to the broadcast schedule in Central Arkansas, Razorback fans will get an opportunity to follow Coach Dave Van Horn and his team throughout the 2011 season." KQSM 92.1 FM The Ticket and The Buzz KABZ 103.7return as the home of Razorback Baseball in Northwest and CentralArkansas, respectively. One addition to the affiliate list is KXJK-AM 950 in Forrest City, which will carry 40 Arkansas games this season, including every game of a weekend series. The complete list of affiliates for the 2011 season is below.Voice of the Razorbacks and three-time Arkansas Sportscaster of the Year Chuck Barrett returns to the booth for his 20th 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 in the early part of the season. The voice of the Arkansas Travelers, Elson will call games on February 18, 19, 25, March 4 and 10-13. The news director at KUAF, Kellams will have the call for the February 26 and March 5 games.For more information regarding Razorback baseball or University of Arkansas athletics, please visit ArkansasRazorbacks.com.2011 Razorback Baseball Radio Network AffiliatesKASR 92.7 FM – ConwayKAGH 104.9 FM – CrossettKELD 106.5 FM – El DoradoKQSM 92.1 FM – Fayetteville KXJK 950 AM – Forrest CityKHGG 103.1 FM – Fort SmithKWXI 670 AM & 98.9 FM – GlenwoodKFFA 1360 AM & 103.1 FM – HelenaKZHS 590 AM – Hot SpringsKXAR 1490 AM – HopeKABZ 103.7 FM – Little RockKTTG 96.3 FM – MenaKOMT 107.5 FM – Mountain HomeKURM 790 AM & 100.3 FM – RogersKARV 610 AM & 101.3 FM – RussellvilleKWAK 105.1 FM – StuttgartKWYN-AM 1400 – Wynne



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