FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas Men’s Athletic Department has announced a partnership with La Tremenda 99.5 FM to air three (3) Razorback Baseball games this season. Jose Lopez and Carlos Chicas will provide the play-by-play for the broadcasts in Northwest Arkansas.
“We are very excited to have La Tremenda 99.5 FM as a member of our Razorback Baseball family,” said Matt Shanklin, Associate Athletic Director and General Manager of the Razorback Baseball Radio Network. “It is a great opportunity to extend the excitement of Razorback Baseball into an every growing segment of the population of Northwest Arkansas. We are looking forward to working with Jose, Carlos and La Tremenda this year and growing the partnership and number of broadcasts in future years.”
La Tremenda 99.5 FM will carry the Sunday, April 8th game between the 6th ranked Razorbacks and Mississippi State. First pitch is set for 1:35 pm. The Arkansas-LSU game on Sunday, May 6th and the Arkansas-Ole Miss game on Saturday, May 19th will also air on 99.5 FM.
"We are very excited to be broadcasting Razorback Baseball in Spanish, Isaac Roldan, General Manager of La Tremenda. “Our radio station La Tremenda 99.5 FM, is the number one Hispanic Station in Northwest Arkansas and we have a lot of latinos that like baseball. Jose Lopez & Carlos Chicas have been doing play by play for us for many years, the excitement that they bring to the game is incredible. Latinos in Northwest Arkansas love them"
– HOGS –