Missouri State University Sports To Continue Airing On KTXR
July 30, 2013 at 4:16 AM (PT)
MEYER COMMUNICATIONS AC KTXR/SPRINGFIELD, MO will continue to broadcast MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY football, men's basketball, and women’s basketball, Adult Standards KBFL-A-F will air baseball, and Sports KWTO-F (THE JOCK 98.7) will carry coaches' shows under a new two-year deal through the school's new sports marketing and multimedia rights partner NELLIGAN SPORTS MARKETING. The deal also includes an additional two-year option.
"We are proud to continue our partnership with MEYER COMMUNICATIONS and preserve the long-standing tradition of hearing BEARS and LADY BEARS games on KTXR," said MISSOURI STATE Director of Athletics KYLE MOATS. "I know our fans will also appreciate some of the other things we're working on to enhance the game day broadcasts."
"KEN and JANE MEYER and MEYER COMMUNICATIONS have supported MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY and its athletics programs for decades and led the way to form one of the great collegiate broadcasting partnerships in the MIDWEST," said MEYER VP for Sales and Development BONNIE BELL. "KTXR 101.3 FM, the largest FM radio signal in the state, has enjoyed being the flagship station for the BEARS RADIO NETWORK for over 35 years and looks forward to continuing this special partnership.”
“We’re pleased to be able to continue the long tradition of airing MISSOURI STATE football, men’s and women's basketball games on KTXR," said NELLIGAN SVP JOHN PENNY. "The station has been a great partner to the University and we look forward to working with MEYER COMMUNICATIONS in building and enhancing the coverage for MISSOURI STATE fans. In addition, this new agreement will allow our corporate partners to have fully-integrated sponsorships that will reach the many college sports fans located throughout the region.”