University Of Toledo Sports To Remain On iHeartMedia Toledo Stations Under Contract Extension
February 8, 2017 at 6:37 AM (PT)
The UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO and LEARFIELD's UT HEALTH ROCKET SPORTS RADIO NETWORK have signed a new contract extension with iHEARTMEDIA TOLEDO that takes the deal through the 2021-22 athletic year. News-Talk WSPD-A-W225AM/TOLEDO remains the flagship station for ROCKETS football and men's basketball, as it has been since 1965; Sports WCWA-A (FOX SPORTS 1230 TOLEDO) will continue to air women's basketball.
ROCKET SPORTS PROPERTIES GM LUKE REIFF said, "We continuously strive to deliver quality broadcasts for our fans, and believe that our long standing affiliation with iHEARTMEDIA TOLEDO will be the foundation for a strong partnership moving forward. We're pleased to have them as our flagship another five years."
UT VP/Athletic Director MIKE O'BRIEN said,"We are very pleased to continue our relationship with iHEARTMEDIA TOLEDO. We have a very strong and comprehensive radio presence with iHEARTMEDIA TOLEDO and the UT HEALTH ROCKET SPORTS RADIO NETWORK that offers tremendous exposure for our football, men's basketball and women's basketball programs. We look forward to many more years of ROCKET Athletics on WSPD and all our stations in the network."
iHEARTMEDIA TOLEDO Market President KELLIE HOLEMAN-SZENDERSKI added, "iHEARTMEDIA TOLEDO has been a proud partner of the TOLEDO ROCKETS since 1965. Our partnership goes deeper than our radio contract. We look forward to continuing our successful relationship to produce college athletics content for the TOLEDO community."