95.3 The Bear/Tuscaloosa Joins Crimson Tide Sports Network
March 27, 2008 at 7:58 AM (PT)
The UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, LEARFIELD SPORTS and CITADEL have reached a deal for CITADEL's Country WFFN (95.3 THE BEAR)/TUSCALOOSA to carry the school's sports broadcasts on the CRIMSON TIDE SPORTS NETWORK starting with the 2008-09 season. The station will air the spring A-DAY game, all regular season and postseason football broadcasts and coaches' shows and "CRIMSON TIDE TODAY"; all exhibition, regular season and postseason men’s basketball; and all regular season and postseason baseball broadcasts. Sister Gospel WTSK-A (THE TRUTH) will air all regular season and postseason women’s basketball broadcasts.
TIDE Athletic Dir. MAL MOORE said, "This is exciting news for ALABAMA fans and radio listeners in the TUSCALOOSA market. We are delighted to begin a new relationship with CITADEL BROADCASTING. This is positive in all aspects for all parties involved, including the many loyal listeners and supporters of 95.3 THE BEAR."
"CRIMSON TIDE SPORTS NETWORK is committed to the history of ALABAMA Athletics and I’m thrilled to be a part of the tradition that comes with being an affiliate," said CITADEL TUSCALOOSA Market Manager BRANDY JACKSON.