Gonzaga Inks Deal With Mapleton's Radio Spokane
April 27, 2009 at 1:01 PM (PT)
IMG COLLEGE and GONZAGA UNIVERSITY have inked a nine year deal with MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS' RADIO SPOKANE for radio rights to the school's sporting events, with Sports KGA-A and Oldies KEYF (101.1 FM, ROCK 'N' ROLL'S GREATEST HITS)/SPOKANE serving as flagships for GONZAGA men's basketball. Women's basketball and some baseball games will also be aired under the deal.
"Through our newly extended partnership with RADIO SPOKANE and IMG COLLEGE, we will be able to better serve the interests of our fans and athletic programs," said GONZAGA Dir. of Athletics MIKE ROTH. "We are excited about the new initiatives we can develop to expand the level of fan involvement with GONZAGA athletics."
"RADIO SPOKANE is thrilled at the opportunity to extend our partnership with the University and IMG as the flagship radio broadcaster of GONZAGA Athletics," said MAPLETON CEO ADAM NATHANSON.
"RADIO SPOKANE is committed to taking our radio coverage to the next level with several new quality programming features to service the community of ZAG fans," said RADIO SPOKANE SVP RON HREN.
"The combination of IMG’s global resources and RADIO SPOKANE's experience in community involvement will maximize the enhancements and reach of the GONZAGA RADIO NETWORK," said IMG COLLEGE GM KRIS KASSEL. "We look forward to the opportunities to expand GONZAGA's radio programming throughout the region."