UND, Clear Channel/Grand Forks Ink New Deal
August 5, 2009 at 4:34 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL's GRAND FORKS, ND cluster will continue as the flagship for UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA sports and the FIGHTING SIOUX SPORTS RADIO NETWORK under a new three-year deal with an additional one-year option.
"We are extremely pleased to continue our relationship with PAT MCLEAN and CLEAR CHANNEL GRAND FORKS," said UND Dir, of Athletics BRIAN FAISON.. "They have been a tremendous partner for us and have been instrumental, not only as being an outstanding flagship station for the FIGHTING SIOUX SPORTS NETWORK, but in the growth of our network."
"CLEAR CHANNEL GRAND FORKS is thrilled to continue to have SIOUX sports on the air," said MCLEAN, the cluster's Market Manager. "It has been a great partnership and we will continue to serve as a great partner as UND continues its complete transition to Division I."
All football and men's hockey games will be heard on Classic Hits KQHT (96.1 FM THE FOX), while men's and women's basketball games will air on Country KSNR (100.3 FM CAT COUNTRY). The weekly coaches show, airing 6:30-7:30p WEDNESDAYS, will air on Sports KKXL-A (1440 AM THE FAN), which will also air a daily two-minute "SIOUX SPORTS UPDATE." PAUL RALSTON will call the action for men's and women's basketball, with SCOTT SWYGMAN exiting.