Iowa Barnstormers Ink Three Year Deal With The Champ
March 2, 2010 at 1:46 PM (PT)
CITADEL Sports KBGG-A (1700 THE CHAMP)/DES MOINES has inked a three year deal to continue as the radio home of the ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE's IOWA BARNSTORMERS. MARTY TIRRELL and LARRY COTLAR will call the action.
"The BARNSTORMERS and ESPN radio are a perfect fit for our current fans and expanding our fan base beyond CENTRAL IOWA," said BARNSTORMERS GM JOHN PETTIT. "We are excited about the opportunity to expose as many fans as possible to the BARNSTORMERS' return to the ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE, and this agreement is significant to achieving that goal."
The BARNSTORMERS played for six seasons in the original ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE in 1995-2000, then played in the minor league ARENAFOOTBALL2 league in 2001 and 2008-09. The club is among the teams aggregated from AF2 and the old AFL to launch the new ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE this season.