WECK, WLVL Ink Extension To Carry University At Buffalo Sports
June 24, 2010 at 4:38 AM (PT)
CULVER COMMUNICATIONS Talk WECK-A (HOMETOWN 1230)/BUFFALO and WLVL-A/LOCKPORT have inked a contract extension to continue carrying STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO sports. The new deal keeps BULLS football and men's basketball on WECK and women's basketball on WLVL through the 2011-12 season. PAUL PECK will continue to call football games on WECK, while JOSH WHETZEL returns to call men's basketball, BRAD RITER is back to host football pre- and post-game shows and coaches' shows, and NICK MENDOLA returns for women's basketball broadcasts.
"We have greatly enjoyed our partnership with CULVER COMMUNICATIONS and are very appreciative of their efforts to promote our athletic department," said UB Dir. of Athletics WARDE MANUEL. "Since our original agreement in 2008, I believe both parties have seen significant growth as it relates to their standing in Western NEW YORK. We love CULVER's commitment to promoting great things happening in Western NEW YORK and we believe our athletic department fits that vision."
"We are delighted to have a new multiyear agreement as the flagship radio station for UB Football and Basketball," said CULVER owner RICHARD GREENE. "HOMETOWN 1230 WECK looks forward to many more years of broadcasting the hometown BULLS."