WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Army West Point Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield's Army West Point Sports Properties, announced today a bolstered Army Sports Network to deliver to even more fans and military personnel the passion and excitement of the Black Knights.
Encompassing 16 radio affiliates in key markets -- including the addition of WMCA 570 AM in New York City -- the Army Sports Network also can be heard live throughout New York and in the Hudson Valley on WBNR 1260 AM-Beacon, WLNA 1420 AM-Peekskill, WINU 104.9 FM-Albany, WENU 1410 AM-Albany, WBPM 92.9 FM-Kingston and WGHQ 920 AM-Kingston.
"We're proud of our football cadet-athletes and pleased to be able to showcase their successes over the airwaves to our incredible fan base around the nation," said Army West Point Director of Athletics Boo Corrigan. "It's our desire is to reach as many fans as possible and these radio stations, and our partnership with Learfield, helps make that a reality."
Additionally, two stations are new Army Base affiliates for the upcoming athletic season -- WFBX-AM in Fayetteville, N.C. (Ft. Bragg) and KOOV-FM in Kempner, Texas (Ft. Hood). The complete list:
Abilene, KS (Ft. Riley)
Colorado Springs, CO (Ft. Carson)
Dothan, AL (Ft. Rucker)
Fayetteville, NC (Ft. Bragg)
WFBX-AM 1450 & 92.5
Huntsville, AL (Redstone Arsenal)
Kempner, TX (Ft. Hood)
Lawton, OK (Ft. Sill)
Watertown, NY (Ft. Drum)
Waynesville, MO (Ft. Leonard Wood)
According to Army West Point Sports Properties General Manager Steve Tucker, "The growth of the Army Sports Network and our relationship with Army Base affiliates is outstanding, and it speaks to the continued following of the brand. We strive to deliver the action to as many listeners as we can."
Learfield has long been immersed in the collegiate athletics landscape. In addition to Army West Point, the company manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for more than 120 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, in addition to supporting athletic department's at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup.