Pacific Announces New Radio Broadcast Partners; KSTN-AM and KESP
Aug. 11, 2005
STOCKTON, Calif -University of the Pacific Director of Athletics Lynn King has announced a new radio partnership for the 2005-06 season. Pacific's broadcasts for Women's Volleyball, Men's and Women's Basketball and Baseball will be carried on KSTN 1420 AM in Stockton and ESPN Radio 970 (KESP-970 AM) in Modesto.
In 2005-06, Pacific will broadcast a minimum of 77 games this season, with the entire schedule carried by KSTN-AM. KESP will pick up all of the men's and women's basketball schedule, along with select women's volleyball and baseball contests. All broadcasts can also be heard on http://www.pacifictigers.com.
"We are very happy to begin this association with ESPN Radio 970 and KSTN," said King. "The future of Pacific athletics is extremely bright, and we feel this partnership will benefit all of our fans throughout the valley. We look forward to this new relationship for the broadcast and promotion of Pacific Athletics."
"KSTN is proud to be involved with two excellent organizations - Pacific Athletics and ESPN Radio 970," said KSTN-AM Station Manager Robert LaRue. "This relationship allows us to continue our commitment and involvement with the community. We are excited to support our local university and its athletes."
KSTN 1420 AM has been serving the community since 1949 and is Stockton's only locally owned and operated radio station. They play over four decades of the best music and are also the radio home of the Stockton Ports. KSTN is very active in the community and plans to continue being involved with the future of Stockton.
"We're extremely excited to welcome the Pacific Tigers to ESPN Radio 970," said Program Director Geoff Silvius. "The Tigers represent the very best of the Big West Conference. This is something our listeners wanted and we're proud to provide not just the game broadcasts, but also promote Pacific Athletics during our daily programming."
ESPN Radio 970 is the home of the Oakland A's, San Francisco 49ers and San Jose Sharks. Local sports talk can be heard from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on "The Morning Mouth" program.