Blue Raider Network

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Blue Raider Network
CityMurfreesboro, Tennessee
Broadcast areaNashville, Tennessee
Manchester, Tennessee
Cookeville, Tennessee
Huntsville, Alabama
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Frequencyvarious AM and FM radio stations
ClassRegional Satellite-delivered radio network
OwnerMiddle Tennessee State University Broadcasting Dept.
Learfield Sports
WebsiteGoBlueRaiders.com

The Blue Raider Network is the sports radio network for the Middle Tennessee State University Athletic teams, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. It broadcasts men's and women's basketball, as well as football and baseball games. The events are broadcast over six radio stations, and a few of the station's translators. [1] [2]

The network is a joint unit of the university's broadcasting department and Learfield Sports.

On-air personnel[edit]

  • Chip Walters—Play-by-play commentary (Football and Men's Basketball)
  • Dick Palmer—Play-by-play commentary (Baseball and Women's Basketball)
  • Kyle Turnham - Color Analyst (Men's Basketball)
  • Dennis Burke - Color Analyst (Football)
  • Duane Hickey - Color Analyst (Women's Basketball)

Radio stations [2][edit]

City Station [3] Notes
Worldwide GoBlueRaiders.com Online broadcasts of the games.
Murfreesboro WMOT-FM 89.5 Flagship station of the network
WGNS AM 1450 Also broadcast over 100.5 FM W263AI and 101.9 FM W270AF Murfreesboro.
Pegram/Nashville WPRT-FM 102.5 The Game Also serves the Clarksville TN and Bowling Green (KY) areas due to close proximity.
Cookeville WUCT AM 1600
W231DG FM 94.1
Manchester WMSR AM 1320

Blue Raider Television Network[edit]

In some cases, some MTSU Blue Raiders football, basketball, and (to a lesser extent) baseball games are shown on Nashville area MyNetworkTV affiliate WUXP-TV. The broadcasts would be either legit from the Blue Raider Network itself, or via the syndicated Conference USA package by the ad hoc American Sports Network, which started operations in late August 2014 by the Sinclair Broadcasting Group (the owner of WUXP and WZTV).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MT Athletics - Blue Raider Network
  2. ^ a b MT Athletics - Radio Stations
  3. ^ Middle Tennessee Sports Network
  4. ^ Borthick, Will (October 1, 2014). "UPDATE: MTSU, Southern Miss wil be on local TV". Daily News Journal (Murfreesboro, TN). Retrieved November 25, 2014.