Follow the Flock on 103.9-FM LI News Radio and 88.7-FM WRHU
(Central Islip, N.Y., March 31, 2016) – The three-time Atlantic League champion Long Island Ducks today announced their 2016 radio broadcast schedule. WRCN/103.9-FM LI News Radio will continue to serve as the team’s flagship radio station, while select home games will also be broadcast on WRHU/88.7-FM Radio Hofstra University for fans in Nassau County. (The full 2016 radio broadcast schedule follows this release).
“We are happy to continue providing Long Islanders with multiple platforms to follow the team,” says Ducks President/GM Michael Pfaff. “Fans will be able to follow along pitch-by-pitch for every game, whether on the radio airwaves or online.”
A total of 90 games will be broadcast on the Long Island Ducks Radio Network during the 2016 season, including 65 on LI News Radio and 25 on WRHU. 103.9-FM LI News Radio will air all Friday and Saturday night games (home and away) as well as a special “Ducks Game of the Week.” The featured broadcasts include a mixture of Monday through Thursday games throughout the season and will showcase the Ducks against all eight Atlantic League clubs. Fans can tune into all 65 games at 103.9-FM on their radio dial or online at www.linewsradio.com.
In addition to game broadcasts, LI News Radio will be offering Ducks fans extended coverage of the team throughout the year. Weekly updates will be featured with Jay Oliver in the morning. Select updates will include live interviews with Ducks players, coaches and team personnel.
WRHU 88.7-FM will offer live broadcasts of Ducks home games on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays during the course of the season. Those wishing to listen to the action on Radio Hofstra University can also tune in online at www.wrhu.org.
The Ducks will offer broadcasts of all 140 regular season games on the team’s official website, www.liducks.com. Each home game at Bethpage Ballpark will include a live video and audio stream via the Ducks Official YouTube Channel. All road games that are not aired on 103.9-FM will feature live streaming audio on YouTube as well. Each game will be preceded by the Northwell Health pre-game show, beginning 15 minutes prior to first pitch.
The radio broadcast team includes Ducks Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting Michael Polak, who begins his seventh season behind the mic with the Flock, and James Atherlay, who enters his first year as the team’s Media Relations and Broadcasting Assistant. Popular Long Island radio personalities Chris King and David Weiss, who have been involved with the team since the inaugural 2000 season, will also be on air throughout the season.
The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark. For further information, call (631) 940-DUCK or visit www.liducks.com.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 34 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.
For more information, please visit www.atlanticleague.com.
2016 Long Island Ducks Radio Network Broadcast Schedule
WRCN/103.9-FM LI News Radio
WRHU/88.7-FM Radio Hofstra University