Sauget, Ill. – As the franchise embarks on its 16th season in the Frontier League, the Gateway Grizzlies Radio Network will air on multiple terrestrial signals and digital platforms for the team’s radio broadcasts during the 2016 season.
1400 AM KJFF will once again carry the majority of games, while 1570 AM/94.3 FM WBGZ will air select games throughout the upcoming season. Every game can be heard online or via any mobile device by visiting www.GatewayGrizzlies.com/Radio.
Sam Levitt returns as the “Voice of the Grizzlies” and lead play-by-play broadcaster on the Grizzlies Radio Network. The 24-year-old, who calls college basketball on radio and television during the offseason, enters his third season as part of the Grizzlies’ announcing crew and will broadcast all 96 regular season games. Matt Sabados joins Levitt during broadcasts at home.
“This will be another terrific season with the organization and I expect that the Grizzlies Radio Network will continue to grow,” Levitt said. “I take enormous pride in the quality of our broadcasts and every season is a chance to improve on what we have accomplished in the past,” he said.
In addition to radio broadcasts, the Grizzlies will continue providing audio and video content on the web. Audio highlights from every game can be found on www.GatewayGrizzlies.com/Radio while “GTV” will provide exclusive video interviews and features.
“On any given night, we have listeners and viewers from around the world,” Levitt said. “I encourage fans to join us for the ride and interact with social media…we are always trying to make it an enjoyable broadcast that the listeners can also be involved in.”
The Grizzlies begin the 2016 season against the Washington Wild Things at GCS Ballpark on Friday, May 13. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. The Grizzlies Radio Network hits the airwaves on 1400 KJFF and online at 6:50 p.m.