October 30, 2006

Holy Cross Announces 2006-2007 Basketball Radio Slate

Oct. 30, 2006

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross Athletic Director Richard M. Regan, Jr., announced the broadcast schedule for Crusader men's and women's basketball for the 2006-2007 season.

The teams will have 56 regular season games broadcast this year. At least 40 games will be carried by WTAG 580-AM, the Crusaders' radio home for the last six years. An additional slate of at least 14 games will be carried by WCUW 91.3 FM. Additional games may be broadcast directly to the internet, via Sports Juice. All broadcasted games will also be available free of charge on the internet through Sports Juice.

Broadcasting duties will once again be handled by Bob Fourace, now in his 18th year of calling Crusader games on the radio. Jeremy Lechan will also return to the Holy Cross broadcasting team for his third year, sharing the microphone with Fouracre on a number of games and handing the play-by-play duties himself at others.

The men's basketball team will have 22 games on WTAG, beginning with the November 15 game against Hampton. Seven of the men's games will be broadcast by WCUW, starting with the November 12 season opener against Fairfield. The men will have one game (Boston University - January 3) broadcast direct to the internet.

The women's team will have 18 of its games on WTAG this year, starting with its game against St. Peter's on November 12. They too will have seven WCUW broadcasts, beginning with season opener on November 10 against Yale. The February 17 women's game against American will be broadcast directly to the internet.

The broadcast schedule for the Patriot League tournament will be announced when pairings and schedules are finalized.

For more than 80 years, NewsTalk 580 WTAG has been serving Central Massachusetts. In addition to Holy Cross football and basketball, WTAG is the home of the Boston Red Sox, Monday Night Football, the Worcester Sharks, and the Worcester Tornadoes.

WCUW, 91.3 FM, is a non-commercial, community access radio station. On the air for more than 30 years, WCUW's mission includes educating the community about local issues; supporting local artists, activities and culture; promoting awareness of global culture and issues; and fostering creative freedom and experimentation in the use of the communications media. This past year, WCUW aired every game of the Worcester Tornadoes.

For the complete Holy Cross radio broadcast schedule, click here.