In case you missed it on Friday, some great news for Bears’ fans in Pennsylvania and on the internet, you have plenty of options to catch John Walton call the games. From the Hershey Bears:
09/10/2010 – The BEARS feature the largest minor-league radio network in the United States heading into the 2010-11 season, with six stations in central Pennsylvania carrying the back-to-back Calder Cup Champions on their airwaves.
WQIC-FM (100.1) returns for its sixth season of carrying the Chocolate and White on the FM dial. Based in Lebanon, WQIC can be heard in parts of 11 counties in the midstate.
WTKT-AM (1460), 1460 The Ticket, will carry all 80 games and all postseason games. Based in Harrisburg, 1460 The Ticket is the leading all-sports station in central Pennsylvania, and is the home of “The Old Barn Hockey Show” with John Walton and Frank Schofield.
WRVV-HD (97.3.2) becomes HERSHEY’S first-ever HD radio affiliate, carrying all 80 games and postseason games in high definition. With an HD Radio, you can hear BEARS hockey like you’ve never heard it before. Based in Harrisburg, “The River HD2” can be heard throughout central PA.
WOYK-AM (1350) brings all of the action of HERSHEY BEARS hockey back to York County for 2010-11. WOYK can be heard in York, as well into northern Maryland, and will carry the majority of games for the two-time defending Calder Cup Champions in 2010-11.
WPDC-AM (1600) is based out of Elizabethtown, and also serves Mount Joy and Middletown on the BEARS Radio Network. Sportsradio 1600 will carry the majority of HERSHEY’S regular season games on its airwaves in 2010-11.
WLPA-AM (1490) returns to the BEARS Radio Network in 2010-11, after carrying all the play-by-play action from 2005-2009. Fox Sports Radio 1490 brings the BEARS to Lancaster County all season long, carrying the vast majority of HERSHEY’S regular season games.
New in 2010-11 is HERSHEY’S streaming home on the internet. WHP580.com will carry all regular season and postseason games on its website, providing FM quality sound to BEARS fans all over the world.
BEARS games can also be heard this season on your smartphone, through the application known as “iHeart Radio”. Download the app to your phone, and listen to the BEARS wherever you are.
John Walton, who will call his 1,000th American Hockey League game in January, returns for his ninth season as the “Voice of the BEARS”.