Waterloo, Iowa – The Waterloo Bucks have announced that all 72 regular season games will again be broadcast on 1330 ESPN (KWLO-AM). This is the second year in a row that the Bucks and 1330 AM ESPN have partnered to make the station the “Home of Waterloo Bucks Baseball.”
In addition to the game broadcasts, 1330 AM ESPN will broadcast live from the Bucks’ annual pre-season Media Day. The date and time of Media Day will be determined in the coming weeks.
“Again this season, 1330 AM ESPN is proud to be broadcasting the exciting play of all 72 Waterloo Bucks baseball games,” said Woodward Radio Group General Manager Bill Wells. “The Waterloo Bucks are an important attraction to fans and families in the Cedar Valley and we want to add to their excitement with exposure on all four of our radio stations: 1330 AM ESPN, KXEL-AM, KOKZ-FM, and ROCK 108. Bring your family and friends and join us this season at Riverfront Stadium. Go Bucks!”
“For the second year in a row, the Bucks are excited to team up with KWLO,” said Bucks General Manager Dan Corbin. “Woodward Radio Group has been great to work with and this is a partnership that continues to be rewarding. Broadcasting all of our games on 1330 AM ESPN is a key part of our branding as we look to continually grow our organization.”
KWLO is owned by Woodward Communications, Inc., which also operates KXEL-AM, KOKZ-FM and KFMW-FM.
The Bucks will open the 2014 season on the road versus the Rochester Honkers on May 27, but return to Waterloo for their home opener versus Rochester on May 28. Season tickets and group outings are currently on sale. For more information, call the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633. Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks in the off-season by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com.
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The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21stseason of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit www.waterloobucks.com.