Rascals Ink Radio Deal

PRESS RELEASE – The River City Rascals, presented by Signature Medical Group, and Westplex Broadcasting have agreed to renew their broadcast partnership for the 2012 season. All home and road River City Rascals games will be carried live on the Voice of the Rascals, Westplex News-Talk 1280AM KYRO and online at www.westplexnewstalk.com with veteran broadcaster Jason Troop providing the play-by-play.

“We are pleased to partner with the River City Rascals for our third-straight year”, said Westplex general manager JohnScheper. “They have an outstanding product both on and off the field and this year is shaping up to be their best yet.”

In addition to the area coverage on 1280AM and the online broadcast stream, fans inside T.R. Hughes Ballpark will be able to tune in to the broadcasts on crystal clear in-house signal 107.1 FM as well as several areas throughout the concourse.

Rascals’ general manager Dan Dial looks forward to the renewed relationship. “We are very excited to partner with Westplex Broadcasting for the exclusive radio broadcasts of the River City Rascals 2012 season. We know with their experience and knowledge we will be able to reach a vast audience of Rascals fans.”

Troop returns to River City for his third season with the Rascals and fifth in the Frontier League.

“I look forward to being in the booth for the Rascals this season,” says Troop. “Despite losing some talented players this offseason, (manager) Steve Brook has put together yet another strong team that expects to contend for another championship.”

The River City Rascals open their 14th season of play in the professional independent Frontier League on Friday, May 18th versus the Rockford RiverHawks at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O’Fallon, MO. For tickets and more information visit www.rivercityrascals.com or call (636) 240-2287.

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