NORFOLK, Va. (nsuspartans.com)– The Norfolk State University Department of Athletics announced Tuesday that it has renewed its radio agreement with Max Media of Hampton Roads, keeping STAR 1310 AM as the radio home for Spartan football and men's basketball games during the 2016-17 athletics season.
For the third consecutive year, all Spartan football games and a comprehensive men's basketball schedule, in addition to any postseason games for both sports, will be broadcast on STAR 1310 AM. Games can also be heard via live streaming on computer or mobile devices through the radio station's web site, www.star1310.com.
"The Norfolk State University athletics program is on the rise and everyone at STAR 1310 is thrilled to be a part of that ascension," said Dave Paulus, vice president and general manager of Max Media of Hampton Roads. "We greatly value our relationship with the NSU athletics department. Go Spartans!"
In addition, for the second straight year, Spartan football coach Latrell Scott and men's basketball coach Robert Jones will conduct a weekly interview during their respective seasons with the Nick Cattles Show, the only local daily drive-time sports radio talk show in Hampton Roads. The Nick Cattles Show can be heard from 4-7 p.m., Monday through Friday, on ESPN Radio 94.1 FM.
In lieu of a weekly radio program on 1310 AM this year, fans can expect to hear weekly minute-long NSU-themed informational segments on both ESPN Radio 94.1 FM and STAR 1310 AM. These segments will highlight news and upcoming events from the NSU athletics program.
"We're excited to continue our relationship with Max Media for another season," assistant athletics director for communications Matt Michalec said. "We're also pleased that our new agreement will increase the NSU presence on ESPN Radio 94.1 FM next year, as well."
A broadcast schedule for men's basketball will be released after the beginning of the fall semester.