Flood Communications to feature Spanish broadcast of Husker football on Saturday
OMAHA - Nebraska's homecoming football game with Northwestern on Saturday will be available to listen to in Spanish for the first time ever.
Nebraska Athletics and the Husker Sports Network announced Monday the Spanish broadcast will be available through Flood Communications and Hometown Family Radio stations in eastern and central Nebraska. The broadcast will be heard on Radio Lobo 97.7 FM in Omaha, Lincoln and the surrounding region. The broadcast will also be carried in the Tri-Cities area on Le Grand 93.3 FM in Grand Island.
"This broadcast is an important step in making sure we engage a growing demographic of Nebraska's population and welcome all fans to Husker Nation," Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos said.
Enrique "Kike" Morales and Oscar "El Tico" Monterroso, who serve as the Spanish-language announcing crew for the Kansas City Chiefs, will call the game. This is the first non-English broadcast of the Huskers in the university's history.
"Nebraska's one team, one heartbeat. One state, one heartbeat," Head Coach Scott Frost said during a press conference Monday. "I think it's great that we're going to broadcast the game so that every Nebraska fan can enjoy."
Saturday's Spanish broadcast will begin with a pregame show at 2:45 p.m. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. The broadcast is also available on Huskers.com and the Huskers app.
"We want to thank Andy Ruback with Flood Communications and Alan Usher with Hometown Family Radio for helping us bring this broadcast to listeners of their stations," Husker Sports Network General Manager David Witty said.
The English broadcast - with Greg Sharpe, Matt Davison and Ben McLaughlin - will still be carried by Husker Sports Network affiliates, including B103 (103.1 FM, b103.fm) in Nebraska City.
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