Blarney Stone Broadcasting, Inc.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2019
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Blarney Stone Broadcasting, Detroit Lions extend partnership on WLDR, 101.9 FM
GRAYLING, Michigan – Blarney Stone Broadcasting and the Detroit Lions Radio Network are proud to announce a partnership that will bring NFL football to the Traverse City region on WLDR, FM-101.9, for the next two seasons.
That includes all four preseason games in August and all 16 regular-season games starting on Sept. 9. All Lions games also can be heard on WQON, FM-100.3, in Grayling, another Blarney Stone Broadcasting affiliate. The broadcasts also include two hours of pre-game coverage on the network.
“We know how important Detroit Lions football is to their passionate fan base in Northern Michigan, and we’re proud to be able to deliver all the games in such professional broadcasts,” said Blarney Stone Broadcasting President and CEO Sheryl Coyne.
Up North Sports Radio also features live play-by-play of major sports teams including Detroit Pistons Basketball on 92.3 WBNZ and 101.1 WGRY; Detroit Tiger Baseball and Detroit Red Wing Hockey 101.1 WGRY; University of Michigan Basketball on 101.1 WGRY and WBNZ 92.3.
The Detroit Lions 2019 Schedule
Aug. 8 vs. New England, 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 17, at Houston, 8 p.m.
Aug. 23, vs. Buffalo, 8 p.m.
Aug. 29, at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 9, at Arizona, 4:25 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 15, vs. Los Angeles Chargers, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 22, at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 29, vs. Kansas City, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 6, BYE
Monday, Oct. 14, at Green Bay, 8:15 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 20, vs. Minnesota, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 27, vs. New York Giants, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 3, at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 10, at Chicago, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 17, vs. Dallas, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 24, at Washington, 1 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 28, vs. Chicago, 12:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 8, at Minnesota, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 15, vs. Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 22, at Denver, TBD
Sunday, Dec. 29, vs. Green Bay, 1 p.m.
About Blarney Stone Broadcasting: Blarney Stone Broadcasting, Inc., the 2017 SBDC Small Business of the Year for SE Michigan is co-owned by Sheryl and Jerry Coyne and operates: WQON, Q100 The Only Place for Rock & Roll (Detroit Lions, University of Michigan Football and Grayling Viking Football and Basketball); FM101.1, WGRY, Up North Sports Radio (CBS Sports Talk, Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons and University of Michigan Basketball); AM1230, WMQU, the Catholic Light for Northern Michigan leased to Baraga Broadcasting. Blarney Stone Broadcasting assumed ownership of the stations based in Grayling on Oct. 2, 2012. Blarney Stone Broadcasting is currently operating a Local Market Agreement (LMA) with N Content Marketing, which includes WQAN – 99.3 Traverse City simulcast of WQON, 101.9 WLDR and WBNZ 92.3 FM – Up North Sports Radio. In addition to the strong on-air radio brands, they deliver robust content on-line at q100-fm.com and north-fm.com. Blarney Stone Broadcasting is a community orientated media resource in Northern Michigan dedicated to providing local information, entertainment and promotions focused on the needs of the audience and the businesses that serve these audiences. Blarney Stone Broadcasting is committed to growing local business in Northern Michigan.
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