Listen to AU basketball live

Wed, 2012-07-25 09:13 -- univcomm
The staff and management of WQME 98.7 recently announced that the station will again provide live broadcasts of selected Anderson University and local high school basketball games during its programming hours. The schedule for 2002-03 season will kick-off on Friday, November 22, at 8 p.m. (EST) as WQME covers an Anderson University basketball tournament on campus. Users of the AU Web site can also take part in the broadcast through WQME’s streaming audio signal. WQME will broadcast the games live with pre-game coverage 30 minutes prior.

“We’re delighted that this arrangement will enable listeners across central Indiana and over the Internet to keep up with some of their favorite teams,” said Don Boggs, general manager of WQME. “This is another avenue by which this station can reach out to the community and a wider audience.”

Providing commentary during many of the games will veteran radio personality Rod Brooks. Brooks began his broadcasting career in 1976. He began doing play-by-play announcing for athletic events in 1984. During his career, he has received awards from the Indiana Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association as well as the Indiana High School Athletic Association. A resident of central Indiana since 1964, Brooks has worked at WHBU and WLHN as well as many other radio stations during his career. WQME 98.7 is Madison County’s only commercial FM station. The broadcasting facility is owned and operated by Anderson University and is the only station in the County with emergency generators at both the studio and transmitter site.

Anderson University is a four-year liberal arts institution of approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Established in 1917 by the church of God, the university offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, education and theology.