Western Illinois Athletics continued its expansion of the Leatherneck Sports Network by adding LB Sports Productions (WRMS-FM 94.3 in Beardstown) as the radio flagship for the 2013-14 academic year.
In all, seven radio stations are part of the Leatherneck Sports Network. Fans can listen to Leatherneck football and basketball games both on the radio and online at www.WRMSFM.com. Fans can download the TuneIn Radio app on iTunes or Google Play then search for WRMS radio to listen to games on their mobile device or tablet.
The Bob Nielson Show takes place every Monday at Buffalo Wild Wings in Macomb with hosts Kipp Jones and Beau Spencer, starting at 5:30 p.m. It can be heard live on 102.7 FM in Macomb or online at www.MacombRadio.com. A replay of the show can be heard starting Tuesday morning on Rocky Vision (www.GoLeathernecks.com).
The Leatherneck Sports Network affiliates include:
- WRMS 94.3 FM in Beardstown: A 6,000-watt station reaching west-central Illinois from Beardstown to Macomb, Jacksonville and Springfield, then up towards Peoria.
-WJEQ 102.7 FM in Macomb: Renewing its partnership with Leatherneck Athletics is Prestige Communications and WJEQ-FM. The Macomb station is a 10,000-watt signal covering the region from Macomb to Burlington, down to Quincy and north to Galesburg.
- WPWQ 106.7 FM in Quincy: The ‘Oldies Superstation’ is a 25,000 watt FM station that covers western Illinois, northeastern Missouri, and southeastern Iowa.
- KWBZ 107.5 FM in Monroe City, Missouri: A 10,000 watt station covers the northeast corner of Missouri, reaching from Canton, Hannibal, Montgomery City, Moberly and near Columbia.
- WAIK 1590 AM in Galesburg: A 5,000 watt daytime station that extends throughout east-central Illinois, including Peoria, Monmouth, Macomb and near Springfield.
- KCLN 1390 AM in Clinton, Iowa: Coverage for this 1,000 watt station goes from Clinton down to the Quad Cities, over to Kewanee and Princeton, and into Wisconsin.
- 88.3 FM the Dog in Macomb: The Western Illinois student radio station continues its affiliation with the Leatherneck Sports Network. The station will carry all home football, volleyball, men’s basketball and women’s basketball contests, in addition to softball games.