Army football will be heard for the next three seasons in New York on WMCA-AM 570 The Mission. The radio station’s parent company, Salem Media, along with Learfield Sports confirmed the news on Tuesday.
The first game broadcast will take place on September 2nd. Army opens their season that day against Temple.
In addition to airing football games, a weekly Army football minute will air on AM-970 The Answer. A season preview show is also expected to air on both radio stations through the 2018-19 season. AM-970 The Answer will serve as the conflict station throughout the three-year partnership.
“WMCA is thrilled to be teaming up with Army West Point Athletics to become the home for Army football in New York City,” said Jerry Crowley, VP and General Manager Salem Media of New York “We look forward to a long and successful partnership with the team at Learfield’s Army West Point Sports Properties.”
“We are looking forward to partnering with AM570 WMCA to deliver the best quality of our football broadcasts in the City,” Army West Point Director of Athletics Boo Corrigan said. “WMCA is a respected name in the industry and working with them will provide a valuable product for our fans that are not able to attend games throughout the season.”