Student Radio Station WVCU Providing Live Coverage Of Mountain Lion Football

For Immediate Release: 
Sep 12 2013
CONTACT: Sarah Dalton Concord University Office of Advancement PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712 (304) 384-6312,

ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University’s student radio station, WVCU, is providing live coverage of CU’s Mountain East Conference opener against West Virginia State on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Callaghan Stadium. Kickoff is 1 p.m. in the first home game of the season for the Mountain Lions.

“This is an opportunity of a lifetime,” WVCU Radio student Tommy Himebaugh said. “It’s not every day you get to announce a college football game.” Himebaugh will be just one student behind the microphone during the game Saturday. Student Tyler Jackson will offer the play-by play and CU alum and adjunct instructor Chris Meadows will serve as color analyst.

“I am excited for my students to have this opportunity to provide coverage for Mountain Lion football,” Jessica Doty, WVCU Radio advisor said. “It’s really a privilege and an honor to provide this service for football fans and the community.”

Listeners can tune in to the broadcast at: Concord’s Sports Information Department will also provide live stats ( and a live video feed ( for the game.

The Mountain Lions are 1-0, 0-0 MEC after defeating then nationally-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne last week, 18-10.


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