BOISE, ID: The Boise Hawks, short season A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, and 99.1 FM ESPN Boise, have announced a partnership that will see Hawks games broadcast on 99.1 FM ESPN Boise for the 2018 season. The station's listening audience covers the entire Treasure Valley.
"We are proud to announce that all games this season will be broadcast throughout the valley on the radio," said Hawks General Manager Bob Flannery. "Including this announcement with our previous renovations of the picnic area, widening of our concourse, improved kids fun zone, and a new videoboard; the Hawks are truly committed to creating the best experience for its loyal fan base."
99.1 FM ESPN Boise is home to The Drive with Joey and Gold from 2 PM to 6 PM Monday through Friday. The station is also the home to prominent ESPN Radio programming such as Golic and Wingo, The Dan Le Batard Show and Freddie and Fitzsimmons.
The Hawks radio broadcasts begin on Friday, June 15 when the Hawks will open the season on the road against the Spokane Indians. The club's first home game of the 2018 season follows five days later on June 20 when the team opens the season at Memorial Stadium against the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes at 7:15 p.m.
Live coverage begins 15 minutes prior to the start of each Hawks game with the pre-game show hosted by play-by-play announcers Rylan Kobre. Kobre is a Boise State graduate in Spring of 2018 and spent last year in Wisconsin as the Radio Broadcaster and Media Relations Coordinator for the Kenosha Kingfish of the Northwoods League. He can be heard on IdahoSports.com calling high school athletics in the Treasure Valley and calling Boise State athletics on the Mountain West Network. Fans will be also be able to listen online on at ESPNBoise.com and BoiseHawks.com and via the ESPN Boise, MiLB First Pitch and TuneIn Radio mobile apps.
About the Boise Hawks
The Hawks are the Treasure Valley's top stop for affordable, family entertainment. Deposits and seat location requests for the 2018 baseball season are currently being accepted. To guarantee the best seats available for 2018, contact the Boise Hawks Front Office at (208) 322-5000. To stay up to date on all things Boise Hawks, follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/boisehawksbaseball) or visit www.BoiseHawks.com.
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