USD signs radio agreement with Culhane Communications The University of South Dakota and Culhane Communications, Inc., of Vermillion have signed a new five-year contract to broadcast South Dakota football as well as men's and women's basketball games on the Coyote Sports Network.
The University of South Dakota previously had a two-year deal with Culhane Communications, dating back to 2000. The contract begins in the fall of 2003 and runs through the 2007-08 year.
"We are pleased to announce this radio agreement with Culhane Communications," said South Dakota Interim Athletic Director Greg Redlin. "We have had a long-term relationship with the Coyote Sports Network that will continue. We are pleased that our supporters and boosters will continue to have opportunities to listen to the broadcasts of our winning athletic program," he said.
All games will be broadcast on ESPN Radio 1570 or KVHT 106.3 FM. In addition to the game broadcasts, the Coyote Sports Network will broadcast postseason contests and offer a weekly coaches show.
"We are happy to be continuing our relationship with South Dakota Athletics," said Kevin Culhane, owner of Culhane Communications. "We have enjoyed our long-standing relationship with South Dakota and look forward to offering the university excellent broadcast coverage."
The broadcast team will include Culhane, who enters his seventh year as voice of the Coyotes; veteran broadcaster Joe Van Goor, and Lane Grindle.
In addition, broadcasts of the Coyote Sports Network's live play-by-play of South Dakota sports are available through the internet. Broadcasts can be accessed through The University of South Dakota Web site at www.usdcoyotes.com.