The “Live with the Red Wolves” basketball radio show, presented by the Arkansas Department of Health and featuring both the state’s head men’s basketball coach Arkansas Mike Balado and interim women’s basketball head coach Destinee Rogers, will make their 2022 debut on Monday, January 3.
The hour-long program will air eight times during the months of January and February and will spotlight A-State women’s and men’s programs for the first time since 2017.
“Our popular Live with the Red Wolves radio show provides an exceptional platform in a wonderful place to highlight the success of our programs and student-athletes, so we are delighted to have the opportunity this year to showcase our basketball teams. women’s and men’s ball on the show,” said A-State Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Tom Bowen.
The show can be heard live from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on KFIN originating station 107.9 FM and select EAB Red Wolves sports network affiliates every Monday during the months of January and February, at the exception of February 14, when the Arkansas State baseball program will hold its annual Grand Slam banquet.
The weekly radio show will air at Lost Pizza Co., located at 906 Southwest Drive in Jonesboro. Fans are encouraged to take the opportunity to hear from Rogers and Podcast, as well as players from each team, while enjoying the great food and atmosphere of Lost Pizza Co.
“It’s always a great experience to get together in front of our fans and talk about Red Wolves basketball at Lost Pizza Co., so we couldn’t be more excited to start another year of Live with the Red Wolves,” Balado said. “We look forward to showcasing our programs and our student-athletes in person and on the radio.
The women’s basketball program will be presented from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and the men’s program from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. February 21 and 28.
“I’m really excited to come out in front of the community and talk about the great things that are happening in our program,” Rogers said. “I appreciate the opportunity for the community to get to know me and our student-athletes better, and how we are doing within the program.”
A-State play-by-play commentator Matt Stolz, “The Voice of the Red Wolves,” will host the program. Fans in attendance will have the opportunity to ask questions of student-athletes from Rogers, Balado and the Red Wolves.
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