Local sports radio fans now have the opportunity to talk sports five days a week.
ESPN Radio 1380 The Jock will air their local sports talk program Jock Talk 5-6 p.m., Monday-Friday.
The show is hosted by WIFR-TV Channel 23s Andy Gannon, ESPN 1380s Kyle Jacob and Rockford Lutheran High School graduate Bryan Marchione.
The trio will focus on allowing area sports enthusiasts to voice their opinions about the local and national sporting scene. Listeners can call the show live at (888) 632-9855.
ESPN Radio 1380 is the only full-time sports station in the Rockford area. In addition to Jock Talk, the station is also the home of NASCAR (Nextel Cup and the Busch Series), Rock River Raptors football, the Beloit Snappers and select Rockford IceHogs games.
Doug Halberstadt is a local resident and is track announcer at Rockford Speedway. He can be reached via e-mail at Dougster61@aol.com.
From the April 19-25, 2006, issue