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Buccaneer Sports Network releases football coverage plans

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 1, 2015) – The Buccaneer Sports Network announced Tuesday its plans for both radio, television and web streaming coverage for the upcoming football season.

The BSN will begin another season of broadcasting ETSU athletics tonight with the first edition of the ETSU Radio Coaches Show, which will air from 6 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday night on WXSM-AM (640) The Extreme Sports Monster. In addition to the weekly radio show, the BSN will also provide ETSU fans with complete pregame, in-game and postgame coverage as the Bucs return to the gridiron for their first football game in over 13 years this Thursday night, Sept. 3 against Kennesaw State. Games will air live on the Bucs’ flagship station WXSM-AM 640, as well as on affiliate station 104.9 FM NASH Icon.

Along with the traditional radio coverage, the BSN will also provide live video streaming coverage of ETSU’s six home football games through the Southern Conference Digital Network, which can be found on the web at On television, the weekly Carl Torbush Show powered by Ford will air on Sunday mornings from 11:30 a.m. to noon on ABC 19 WKPT. The network’s radio broadcasts are also available through live streaming links at

As for the game day radio broadcasts, the BSN will launch its pregame broadcast one hour and 30 minutes prior to kickoff with the 30-minute long Eastman Credit Union Tailgate Show, followed by the Carl Torbush Pregame Show powered by Ford which will lead up to 30 minutes prior to kickoff. The First Bank and Trust Company Countdown to Kickoff will then lead into the final moments before kickoff.

The broadcast team of “Voice of the Bucs” Jay Sandos, color analyst and former ETSU quarterback Matt Wilhjelm, sideline reporters Jessica Larkin and Don Helman, and studio host Andy Jackson will provide ETSU fans all the information they need to complement their game-day activities.

Following each game, fans can tune into the General Shale Post Game Show to get a full wrap up of the game statistics, players and coach interviews, and other post-game information.

For more on the Buccaneer Sports Network, visit and click on the network link.


WSOC ETSU 3 Radford, Va.
Aug 24 Radford 1
VB ETSU 0 Blacksburg, Va.
Aug 28 Virginia Tech 3
WSOC Tennessee Tech 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28 ETSU 1
MSOC ETSU 1 Clemson, SC
Aug 28 Clemson University 3
VB ETSU 0 Radford, Va.
Aug 29 Washington St. 3
VB ETSU 3 Radford, Va.
Aug 29 LIU Brooklyn 1
WSOC NC State 2 Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 30 ETSU 0
MSOC High Point University 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 1 ETSU 2
WSOC Eastern Kentucky 2 Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 2 ETSU 4
FB Kennesaw State 56 Home
Sep 3 ETSU 16
VB ETSU Troy, Ala.
Sep 4, 4:00 p.m. Alabama St.
VB ETSU Troy, Ala.
Sep 5, 10:30 a.m. CSU Bakersfield
VB ETSU Troy, Ala.
Sep 5, 3:30 p.m. Troy
Sep 5, 6:00 p.m. Radford University
WSOC Navy Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 6, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
Sep 9, 7:00 p.m. Appalachian State University
FB Maryville College Home
Sep 10, 7:30 p.m. ETSU