Radio & Television Broadcast Information

The Ferris State University Athletics Department will continue to make an impact this season in various media platforms across the globe. Numerous Bulldog athletics contests will be televised locally, regionally and nationally along with first class radio coverage.  Together, Ferris State fans will be kept up to date with the most recent information available. 


Television:

Watch Hockey Games Live
Watch Basketball, Football and Volleyball Games Live

Since 2006, the Ferris State hockey program has made 40 appearances onnational and regional television including networks such as Comcast, ESPN, Fox Sports and the NHL Network. Ferris State basketball, football and soccer competitions have also been televised on Comcast in recent years. In addition to watching select Bulldog athletic events on television, fans can watch all football, along with men's and women's basketball home contests on any internet enabled device such as Androids, Blackberries, iPads, iPhones, etc. here. Hockey games can be watched live here.

 

2013-14 Hockey TV Schedule
Day Date Opponent Score Network(s)
         
Saturday October 4th vs. Michigan

Comcast 900
Ferris TV (Live - Ch. 22/190)
WCHA TV

 

 

 

Ferris State Television

Last season, all five home football games along with 16 of the 18 home hockey events were televised on a tape-delayed basis by Ferris Television. The 2013-14 season was the first season that Ferris TV also aired six away hockey games live on the network. Ferris TV is produced by the FSU Television & Digital Media Production Department (TDMP). The network is broadcast locally to Charter Cable subscribers on channel 190 in Canadian Lakes, Evart, Big Rapids and Reed City. Ferris TV can also be found on channel 22 on the Big Rapids campus. Below is the weekly hockey replay schedule:

Weekday Game 1 Game 2
Monday 7:00 p.m.  1:00 a.m.
Tuesday 7:30 p.m. 1:30 a.m.
Wednesday 11:00 p.m. 12:15 a.m.
Thursday 11:00 p.m. 12:15 a.m.



Ferris State Sports Update on FOX 32 & Comcast

The Ferris State Sports Update, which is a half-hour interview show profiling Ferris State Athletics, will air across most of Northern Michigan on FOX 32 each Thursday night at 10:30 p.m. (ET) throughout the year. In addition to FOX 32, Comcast/Xfinity (channel 900) airs the Ferris State Sports Update throughout the midwest covering major cities such as Detroit, Grand Rapids, South Bend, and Toledo.  The show is produced by Ferris State University's Television and Digital Media Production (TDMP) students in partnership with the Bulldog Athletics Department. Below is a list of the networks and channels that the FSSU will air on:

Network Channel HD Channel
Charter Cable 11 787
DirecTV 33 33
DISH Network 33 7,153
Ferris TV 22/97  

FSSU on Comcast/Xfinity
Wednesday 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 1:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 p.m.
Friday 3:00 p.m.



TV News Media 

The Bulldogs are proud to be prominantly featured by various television news media outlets throughout the week. Below is a list of the networks and the times Bulldog Athletics could be discussed:

Network Call Letters Cable DirecTV DISH Network Coverage Time  Coverage Time
ABC WZZM 13      6:25 p.m.  11:25 p.m.
CBS WWTV 9, 10  9  9  6:25 p.m.  11:25 p.m.
FOX WFQX 32  33  33  6:45 p.m.  10:45 p.m.
FOX WXMI 17      6:25 p.m.  11:25 p.m.
NBC WOOD 8      6:25 p.m.  11:25 p.m.
NBC WPBN 7, 4  7  7  6:25 p.m.  11:25 p.m.

 



Radio:

Listen to FSU Athletics LIVE on 97.3 FM WDEE

The Ferris State University Athletics Department, in conjunction with the Bulldog Sports Network, is midst a multi-year broadcasting and promotional agreement with local radio station WDEE (97.3 FM). Sunny 973 is the flagship station for all football, hockey and men's and women's basketball contests throughout the athletics campaign. All broadcasts, home or away, will be proceeded by the 30-minute "Bulldog Pregame" show, which features a preview of the game, comments from the coaches and news from around the conference.  The broadcasts will also include a "Bulldog Postgame" show recapping the event with live interviews from players and the coaching staff. 
 
In addition to listening to Bulldog athletics on the radio, fans can listen to all football, hockey and men's and women's basketball contests on any internet enabled device such as Androids, Blackberries, iPads, iPhones, etc. (Here)

Veteran play-by-play announcer Rob Bentley will provide the play-by-play coverage for all Bulldog Football contests this fall with local media personality Sandy Gholston offering color commentary.  The duo has been part of the Ferris State football broadcast team for more than seven years and is also expected to serve as part of the basketball broadcast team again this winter. Dominic Hennig will call all the hockey action. 


Bulldog Sports Update (Weekday's)

Fans can tune into flagship radio station Sunny 97.3 FM daily to catch the "Bulldog Sports Update" each weekday morning at approximately 7:30 a.m. (ET)

 


Ferris State Friday's on WBBL

Along with weekday morning updates on Sunny 97.3 FM,  Ferris State Athletics has also announced a partnership with popular West Michigan sports leader 107.3 FM WBBL. "Ferris State Friday's" will air at approximately 7:30 a.m. (ET) every Friday morning as part of the "Rundown with Doctor & Bentley" morning show on the Grand Rapids based station.  The eight to 10 minute weekly segment will feature a live interview with a Bulldog guest in addition to a ticket giveaway and more.

 

Network Expansion

During the 2012 NCAA Frozen Four, Ferris State Athletics offered expanded radio network coverage for fans across North America (Map of Network Affiliates). The Bulldog Sports Network added two network affiliates as WJML Radio (1110 AM) in Petoskey and WJNL Radio (1210 AM) in Traverse City both carried the games along with flagship station Sunny 97.3 FM. In addition, more than 70 radio stations carried the semifinals live on Westwood One Radio along with 135 for the championship game. Sirius/XM also covered the Bulldogs throughout North America on satelite radio.  

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