October 21, 2010

WBBL To Broadcast Live From FSU This Friday!

Students & Fans Invited To Attend Live Broadcast!

Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University students, alumni and fans will have a special opportunity to be part of a live radio show originating from the FSU campus this Friday (Oct. 22) morning.

The Bakita & Grey morning show, which can be heard on West Michigan's Sports Leader 107.3 WBBL in the Grand Rapids market, will broadcast live from The Rock Cafe on the Big Rapids campus from 6-9 a.m. (ET).

Students, fans and the general public are encouraged to come out for the live show with The Rock opening for its normal breakfast schedule beginning at 7 a.m. (ET). The show will be making its first-ever appearance on the FSU campus.

A number of special guests will be interviewed during the show including Ferris State University President Dr. David L. Eisler, FSU Director of Alumni Relations Jeremy Mishler, head football coach Jeff Pierce and Bulldog hockey head coach Bob Daniels among others.

Friday's show will preview Saturday's Anchor-Bone Classic gridiron showdown between Ferris State and nationally top-ranked Grand Valley State at Top Taggart Field.  It will also include a preview of FSU's home hockey series this weekend versus the Ohio State Buckeyes and highlight other important things going on at Ferris State University.

The Bakita & Grey show airs weekly Monday thru Friday on WBBL and can also be heard live online at www.wbbl.com.  It is hosted by Bret Bakita and Michael Grey.

In addition to Friday morning's live show, FSU will also be featured prominetly throughout the week on WBBL's FM airwaves with live promotional announcments leading up to this weekend's action and various ticket giveaways.

Those tuning into the Bakita & Grey Show could also win The Ultimate Bulldog Weekend prize package, which includes suite tickets to watch FSU Hockey versus Ohio State on Friday night, golf on Saturday morning at Tullymore, sideline tickets to the Anchor-Bone Classic and logding for Friday night in Big Rapids.

The Rock Cafe is located at 1420 Knollview Drive on the Ferris State campus.  It is approximately one block south of Top Taggart Field across from the football practice fields.  The renovated student dining area opened a year ago and offers the next generation of student dining with a popular marketplace concept.

WBBL is owned and operated by Citadel Broadcasting Company and Mediaspan.  The station regularly covers high school, collegiate and professional sports across the state with featured shows such as Bakita & Grey, the Huge Show, Jim Rome, Dan Patrick and others in addition to live game coverage.

Note: Besides Friday morning's live broadcast from The Rock Cafe, WBBL will also provide fans a chance to win free stuff at two other Big Rapids appearances this weekend leading up to Saturday's Anchor-Bone Classic.  Host Michael Grey will be live at the Buffalo Wild Wings location in Big Rapids on Friday night from 7-9 p.m. and appear at Crankers Restaurant in Big Rapids on Saturday morning from 7-9 a.m.

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