Longhorn IMG Sports Network

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Longhorn IMG Sports Network
City Austin, Texas
Broadcast area Most of the state of Texas
south-central New Mexico (United States)
U.S. Nationwide via Sirius and XM Satellite Radio
Branding Longhorn Sports Network
Frequency Various AM and FM radio stations
Format Sports
Class Regional Satellite-delivered radio network
Owner IMG College
University of Texas at Austin (joint venture)
Sister stations KUT, KUTX, Longhorn Network
Website Texas Longhorns website

The Longhorn IMG Sports Network is a radio network in the United States that is dedicated to broadcasting live events and programming of the Texas Longhorns football, basketball (men's and women's), baseball, and softball teams.[1] Owned by IMG College and the University of Texas at Austin via a joint venture, the network consists of 36 affiliates covering 90% of the state of Texas. The network provides broadcasts in the English language for most affiliates, with some affiliates providing broadcasts in Spanish for the benefit of Hispanic listeners.

Programming[edit]

The network produces and broadcasts an annual total of 123 live broadcasts of sporting events, plus 28 weekly editions of the coach’s shows starring the football (September–November) and men’s basketball coaches (November–March), as well as all postseason events involving the Longhorns.

  • Longhorn Weekly - a one-hour sports show featuring the head coaches of the university’s major sports programs.[2]

On-air personalities[edit]

As of the 2015-16 season, on-air personalities include

  • Dave Koehn - play-by-play commentator
  • Ted Jefferies - color analyst

Affiliates[edit]

The main flagships of the network are KTXX in Austin, Texas for the English broadcasts,[3] and KZNX for the Spanish broadcasts of football games.[4]

Area served [5] City of license Callsign [3] Frequency Notes
Abilene Abilene KKHR FM 106.3 Men’s basketball only
KZQQ AM 1560 Football only
Alpine Alpine KVLF AM 1240
Amarillo KGNC AM 710
Austin, Texas [6][7][8] Austin K253AM FM 98.5 FM translator of KTAE-AM/Elgin
KTSN AM 1490 Austin Radio Network affiliate
KTXX FM 104.9 Flagship station for all English-language broadcasts; broadcasts football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, and softball; KTXX is part of the Austin Radio Network
KTXX-HD2 HD 104.9-2 Flagship station of Spanish-language broadcasts; Spanish-language outlet of the Austin Radio Network
Creedmoor KZNX AM 1530
Elgin KTAE AM 1260 Football, women’s basketball, baseball and softball broadcasts; Austin Radio Network
Thornton KOKE FM 99.3 Men’s basketball only; part of the Austin Radio Network
Big Spring KBTS AM 1490 Football only
Bonham/Detroit Bonham KFXN (AM) AM 1420
Carthage Carthage KGAS (AM) AM 1590 Football and men’s basketball
KGAS-FM FM 100.7
Corpus Christi, Texas KEYS AM 1440 Football only
Crockett Crockett KIVY-FM FM 92.7 Football only
Dallas/Fort Worth Dallas KRLD AM 1080 Football only; some schedule overlaps possible
KRLD is a 50,000-watt clear channel station, thereby also serving much of Texas, the southwestern U.S. and much of Mexico during night-time broadcasts
Highland Village KWRD-FM FM 100.7 Men’s basketball; alternate football affiliate
Del Rio KWMC AM 1490 Football only; also serves Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico
El Paso El Paso KROD AM 600 Football only; Also serves Las Cruces, New Mexico (United States) and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (Mexico)
Fort Stockton KFST-AM
KFST-FM
AM 860
FM 94.3
Football only
Henderson/Longview Henderson KWRD (AM) AM 1470
Houston Mont Belvieu KFNC FM 97.5 Football and men’s basketball
Jacksonville (TX) Rusk KTLU AM 1580 Football only
Liberty KSHN FM 99.9
Livingston Livingston KETX-FM FM 92.3
Malakoff Athens KLVQ AM 1410
Marble Falls KBEY FM 103.9
Marshall Marshall KMHT AM 1450 Football, men’s and women’s basketball
KMHT-FM FM 103.9 Football only
McAllen Alamo KJAV FM 104.9 Football only; Also serves Brownsville (Texas, United States), Matamoros and Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Orange KOGT AM 1600 Football and men’s basketball
Paris Bonham KFYN AM 1420 Men’s basketball only
Detroit, Texas KFYN-FM FM 104.3 Football and men’s basketball
San Angelo KKSA AM 1260 Football and men’s basketball
San Antonio San Antonio WOAI-AM AM 1200 Football and men’s basketball; all night-time broadcasts available to much of south-central U.S. and much of Mexico due to 50,000 watt clear-channel status
KTKR AM 760 Longhorn Weekly coach’s shows only; alternate basketball affiliate in the event of conflicting schedules between the Longhorns and the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs on WOAI
Temple KTEM AM 1400 Football and men’s basketball
Tyler/Longview Tyler KTBB AM 600 Football only
U.S. Nationwide N/A Sirius Satellite Radio Ch. 117
SiriusXM Internet Radio Ch. 969
XM Satellite Radio Ch. 202
Worldwide TexasSports.com Also available via the University of Texas at Austin app available on iTunes for Apple devices

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