SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) will host its first night game against Henderson State, 6 p.m. on Sept. 7 at Crain Family Stadium at the Hurt Complex.
Game time for OBU’s matchup at East Central on Sept. 28 also has been moved to 6 p.m.
“We’re excited to see this project come to fruition,” said OBU director of athletics Robert Davenport. “Being able to schedule games in the evening, especially in September, will enhance the game day environment for fans, as well as our student-athletes.”
Now a member of the Great American Conference and competing at the NCAA Division II level, the Bison will host five games in 2019. Season tickets are on sale. Visit OBUBison.com/tickets for more information.
Bison Radio Network adds new OKC affiliate
The Bison Radio Network is expanding its coverage for the upcoming season, adding Oklahoma City-based sports radio station 1340 AM The Game as an affiliate.
“We’re very excited to have The Game come on board with the Bison Radio Network,” said Brian Dude, OBU associate athletics director for external operations. “We believe we have one of the very best broadcast teams in all of NCAA Division II and look forward to our fans having even more options to hear Bison football on the radio.”
Live game audio is available across the country and around the world via webcast on OBUBison.com and on the iHeartRadio app.
Veteran play-by-play man and “Voice of the Bison”, Todd Miller, returns to the booth for his fourth season broadcasting OBU football this fall.
Miller is once again joined in the booth by legendary Oklahoma sports announcer John Brooks. The longtime voice of Oklahoma Sooner football, Brooks’ resume includes more than 3,300 play-by-play broadcasts in college and professional football, basketball, hockey and baseball. Now the president of Sportscast Productions, Inc., he was inducted into the Oklahoma Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in 2009.
Bringing Bison fans the latest sideline reports and analysis is veteran journalist Scott Wanish. A 1991 OBU graduate, Wanish was an honorable mention All-American baseball player for the Bison. During his career he has worked as a sportswriter for the Shawnee News-Star, as sports editor of the Midwest City Sun and editor of the Edmond Sun.