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.

 

2014-15 Ferris State Athletics Television Schedule
  Day Date Opponent Network(s)
September
Soccer Tuesday September 16th at Indiana Wesleyan WIWU 23
Football Saturday September 20th vs. Grand Valley State Ferris Television
Volleyball Tuesday September 23rd at Grand Valley State Comcast 900
October
Football Saturday October 4th vs. Findlay Ferris Television
Hockey Saturday October 4th vs. Michigan
Comcast 900
Ferris TV (Live - Ch. 22/190) 
Football Saturday October 11th vs. Tiffin Ferris Television
Hockey Saturday October 25th vs. Michigan Tech
Ferris Television
Hockey Friday
October 31st
at Michigan State Comcast 900
November
Football Saturday November 1st vs. Lake Erie Ferris Television
M Basketball Saturday November 1st at Oakland Comcast 900
ESPN3
Football Saturday November 8th vs. Northern Michigan Ferris Television
Hockey Thursday November 13th vs. Alaska Anchorage Ferris Television
Hockey Friday November 14th vs. Alaska Achorage Ferris Television
Hockey Friday November 21st vs. Alabama-Huntsville Ferris Television
Hockey Saturday November 22nd vs. Alabama-Huntsville Ferris Television
Football Saturday November 29th vs. Ohio Dominican
Ferris Television
December
Hockey Friday December 12th vs. Lake Superior State Ferris Television
Hockey Saturday December 13th vs. Lake Superior State Ferris Television
Football Saturday December 20th National Championship ESPN2
Hockey Sunday December 28th vs. Michigan State FOX Sports Detroit+
Hockey Monday December 29th vs. Great Lakes Invite FOX Sports Detroit+
January
Hockey Friday January 2nd at Alaska Fairbanks TBA
Hockey Saturday January 3rd at Alaska Fairbanks TBA
Hockey Thursday January 8th at Alaska Anchorage TBA
Hockey Friday January 9th at Alaska Anchorage TBA
Hockey Friday January 16th vs. Minnesota State Ferris Television
Hockey Saturday January 17th vs. Minnesota State Ferris Television
W Basketball Thursday January 22nd vs. Northwood TBA
M Basketball Thursday January 22nd vs. Northwood TBA
Hockey Friday January 30th at Minneosta State Charter 826 (Minn.)
Hockey Saturday January 31st at Minnesota State Charter 826 (Minn.)
February
W Basketball Monday February 2nd at Grand Valley State Comcast 900
M Basketball Monday February 2nd at Grand Valley State Comcast 900
W Basketball Thursday February 5th vs. Michigan Tech TBA
M Basketball Thursday February 5th vs. Michigan Tech TBA
Hockey Friday February 13th Bowling Green State Ferris Television
Hockey Saturday February 14th Bowling Green State Ferris Television
Hockey Friday February 27th Bemidji State Ferris Television
Hockey Saturday February 28th Bemidji State Ferris Television
March
Hockey Friday March 13th WCHA Playoffs Ferris Television
Hockey Saturday March 14th WCHA Playoffs Ferris Television
Hockey Sunday March 15th WCHA Playoffs Ferris Television
Hockey Friday March 20th WCHA Semi-Finals FOX Sports Network
Hockey Saturday March 21st WCHA Championship FOX Sports Network
Hockey Friday March 27th NCAA Regionals ESPNU
Hockey Saturday March 28th NCAA Regionals ESPNU
April
Hockey Thursday April 9th NCAA Frozen Four ESPN2
Hockey Saturday April 11th NCAA National Championship ESPN

 

 

 

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.

2014-15 Ferris State Athletics Radio Schedule
  Day Date Opponent Network(s)
September
Football Saturday September 20th vs. Grand Valley State  97.3 FM WDEE
Volleyball Tuesday September 23rd at Grand Valley State  97.3 FM WDEE
October
Football Saturday October 4th vs. Findlay  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday October 4th vs. Michigan
 97.3 FM WDEE
Football Saturday October 11th vs. Tiffin  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday October 25th vs. Michigan Tech
 97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Friday
October 31st
at Michigan State  97.3 FM WDEE
November
Football Saturday November 1st vs. Lake Erie  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday November 1st at Michigan State  97.3 FM WDEE
W Basketball Wednesday November 5th at Notre Dame  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Friday November 7th at Northern Michigan  97.3 FM WDEE
Football Saturday November 8th vs. Northern Michigan  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday November 8th at Northern Michigan  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Thursday November 13th vs. Alaska Anchorage  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Friday November 14th vs. Alaska Achorage  97.3 FM WDEE
Football Saturday November 15th at Walsh  97.3 FM WDEE
M Basketball Wednesday November 19th at St. Jospeh's (Ind.)  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Friday November 21st vs. Alabama-Huntsville  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday November 22nd vs. Alabama-Huntsville  97.3 FM WDEE
M Basketball Tuesday November 25th vs. Grace Bible  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Friday November 28th at Wisconsin  97.3 FM WDEE
Football Saturday November 29th vs. Ohio Dominican  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday November 29th at Wisconsin  97.3 FM WDEE
W Basketball Sunday November 30th vs. Tiffin  97.3 FM WDEE
December
Hockey Friday December 12th vs. Lake Superior State  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday December 13th vs. Lake Superior State  97.3 FM WDEE
Football Saturday December 20th National Championship  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Sunday December 28th vs. Michigan State  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Monday December 29th vs. Great Lakes Invite  97.3 FM WDEE
January
Hockey Friday January 2nd at Alaska Fairbanks  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday January 3rd at Alaska Fairbanks  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Thursday January 8th at Alaska Anchorage  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Friday January 9th at Alaska Anchorage  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Friday January 16th vs. Minnesota State  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday January 17th vs. Minnesota State  97.3 FM WDEE
W Basketball Thursday January 22nd vs. Northwood  97.3 FM WDEE
M Basketball Thursday January 22nd vs. Northwood  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Friday January 30th at Minneosta State  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday January 31st at Minnesota State  97.3 FM WDEE
February
W Basketball Monday February 2nd at Grand Valley State  97.3 FM WDEE
M Basketball Monday February 2nd at Grand Valley State  97.3 FM WDEE
W Basketball Thursday February 5th vs. Michigan Tech  97.3 FM WDEE
M Basketball Thursday February 5th vs. Michigan Tech  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Friday February 13th Bowling Green State  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday February 14th Bowling Green State  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Friday February 27th Bemidji State  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday February 28th Bemidji State  97.3 FM WDEE
March
Hockey Friday March 13th WCHA Playoffs  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday March 14th WCHA Playoffs  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Sunday March 15th WCHA Playoffs  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Friday March 20th WCHA Semi-Finals  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday March 21st WCHA Championship  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Friday March 27th NCAA Regionals  97.3 FM WDEE
Hockey Saturday March 28th NCAA Regionals  97.3 FM WDEE
April
Hockey Thursday April 9th NCAA Frozen Four

 97.3 FM WDEE
 Westwood One

Hockey Saturday April 11th NCAA National Championship  97.3 FM WDEE
 Westwood One

 


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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