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Date:
September 3, 2009
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Bill Luxford, 5 CITY-TV, 441-6688

21 Sports Announces Nebraska Wesleyan Football Telecast Schedule

Video feed also to be used for school's new Jumbotron big screen

21 SPORTS, part of the educational access channel on Time Warner Cable in Lincoln (channel 21), will once again carry all Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU) Prairie Wolves home football games this season. This is the fifth year 21 SPORTS has carried NWU football on a tape-delayed basis. NWU games also will be available live online at lincoln.ne.gov and www.nwusports.com.

21 SPORTS will carry the following NWU football games:

Viewing times can be found at lincoln.ne.gov by clicking on the 5 CITY-TV logo. NWU games will air on 21 SPORTS the Sundays following the games at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., as well as various other times throughout the week. Games can be viewed at any time on "Nebraska On Demand" (Time Warner Cable channel 101) and through video-streaming at lincoln.ne.gov. The October 17 game against Hastings College can be seen on KOLN-KGIN TV's sister station, "My TV" (Time Warner Cable channel 110) beginning October 25.

"It's fall in Lincoln, Nebraska and that means just one thing - Prairie Wolf football and Channel 21 SPORTS!," said NWU Head Football Coach Brian Keller. "We are excited to have our friends from 21 SPORTS once again on our sidelines bringing our brand of football to fans across the state.

21 SPORTS and NWU also will be unveiling a new 10-foot by 18-foot Jumbotron video screen at Abel Stadium. 21 SPORTS will produce a live 15-minute pre-game show on the new video screen before each game.

We continue to receive extremely positive feedback from viewers who've greatly enjoyed the opportunity to see the Prairie Wolves in action on 21 SPORTS," said Bill Luxford, Operations Manager for 5 CITY-TV and 21 SPORTS. "We look forward to helping enhance the game day atmosphere at Abel Stadium with the new video screen and our production capabilities.

Luxford said more than 70 sporting events were aired on 21 SPORTS last season. Chris Schmidt will call the play-by-play with Jeff Motz providing color duties for the Wesleyan games. Once again, 21 SPORTS will partner with the University of Nebraska broadcasting department and NWU students to help staff and produce the games.


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