Entercom and Minor League Baseball’s Chattanooga Lookouts of the Southern League have announced that 98.1 The Lake (WLND-FM) will be the new flagship station for the team, beginning in 2019. In addition to airing all regular and postseason game broadcasts, starting with the team’s season opener on April 4, the games will also be available on the Radio.com app. Lookouts baseball games previously aired on sister station Real 961 (WUSY-HD2). Southern League Hall of Fame announcer Larry Ward will continue play-by-play duties, a role he has held for the past 31 seasons.
“We’re pleased to welcome Chattanooga’s hometown minor league baseball team to 98.1 The Lake,” said Nichole Hartman, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Chattanooga. “As the new flagship broadcast home for the Lookouts, we look forward to hitting it out of the park for listeners with exclusive content and exceptional coverage via this multi-platform agreement.”
“We couldn’t be more excited to team up with such a great radio group,” said Rich Mozingo, President, Chattanooga Lookouts. “We are looking forward to a great 2019 season on 98.1 The Lake.”