ELMIRA, N.Y. - The Elmira Jackals announced today that "Jackals Insider" presented by Simmons-Rockwell debuts tonight at 7:00 p.m. at SplitRock Brewing Co. inside First Arena. The show will be carried live on the Jackals' radio home - Gem 98.7 FM.
"Jackals Insider" presented by Simmons-Rockwell is a half-hour live radio show hosted by Jackals play-by-play broadcaster Ray Schmitt. The show will air every Tuesday during the regular season from 7:00 - 7:30 p.m., and taped versions of the live show will be made available to listen to online. Fans can come to SplitRock Brewing Co. inside First Arena to enjoy each show and partake in the great food and drink that SplitRock offers.
Due to the Jackals' travel requirements, "Jackals Insider" will air from the road on November 5, February, 4, and April 8. There will not be a show on Tuesday, December 31 due to the team's 6:05 p.m. game in South Carolina.
Fans are invited to come to the show's debut tonight at SplitRock Brewing Co. and enjoy great drink specials and complimentary appetizers. For those who can't make the show, tune in to the Jackals' flagship station, Gem 98.7 FM, to catch all of the action. If you're not near a radio, you can access the Gem 98.7 stream online through its website.
Tonight, Schmitt will be joined for the entire half hour by Jackals' head coach Dwight Mullins. They will take an in-depth look at the newest members of the Jackals, Jakub Culek and Troy Rutkowski, preview this weekend's games against Greenville and Reading, talk Halloween memories, and much more.
Any listener or fan can participate in the show through the Jackals' Facebook page or by tweeting the Jackals on Twitter @JackalsHockey. Any question or comment that you have is fair game so post it and see if it makes it on air!
Mark your calendars! The Jackals return home on November 1, 2013 to take on the Greenville Road Warriors at 7:05 p.m. The Jackals will be giving away free magnetic schedules to the fans in attendance. Don't forget that groups of 10 or more who book in advance receive discounts off the box office price and preferred seating based on availability. Call 607-734-7825 to get your group outing booked.
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UPCOMING FIRST ARENA EVENTS:
Friday, November 1: Elmira Jackals vs. Greenville, 7:05 p.m. Click here to order tickets.
Saturday, November 2: Legends of Wrestling featuring Rowdy Roddy Piper, X Pac, Tanaka, and more, 7:30 p.m. Click here to order tickets.
Friday, November 15: Elmira Jackals vs. Wheeling, 7:05 p.m. Click here to order tickets.