A Pittsburg-based radio station has entered into an agreement to bring the Citizens Bank Bowl to the Wichita airwaves.



KSEK Radio, the rights-holders to the bowl game — which, for the second year in a row has been sanctioned as the NJCAA National Championship — has partnered with 1480 AM, KQAM “The Big Talker,” out of Wichita to carry the game between No. 1 Butler Community College against No. 2 Navarro (Texas) College at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 from Pittsburg State’s Carnie Smith Stadium.

A Pittsburg-based radio station has entered into an agreement to bring the Citizens Bank Bowl to the Wichita airwaves.

KSEK Radio, the rights-holders to the bowl game — which, for the second year in a row has been sanctioned as the NJCAA National Championship — has partnered with 1480 AM, KQAM “The Big Talker,” out of Wichita to carry the game between No. 1 Butler Community College against No. 2 Navarro (Texas) College at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 from Pittsburg State’s Carnie Smith Stadium.

“We are very pleased to bring our broadcast to the Butler fan base that won’t be able to make the trip to the game,” KSEK General Manager Mike Snow said.

The Butler Grizzlies are seeking their seventh NJCAA National Championship. The Grizzlies have won three of the last four and championships in 1981, 1998, 1999 and 2003).

For the second straight year, the Citizens Bank Bowl, which started last season, will be the host for the national championship. Last season, Blinn (Texas) College defeated Fort Scott Community College, 31-26 in a game that featured current Heisman Trophy candidate Cam Newton — who is currently playing for the Auburn Tigers.

KSEK Radio also announced that Snow and Matt Newbery have been chosen to call the game on Dec. 5 with Aaron Amershek providing reports from the sidelines and Trent Kling anchoring the broadcast from the KSEK studios in Pittsburg.

The game will be available in Pittsburg on 1340 AM -- Talk of the Town. The broadcast also will be streamed over the Internet at www.991espn.com -- the web site of 1340 AM’s sister station, The Ticket 99.1 ESPN Radio. The stream can be accessed either by computer or iPhone.

Matthew Clark can be reached at matthew.clark@morningsun.net or at 620-231-2600, Ext. 140