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LSU Game to be broadcasted in Spanish

*From:* Michael Bonnette *Sent:* Friday, September 30, 2011 11:25 AM *Subject:* HISTORIA! LSU-KENTUCKY GAME TO BE BROADCAST IN SPANISH **** ** ** *LSU SPORTS INFORMATION* *For Immediate Release September 30, 2011* * * *HISTORIA! LSU-KENTUCKY GAME TO BE BROADCAST IN SPANISH * ** ** BATON ROUGE – Historia (or history) will be made on Saturday as for the first time, an LSU football game in Tiger Stadium will be broadcast on the radio in Spanish, LSU Sports Properties announced this week. **** ** ** The game can be heard on KDDK 105.5 FM in the Baton Rouge area and KGLA 1540 AM and KGLA 105.7 FM in the New Orleans area. Saturday’s broadcast starts at 11 a.m. **** ** ** "We are so excited for our listeners and our growing Hispanic community in southeast Louisiana to be able to bring the excitement of LSU Football in their own language," said Ernesto Schweikert, General Manager of KGLA and KDDK radio. “Viva Los Tigres de LSU!”**** ** ** Schweikeirt, who was the first Spanish broadcaster for the New Orleans Saints from 1992-95, will be joined on the broadcast by former Tiger linebacker Carlos Hornbrook and James Vilas. **** ** ** Hornbrook, a native of Ecuador, was a member of LSU’s Orange Bowl team in 1982. Vilas graduated from LSU in 1985 and was a member of the school’s men’s soccer club. **** ** ** The Kentucky game is the first of at least two LSU home games that will be broadcast in Spanish this season. The Western Kentucky game on Nov. 12 will also be broadcast in Spanish.  **** ** ** --30—**** ** ** Lsu.ftball**** 9-30-11**** ** ** Contact: Michael Bonnette**** 225.578.8226**** ****