Five Valley Teams look to win Regional Championships this week

Five Valley teams look to win Regional Championships this week:

Division II
Region 5 – Akron Regional
Mantua Crestwood(16-8) vs.Perry (21-6) at Akron Firestone Stadium, Wed., 2 p.m.
Mogadore Field (8-1) vs. No. 5 Poland Seminary (22-0) at Akron Firestone Stadium, Wed., 5 p.m.
Regional Final: at Akron Firestone Stadium, Sat., Noon

Division III
Region 9 – Massillon Regional
No. 1 Wellington (15-11)vs. West Salem Northwestern (19-6) at Washington High School, Wed., at 2 p.m.
Canfield South Range (20-7) vs. No. 1 Warren Champion (26-2) at Washington High School, Wed., 5 p.m.
Regional Final: at Washington High School, Sat., Noon

Division IV
Region 13 – Akron Regional
Jeromesville Hillsdale (7-0)vs. No. 10 Bristolville Bristol (19-3) at Firestone Stadium, Thurs., 2 p.m.
Monroeville (22-4)vs. McDonald (5-4) at Firestone Stadium, Thurs., 5 p.m.
Regional Final: at Firestone Stadium, Sat., 3 p.m.

Blue Jackets host Bruins tonight in Game #3 on ESPN 1570

The Blue Jackets host the Boston Bruins at Nationwide Arena tonight looking to gain the series lead in the second round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs with coverage beginning at 6:00 p.m. on ESPN 1570.

Blue Jackets at Bruins in Game #2 on ESPN 1570

The Blue Jackets look to even their second round series of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs this Saturday at the Boston Bruins with coverage beginning at 7:00 p.m. on ESPN 1570.

Blue Jackets at Bruins this Thursday

The Blue Jackets open the second round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs this Thursday at the Boston Bruins with coverage beginning at 6:00 p.m. on News Talk 1540.

News Talk 1540 adds Blue Jackets for postseason

News Talk 1540 (WYCL-AM) and ESPN 1570 (WHTX-AM) have jointly announced an affiliation agreement for the 2019 post season with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

The Blue Jackets open the second round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs this Thursday at the Boston Bruins with coverage beginning at 6:00 p.m. on News Talk 1540. Future game times and broadcast stations will be made available upon the full second round schedule being released.

The agreement renews an association with the Blue Jackets and Todd Bartley, General Manager of News Talk 1540 (WYCL-AM) and ESPN 1570 (WHTX-AM) from his time as the General Sales Manager of WBBW-AM 1240.

“As we game planned our first year in the Mahoning Valley for both stations it is a great addition with the Blue Jackets making a postseason run. It also bodes well for the 2019-2020 season as we plan ahead for next year and our watch parties and the built in rivalry with the Pittsburgh Penguins, according to Bartley.”

All broadcasts are also available online at www.nhl.com/bluejackets and can be accessed via computer, tablet or iPhone.

News Talk 1540 sister station ESPN 1570 signed on September 4, 2018 and serves as the flagship radio station of Warren JFK Eagles football. Establishing itself at the Mahoning Valley Leader in Sports compiling 23 high school football game broadcasts in its inaugural season. A proud member of the OHSAA Radio Network. As well as the Mahoning Valley home of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

ESPN Radio is now the nation’s largest sports network with more than 700 affiliates, roughly 200 more than its nearest competitor. Currently more than 215 stations now carry ESPN Radio programming 24 hours a day. ESPN Radio is the only 24/7 talk network complemented by major play-by-play rights. The home of the NFL Draft, NFL games, Major League Baseball and the World Series, the NBA and its finals, multiple college football bowl games including the College Football Playoff and National Championship Game.

Scrappers and ESPN 1570 Announce Partnership for 2019 Season

NILES, OH – The Mahoning Valley Scrappers and ESPN 1570 (WHTX-AM) have jointly announced a partnership agreement for the 2019 season.

The agreement renews an association with the station that began in 2011 but with a new ownership group that has broadcast properties that have served as the flagship stations of the Williamsport Crosscutters for more than a decade.

All broadcasts are also available online at www.mvscrappers.com and can be accessed via computer, tablet or iPhone.

Scrappers General Manager and Vice President of HWS Baseball, Jordan Taylor stated, “the Scrappers are pleased to partner with ESPN 1570 (WHTX-AM) to broadcast games live during the 2019 season. Along with the live broadcast, the weekly in season show will give baseball fans in the area opportunities to be engaged with the team all season long.”

Tim Pozsgai, “Voice of the Scrappers” returns for his 7th – season behind the mic.

“With our broadcast crew visiting with Tim and the Scrappers staff each summer when the Cutters play the Scrappers make this even more special for me since our stations now have the best of both worlds in the New York-Penn League”, according to Todd Bartley, General Manager of ESPN 1570 and Fox Sports Williamsport who will continue in his role as the play-by-play voice on select broadcasts of the Crosscutters.

ESPN 1570 signed on September 4, 2018 and serves as the flagship radio station of Warren JFK Eagles football. Establishing itself at the Mahoning Valley Leader in Sports compiling 23 high school football game broadcasts in its inaugural season. A proud member of the OHSAA Radio Network. As well as the Mahoning Valley home of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

ESPN Radio is now the nation’s largest sports network with more than 700 affiliates, roughly 200 more than its nearest competitor. Currently more than 215 stations now carry ESPN Radio programming 24 hours a day. ESPN Radio is the only 24/7 talk network complemented by major play-by-play rights. The home of the NFL Draft, NFL games, Major League Baseball and the World Series, the NBA and its finals, multiple college football bowl games including the College Football Playoff and National Championship Game.

For a complete promotional schedule, visit www.mvscrappers.com. The Scrappers open the 2019 season at Eastwood Field on June 16 vs. the Batavia Muckdogs. Single game tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at www.mvscrappers.com, at the Chevy All Stars Box Office at Eastwood Field or by calling 330-505-0000.

SB Nation Radio has a new home NEWS TALK 1540

SB Nation Radio has a new home in Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley on NEWS TALK 1540 and talkmahoningvalley.com.

“NEWS TALK 1540 is ecstatic to be able to add SB Nation to its award winning lineup of sports talk evenings and weekends”, according to industry and market veteran Station Manager, Todd Bartley.

Bartley added, “SB Nation fits well with our local, regional and national play-by-by and our family of sports talk content. Mahoning Valley sports fans no longer have to search high and low online to find compelling shows, it is on News Talk 1540 and sister station WHTX-AM 1570.”

A 24 hour online stream of SB Nation is available in the listen live menu of talkmahoningvalley.com.

Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace on NewsTalk 1540 WYCL

NewsTalk 1540 WYCL, is proud to announce the final piece of its Sunday Fox News Block.

From the policy debates to the political fights, today’s top newsmakers make sure they sit down with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. Plus, he’s got a top-notch panel to step in with insight and analysis live each Sunday at 11 a.m.

From Washington on NewsTalk 1540 WYCL

NewsTalk 1540 WYCL, is proud to announce that as part of its Sunday Fox News Block, From Washington, will air at 10 a.m.

FOX News Radio’s National Correspondent Jared Halpern along with a team of FOX News reporters & contributors look at the week that was inside the beltway.

Be sure to check back to TalkMahoningValley.com for the reveal of the final program joining our weekend lineup, along with the full listing of the new weekend lineup.

Fox News Block Sundays on NewsTalk 1540 WYCL

NewsTalk 1540 WYCL, is proud to announce that as part of its expanded weekend lineup a Fox News Block will anchor Sunday mornings.

I’ll Tell You What with Dana Perino, former White House Press Secretary, co-host of Fox News Channel’s “The Five” and host of “The Daily Briefing” and Chris Stirewalt Fox News Politics Editor and host of “Power Play”, run through the daily goings on in the world of politics.

I’ll Tell You What airs Sundays at 9 a.m. on NewsTalk 1540 WYCL.

Be sure to check back to TalkMahoningValley.com tomorrow for the reveal of the final program joining our weekend lineup, along with the full listing of our new weekend lineup.