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Sports Link To Broadcast Menís Volleyball & Softball

Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: April 11, 2013
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   MUNCIE, Ind. - - Ball State Sports Link, the immersive learning program and national leader in digital sports media production, will produce four live events for over the next week, starting with tonight’s men’s volleyball match versus Loyola.

   All of Ball State Sports Link’s broadcasts will be stream LIVE and FREE on the official home of Ball State Athletics,

   Coverage of tonight’s MVB match versus Lewis begins at 7:25 p.m.

   Ball State Sports Link will also broadcast Saturday’s men’s volleyball showdown with Loyola-Chicago beginning at 7:25 p.m.

   Next week, Ball State Sports Link turns its attention to softball, with live broadcasts of the program’s weekend series versus Miami. The Cardinals and RedHawks squad off at 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.

   In addition to being streamed LIVE on, Indiana Comcast 81 will televise next Saturday’s softball game LIVE statewide. All four events will also be played back on Comcast 81 at later dates.

Men's Volleyball on Indiana Comcast 81  (statewide)
Thursday, April 11th Game will playback on
Tuesday, April 16 at 9:00 pm and Wednesday, April 17 at 12:30 pm
Saturday, April 13th Game will playback on
Wednesday, April 17 at 9:00 pm and Friday, April 19 at 12:00 pm

Softball on Indiana Comcast 81 (statewide)
Saturday, April 20th LIVE ON COMCAST 81, and then Game will playback on
Tuesday, April 23 at 9:00 pm and Wednesday, April 24 at 12:30 pm
Sunday, April 21st Game will playback on
Wednesday, April 24 at 9:00 pm and Friday, April 26 at 12:00 pm

About Ball State Sports Link:

Ball State Sports Link is an immersive learning experience. The program allows students to write, report, shoot, produce and host a variety of sports programs.

The program is the first and only academic program in the nation where students are totally immersed in sports and electronic media.

During the semester, students will produce a broad range of media from live remote productions, live-to-tape events, television programs (WIPB-TV, Comcast Indiana, ESPN Networks, Fox Sports Net, Cardinal Vision 57), student-athlete features and webcasts.

Other facets of the immersion program include radio, newspapers, podcasts, social media and the use of mobile technology and interactivity via the web.

To maintain a focus on cross-platform promotion, students repackage the feature stories they create for local use at Ball State and send them to local news stations and outlets in the hometown of the featured player-on any platform the station may require.

TCOM is a member of one of the largest undergraduate communication colleges in the country -- the College of Communication, Information and Media.

The Sports Link offices and studios are located in the Ball Communications Building, while the David Letterman Communication and Media Building is a world-class facility offering state-of-the-art options for all students.

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