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WAER 88.3 FM is your home for SU football throughout the season starting this weekend as the Orange plays host to Northwestern. Our coverage Saturday starts at 11a with an hour long Countdown to Kickoff previewing the season.
During Countdown you’ll hear about Shamarko Thomas persevering through the death of both parents to become a leader of the Orange, SU’s trip to Fort Drum, and Doug Marrone’s look the Orange’s season in a sit down interview. At noon, Bill Spaulding and Chris Lewis bring you the action live from the Dome.
We wrap up our coverage with our postgame call in show, the Double Overtime. You can have you thoughts heard on the Double right through 5p by calling 315-443-2011. If you’re away from your radio, you can also catch our play-by-play online at Orange All Access. For more Orange Sports updates, be sure to follow us on twitter @WAERSports and check out our website: waer.org/sports.
Editor’s Note: WAER is my old home, and where I got my start in radio while at SU ’97-’
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