01/20/2011 8:00 AM -

JACKSONVILLE, Fla - The Jacksonville Sharks and Seven Bridges Radio are pleased to announce that WJXL (1010 AM) will be the flagship radio station of the Jacksonville Sharks for the 2011 season.

“We continue to look for new ways to bring the excitement of the Jacksonville Sharks and the Arena Football League to the people of Jacksonville,” stated Sharks Managing Partner Jeff Bouchy. “We are thrilled to partner with 1010 XL for the upcoming season. Their commitment to excellence in sports radio for this market makes this a perfect fit for the Sharks and our fans.”

WJXL (1010 XL) will broadcast every Jacksonville Sharks game of the upcoming 2011 Arena Football season. Each game broadcast will begin 15 minutes prior to kick-off. The broadcast will culminate with a post-game recap wrapping up 15 minutes after the conclusion of the game.

“I’m excited about the broadcast partnership with the Jacksonville Sharks,” commented Seven Bridges Radio President and WJXL General Manager Steve Griffin. “We plan to capture the action and passion the Sharks bring to their organization and their football over the 1010 XL airwaves as we continue our commitment to providing the best local play-by-play broadcasts in Jacksonville.”

ABOUT 1010 XL:
1010 XL Jacksonville Sports Radio launched April 2, 2007 as the market’s only live and local spoken word programming Monday-Friday, 6:00am-7:00pm. In fewer than three years, 1010 XL has become Jacksonville’s sports default medium for breaking news, information and entertainment and local play-by-play. 1010 XL is anchored by Sports Final Radio weekday mornings featuring Dan Hicken and Jeff Prosser and weekday afternoons by The Frank Frangie Show featuring Frank Frangie and Rick Ballou. 1010 XL is owned and operated by Seven Bridges Radio, LLC.

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The reigning South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. The Sharks return to action Saturday, March 12, 2011 in Arizona to battle the Rattlers. The Sharks return home Friday, March 18, 2011 to take on division foe Georgia Force. Season tickets for the 2011 season are now available. To reserve your season tickets, group tickets, or for more information please call (904) 621-0700.