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New Marian University Basketball Show on HTSN

by Katie Bradley | Jan 31, 2014

Tune in to The Marian University Basketball Show airing every Thursday on Hometown Sports and News (HTSN), WRTV’s 6.2 channel, at 9 p.m.

The show, featuring head men’s basketball coach Todd Lickliter and head women’s coach Katie Gearlds, is hosted by Wil Hampton. Special features include highlighting student-athletes through the “Hat’s Off” to the Lids’ Player of the Week segment, which is awarded to a player for performance in recent games.

In addition, AAA Roofing will serve as the title sponsor of the AAA Roofing Youth Student-Athlete of the Week, an award given to an area student who participates in a Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) athletic program.

Thursday night’s show will be re-broadcast every Friday at 6 p.m. and will also be available online.

 

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