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Monthly Coaches' Radio Show to Debut Oct. 6

Oct. 2, 2003

Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 1) - Growth with the Lions' Audio Network, the official broadcast home of Loyola Marymount University athletics, will take another step forward with the first Lions' Coaches Show on Monday, Oct. 6.

The inaugural season of the coaches' show will air the first Monday of each month starting with a special one-hour show on Monday, Oct. 6 starting at 9:00 p.m. The show will be broadcast live on KXLU 88.9 FM and on the Internet at

The five athletics programs competing for championships in the fall season will be highlighted during the first show, including men's soccer coach Paul Krumpe, women's soccer coach Gregg Murphy, volleyball coach Steve Stratos, men's water polo coach John Loughran and cross country junior Bernie Ochoa.

The first Lions' Coaches Show will also be a part of the annual fundraiser for KXLU radio. The station will launch its annual fundraising drive on Friday, October 3rd at 10 am. The drive will continue non-stop, 24 hours day, for an entire week, concluding on Friday, October 10th at 6 pm.

The ANNUAL FUNDRAZOR is a crucial event for the nationally recognized college radio station. KXLU is listener-supported, commercial-free radio and raises the majority of its operating budget via the annual fundraising drive. A variety of KXLU premiums will be offered, including t-shirts, sweatshirts, leisure and work shirts, baseball caps, lunch boxes, beach balls, record bags, guitar picks, as well as a variety of CD compilation packs. Additionally, independent rock bands Pleasant Demeanor, The Mae Shi, and Sesku Roba will perform live in-studio sets during the week.

For the first time the athletic department will take a role in giving back to the station that has been airing LMU basketball for more than 40 years. The Lions will be selling five prizes during the Oct. 6 show that can only be purchased during the fundraiser.

The prizes will include:
? Men's Soccer Prize Pack - Two tickets to any home game and an official gameday jersey.
? Women's Soccer Prize Pack - Two tickets to any home game and an official gameday jersey.
? Men's Water Polo Prize Pack - Two tickets to any home game and an official team sweatshirt.
? Women's Volleyball Prize Pack - Two ticket to any home game and official team shirt and a tournament shirt given to participating teams in LMU's tournament this season.
? LMU Athletics Prize Pack - Two All-Season Passes (good for general admission to every home event at LMU) and an LMU polo shirt.

Those interested in pledging their support can call the station's pledge line at 310.338.KXLU (5958) any time from October 3rd-October 10th. The coaches' show will switch to its half-hour time block starting at 9:30 p.m. for its next show on Nov. 3. The remaining shows will be Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, March 1, April 5, and May 3.

To listen online, go to the Lions' Audio Network.



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