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Tarantulas games to be broadcast on the Internet

October 21, 2004 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Topeka Tarantulas News Release

[TOPEKA, KS.] - The Topeka Tarantulas of the Central Hockey League (CHL) announced today that the club will broadcast all games during the 2004-2005 season on the team's website.

All 60 of the Tarantulas games, as well as the playoffs, will be broadcasted on the web at The games can also be accessed by clicking the Live! Broadcasts link on the team's homepage. The broadcasts will originate from 1490 AM KTOP, a Cumulus Broadcasting owned station.

Handling the play-by-play duties for the Tarantulas this season will be Bob Rennison, who is the Tarantulas Director of Broadcasting. Rennison broadcasted the 1999-2000 Topeka Scarecrow's regular season and the 2001 playoffs. After leaving the Scarecrows, Rennison was the Sports Director of KCXL in Liberty, Missouri where he was the play-by-play broadcaster for the Kansas City Knights basketball team, Avila University football and basketball and high school football, volleyball, basketball, baseball, and soccer.

In addition to the play-by-play, the game broadcasts will feature a pre-game and post-game show. The pre-game show will air 20 minutes prior to face-off and the post-game show will feature an on-ice interview following home games.

Central Hockey League action is back at the Landon Arena this Friday, October 22nd. The Tarantulas play host to the Wichita Thunder at 7:35 pm. The first 2,500 fans will receive magnetic schedules courtesy of KTPK 106.9.

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