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SureWest Sports Show Launches Youth and High School Sports Website
Sep 08, 2011 (03:09 PM EDT)


ROSEVILLE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SureWest Communications (NASDAQ: SURW) today announced the re-launch of SureWestSports.com, transforming it into the most comprehensive source for local youth and high school sports coverage in the Sacramento region. Home to the popular SureWest Sports Show, the redesigned site continues to feature the weekly video program as well as new content such as in-depth game stories, blogs, photos, stats, rankings and the SureWest players of the week.

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"As youth sports have grown over the past several years, so has the following of our weekly video show," said host Mike Finnerty. "Every day, I hear from kids, coaches and families who want more coverage and our newly redesigned site delivers."

In addition to serving up new and archived episodes of the weekly SureWest Sports Show, SureWestSports.com also features podcasts from the SureWest Sports Radio Show on ESPN 1320. On the site, SureWest ranks the top 15 regional teams for sports currently in season. Also featured are leaderboards, schedules, stats and standings provided courtesy of MaxPreps. Each week, SureWest Sports highlights two outstanding youth athletes in Players of the Week. Additional website features include a blog, online chat, Sacramento Bee high school sports content and feeds from the SureWest Sports Facebook and Twitter pages.

"The SureWest Sports show and website have become trusted sources for youth and high school sports fans in our community," said Pete Drozdoff, vice president of marketing for SureWest. "You can't get this kind of in-depth coverage anywhere else, and we are happy to provide it for the communities we serve."

About SureWest Sports Show

Launched in 2009, the SureWest Sports Show is a 30-minute weekly youth and high school sports show complete with highlights, interviews, and special features from sporting events played throughout the greater Sacramento region. Host Mike Finnerty introduces viewers to a different local coach every week in our Spotlight Interview, honors the top girl's and boy's performances in Players of the Week, previews upcoming games, and tests your local sports trivia knowledge.  

About SureWest

SureWest Communications is a leading integrated communications provider and the bandwidth leader in the markets it serves. Headquartered in Northern California for more than 95 years, SureWest offers bundled residential and commercial services in the greater Sacramento and Kansas City regions that include IP-based digital and high-definition television, high-speed Internet, Voice over IP, and local and long distance telephone. SureWest was the nation's first provider to launch residential HDTV over an IP network and offers one of the nation's fastest symmetrical Internet services with speeds of up to 50 Mbps in each direction on its fiber-to-the-home network. For up-to-date information on products and services, visit the company on Facebook and Twitter.

Contacts:
Ron Rogers
SureWest, Director of Corporate Communications
916.746.3123
r.rogers@surewest.com

Anne Chacon
SureWest, Manager of Corporate Communications
916.786.1235
a.chacon@surewest.com

SOURCE SureWest Communications