" Sportsmouth " 1260
over 60 years, 1260 WNXT-AM has been in existence with
56 of those years the voice of the Cincinnati Reds.
Each year dreams and hopes hinge on the radio and baseball
drama that emerge each spring, summer, and early fall
night as players try to earn their way into household
names. Since 1260 WNXT- has been on the air with names
like Robinson, Pinson, Rose, Gullett, Bench, Perez,
Davis, and Larkin which have all become familiar monikers.
high school sports has always been a major mission of
1260, WNXT-AM. From the 1961 Portsmouth High School state
basketball championship season to the climb of the Wheelersburg
Pirates Baseball team to state glory, the WNXT-AM sports
crew has been there to give you every exciting play on
the road to the dream.
Saturday morning "Sportsline" at 9:00 am is a locally
produced call-in show now entering 40 years of service
featuring all the area coaches and their personal evaluation
of their team's weekly performances and the keen insight
to the players and the strategies of the week.
Ohio State football and basketball Buckeyes play here
with all the pre and post-game excitement that takes
the fan straight to the nerve center of one of the nation's
heritage college teams.
the course of the NHL season, Fox "Sportsmouth" WNXT-AM
also carries a select schedule of Columbus Blue Jackets
games that guarantee to give every local hockey fan
their needed weekly fix.
local news block at noon with Sam Mckibbin has always
been a local main-stay when it comes to local news,
obituaries, interviews, and other features that have
drawn listeners into a regular must listening pattern
for generations. The WNXT "Community Corner" James Bussa
airs starting at 8:00 am for an hour following the Steve
Hayes "Get Up and Go Show" starting at 5:40 am after
the first local newscast of the day.
it's not local, WNXT-AM carries the Fox radio lineup
featuring Dan Patrick, Rich Ison, Jay Mohr and many
other around the clock hosts that penetrate the sports
world with everything that is going on to the very second
when it comes to the sports that you want on demand.