Saddlebock Brewery has joined The Hog Call. Located in Springdale, right off of the White River it is the first production brewery in NWA. They are on a beautiful farm with a brewery tour that’s among the TOP FIVE in the country. You can check one of their 18 beers on tap out, while hanging out on one of their many decks or patios. If you’re looking for more than just a cold brew they have volleyball, corn hole and darts. If you have not been to Saddlebock Brewery we highly recommend it, its fun and unique and almost anyone can have fun there. You can check them out at www.saddlebock.com
Professor R. J. Elbin will be on The Hog Call to discuss concussions in athletics and the new film “Concussion” from Sony Pictures
Concussions have become a hot topic in professional athletics such as football and boxing. The long term effects of this consistent and continuous head trauma experienced by professional athletes long after retirement can be fatal. Due to recent cases involving mental instability that leads to murder-suicide, mental impairment that causes physical disability, and pre-mature death in some instances concussion protocols have been indoctrined into these sports. Dr. R.J. Elbin, a professor at the University of Arkansas and a concussion expert, will be joining The Hog Call on Thursday January 28th, 2016 to duscuss the film, concussion research, and its impact on all levels of sports from pee-wee leagues to professional levels. Tune in every Monday- Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on 1190AM or online at 1190thefan.com. You can also call in to the show and give your opinion on the concussion discussion at (877)-496-1190
Butler Broadcasting unveiled a new website today. Insiders say this is all a part of a larger vision to provide broader coverage of Arkansas Razorback athletics, along with NCAA coverage with an emphasis on the SEC, and professional sports coverage in an entertaining manner. The Hog Call airs live every Monday-Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on 1190AM and available can be heard via livestream by clicking the “LISTEN LIVE” link on 1190thefan.com. You can listen to not only The Hog Call, but also to Press Row with Vernon Tarver and Grant Hall from 7:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.
The Hog Call producer and content manager, Anthony Cole had this to say, “We are pretty excited about the things we are beginning to do. Sports fans, I think, will enjoy it.” Cole, along with a large array of sports writers, will be a contributing writer and editor providing media coverage. Fans have already given positive feedback about the short lived afternoon show and the long running morning show, and are expected to enjoy the content provided on the website. Hog fans, and all sports fans alike, will be able to enjoy podcasts of the shows, video commentary, up to date sports news, and much more. Pat Jenkins says he, “hopes [the site] keep[s] the people informed… just to continue the journey.” We think this will do just that for the fans.
Press Row with Grant and Vernon is the longest running morning sports talk show in Northwest Arkansas. Grant and Vernon have more than 50 years combined experienced covering Razorbacks, Razorbacks women, high school and local sports.