About

The Walter Cronkite Sports Network is a student-run organization stationed out of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Phoenix, AZ, as a part of Arizona State University. The content on this site will be provided exclusively by student sports journalists. As an organization, WCSN strives for excellence in all of its ventures.

Sports currently being covered by WCSN include (in order of season): ASU football (digital), ASU women’s volleyball (broadcast in junction with the Pac-12 Networks, digital); ASU women’s soccer (broadcast in junction with the Pac-12 Networks; digital); ASU hockey (broadcast in junction with the Pac-12 Networks; digital); ASU Division II hockey (broadcast); ASU men’s basketball (digital); ASU women’s basketball (broadcast in junction with the Pac-12 Networks, digital); ASU baseball (broadcast in junction with the Pac-12 Networks, digital); ASU softball (broadcast in junction with the Pac-12 Networks, digital); ASU lacrosse (broadcast, digital); ASU gymnastics (broadcast in junction with the Pac-12 Networks; digital); ASU aquatics (digital); Arizona High School Hockey Association, playoffs (broadcast); Goltz Summer Hockey League, youth hockey (broadcast).

WCSN was originally founded as a hockey broadcast organization in 2008, providing live broadcasts of ASU men’s hockey. From there, its hockey broadcasting expanded to the nearby Arizona Redhawks, while still calling ASU games. In the fall of 2012, cronkitesports.com was launched, leading to a club-wide expansion and written coverage for all the primary ASU sports.

Since then, WCSN has become the leading destination in ASU men’s lacrosse to go along with hockey. In the summer of 2013, the Pac-12 Network agreed to a deal with WCSN for digital webcasts of six ASU sports to be orchestrated with the talent and technical help of the organization’s members.

In the fall 2014, WCSN incorporated Cronkite Sports Live–a live-streamed YouTube sports show that airs weekly. Cronkite Sports continues to add to its coverage scope–gymnastics and aquatics being the two most recent additions–and continues to expand the ways in which its stories are told.

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