NEWARK, Del. -- Klondike Kate’s Restaurant in Newark, under new ownership as part of the Martuscelli Restaurant Group, has announced a commitment to extend its partnership with University of Delaware Athletics and iHeartMedia - Delaware to host Blue Hens radio coaches shows through the 2020-21 season. 

Klondike Kate’s will once again serve as host of weekly coaches radio shows throughout the football and basketball seasons. The first Danny Rocco Show, featuring Delaware’s new head football coach and “Voice of the Blue Hens” Scott Klatzkin, will be held this Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. and will continue each Wednesday evening throughout the season. Each one-hour show can also be heard on 94.7 WDSD-FM and the iHeartRadio app.

During basketball season, Klondike Kate’s will host eight basketball radio shows during selected Monday nights on 94.7 WDSD featuring UD men’s head coach Martin Ingelsby and first-year women’s head coach Natasha Adair.

“We are extremely proud and honored to continue our relationship with such a great University and athletics program,“said Gianmarco Martuscelli, president of the Martuscelli Restaurant Group that also includes the Chesapeake Inn Restaurant and Marina in Chesapeake City, Md. and La Casa Pasta Restaurant in Newark. “Klondike Kate's has long been considered the heart of Main Street and partnering with UD Athletics has been a home run for us.”

"Delaware Athletics is excited to continue our partnership with Klondike Kate’s, the Martuscelli Restaurant Group and iHeartMedia-Delaware," said Chrissi Rawak, UD director of athletics and recreation services. “We are fortunate to have so many passionate Blue Hens fans who follow our football and basketball programs closely. Klondike Kate’s and 94.7 WDSD radio provide a great experience for those fans to either gather each week to watch our show and meet our coaches and student-athletes or listen on the airwaves. We are thrilled to continue to work together."

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