Cox Media Group flipped Sports “CBS Sports 860” KONO San Antonio to Oldies at 6pm tonight. The station will flank sister Classic Hits 101.1 KONO-FM Helotes with a 1960s and 70s based playlist. The new format is launching with a commercial-free weekend. KONO had been carrying the CBS Sports Radio network around the clock along with a ocal afternoon show hosted by Walter Pasacrita. 860 KONO was one of the heritage Top 40s in the San Antonio market in the 1960s and 70s. The station flipped to Oldies in the late 80s and added the 101.1 simulcast in 1991. 860 would break off the simulcast and flip to the now former Sports format in January 2014.
Cox Media has flipped 860 KONO San Antonio from a simulcast of sister Classic Hits 101.1 KONO-FM to Sports. Utilizing the national feed of CBS Sports Radio, “Sports Radio 860” returns Jim Rome to the San Antonio market after a two year hiatus. 860 KONO and 101.1 KONO-FM had been simulcasting since 1990.