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Jarrod’s Blog: Helping Each Other

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Over the years, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting some really great announcers at all levels.  The vast majority were nice people, however I’ve run into a couple that allowed their ego to get in the way or assumed their legacy would precede them.  It’s this small minority that I’ve[…]

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Jarrod’s Blog: Questions About the Pacers Decision

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It has been a while since I’ve posted anything in my personal blog here and that’s because I’ve had some amazing opportunities come up that have given me insight into how things are done “on the other side”, while also creating a more well-rounded thought process.  Yes, I see some[…]

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My Day As A Bear

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In over 25 years of P. A. announcing, I’d announced over 1,000 hockey games but had never announced a professional hockey game.  Minor League Baseball, yes, I spent nine years there; semi pro sports a few times; college athletics at the National Championship level, D-I, D-II, D-III schools, and more;[…]

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Making A Debut

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Today is the day I make my American Hockey League debut for the Hershey Bears.  It won’t be the first time announcing in Giant Center, nor my first hockey game announced.  There’s been over a thousand of them for USA Hockey youth, USA Hockey junior, World Police & Fire Game,[…]

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I Still Get Nervous

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After 25 years and thousands of games, I still get nervous before that first mic check.  I still get nervous walking into the venue.  I still get nervous right before the show starts. Earlier this week, a young sixth grader introduced the Capitals mascot, Slapshot, at his school for an[…]

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