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Announcer, Scorekeeper and Cookie Baker

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It’s not uncommon for an announcer to keep score, run the scoreboard, or even open a penalty box door when needed, but bake cookies?  Yes, that’s what Diana Thomas was asked to do by current NHLer Tanner Pearson upon receiving a penalty.  Well, kind of. “Tanner would lean over and[…]

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Community Honors Late Announcer

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It’s always sad when a voice has gone silent for the last time and all that’s left are memories.  The Glen Rock (NJ) Junior Football Association recently dedicated the pressbox at Upper Faber Field to the late Bill Clark, who will always be known as “The Voice of Glen Rock”,[…]

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How Much Music Do You Need?

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This question comes up all the time and we’re going to answer it here.  You need as much music to cover three or more full games without repeating a song.  But, exactly how much is that?  We’ll cover the various sports and situations and give you an idea of how[…]

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Uniform Problems Can Be An Issue

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In California, a girls basketball team was disqualified, and reinstated after appeal, from their tournament because of illegal uniforms.  We were interested and then aghast after seeing the reason why. Girls’ Basketball: Narbonne is Removed From Playoffs After Wearing Illegal Uniforms While there is a problem in sports in general[…]

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Names Are Important

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The number one thing to remember when announcing, is to get names right.  Ask the coach, ask the player, ask the moms, ask the trainers, find anyway to get the names right. One thing that we’ve noticed a lot of recently is the number of lower-level coaches who don’t know[…]

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