• Making My ESPN Debut

    Making My ESPN Debut1

    Um, wow.  Where to start with this post.  Last night, Decmeber 18, 2015, 24 years and nine months after I began my P. A. announcing career, I made my debut on ESPN.  Did I know going into the game that I was going to do that?  Nope.  Was I nervous when asked?  Yes and no,

  • Running the Stagg Bowl

    Running the Stagg Bowl0

    Kick off for Stagg Bowl XLIII was just after 7 p.m. on a cold and windy night in which wind chills would fall close to zero and we were ready to entertain the crowd that came out to support their teams, and why wouldn’t they being from Ohio and Minnesota. The hardest part of running

  • Setting Up For The Stagg Bowl

    Setting Up For The Stagg Bowl0

    Today is national championship day for NCAA Division-III football as the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl plays for the 43rd time on the new turf at Willis White Field at Salem Football Stadium and for the 23rd year overall. Arrival to the stadium is around 3 p.m. to get everything set-up.  You’d think there isn’t much

  • Getting to Salem and The Banquet

    Getting to Salem and The Banquet0

    It is Stagg Bowl weekend in Salem, Virginia.  The Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl is NCAA Division-III football’s national championship and is traditionally played between Mount Union and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.  Well, those two teams battled in the semi-finals with Mount Union taking the victory and the trip to Salem to face another familiar foe