• Job Opening:  Oakton (IL) Community College

    Job Opening: Oakton (IL) Community College2

    There are several institutes of higher education looking to fill several roles for the upcoming season.  Oakton Community College in Des Plains, Illinois is one of those as they’re looking to fill several roles including: P. A. announcer Statistician Scorebook Clock Operator Scoreboard Operator Pay is $12.68 per hour for any of the jobs which

  • Summer Survival Kit

    Summer Survival Kit0

    It’s hot out, unbearable in some places, but not all announcers get to have the comfort of an air conditioned pressbox to work with so here is  a list of some items to have with you when the weather gets hot and unpredictable. Water – hydration is very important and you should stay well hydrated. 

  • Did The Announcer Affect Play?

    Did The Announcer Affect Play?2

    Interesting situation arose in a fastpitch softball game in which it sounds like the P. A. announcer may have had influence on a play.  The piece was found in a letter to the editor for the Yakima Herald which talked about Dave Benedict’s arm as a softball player.  The following is printed from the original

  • Job Opening:  University of Northern Colorado

    Job Opening: University of Northern Colorado2

    The University of Northern Colorado is looking for P. A. Announcers for the upcoming 2016-2017 season, including some high-profile sports. UNCBears.com:  UNC Athletics seeks PA announcers for 2016-17 Announcers are needed for football, men’s & women’s basketball, volleyball, soccer, wrestling, women’s swim & dive, baseball and softball.  Applications are due by July 15, so you

  • Mark Haon Only Voice of Auburn Softball

    Mark Haon Only Voice of Auburn Softball0

    Last weekend, Auburn University downed Arizona in an NCAA Softball Super Regional, winning twice and punching their ticket to the NCAA College World Series.  Auburn first fielded a softball team in 1997 and only one man has been behind the microphone for the Tigers throughout that time, Mark Haon. AuburnTigers.com:  It Just Kind of Came

  • Mississippi High Schooler Talking Up A Storm

    Mississippi High Schooler Talking Up A Storm0

    John Macon Gillespie of Vardaman, Mississippi has done an exceptional job of making a name for himself in just two short years, and he hasn’t even graduated high school yet. Gillespie announces football, basketball, baseball and softball games, sometimes at the same time (check out the video above) WTVA.com:  Vardaman high senior finds calling as