34 year member of the WAFB9 Sports team, 33 years as Sports Director and 24 years as the weekday 6:00 and 10:00pm sports anchor, plus the anchor of 9Sports Extra on Saturday nights during football season. Earned Best Sportscast in Louisiana for largest markets by Associated Press in 2014. Has been judged No. 1 eight times and awarded No. 2 Sportscast seven other times in 20 years of entries dating back to 1995, and was runner-up in 2017 for Louisiana/Mississippi Sportscaster of the Year for AP large markets.
Created the concept for Sportsline Friday Nite in 1990, and was honored by the LHSAA for completing 25 years of live extended high school football coverage in South Louisiana. The weekly series was expanded to include year-round coverage of every sport with Sportsline OT from 2009 to 2012. Also created Sportsline Summer Camp in 2000, WAFB High School Football Player of the Week in 1988 and partnered with former NFL standout Warrick Dunn and his foundation to present the Sportsline High School Football Player of the Year starting in 2007. National IRIS 1st Place winner for writing, anchoring and producing preseason show on LSU Baseball's first NCAA CWS Championship team in 1991. Other big stories covered, include 7 Super Bowls (including the Saints' historic victory over the Colts in Miami's Sun Life Stadium), plus the Saints' NFC Championship Games in 2006 and 2009, 9 Final Fours and 8 College World Series including LSU's first two NCAA Championships, plus LSU Football's 2003 and 2007 National Championship seasons and title games.
Also did LSU play-by-play of football, basketball and baseball for WPRG-FM from 1979-1983 and was Coordinating producer and play-by-play announcer/studio host for LSU's pay-per-view cable network TigerVision. Was PA announcer for LSU Baseball at Alex Box Stadium for Skip Bertman's first season.
Family Info: Married 36 years with four children and one grandchild.
Community Involvement: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Hobbies: Music, travel, family activities, walking dachshunds
8 time winner of AP Best Sportscast Louisiana, Large Markets
Louisiana State University: BA in Broadcast Journalism, minor in Speech
East Ascension was stop No. 22 for Sportsline Summer Camp heading into our 30th season and the Spartans might just be the school’s most talented team since we started back in 1990, rivaling those great teams of the 80s that sent Andrew Glover to Grambling and the NFL.
The Southern baseball team is one of the best worst-to-first stories you’ll ever hear. After Kerrick Jackson and his Jaguars mustered just nine wins his first season at Southern, the Jags dominated Sunday’s SWAC Tournament championship game against Alabama State.
The LSU men claimed their first SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championship since 1990, edging Florida 105-95 with pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis giving the Tigers the lead for good by setting a new NCAA record with a mark of 19 feet, eight and 1/4 inches.