Broadcast Archives

Over the years we have accumulated a multitude and television and radio broadcasts that have yet to be posted on our Broadcast Center. We’ve decided to post them in this location for the time being so that you can enjoy them now. ...
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Dan Bartolovic

Dan Bartolovic was a long-time sports play-by-play announcer in addition to handling public address for the Tacoma Tigers and Bellingham Mariners professional baseball teams. Bartolovic was the play-by-play voice for University of Puget Sound football and basketball and also broadcast area high school football and bas...
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Thom Beuning

Thom J Beuning has just about seen and done it all in his nearly 50 years in the Pacific Northwest. From high school to professional broadcasts, with Air Force and even mascot service in between, Beuning has made his mark on Puget Sound sports radio. Born in Tacoma in 1962, Beuning graduated from Wilson High School ...
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Bud Blair

Hayden “Bud” Blair Before professional sports took root in the Puget Sound area, local schools drew the allegiance of fans. For those who followed teams from Puyallup and Pacific Lutheran University in the 1970s, their source for news and play-by-play action was Bud Blair. Bud created an atmosphere that made ...
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Chuck Bolland

Chuck Bolland was born in Tacoma in 1941 and started school at Bryant Elementary in the Hilltop area before the family moved to Lakewood. He was in the fifth grade at Lakewood Elementary when the family moved to Idaho. Chuck came back to Tacoma often to visit family and when he was about 11 years of age, his uncle,...
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Dick Calvert

A familiar sound to University of Nevada-Las Vegas fans of all ages, Dick Calvert, the “Voice of the Rebels,” is in his fifth decade as the game announcer for UNLV athletics. The former play-by-play broadcaster is also one of the most experienced commentators of American professional soccer, having served 18 seaso...
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Bob Corcoran

Bob Corcoran was unique among the sports broadcasters who developed and carried out their craft in Tacoma-Pierce County. He was strongly conservative and independent and didn’t think twice about making waves or using his creative abilities to do things his way. Corcoran was featured on call-in shows both on tele...
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Mike Curto

While people often pay attention to the baseball player who takes a long and circuitous route to the major leagues, the journey of the minor league broadcaster almost always goes unnoticed. This is quite the shame, because longtime Tacoma Rainiers broadcaster Mike Curto certainly has some great stories to tell. As C...
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Bill Doane

Modern sports broadcasters know how challenging it can be to fill time during slow moments of games. For Bill Doane and his 1973 Tacoma Twins baseball radio broadcasts , the challenge was turning bland play descriptions typed out on a page into a story worth listening to. Born in April 1936 in Tacoma, Doane is a lif...
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Bob Field

Known as one of the most descriptive, animated and all-around best hockey broadcasters around, Bob Field served as the play-by-play voice for all seven years of the Tacoma Rockets franchise, with his enthusiastic "THEY SCORE!" call having been said to test the ability of any working radio. Born in 1924, Field split his...
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