The Lions are coming off a SIRR Conference win over AJ on Tuesday night as they hit the road for two games this weekend plus the Eldorado Holiday Tourney pairings came out and the Lions are a #4 seed.
Began his radio career in radio at WXAN (Ava, IL) in 1985
Has worked at several radio stations in the Southern Illinois area including, WDQN (DuQuoin, IL), WQRL (Benton, IL), WDDD (Marion, IL).
Currently works for Max Media in Carterville, IL. Dave has worked on each of the five station in that group including WOOZ (New Country Z100), WCIL-FM (Today's Hit Music 101.5CIL-FM), WUEZ (Magic 95.1), WJPF-WCIL-AM (NewsRadio WJPF), WXLT (103.5 ESPN).
On-Air Talent on New Country Z100 since 2004 and host/producer of the Saturday Morning Oldies Show.
Host of "Riding the Pine", on 103.5 ESPN, a weekly sports talk show covering the Southern Illinois Miners, Southern Illinois' minor league baseball team in Marion, IL.
Program Director for 1035 ESPN
Play-by-play announcer for Carterville High School sports including football and basketball on NewsRadio WJPF.
Fill-in host for the Morning Newswatch with Tom Miller, heard Monday-Friday on NewsRadio WJPF.
Emcee/host for Music & Motion Marching Band field competition held each October at Saluki Stadium hosted by the SIU School of Music (2011-2016).
Emcee/host for the Walk for a Cure for Arthritis held every May at the University Mall in Carbondale, IL.
Main stage Emcee for the first Bluegill Music Festival held July 4th, 2015 at the Rend Lake Dam. Over 20 music acts performed throughout the day.
Herrinfesta Italiana stage host for various music acts
Commercial voice-over work
Live remote broadcasts at various businesses and events throughout Southern Illinois.
Event Coordinator for five station group
Experienced HR/Safety/Environmental Manager for manufacturing and transportation companies.
Public Address Announcer for the Southern Illinois Miners Minor League Baseball team (2016).
2016 Illinois Broadcasters Association "Silver Dome Award" 2nd place for Best Sportscaster in Medium Market radio.
2017 Illinois Broadcasters Associations "Silver Dome Award" 2nd place for "Best Radio Play-by-Play for Medium Market Stations".
2017 Southern Illinois Miners On-Field Host
Two-time segment host of the "show that made country music famous", the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN (February 7, 2010 and May 6, 2017)
2017/2018 Emcee - Barry Apple Festival Pageant (Barry, IL)
On-Field Host for the Southern Illinois Miners Minor Leagues Baseball team (2017-2021)
2018 & 2019 Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Award Winner for Best Play-by-play in Illinois.
2018/2019/2021/2022 PONY Baseball International Colt World Series Play-by-play
2019 Play-by-play Broadcaster for National Pro Fastpitch TV (Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois)
2022 - Play-by-play Broadcaster of John A. Logan College Men and Womens Basketball