Ryan Wooley

ryanwooley Ryan Wooley

Ryan Wooley started with CBS Radio back in 2007 just three days after graduating from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor’s degree in “Electronic Media and Film”.

In that time he has worked every position imaginable both on-air and behind the scenes and is currently the afternoon sports anchor for both 97.1 “The Ticket” and WWJ Newsradio 950.

He has been awarded sportscast of the year on multiple occasions from both the Michigan Association of Broadcasters as well as the Michigan Associated Press. He was also honored by EMU in 2014 with the “Outstanding Young Alumni Award”.

In addition to his duties with both radio stations, he is the play by play voice of the Westland John Glenn Rocket football team as well as the Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team. He also owns his own DJ company, “Mammoth Entertainment”, and handles everything from graduation parties to weddings.

Ryan currently resides in Belleville with his wife Michelle and their daughter Lilly and their son Blake. He is also a big car buff so if you’re ever out and about and see an orange 1976 Pontiac Trans Am — that’s him!

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Marcel Smith: Navigating Time And Energy For The Student Athlete

Time management and prioritizing can be a challenge to some students who are also involved in sports.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2015

(Photo courtesy Dalton Pokley)

Student Heroes: Clarkston High School Swim Team Captain Inspires

“Hard work pays off,” says Dalton Pokley. “…You just have to keep working towards it, and then it’ll come true.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2015

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Student Heroes: Running Back Scores Championship Winning Touchdown Days After Mom Died

Winning a championship in any sport is a moment that every player, coach and fan will remember for the rest of their lives. But for one local student athlete, winning a football championship is special for a different reason.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2014

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Student Heroes: North Farmington High School Kicker Breaks The Mold

Fourteen-year-old Lynn Lerner is a junior varsity kicker and she admits it took some time for her teammates to warm up to the idea of having a female on the squad.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 24: The Ohio State Marching Band performs the Script Ohio before the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Ohio Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 7-25-14

There were so many winners that I could have picked this week but I felt these three really stood out above the rest.

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2014

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 08: Caris LeVert #23, Max Bielfeldt #44, Blake McLimans #22 and Eso Akunne #5 of the Michigan Wolverines sit in the locker room dejected after they lost 82-76 against the Louisville Cardinals during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at the Georgia Dome on April 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Michigan Acts Childish Again [BLOG]

Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner will wear an orange practice jersey that was given to the team via Oregon State because the Wolverines wanted a color other than red.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland #10 watches the action during the game against the Atlanta Braves on February 22, 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 3-18-13

I’m sure many Michigan fans have posted on social media over the last few days how dirty they felt after rooting for the Buckeyes on Tuesday night to beat the Hoosiers, but what Ohio State did was not only good for the Big 10 as a whole, but Michigan and Michigan State’s season.

97.1 The Ticket–03/08/2013

Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against Roman Josi #59 of the Nashville Predators in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on April 13, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 1-18-13

Deadspin truly did their homework before releasing their findings and should be applauded for what true journalism is meant to be, which is following every lead and leaving no stone unturned, making sure the story is correct the first time.

97.1 The Ticket–01/18/2013

Head coach Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants encourages Kareem McKenzie #67 of the New York Giants against the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (credit:  Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 12-14-12

After riding high the last few weeks I was due to have a down week and it sure hit me hard! I went 6 and 9 in my picks but still sit with an impressive mark of 90-61-1 overall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2012

Mikel Leshoure #25 of the Detroit Lions looks for open running room while playing the Houston Texans at Ford Field on November 22, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. Houston won the game 34-31. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners: 11-30-12

In week 11 I posted an astonishing 11-2 mark and have now increased my overall total to 84-52-1.

97.1 The Ticket–11/30/2012

Running back Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers stretches on an 11-yard run against safety Craig Dahl #43 of the St. Louis Rams on November 11, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California.  The teams tied 24-24 in overtime.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners: 11-16-12

It honestly feels like the season just started but believe it or not we’re closer to the season being over than the start.

97.1 The Ticket–11/16/2012

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The Official Theme Of The NHL Lockout

With all the talk last week about the NHL and the Players Union meeting in a secret location in New York City for multiple days and hours at a time, it seemed very promising that the league would reach a new CBA and we finally would have hockey by the start of December.

97.1 The Ticket–11/15/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 11: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers gets caught by Robert Quinn #94 of the St. Louis Rams in the fourth quarter on November 11, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California.  The teams tied 24-24 in overtime.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

There Is No Place For A Tie Game In The NFL

After all the changes the NFL has made to the way their game is played over the years it still amazes me that in 2012 a regular season game can end in a tie.

97.1 The Ticket–11/12/2012

DETROIT - OCTOBER 28: Wide receiver Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions runs across midfield with a pass against the Seattle Seahawks October 28, 2012 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions won 28 - 24. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 11-2-12

With Halloween now behind us that means another week of NFL action is on its way and after posting another 8-5 week, I’m feeling pretty good about myself as my overall record has now improved to 56-42.

97.1 The Ticket–11/03/2012

Nick Fairly #98 and Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions rush against the Chicago Bears on October 22, 2012. (Getty Images/Jonathan Daniel)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 10-26-12

I went a pitiful 6-7 during week 6 which brings my yearly total to 48-37.

97.1 The Ticket–10/26/2012

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Brandon Marshall Should Just Shut His Mouth

Stop me if you have heard this before. Ndamukong Suh is a dirty player.

97.1 The Ticket–10/23/2012

BLACKSBURG, VA - SEPTEMBER 18: Wide receiver Dyrell Roberts #11 of the Virginia Tech Hokies celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the East Carolina Pirates at Lane Stadium on September 18, 2010 in Blacksburg, Virginia. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images)

Could This Be The Most Bizarre Item Ever Found On A Football Field?

If anyone has ever been on a football field you can probably tell stories of things that you have found laying on the turf or wedged in the grass that you would expect to be there after games like mouthpieces, tape or even someone’s tooth.

97.1 The Ticket–10/09/2012

QB Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles avoids being tackled vs. NY Giants game. (Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 10-5-12

It took four weeks for me to finally have a breakout week after being close the last three, but week 4 by far was my best in pick’em games after posting a 10-4 mark, bringing my total to 34-25.

97.1 The Ticket–10/06/2012

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 3: Stats are displayed on the Jumbotron for Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers before batting against the Kansas City Royals in the fourth inning on October 3, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Winning The Triple Crown Is Greater Than An MVP Award

As the 2012 Major League Baseball regular season comes to a close the debate continues to grow on whether Mike Trout or Miguel Cabrera should be named MVP. But truthfully, does it really matter?

97.1 The Ticket–10/04/2012

Matthew Stafford (Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners: 9-28-12

We’re nearly a quarter of the way through the season and I have to admit, I’m very surprised with my 24-21 record in pick’em games, as I continue to get off to hot starts but falter down the stretch.

97.1 The Ticket–09/28/2012

Head Coach Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers. (File Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Packers Coach Mike McCarthy Proved He Is A Coward Monday Night

I’m not debating whether it was or wasn’t a catch or that the officials missed the call, because they clearly did.

97.1 The Ticket–09/25/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: The San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush cheerleaders in action during their game against the Detroit Lions at Candlestick Park on September 16, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 9-21-12

It’s hard to believe we’re already two weeks into the NFL season and that September is more than halfway over.

97.1 The Ticket–09/21/2012

Eli Manning of the New York Giants passes over Ahmad Black of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images).

The NFL Has Found Their Biggest Sore Loser

At the conclusion of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers/New York Giants game on Sunday, an ethical question was raised as to when the game is considered over.

97.1 The Ticket–09/17/2012

Credit: Twitter/DetroitLions

The Lions Made The Right And Wrong Move With The Banners

As the Lions began the 2012 season on Sunday they did something before the game that was long overdue, as they unveiled banners to honor the team’s accomplishments over the years.

97.1 The Ticket–09/09/2012

Drayton Florence #29 of the Buffalo Bills celebrates during an NFL game on September 18, 2011 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners: 9-7-12

With Labor Day now behind us and the NFL season getting set to officially get underway, it means it’s time to bring you another edition of my weekly winners.

97.1 The Ticket–09/08/2012

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Detroit Lion Fans Should Get Ready For A 3-3 Start

With the NFL season now officially underway, I thought it would be the perfect time to revisit the Detroit Lions schedule and prepare fans for what I think will be a bumpy first half of the season, but also a fun and enjoyable second half.

97.1 The Ticket–09/06/2012

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Wooley’s Weekly Winners: 8-31-12

Hats off to Hoke for standing his ground and setting the bar high for how a player should act at the University of Michigan.

97.1 The Ticket–08/31/2012

(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Opinion: Penn State Is Wrong To Ban Sweet Caroline

As Penn State tries to move past the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal, a report surfaced this week that the university will no longer play “Sweet Caroline” at home games because of lyrics that may be deemed inappropriate—which is the line “touching me, touching you”.

97.1 The Ticket–08/29/2012

NFL Legend Marshall Faulk (C) plays Madden NFL 11 against fans at Madden Gras celebrating the launch of the popular video game on August 9, 2010. (File Getty/Sean Gardner)

Wooley’s Reaction To The Madden 13 Demo

With the official release of Madden 13 just a week away I took the opportunity to download the demo on the Playstation 3 this week and have to admit I can’t wait for the game to hit stores shelves on August 28th!

97.1 The Ticket–08/21/2012

Tigers Fielder. (June 2012 -Getty /Gregory Shamus)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 8-17-12

With the Tigers recent success at home it’s no secret that Prince Fielder has been a big part of that and fans were treated to a show Friday night with his two homers.

97.1 The Ticket–08/18/2012

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