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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Time management and prioritizing can be a challenge to some students who are also involved in sports.
“Hard work pays off,” says Dalton Pokley. “…You just have to keep working towards it, and then it’ll come true.”
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.
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.
There were so many winners that I could have picked this week but I felt these three really stood out above the rest.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In week 11 I posted an astonishing 11-2 mark and have now increased my overall total to 84-52-1.
It honestly feels like the season just started but believe it or not we’re closer to the season being over than the start.
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.
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.
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.
I went a pitiful 6-7 during week 6 which brings my yearly total to 48-37.
Stop me if you have heard this before. Ndamukong Suh is a dirty player.
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.
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.
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?
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.
I’m not debating whether it was or wasn’t a catch or that the officials missed the call, because they clearly did.
It’s hard to believe we’re already two weeks into the NFL season and that September is more than halfway over.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hats off to Hoke for standing his ground and setting the bar high for how a player should act at the University of Michigan.
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”.
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!
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.