Mic Check Vol. 4 – Rick Ball and Giulio Caravatta call the plays for the BC Lions

Rick Ball and Giulio Caravatta: the voices of your BC Lions

NWSB Insider and Northwest sports blogger Steve Lee tells us another story in our Moments in time series about the B.C. Lions duo in the booth, Rick Ball, and Giulio Caravatta. With ties to the area for both men, it is only fitting that they ended up working for the hometown football team. Caravatta actually spent some time with the Lions under the dome, while Ball got his start with the WHL and TEAM 1040 am in Vancouver.

Seven “Holy Sh*t!” Moments in Northwest sports history & 1 “Beastquake”

Steve Nash Trade Rumors

NWSB Insider and Pacific northwest sports blogger Steve Lee today weighs in with his seven moments in time for PNW sports fans. The 7 holy sh*t moments in time if you will. Canada’s golden goal. The Ichiro trade, the Seahawks Marshawn Lynch beastquake, the Steve Nash trade, the Seattle Supersonics leaving town, the Vancouver Grizzlies leaving town, the WWE invading Safeco Field all make the list.

I’m a diehard fan of Seattle SuperSonics basketball because…

Seattle SuperSonics 1979 NBA Championship

NWSB insider Brandon Choate gets nostalgic today. With all the recent happenings in the fight to bring an NBA team back to Seattle, it tends to bring up old memories and open old wounds. Brandon opens that can of worms today and explains why he, as well as most others,still love their Seattle Sonics basketball team.

Bring back our Seattle Sonics Rally: The fan’s message heard loud and clear

Back to the drawing board for Supersonics fans

NWSB insider Jared Galde brings us his intimate feelings about the Seattle Supersonics rally at Occidental Park on Thursday. With the hero’s of Seattle’s past, and some of the biggest names in the Seattle music scene, the crowd of nearly 6,000 hung on every word. New found savior Chris Hansen stood at the mic and said this can happen, and will happen with the support of Seattle sports fans.

“My, Oh My!” Mic Check with Mariners voice Dave Niehaus

Statue of Dave Niehaus

NWSB Insider and Northwest sports blogger Steve Lee tells us another story in our Moments in time series about the legendary Seattle Mariners radio voice Dave Niehaus. Born February 19, 1935 in Princeton, Indiana. Niehaus was massively popular in Seattle, twice being named Washington Sportscaster of the Year. Despite the M’s struggles to qualify for the post season, neither Niehaus or the fans of his broadcasts waviered.

Oh my goodness! Severe vibrations! Mic Check with Kevin Calabro

Kevin Calabro

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sonics blogger Steve Lee tells us another story in our Moments in time series about the legendary Sonics radio voice Kevin Calabro. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, Calabro dabbled in local minor league sports before catching his big break, one granted by future Supersonic GM, Bob Whitsitt. Before moving over to be the voice of the Sonics, Calabro called the action for the Kansas City Kings in 1983.

Top Five Northwest Sports Announcers

Dave Niehaus

Matt Larkin runs down the greatest Northwest sports announcers, and the best play by play guys for North West sports teams, UW, Mariners, Seahawks, Canucks and the Sonics…