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Published On: January 26th, 2018

The Kalamazoo Growlers are excited to welcome Lukas Moore and Brian McLaughlin to the Growlers media staff for the summer. Lukas and Brian will serve as play-by-play announcer and color commentator for all home and road games this season.

Get to know the voices of Growlers Radio:

This will be Lukas Moore’s 4th season broadcasting Summer Collegiate League Baseball. He spent two years in the Prospect League with the Champion City Kings (Springfield, OH) and one season in the Great Lakes League with the Southern Ohio Copperheads (Athens, OH). He currently attends Ohio University and the esteemed E.W. Scripps School of Journalism majoring in Broadcast Journalism. When in Athens, Lukas is an on-air talent for Power 105.5 and 970 WATH broadcasting sports and hosting a classic hits music show.



Brian McLaughlin is a sophomore majoring in Broadcast Journalism at Penn State University. He is a lifelong baseball player and fan who know hopes to make a career out of this beautiful sport as a Play-by- Play announcer. While at Penn State he is heavily involved in the student radio organization CommRadio as a Sports Director for the station. Brian also covers Penn State women’s basketball and softball for Along with playing baseball, he also played soccer and basketball in high school and enjoys staying active with lots of Intramural sports at school. Brian is anxious to get started this summer with the Growlers, and to have the opportunity to tell the story of this team.



The Kalamazoo Growlers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Entering its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 185 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Growlers as your favorite team.