Robert Sherman to Return for Second Season as Voice of the Kingfish
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish are pleased to announce the return of radio broadcaster, Robert Sherman, to the broadcast booth this upcoming summer.
Sherman is finishing up his sophomore year at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. He is a member of the Media Fellows Honors Program and is a Communication Major with a Minor in Economics.
In the second year of the franchise, Sherman was behind the mic for all 76 Kenosha Kingfish regular season and post-season games, and had the honor of calling the first ever Kenosha Kingfish Northwoods League Title. (Link to the championship call: https://goo.gl/h4QZDS#sthash.n0GDAHsA.dpuf.)
At DePauw, Sherman is Sports Director of the campus radio station, WGRE 91.5, and is lead play-by-play announcer for football, basketball, baseball, softball, and lacrosse. He is also the news and sports anchor at the campus television station, D3TV, and will be taking the fall semester off to serve as a news intern at a network level television station.
Sherman has a strong broadcasting track record in the state of Indiana. The college sophomore is a five-time award-winning broadcaster, and his distinctions include the award for “Best Play-By-Play” by the Indiana Associated Press.
Kingfish PA announcer and Milwaukee Admirals broadcaster Aaron Sims says: “Robert Sherman is one of the finest young announcers I've heard. His work ethic, knowledge and communicative abilities are all terrific. I am excited to hear Robert's work again and I marvel at what the future holds for this talented broadcaster.” CBS Sports broadcaster, Jim Nantz, has praised Sherman as well, referring to him as “the consummate anchor” and “a future-broadcasting star.”
Sherman is excited to return to his duties for the 2016 summer and have the opportunity to broadcast the All-Star Game in Kenosha this July.
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The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 23rd season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 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 140 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM)) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.kingfishbaseball.com.