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Behind the Mic: So, You Want to be an Announcer…

March 4, 2014 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

On Wednesday, February 26, the new Phillies’ announcers, Jamie Moyer and Matt Stairs, made their announcing debut when the Phillies played a rain-shortened game against the Toronto Blue Jays. They certainly got off to a good start, and play-by-play man, Tom McCarthy, did a nice job directing traffic (three in a booth can be difficult)….

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Behind the Mic: Oh, Those Sibling Rivalries…

February 25, 2014 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

If you watch our Lafayette basketball games on RCN-TV or WBPH Channel 60, the name Joey Ptasinski should ring a bell… well, three bells, actually. I have been broadcasting basketball games for a long time (43 years to be exact) and Lafayette games for 17 years. I can safely say I have not seen a…

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Congratulations Gary Laubach

By Matt Kennedy 4 Replies

The Lehigh Valley High School Basketball Hall of Fame recently announced the Class of 2014 to be honored at this year’s Via All-Star Banquet at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on March 26 at 6:30PM.   Among this year’s inductees is RCN TV sports commentator Gary Laubach. For more than 30 years, RCN customers have enjoyed…

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The SportsTalk Shop: District Basketball Playoff Thoughts

February 24, 2014 By Chris Michael Leave a Comment

  The District XI boys basketball playoffs are heading up…and RCN-TV will have you covered! This week, we’ll have a full breakdown of all this weekend’s boys and girls high school championship games on our live “RCN SportsTalk” this Thursday at 6pm. Local coaches will be on our show dissecting all the playoff games and…

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Behind the Mic: The Winter Olympics (My Take)

February 17, 2014 By Gary Laubach Leave a Comment

  I find it a bit harder to watch the Winter Olympics than I do the Summer Olympics, especially when it seems so much nicer there, weather-wise, than it does here. I find that one of the major problems for me is just plain ignorance. I can relate to swimming, baseball, basketball, track and field,…

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