Saturday, March 5, 2011

Voice of the court - Bill Elfering

For 19 years he’s been the primary courtside announcer during the Class 2A basketball tournament at the Pendleton Convention Center. Just before the first game Wednesday, someone slips him a note. It’s the kind he sees every year. “You always have a mother tell you how to pronounce her kid’s name,” Bill Elfering said. Getting the players’ names right, he said, is the top priority for himself and fellow announcer Ken Grieb. “I think the kids deserve to have their name pronounced right,”. read the full story from

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