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Sunday, February 12, 2012
Mike Hopkins has been the basketball announcer for 25 years at Cony High School in Augusta, ME
AUGUSTA -- It will take another year before fans realize the absence of the booming voice of Mike Hopkins at Cony High School basketball games.
Hopkins will continue his duties as public address announcer this month and in the future for tournament games at the Augusta Civic Center. But after 25 years at the mic, Hopkins announced his last regular season game for the Rams on Thursday night.
"Twenty-five years is a good number," said Hopkins, who was recruited by then girls basketball coach Paul Vachon to announce games in the 1986-87 season. read here