Thursday, November 29, 2012

Mike Stone, Beavers’ public-address voice, retires

The end of an era comes Saturday, when Oregon State plays host to Nicholls State in its regular-season finale at Reser Stadium.
Mike Stone will complete a 16-year run as the Beavers’ public-address voice — in football and all but this year in basketball. Brian Brooks has taken over basketball this season and will be the new football P.A. voice next season.
Stone, 66, has a broadcasting background that spans more than four decades. It’s safe to say the Portland resident has a more varied portfolio than any sports announcer in the state’s history.

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