Having grown up in Irving, Bill has deep roots in the DFW area.
A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, he has spent his entire sportscasting career in the state of Texas, working in Lubbock, San Antonio, and Dallas-Fort Worth.
He spent eight years at KXAS-TV from 1990-97 before becoming the television play-by-play broadcaster for the Texas Rangers baseball club for five years.
Since then, Bill has worked for the Dallas Cowboys, doing pre-season television play-by-play on CBS 11 as well as hosting a variety of weekly television programs including Cowboys Huddle on CBS 11.
Bill also has worked for Fox Sports Net and ESPN doing play-by-play of a wide variety of college sports including Big 12 football, basketball, baseball, swimming and diving, gymnastics, track and field and wrestling.
Bill and his wife, Stacy, live in Southlake and have three daughters, Jennifer, Jessica and Jordan. And, as of Christmas 2007 are the proud owners of two beagle puppies, Beau and Romo.
Balancing school and sports is not easy, but North Texas student Makenna Blassingame from Brewer High School is doing it with ease, while still making a difference in her community.
Many people struggle to get through their to do lists. But a Van Alstyne teenager is finding time to excel in the classroom and on the golf course, along with serving as a leader in his school and his community.
Balancing sports and schoolwork is hard enough, but Michael Cendrick of The Oakridge School in Arlington also finds time to serve his community. And he was given a special award for his dedication.
Ssisly Garcia received a $1,000 scholarship from McDonald’s for her achievements in the classroom and on the volleyball court. But the prize may be even more meaningful to the Dallas teen’s parents.
Kaylie King from Argyle High School was handed a $1,000 scholarship last month for her achievements in the classroom, on the basketball court and in her community.
Victoria Baudendistel from Celina High School is both a cheerleader and a softball player, but it’s her charity work that really sets her apart from the crowd. That’s why she was given a special honor.
Tori Poullard from North Side High School in Fort Worth was honored for her excellent work in the classroom, her performance on the softball field and her volunteer work in the community.
Garland High School football player Hunter Merriman received a big surprise when, in front of his classmates, he was announced as this month’s winner of a $1,000 college scholarship.
The world has taken notice.
A few takeaways from Super Bowl 50.
Once again this year, my selection committee invitation must have gotten lost in the mail. So, this is my unsolicited ballot.
Football may be king in Texas, but for one Southlake family, hockey rules the roost.