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Kent's Williams is the new voice of AppleSox
For the Reporter
There will be a new voice calling all the action this summer for the Wenatchee AppleSox.
Kent native Trevor Williams, who attends the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University, has been hired at the team's radio broadcaster for the 2014 season.
Fans can hear Williams announce all 58 AppleSox game this summer on the team's new flagship station, 93.9 Sunny FM.
"Words do not adequately describe how excited and honored I am to be the next radio play-by-play voice of the Wenatchee AppleSox," said Williams, a Kentwood High School graduate. "I want to thank the AppleSox organization for believing in my abilities and trusting me with this tremendous opportunity.
"I can't wait for the start of the 2014 baseball season and am eager share a game that I love with the best fans in the West Coast League," Williams said. "It is my goal that this season, at the ballpark and on-air, we can all celebrate summer one inning at a time, together."
Williams has been active during his time at WSU. He has announced football, basketball, soccer, volleyball, and will begin broadcasting baseball this month for the school's student radio station, kugr.org.
Last summer he interned for Sports Radio 950 KJR in Seattle and was the lead play-by-play announcer for Kentwood basketball for Game Time Northwest.
Williams makes his debut for the AppleSox behind the mic on June 4 when the season begins with a two-game series at home against the San Francisco Seals.
The AppleSox will play a 59-game schedule this summer that includes 32 homes games. Tickets can be purchased by contacting the AppleSox office at 509-665-6900.
About the Wenatchee AppleSox:
The Wenatchee AppleSox Baseball Club is part of the West Coast League, one of the premier wood-bat summer collegiate leagues in the country. The AppleSox were founded in 2000 and appeared in the West Coast League Championship Series in 2012.
The team has won the WCL Championship five out of the last nine seasons (2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, and 2012).
Five AppleSox alumni have reached the major leagues, Jason Hammel (Baltimore Orioles), Clay Mortensen (Boston Red Sox), Cole Gillespie (Chicago Cubs), Tom Milone (Oakland Athletics), and Steve Ames (Miami Marlins). For more information, visit www.applesox.com.