BOB FM Weekly Update
Hello BOB FM listeners! We’re back with our weekly roundup of news and events. This week, we have exciting news stories and a rocking contest for you. Let’s dive in!
Local Sports News
Valley Sports Talk with Brice Larson
Get ready to tune in to the exciting world of Utah Valley sports with “Valley Sports Talk,” a brand-new radio show hosted by Brice Larson. The show will debut on May 31st and air every weekday from 2-3 pm MT on ESPN 960. It aims to become the preferred destination for passionate sports fans in Utah County, focusing on local teams such as Utah Valley University athletics, BYU athletics, and even high school sports. For more details, check out the full story here.
Austin Peay Forward Caleb Stone-Carrawell Transfers to Utah Valley
In a significant move for Utah Valley, Austin Peay forward Caleb Stone-Carrawell has transferred to Utah Valley and will play for the Wolverines in the upcoming season. Stone-Carrawell, a 6-foot-7 forward, brings a wealth of experience and a strong track record from his time at Austin Peay. Read more about this exciting transfer here.
BYU Football Adds Transfer Cornerback Kamden Garrett from Weber State
BYU football has recently acquired transfer cornerback Kamden Garrett from Weber State. The 5-foot-11, 175-pound athlete brings a wealth of experience to the team, having competed in 37 games over four years with the Wildcats. This acquisition is expected to significantly bolster BYU’s defensive backfield. For more on this, click here.
Thurl ‘Big T’ Bailey Talks NBA Playoffs, Jazz Offseason, and Youth Camps
Former Jazzman Big T Bailey recently joined The Drive to discuss the NBA Playoffs, Jazz offseason/draft, and youth camps. For more insights from Big T Bailey, check out the full interview here.
In an unexpected revelation, Miami Heat’s forward, Jimmy Butler, has been spinning Nickelback’s tunes in the locker room. Butler, who acts as the team’s DJ, has been diversifying its musical palate, introducing them to various genres, including pop, country, and rock.
Metallica’s James Hetfield recently paid a surprise visit to wounded Ukrainian soldiers. The visit was facilitated by Limbs for Liberty, a non-profit organization supporting Ukrainians injured during the war. Hetfield’s gesture of goodwill was well-received, positively impacting the soldiers.
This year’s Utah Pride is all set to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community with the theme ‘UNAPOLOGETIC!’. The event aims to fight shame, guilt, and stigma with joy, celebration, and confidence. The Pride celebrations will run from June 1st to June 4th.
The music world mourns the loss of the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Tina Turner, who passed away on May 24, 2023, at the age of 83. Turner’s powerful voice, invincible spirit, and immense influence continue to resonate in the music industry.
Get ready to unleash the power of summer with our definitive list of rock summer songs. These rock songs have shaped our summers from timeless classics to contemporary hits. Participate in our contest and stand a chance to win exciting prizes!
That’s all for this week, folks! Stay tuned to 100.7 BOB FM for more rock from the 80s and 90s, and keep an eye out for our next weekly update. Rock on!
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