Our Ozark Mountain Media Group’s Scott McCaulley is among this year’s fall inductees to the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. The honor will be formally given during the annual Football Luncheon Tuesday, October 20, at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds ‘E-Plex East Wing.
Other headline inductees include former St. Louis Football Cardinals running back Terry Metcalf, former University of Central Missouri quarterback Eric Czerniewski as well as Missouri Southern’s 1972 NAIA National Championship Team, Midway High School coach Larry Burchett and the Midway High
School Football Program.
Since beginning his career in Branson, McCaulley has amassed and amazing sportscasting record of calling 325 consecutive Branson Pirate football games, never missing a Friday night in 31 years!
Today’s release from the MSHOF said of Scott:
“McCaulley has been the Sports Director at KOMC/KRZK Radio in Branson since 1990 and is in season No. 31 of covering Branson Pirate Football. A Springfield native, he graduated from Greenwood Laboratory School and was a member of the 1981 Class 1 state championship football team (MSHOF 2017). After graduating from Missouri State University in 1986, McCaulley held several part-time jobs, including covering sports for KWTO Radio and Telecable along with working as a part-time football coach at Greenwood. That was all before McCaulley headed to Branson, where he covered a majority of the career of coach Steve Hancock (MSHOF 2009) when the Pirates reached the playoffs 12 times, including a state semifinal berth in 1996. McCaulley has provided radio coverage of College of the Ozarks basketball and baseball and was the radio coordinator of the NAIA Division II men’s basketball tournament for 18 years – which included handling radio broadcasts of championship games. McCaulley has spent 10 years as part of the Evangel University football broadcast team.”
The radio station’s General Manager, Steve Willoughby reacted to today’s announcement:
“Anyone who knows Scott understands that he is a Hall of Fame person; everyone on this team is excited to see him be honored by The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
Personally, I thank him for all his has done for the company and excited about his current projects that will debut soon. ”
The entire Ozark Mountain Media team joins in celebrating one of our own for achieving this high honor.
Meanwhile, Scott plans to travel to Carthage for game #326 tomorrow night on Legends 1063.
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