Rory Markas Wins Top Radio Play-By-Play Award

Jan. 26, 2009

Rory Markas won the 2008 Chick Hearn Radio Play-by-Play Award from the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Association today (Jan. 26) for his work on USC men's basketball and Angels baseball broadcasts.

Markas is in his 11th season calling the action of the Trojan basketballers.  This is his first honor from the SCSBA.

USC football radio play-by-play commentator Pete Arbogast and analyst Paul McDonald were finalists in their respective categories.  McDonald has won the Top Radio Analyst Award 4 times (2001-04-05-06).

Also honored at the SCSBA awards luncheon at Lakeside Golf Club was USC women's soccer player Amy Massey.  She was presented with the Tom Harmon Memorial Scholarship.  The award is presented to graduating student-athletes from local Southern California universities who are not pursuing a career in professional sports.

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