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Mike Hogewood

American sports announcer
Hogewood in December 2007

Michael "Mike" Hogewood (September 13, 1954 – September 5, 2018) was an American sportscaster. He was born in Greensboro, North Carolina.

He was a freelance play-by-play announcer. He worked with Raycom Sports. Hogewood was best known for his work on ACC football games, ACC men's and women's basketball, as well as for anchoring Raycom's coverage of Nextel Cup NASCAR races.

Hogewood did play-by-play for FSN South, Sun Sports, New England Sports Network, Comcast SportsNet, HDNet and the Speed Channel.[1] He later worked for WFMY-TV Channel 2 (1987–2001).[2]

Hogewood worked for NBC affiliate WXII-TV in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in the early 2000s on a series called Hog's Heroes.[3]

Hogewood retired in 2013 after 26 years as a sports broadcaster.[4]

Hogewood died on September 5, 2018 in Greensboro from a heart attack at the age of 63.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. raycomsports.com - Mike Hogewood
  2. Sports director Hogewood hangs up his spikes at WFMY-TV
  3. WXII.com Web Staff (September 5, 2018). "Veteran sportscaster Mike Hogewood has died". WXII 12. Hearst Television. Retrieved September 6, 2018.
  4. Raymond, Jonathan (September 5, 2018). "Mike Hogewood, legendary Raycom Sports ACC announcer, dies at 65". wfsa.com.
  5. Hodgin, Carrie (September 5, 2018). "Former WFMY News 2 Anchors, Sports Community Remembers Mike Hogewood". Tenga. Retrieved September 6, 2018.