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Lynx Radio Play-By-Play Announcer John Focke Nominated for 2017

November 30, 2017 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Minnesota Lynx News Release

Lynx Radio Play-By-Play Announcer John Focke Nominated for 2017 Minnesota State Sportscaster of the Year

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL - Minnesota Lynx Radio Play-by-Play Announcer John Focke has been nominated for Minnesota State Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association (NSMA). The nomination is Focke's first in his three-year career as the radio voice of the Lynx.

Finalists were nominated by NSMA members in each state who nominated up to three people for each category. The top two vote-getters (plus ties) are placed on the Final Ballot in the state categories and the top ten (plus ties) go on the National Ballot, which will be voted on by NSMA members throughout December. Winners will be notified and announced in mid-January. The NSMA consists of over 800 leading sportscasters and sportswriters throughout the country. Winners will be honored as part of the 59th annual NSMA Awards Weekend, June 23-25, 2018, in Winston-Salem, NC.

Nominees for Minnesota Sportscaster of the Year

Dan Barreiro, KFAN, Minneapolis John Focke, Lynx Radio Network, Minneapolis Cory Provus, Go 96.3 Twins Radio Network, Minneapolis

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