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“Spitz on Sports” returns to WENG radio March 30

(Venice, FL) Radio colleague Rich “Spitz” Spedaliere tells me that “Spitz on Sports” is returning to the WENG airwaves. The show will air every Monday through Wednesday from 5-6 pm beginning March 30th, making it the only live and local sports talk show originating in Sarasota and Charlotte Counties.

Host Rich Spedaliere commented “With my wife’s health improving and with her blessing I thought it was a good time to bring the show back to the listeners of the Suncoast. I am very happy to have secured an afternoon drive time slot and look forward to taking listeners home with the interviews with local and national guests as well as an edgy view of the sports world they’ve come to expect.”

Rich Spedaliere, host of "Spitz on Sports" WENG Radio
Rich Spedaliere, host of “Spitz on Sports” WENG Radio

Spitz has more than a quarter century of experience doing sports talk radio and play-by-play of football, basketball, baseball and volleyball. Spitz has been the voice of Lemon Bay football for 8 years spanning two stints and was the voice of Hometown Hoops this past season, which encompassed boy’s basketball games from Lemon Bay as well as Venice and North Port high schools.

For more information, visit www.spitzonsports.com.

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WENG Radio to air 3 coaches shows in addition to Lemon Bay Football Games

(Sarasota, FL) WENG radio (1530 AM/107.5 FM) in Englewood, FL is slated to air three different coaches shows in addition to its coverage of Lemon Bay Manta Rays football this fall. Rich “Spitz” Spedaliere, longtime voice of the Manta Rays, will host shows featuring the head football coaches of Lemon Bay, North Port and Venice.

Monday nights: “The Coach DJ Ogilvie Show” live from Norma Jeans in North Englewood from 6-7 p.m.
Tuesday nights: “The North Port Coach’s Show” with Coach Larry Detwiler live from Cluck U Chicken in North Port from 6-7 p.m.
Thursday nights: “Talking Venice Football” with Coach John Peacock live from the Daiquiri Deck from 6-7 p.m.

Rich Spedaliere, the voice of Lemon Bay sports.
Rich Spedaliere, the voice of Lemon Bay sports.

WENG radio will broadcast all of Lemon Bay’s football games live with the “Countdown to Kickoff Show” beginning 30 minutes before each contest. All home games kick at 7 p.m. and all road games kick at 7:30 p.m.

WENG will also carry all North Port football games this season. Most will be on tape delay played back on Saturdays at Noon except for the game on September 12, which will be broadcast live at 7:15 p.m. and the contest on October 2nd which is on Thursday night.

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