Monday, November 12, 2012
The longtime Cleveland Cavaliers announcer spoke at the annual dinner, held this year at Skyland Pines Banquet Center
Joe Tait — aka "The Voice of Cleveland" — spoke Friday at the Hoover Hoops Tip-Off Dinner and got a chance to meet with athletes as well as coaches. In this pic of the day, you can see Tait with basketball coach Jim York. Looking for more photos from Friday's dinner? Check out this post by North Canton Patch blogger Courtney Oberlin and feel free to add your own photos. Coach Randy Motgomery had talked to Patch in October about the excitement of having the radio announcer in town. "Probably the biggest thing about him is his longevity," Montgomery said then. "He’s been with Cleveland sports since its inception of Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1970s. He's broadcasted for all those years and he’s seen all the different players ... and of course…
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The longtime Cleveland Cavaliers announcer will speak at the Nov. 9 dinner at Skyland Pines Banquet Center
Joe Tait, the radio voice of the Cleveland Cavaliers for more than 40 years, will share his sports stories and Cavs history with attendees at this year's Hoover Hoops Tip-Off Dinner. The 11th annual event kicks off at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 at Skyland Pines Banquet Center with a happy hour, followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and Tait's speech at 8 p.m. Varsity basketball coach Randy Montgomery said students, parents and sports fans alike will enjoy hearing from Tait that night. "We certainly are excited to have him; he'll be a great person to entertain the crowd and get them ready for the tip-off of the season," Montgomery said. He anticipates the audience will be impressed with the breadth of Tait's career. "Probably the biggest thing about him is his …
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Part one of the interview will air on Sunday on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
In a two-part post-championship interview, LeBron James tells Oprah Winfrey that he was hurt by Dan Gilbert's betrayal letter. The Plain Dealer also reported that in the interview that airs Sunday on the Oprah Winfrey Network that James regretted the way he announced his departure from Cleveland for Miami. He said that Gilbert's harsh words hurt his feelings because he felt he worked very hard as a Cavalier. So tell us, do you feel bad now?
Monday, September 26, 2011
Jeff Young — men's coach at Walsh University and already a Cavalier — is a finalist for the Cleveland Cavalier's D-League team coach
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Long winter and rigors of daily life make us forget to stay kids at heart
I remember restless nights during my grade school years — nights before basketball practice or a basketball game. We practiced before school and played games on Saturday morning. There were lots of enjoyable sports moments growing up. Life's responsibilities and commitments often keep our minds occupied. We lose sight of the wholesome joy that youth sports brings us. I witnessed several instances around North Canton over the past couple weeks that helped me shake off the long winter doldrums and feel a little younger again. As I registered in over 120 youth baseball players at the Hoover Baseball Clinic March 13, I witnessed firsthand the eagerness on those players' faces as they filed into the high school gym to get a chance to work with …