(Photo provided by Robert Mangino)
Story by Beaver County Radio Staff, August 10, 2023
(Brighton Twp., Pa) Beaver County Radio is proud to announce that longtime veteran broadcaster Robert Mangino will be joining our high school football broadcast team this fall. Mangino will be the lead play by play man for Beaver County Radio’s Friday Night Game of the Week. He will be joined in the booth by longtime Beaver County Radio Broadcaster Bruce Frey who will be on color commentary. Beaver County Radio’s Mike Azadian will provide the sideline report.
Mangino has been a radio talk show host for 27 years. The last 13 years at KDKA Radio in Pittsburgh, Prior to that he hosted at 570 WKBN in Youngstown and 1200 WKST in New Castle.
General Manager Frank Sparks also announced changes to the remainder of the sports broadcast team. Saturday High School Football Broadcasts will be anchored by veteran broadcaster Mike Azadian. Geneva College Football game broadcasts will be anchored by Bruce Frey. Frey will be joined on color commentary by longtime time New Brighton AD Joe Ursida for home games and veteran national sports writer and longtime sports writer for the Beaver County Times John Perrotto will be on color commentary for the away games. Azadian will also anchor the popular Coaches Corner show on Wednesdays at 7PM. Finally Frey will anchor the Falconi’s Moon Twp. Ford Wrap up Show on Friday nights after the game.
Sparks went on to say that “we have just been piecing things together since the untimely death of Beaver County Hall of Fame and Beaver County Radio Legendary Broadcaster Bob Barrickman.” “He went on to say that we really miss Bob and we could never replace him but we do need to move on while we continue to remember Bob’s legacy.” “It will be nice to have some stability in broadcast teams.”
Beaver County Radio will broadcast all games on 95.7 and 99.3 FM along with 1230 WBVP and 1460 WMBA. The games will be live audio streamed on our website at beavercountyradio.com and on the St. Barnabas Radio Network APP. The Friday Game of the week will be heard on all Beaver County Radio outlets and will be video streamed on our Facebook Page and You Tube Channel.