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Eastern broadcaster Larry Weir reaches play-by-play milestone


December 7, 2017

By a really weird coincidence, Larry Weir now knows he reached a milestone Dec. 3 at KeyArena in Seattle. 

The long-time Eastern Washington University radio announcer called his 1,000th Eagle men’s basketball or football game that day, a fact which was discovered a day later by happenstance. 

Weir recently concluded his 27th season as the football voice of the Eagles, whose games are broadcast on 700-AM ESPN. What the 2015 and 2016 State of Washington Sportscaster of the Year didn’t know was how many exact games he’s missed in men’s basketball because of schedule and travel confli...

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