On-Air Hosts

Moe Bell

Moe Bell is in his 16th season as a color analyst for the OTS Sports Network. In 2011, he was inducted into the Student Athlete “Roll of Honor” given to former Bearcat athletes for distinguished contributions to the community. Moe has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Upper Palmetto YMCA since 1991. A lifelong Rock Hill resident, Moe is heavily involved in the community, and served as chair of the Come-See-Me Festival in 1998.

 

 

 


Robert Earl Carter

Robert Earl Carter is entering his 15th year broadcasting football for WRHI and Interstate 107. He has called games for all of the area’s top teams including the 2007 Clover state champion Blue Eagles. The former tight end at Chester High School attended Gardner-Webb University on a football scholarship, but his career was cut short due to a shoulder injury. He previously broadcast play-by-play and color for the Chester Cyclones.

 

 

 


 Dr. Joseph Ellis

Joseph returns to the OTS Sports Network for a fifth season as color analyst for the Trojans. The Professor is a Winthrop graduate and earned his doctorate of Political Science from Temple Univ. in Philadelphia. Last year, Ellis was WBTV’s in-studio Political Analyst. Joseph covers sports in depth for newspapers including The Herald, The Knoxville News and The Philadelphia Enquirer. He is a professor at Wingate University in Wingate, N.C. and Head Womens’ Tennis Coach at Piedmont High.

 

 


Danny_FunderburkDanny Funderburk

2015 marks the third season as an OTS football commentator for Danny Funderburk, a former high school athlete and current mayor of Fort Mill. Danny served as stadium PA announcer at both Fort Mill and Nation Ford High Schools for many years.

 

 

 

 

 


Jay_HardwickJay Hardwick

Jay enters his first full season doing play by play on the OTS Sports Network after his debut as color analyst for several games in the 2014 season. For most of his life, Jay has been involved in sports as a player and coach and has had a love for sports journalism and broadcasting. Before God re-directed his path to full-time ministry, Jay pursued sports broadcasting at North Greenville University where he earned a B.A. in Mass Communication. Jay and his family live in Rock Hill where he serves as Lead Pastor of North Rock Hill Church.

 


Gene Knight

2013 OTS Sports Wall of Fame inductee Gene Knight starts his 33rd year of broadcasting high school football.­ Gene is “the Dean” of local high school announcers, serving as a color commentator and now the play-by-play voice of the Rock Hill Bearcats. Gene has also hosted play-by-play for the Chester and York broadcast teams. A York native and Winthrop University graduate, he previously served as color analyst for the Shrine Bowl for six years and is a past recipient of the Carolinas’ Best Radio Broadcast Team Award with Steven Stone in 2006. Gene works in Business Services at Comporium Communications.

 


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Allan Miller

Allan has overseen the planning and growth of high school football and live sports coverage at the OTS Sports Network since 1979. An astute historian, Allan is the host of High School Football Tonight, heard Fridays from 6-7:25 p.m., preceding the weekly high school games.

 

 

 

 

 


Chris Miller

Six-time South Carolina Sportscaster of the Year Chris Miller returns for his 19th year. A Northewestern High and Winthrop University graduate, Miller’s media management career has spanned the Carolinas. In 2013, he was named to Radio Ink Magazine’s “30 under 40” in the Radio industry — the first broadcaster in the state to be so honored. His career highlights include broadcasting 15 state championship games and serving as sideline reporter on the Shrine Bowl Radio Network. With his six South Carolina Sportscaster of the Year awards from the SC Broadcasters Association, he is the most honored sportscaster in the industry trade group’s history.

 


Andy_RobbinsAndy Robbins

Veteran high school football commentator Andy Robbins returns for the 2015 season after initially serving with the OTS Sports Network in the 1990s. He is a former Rock Hill High player and coach and is the CEO of A&K Paint Company in Charlotte.

 

 

 

 

 


Kevin Robbins

Kevin Robbins has been working with the OTS Sports Network for 12 years as color commentator covering Rock Hill, Northwestern, York, Lancaster and Clover High School football. Kevin was born and raised in Rock Hill and 1991 graduate of Rock Hill High School where he played football and baseball. Kevin also coached baseball at Rock Hill High School. He brings a great depth of knowledge and insight to his love for broadcasting, as well as adding some fun. Kevin is President and part owner of A&K Painting Company, Inc., a commercial and industrial painting contractor headquartered in Charlotte, NC.

 

 


Chuck Roberts

Chuck Roberts begins his 4th year as host of the popular “End Zone” scoreboard show, heard on Interstate 107. He has previously been the play by play voice of the Lancaster Bruins in 2011 and before that handled many different duties with OTS during the 1980’s and 90’s. From 1983-85, Roberts produced and hosted WRHI’s pre-game show, half-time and post-game shows, one of the first of its kind in the state. In 1986, Roberts moved to the broadcast booth providing play by play coverage for both Northwestern and Rock Hill High Schools. His passion for high school football began in Charleston where he worked for WCSC-AM and WBJX-FM providing play by play coverage of Berkeley, Goose Creek, and Summerville schools.

 


Brown Simpson

2015 marks Brown Simpson’s 9th year with the OTS?Sports Network. He’s a graduate of Rock Hill High and Winthrop University and is a former Athletic Director of the Rock Hill Area YMCA and a former Branch Director at the Chester County YMCA. Brown has been a game official with the South Carolina High School League, officiated softball for 21 years and has been director of the Lancaster Softball District since 2000. Brown is the Parks & Recreation Director at the Town of Fort Mill.

 

 


Steven Stone

OTS Sports Wall of Fame broadcaster Steven Stone serves as the halftime scoreboard host and directs our studio operations. Stone handles play-by-play and color duties for high school football, basketball, and baseball at numerous stops around the country, including voice of the Rock Hill Bearcats from 2000-2007. He currently handles play by play duties for High School baseball in the spring on the OTS Sports Network. He and Gene Knight were also named top broadcast team by the Radio-Television News Directors Association of the Carolinas. Stone also serves as Operations Manager for OTS Media Group.

 


Chet_TuckerChet Tucker

Chet Tucker brings extensive knowledge to the broadcast booth as a former kicker with Northwestern High and The University of South Carolina. He has served the Upper Palmetto YMCA as a Gray Y coach, Camp Cherokee Director and Senior Program Director.

 

 

 

 

 


Jimmy Wallace

Hall of Fame Coach Jimmy Wallace is back for his fourth season as a color analyst. Coach Wallace won four state championships as head coach at Lewisville and Northwestern High. In 39 years as a coach he ammassed a stunning 286-83 record for an incredible 71 percent winning percentage. In 1996, Wallace served as a Shrine Bowl coach and was a coach in the North/South Game in 1984 and 1997. He was selected as SCAAA Athletic Director of the Year in 2005. Jimmy is a member of the York County Sports, Northwestern and South Carolina Coaching Halls of Fame. He currently serves as a master trainer for the USA Football Heads Up program.

 


 Mario_WashingtonMario Washington

Mario began his radio career at Winthrop University in 1998. In 2001, Washington began working for OTS Media Group as special events coordinator and was later named Program Director and helped WRHI win over 20 SC Broadcasters Association Awards during his tenure including several Radio Station of The Year Titles and the coveted NAB Crystal Award in 2010. In 2008, Mario was named Sportscaster of the Year by the SC Broadcasters Association and earned the title again in 2011 from The (Rock Hill) Herald ‘Buzzies’ reader poll in 2011. Mario owns and operates a multimedia company based in Rock Hill.

 


Scott Wells

2012 OTS Sports Wall of Fame inductee Scott Wells returns for his 24th season on the OTS airwaves. Wells was born and raised in Rock Hill and graduated from Northwestern. As of August he has broadcast 276 football games, the most ever by any OTS Sports Network broadcaster. Scott has been the play by play voice for Fort Mill, Northwestern, Nation Ford and York through the years. From 2001-2003 he served as play by play voice of the Shrine Bowl Radio Network. Scott has been a successful York County businessman for several years and is an active community servant. He is the immediate past chair of the United Way of York County.