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The New JR and Friends Fox Sports Morning Show

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John and Ryan

Marquette, MI8/15/16 Today marked a new beginning for the Great Lakes Radio family as we introduced our new morning show JR and Friends with Ryan Ranguette and John Thomsen.

1st Quarter 

The show began in the 1st quarter with Ryan and John introducing themselves to Marquette. John grew up in a family surrounded by sports and business. He has been the voice of Marquette hockey for twenty years and counting. He is an avid packer fan and a family guy. Ryan is a newcomer to Marquette having recently moved here from Waterford, Michigan. He spent three years at Greater Media Detroit with 101.1 WRIF, 105.1 The Detroit Sports Station and 94.7 WCSX. He also shadowed his friend and mentor from Fox Sports Detroit, Trevor Thompson. During this segment Ryan and John expressed their excitement to the Marquette community and why they look forward to broadcasting sporting events.

2nd Quarter  

During the 2nd quarter in the show Mike Plourde dropped in to talk about the movie premier of “Do it for Daniel” and spent time talking Marquette and Ishpeming football. Mike talked about how much Daniel meant to the people to the town of Ishpeming and the impact he left with the Hemitites.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd quarter was spent with Luke Noordyk in the studio commenting on the football field and head injuries caused by football. During this time we spoke about the new field that Marquette is in the middle of constructing for the 2017-2018 season.

4th Quarter

The 4th qurarter covered games and topics with the Tigers, Lions and Packers. The Tigers took two of three games this past weekend against the Texas Rangers and sit five games back in the division and a game and a half in the wild card. Both the Lions and Packers played preseason games both coming out with a victory.

On the Horizon

Next show we will be talking Kraft Hockeyville USA and their journey to Marquette. We will also dive into Marquette sports and national sports.

You can catch JR and Friends Monday through Friday from 8am to 9am on 105.1 and 99.9 every morning as they bring you up to date local and national sports information. You can listen live online at All shows and games will be archived to be listened to at your convienence.


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