As I wrote here last week, I have practically overdosed on high school and college sports on the radio this winter.
Last week, I announced six games. The previous week, I announced five games and then an entire day of high school wrestling.
I thought I was done with high school sports, until I was assigned to do something I have never done before — an Illinois high school boys supersectional game between East Dubuque and Chicago’s Providence–St. Mel, which you can hear yourself at 5:45 Central time on SuperHits106.com.
While doing a little research on East Dubuque’s opponent, I found a list of Providence–St. Mel’s famous alumni, which includes Lee Loughname, trumpet player for my favorite rock group, Chicago.
As you can imagine, this news does …
… and makes me think of other songs of Chicago’s that have been used as sports bumpers, or should have been: