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Chuck Stopp

  • Lived in Crawford County all my life.
  • Graduate of Conneaut Lake High School.
  • Graduate of Career Academy of Broadcasting in Milwaukee
  • Served in the US ARMY (MP) — 1966-1968
  • Worked at Avtex Fibers — 1969-1985

I have been in the broadcasting industry for 38 years:

  • WVCC 101.7FM Linesville, PA — November 1970-March 2003
  • WMVL, COOL 101.7FM, Meadville, PA — April 2003 to present
  • Calling play-by-play for over 1400 high school sporting events: Football, Basketball, Baseball & Softball including state championships in Hershey.
  • Highlights from the Western Crawford County Bowling Tournaments and The annual Oakland Beach Ladies invitational golf tourney.

The broadcasting industry has afforded me the opportunity to meet various recording artists and sports celebrities.

  • First broadcast: Pennline Lane bowling tournament (1970)
  • First basketball game: December 1970 Lakeview at Linesville
  • Presently: Operations Manager & Sports Director of, COOL 101.7 FM, Vilkie Communications.

2008 recipient of the Meadville Area Sports Banquet Milestone Award.