Mike Gillespie

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Sports Director

Mike Gillespie comes to WOLO from the Independent News Network in Davenport, Iowa, where he served as sports director.

At INN, Mike produced and anchored five sportscasts per day while overseeing sports content and operations for the network. Before his time at INN, Mike spent five years as an anchor and play-by-play announcer at the University of Florida, handling the play-by-play broadcasts of the Florida Gators softball and lacrosse teams.

He served as the radio announcer for the Florida Gators lacrosse team from 2009-2012, where he announced the 2012 ALC Championship Game in Evanston, Illinois.

Mike finished his fifth season as an announcer in 2014 for Florida Gators softball having announced over 100 softball games with the network. He called mostly non-conference games and the beginning of the Southeastern Conference schedule on the radio network and GatorVision.

Mike previously worked in New York at CBS Sports Radio Network/WFAN and SportsNet New York (SNY) where he reported on notable sports events including the 2013 Alex Rodriguez biogenesis scandal.

Mike graduated from the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications with a bachelor’s in telecommunication and master’s in journalism. He’s proud to call the home of the Gamecocks his home as well.

Articles

Clemson Football Fan Day Set for Sunday

Clemson, S.C. (WOLO) –Clemson will hold an annual Football Fan Day Sunday, August 20 at Memorial Stadium. All Clemson players along with Head Coach Dabo Swinney will be available for autographs beginning at 2:30 p.m. and concluding at 5 p.m.…

Yellow Jackets sting Nation Ford, 28-16

A touchdown drive at the beginning of the 4th and an interception for a touchdown all gave the Yellow Jackets a solid 28-16 win over the Falcons Friday night.

Marcus Lattimore gets first win with Heathwood Hall

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -- Marcus Lattimore's debut as the head football coach at Heathwood Hall could not have gone more according to plan. The former Gamecock running back coached the Highlanders to a 42-7 win over Oakbrook Prep Thursday night…