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REMEMBERING MICHAEL ASHLEY HOGEWOOD '76

Michael Ashley Hogewood ’76 died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, just days short of his 64th birthday. A celebrated sports broadcaster, Hogewood’s career extended more than 40 years, including positions at WSOC and WBTV in Charlotte, sports director at WBBH in Fort Myers, Florida, and at WBRC in Birmingham, Alabama, where he hosted “The Bear Bryant Show.” He also served as sports director at WGHP in High Point, North Carolina, and at WFMY News2 in Greensboro, North Carolina, for 14 years. In 2001, he became a freelance broadcaster of live events. He was best known for his broadcasting of ACC football, men’s and women’s basketball, and various other sporting events. Hogewood was also the host of several sports reporting shows, including the Emmy award winning, ACC All-Access. 

Hogewood earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and speech from Lenoir-Rhyne College. During his time at LR, he was extremely active on campus, and served as a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, played on the tennis team, wrote for the college newspaper, sang in the A Capella Choir, acted in The Playmakers, and ran the soundboard at various college functions. In 2015, Hogewood received a master of arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He served at Lenoir-Rhyne as an adjunct professor during the 2015-16 academic year. For the last three years of his life, Hogewood worked full time at Catawba College and as an adjunct professor at Pfeiffer University. 

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REMEMBERING MICHAEL ASHLEY HOGEWOOD '76
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Michael Ashley Hogewood ’76 died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, just days short of his 64th birthday. A celebrated sports broadcaster, Hogewood’s career extended more than 40 years, including positions at WSOC and WBTV in Charlotte, sports director at WBBH in Fort Myers, Florida, and at WBRC in Birmingham, Alabama, where he hosted “The Bear Bryant Show.” He also served as sports director at WGHP in High Point, North Carolina, and at WFMY News2 in Greensboro, North Carolina, for 14 years. In 2001, he became a freelance broadcaster of live events. He was best known for his broadcasting of ACC football, men’s and women’s basketball, and various other sporting events. Hogewood was also the host of several sports reporting shows, including the Emmy award winning, ACC All-Access. 

Hogewood earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and speech from Lenoir-Rhyne College. During his time at LR, he was extremely active on campus, and served as a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, played on the tennis team, wrote for the college newspaper, sang in the A Capella Choir, acted in The Playmakers, and ran the soundboard at various college functions. In 2015, Hogewood received a master of arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He served at Lenoir-Rhyne as an adjunct professor during the 2015-16 academic year. For the last three years of his life, Hogewood worked full time at Catawba College and as an adjunct professor at Pfeiffer University. 

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