Ball 603 just threw down its first slam dunk by landing legendary New Hampshire sports journalist Mike Whaley. With 40 years of experience and two NH Sportswriter of the Year awards to his name, Whaley brings a lifetime of experience and dedication in covering New Hampshire sports to his weekly Ball 603 column entitled “Jam Session – Mike Whaley’s Weekly Take On Basketball”.
Throughout the seacoast of New Hampshire, Whaley has been a staple on the basketball scene for nearly 50 years. His coverage of hoops has been unrivaled, but his impact on the sport in the Granite State dates back to 1975 when he earned a Class M State Championship at Oyster River, the first in program history.
Whaley went on to attend Lyndon State College in Vermont where he amassed 1,364 career points, two team MVP awards and was named all-conference and all-district his senior year. In 2005, he was inducted into the Lyndon State College Athletic Hall of Fame for his efforts on the hardwood and in 2016 he was enshrined into the Farmington Sports Hall of Fame for his contributions away from the court.
It’s clear there isn’t a better man to help us tell the story of basketball in the Granite State than Mike Whaley. Check back each week for a Jam Session you won’t want to miss.