Welcome to Noontime Sports! We hope you enjoy your visit, and our various blogs and weekly podcasts on Massachusetts sports.
Matt Noonan (Head Editor/Writer): the creator, head writer and editor for Noontime Sport established this blog in May 2009. A graduate of Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, he was the Public Address announcer for the Pittsfield Colonials (CanAm League) in 2010. Noonan also has contributed to the Midwest Sports Fans and WEEI, and talks sports on local access television and radio.
At Wheaton, Noonan was the Sports Director for WCCS-Wheaton College radio, where he hosted a weekly sports talk show, Get In The Game. He also led a collaboration of the school’s radio station, Wheaton College Athletics and Norton Local Access Cable Television to broadcast varsity athletics for the first time in Wheaton history. Noonan was the voice for the school’s soccer, field hockey, volleyball, basketball, softball, lacrosse and baseball teams from 2007 until he graduated in 2010.
In November of 2010, Noonan accepted a production position with Clear Channel Boston/ Talk 1200AM. He produced a once a week sports talk show on Sunday mornings featuring Bob Lobel and Upton Bell. During that same month, he also became a freelance writer for ESPNBoston.com and Patch.com, where he covered high school sports in Massachusetts.
In 2012, Noonan became a staff writer for BostonLax.net, a website that’s devoted to high school lacrosse in Massachusetts. He also returned to the CanAm League as a the Public Address announcer for the Worcester Tornadoes.
Andy Lindberg (Staff Writer/Assistant Editor): Andy Lindberg graduated with a degree in English from Wheaton College in 2008. He pursued and received a Master of Science in Journalism from Quinnipiac University the following year and in the process worked for theConnecticut Post newspaper and WNPR in Hartford, Conn. After a year of freelancing and working part time, Lindberg pursued his passion for teaching. He is currently teaching first grade in Connecticut. Lindberg began working with Matt Noonan in the Fall of 2007 on the original Get In The Game radio show at Wheaton College. Lindberg is an avid sports fan and loves the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, and Alabama Crimson Tide football from his time living in Alabama as a child. He is also a supporter of the Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, and Georgetown Hoyas basketball team.
Brian Willwerth (Staff Writer): Willwerth earned a degree in broadcaster journalism from Boston University in 1996 and currently works as a producer at NECN, (New England Cable News). In May of 2011, he’ll have worked 15-years in television production.
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