Holy Cow: Community members reflect on Sam Simmermaker’s legacy

White River Broadcasting’s Sam Simmermaker, the dean of Indiana sports broadcasters, has announced his plans to retire at the age of 92 after 64 years on the air in Columbus.

Community members are talking about Sam’s legacy.

Bartholomew County Commissioner Tony London reflects on Sam’s long career. He says that Sam has been the voice of local sports since before he was alive.

London says that he even briefly competed with Sam as a sports broadcaster, when London was in high school.

London reflected on his time listening to Sam during important games.

London reflected on Sam’s legacy

Sam’s last daily sports updates will be Friday, May 24th. There will be a special AM Columbus broadcast that day from 11 to 1 to celebrate Sam’s career. You can check it out on News Talk 1010 WCSI and 98.1 FM.