More Highlights for Ray Reeve
Vanity License PlateCan you guess who had this license plate (right) on his car in 1961? A.J. Fletcher, Founder of WRAL “Channel 5” Herb Marks, AKA “Captain 5” Art Anderson, Assistant Promotion Director/artist at Channel 5 Ray Reeve, Sportscaster (Scroll down for
Ray Reeve calls USC vs Maryland Basketball Game March 1971
*AUDIO ONLY* Legendary WRAL sportscaster Ray Reeve calls the play-by-play basketball action between the USC Gamecocks and the University of Maryland Terrapins during the 1971 ACC tournament in Greensboro, N.C. The audio recording is missing part of the game, but hearing Ray Reeve call the game and question the actions of Maryland Coach Lefty Driesell makes this a classic. Final Score: USC 71 and Maryland 63. Many thanks to Ray Reeve, Jr. for sharing this home recording with us. Yes, the baby heard in the background is Ray’s 3 month old granddaughter. (Recorded March 11, 1971)
Ray Reeve calls UNC vs USC 1957 ACC Championship
AUDIO ONLY – Radio broadcast taped “live” onto a home recorder by Ray Reeve, Jr. – audio level will be low for 90 seconds starting at the 4 minute point into the broadcast. Legendary WRAL sportscaster, Ray Reeve calls the play-by-play action of this classic basketball game pitting UNC (Tar Heels) against USC (Gamecocks) for the 1957 Atlantic Coast Conference Championship. The game was played March 9, 1957. UNC won the game 95-75, and advanced to win the NCAA Basketball Championship to cap off a flawless season. Sportscaster Bill Currie provides post game coverage.
WRAL sportscasting legends
Mouth of the South Bill Currie and The Squire Ray Reeve catch up on old times.
Farmers Day – July 21 1960
Ray Reeve and Fred Fletcher share duties during one of the competitions at the NC Farmers Market.