GREENSBORO, N.C. - Legendary sportscaster Mike Hogewood passed away Wednesday at the age of 65.
- Sportscaster Mike Hogewood has died
- Best known for his broadcast relationship with the ACC
- He also covered events with the Big South Conference
Hogewood was a household name in the Triad from his work with local news affiliates to being a pitchman for Carolina Kia.
He was best known for his broadcast relationship with the Atlantic Coast Conference covering numerous events from football, to the ACC basketball tournament, as well as many other sports events.
He left local news in 2001 to work as an independent contractor working as many as 100 events a year. While broadcasting with the ACC, he also covered events with the Big South Conference and others.
ACC commissioner John Swofford released a statement saying, "Mike was a dear friend of the ACC for as long as I can remember. Whether it was ACC Football, Basketball or Olympic Sports, he consistently brought his wealth of knowledge to fans across the league. He was a pillar of the Greensboro sports community from his many years as a sports anchor at WGHP and WFMY. Mike will be missed and our thoughts and prayers are with his family."
As news of his passing spreads, fans took to social media offering their stories and condolences.