John Hoover

PODCAST: Fox Sports’ Joe Davis reflects on OU-Tech, previews OSU-WVU and describes the impossible task of replacing Vin Scully

PODCAST: Fox Sports’ Joe Davis reflects on OU-Tech, previews OSU-WVU and describes the impossible task of replacing Vin Scully
Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes looks for a receiver against OU.

Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes looks for a receiver against OU.

Fox Sports’ Joe Davis had network play-by-play duties for Oklahoma’s record-smashing 66-59 victory at Texas Tech. He also is on the call this week as unbeaten West Virginia comes to Stillwater to take on Oklahoma State.

Los Angeles Dodgers Joe Davis and Vin Scully prior to game against the San Diego Padres Monday, April 4, 2016 at Petco Park in San Diego,California. The Dodgers beat the Padres 15-0

Los Angeles Dodgers Joe Davis and Vin Scully prior to a game against the San Diego Padres, April 4, 2016 in San Diego.

And although he called 50 games for the Los Angeles Dodgers last year and is the perfect choice to step behind the mic after Vin Scully’s retirement, Davis told Further Review with Hoover and Rew on Friday that it will be impossible for anyone to replace baseball’s greatest voice.

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John Hoover

Hoover wrote for the Tulsa World for 24 years before joining The Franchise, where he's now co-host of "Further Review" on The Franchise Tulsa (weekdays 12-3, fm107.9/am1270) . In his time at the World, Hoover won numerous writing and reporting awards, including in 2011 National Beat Writer of the Year from the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work covering the Oklahoma Sooners. Hoover also covered Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Oral Roberts and the NFL as a beat writer. From 2012 to 2016, Hoover was the World's lead sports columnist. As a columnist, Hoover won national awards in 2012 and 2014 from the National Athletic Trainers Association for reporting on sports medicine and in 2015 won first place in sports columns from the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists. After receiving a journalism degree from East Central University, Hoover worked at newspapers in Ada, Okmulgee, Tahlequah and Waynesville, Mo. He played football at Ada High School and grew up in North Pole, Alaska. Hoover and his family live in Broken Arrow.

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