Brian Vanderpol

BrianVanderpol_cropAs a child what did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to play linebacker in the NFL.

What is your hometown?
Right here in Bellingham.

Sports-related accomplishment you are most proud of?
Winning the state baseball tournament with an All Star team in 1995

What did you do before Radio?
I was a manager at an auto detailing shop

The best song to get pumped up before the big game is?
Pretty much anything by Metallica

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go?
I really want to go to the British Isles

Best concert you’ve ever been to?
I went and saw the Beastie Boys. It was awesome.

TV show you absolutely never miss?
Good Eats

What is your idea of a great night out?
Friends + Drinks = good times

Your biggest fear?
Insects, especially spiders. You want to see a grown man running and screaming like a little girl – show me a spider.

Sports star you’d most like to meet?
I would love to meet Jack Nicklaus


Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Local Sports

Bellingham United FC wins on the road

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Hammers score 4 goals in the second half to seal the victory.

7 hours ago in Sports

The first jobs of some Super Bowl greats

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From a janitor to a corn husker, these NFL greats started out small before making it to the big leagues.

11 hours ago in Sports

Super Bowl 50: Broncos vs. Panthers, coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. on KPUG!

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You can hear all the action from Levi's Stadium beginning at 11:00 a.m. Sunday on KPUG!

16 hours ago in Local Sports

Viking men fall to Alaska

The Alaska Nanooks beat WWU, 78-64, Saturday February 6 at Whatcom Pavilion (KPUG/Mark Scholten)

After entering the week with a four-game winning streak, the Vikings were swept at home by the Alaska schools to fall to 14-9 overall and 8-6 in GNAC play.

16 hours ago in Local Sports

Taylor Peacocke leads Western women to win at NNU

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The Vikings improved to 16-6 overall and 12-2 in GNAC play to maintain sole possession of 2nd place in the conference.