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


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Maui Invitational semifinals

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Arizona guard Gabe York (1) shoots a free throw during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.

It's an Arizona vs. San Diego State Maui Invitational final on Wednesday and you can hear on KPUG starting at 6:30pm

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Canucks’ Miller makes 20 saves, beats Devils 2-0

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Vancouver Canucks' goalie Ryan Miller (30) is congratulated by Kevin Bieksa (3) after the Canucks' victory 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in St. Louis.

Ryan Miller made 20 saves for his second shutout of the season, and the Canucks beat the Devils 2-0 on Tuesday night.

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WWU romps over Multnomah, 108-75

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Parker gets career-high 15 rebounds as Vikings roll

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WWU pulls away from San Francisco State, 76-47

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Vikings shoot 54.2 percent from floor en route to victory over SF State

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Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St keep playoff rankings

Alabama head coach Nick Saban seems frustrated during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.

The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged — Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State — heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals.