Two-time Lindenwood graduate Alex Ferrario (’13, ’15) will handle play-by-play for the St. Louis Blues game at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, on 101 ESPN radio. Ferrario normally hosts the pre-game, post-game, and intermission shows and will fill in for Chris Kerber, who will be receiving an award that night.
Shelly Looney, Lindenwood University women’s hockey head coach, was recently featured on an NBC sports program called “The Champion Within.” Looney scored the winning goal for the U.S. women’s hockey team in the 1998 Olympics and took over head coaching duties at Lindenwood this season.
Lions tight end Erik Henneman was the subject of a profile in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The 26-year-old’s strong play has caught the attention of NFL scouts, who have begun to appear at Hunter Stadium to watch him play.
MLB Network host and Lindenwood University alumnus Greg Amsinger was the subject of a recent article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Amsinger was in town for the Cardinals playoff games with the Washington Nationals and also took part Friday in a panel of Lindenwood communications alumni who have had notable careers in broadcasting.
Lindenwood University fashion students received mention in an article in St. Louis Magazine about an upcoming fashion show in St. Louis’ The Last Hotel in which they are participating.
Lindenwood University Adjunct Instructor Lawrence McClain, who teaches cybercrime in Lindenwood University’s Criminal Justice program, will appear as an interviewee on Dateline NBC in an episode devoted to a high-profile 2016 murder case involving a woman named Pamela Hupp. The episode will air in St. Louis at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, on KSDK channel 5.
Lindenwood University President John R. Porter was the subject of a profile piece as part of the St. Louis Business Journal’s St. Louis Character series. The profile is available online to digital subscribers and will be in the Sept. 20, 2019 printed edition of the Business Journal.
St. Louis Cardinals television play-by-play announcer and Lindenwood alumnus Dan McLaughlin was recently featured in an interview-style article in the Sporting News. In the article, he states that his time at Lindenwood allowed him to immerse himself in broadcasting and prepare for his career.
Ben Scholle, director of cinema arts at Lindenwood University, recently won the Best Feature Documentary award from Cinema St. Louis for his film Through the Cracks.
Geoff Hartlieb, from Lindenwood University’s class of 2016, became the first Lindenwood Lion to make it to baseball’s major leagues earlier this season with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.