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Bob Sakamoto - IHSA

Bob Sakamoto, the long-time sports writer for the Chicago Tribune, discusses his over 30 year career covering Chicagoland high school sports. His 'Preps Plus' feature for the Tribune and work as co-host of the weekly 'High School Extra' on CLTV helped him reach a wide audience and earned him an Emmy nomination. In addition to high school sports, Bob also covered the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Bulls. He explains his life-long passion for sports, which started with his time as a high school athlete at Lane Tech and his experiences as a bat boy for the Chicago White Sox.

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Chicago Tribune sportswriter and CLTV sports show host Bob Sakamoto was the face and voice of high school sports in Chicagoland for nearly 30 years. Bob received the IHSA Distinguished Media Service Award in September, 2015 at Chicago’s Gately Stadium.


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