May 21, 2022

Often Pays Tribute to Late UMW Basketball Announcer Mike Neville

Assistant Athletic Director of Communication Clint Often

Assistant Athletic Director of Communication Clint Often

Assistant Athletic Director of Communications Clint Often was quoted in a tribute in The Free Lance-Star to late local sports broadcaster Mike Neville, who recently passed away. Neville announced UMW Basketball games and helped Often compile videos for Mary Washington’s annual spring athletics banquet.

“We’d stay up until the wee hours of the morning, cutting tape,” UMW sports information director Clint Often wrote in an email, “ … all the while telling dumb jokes, quoting every movie imaginable, and coming to the inevitable point of each video of going from the point from where we went from ‘Let’s make this amazing,’ to ‘Let’s get this finished.’ One year, he handed me the finished product 10 minutes before the banquet started.” Read more.