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Mike Lucas has more than 38 years under his belt covering Badgers sports for the Madison Capitol Times. Along with national, regional and local writing awards, Lucas has been twice named the Sportswriter of the Year in Wisconsin. He also has more than 15 years as color analyst on Wisconsin Radio Network for Badger football and basketball. You can see Mike hosts his weekly television show, Sidelines on WISC TV (Ch.3-Ch.14). Lucas has authored five books: Barry's Badgers, the chronicleof the 1993 Rose Bowl Season; Five Golden Rings; the Saga of Wisconsin Hockey; The 25 Greatest Moments in Camp Randall History; Don't Flinch, the Barry Alvarez autobiography; and Another Hill to Climb, the Bo Ryan autobiography.
Matt Lepay is a native of Dayton, Ohio and is a graduate of Ohio State University (degree in journalism). He is the radio voice of Wisconsin Badgers Football and Basketball(football since 1994 and basketball since 1988-89) and a five-time Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year (as selected by state media members). You may have seen him on TV as the host of the Badgers Sports Report with UW coaches Bret Bielema and Bo Ryan. He also co-hosts Badgers Sportstalk radio shows with Mike Lucas.
Andy and Sue North joined Lucas & Lepay on Wednesday to preview the Andy North & Friends event at the Kalahari, which benefits the Carbone Cancer Center.
Sue on the Andy North & Friends event:
I guess I just want to talk about the events we're having at the Kalahari with Andy North and Friends. We are doing a little addition this year. We have our wonderful Sunday night dinner, then golf on Monday. And this year on Monday, we've also added Tori Miller, our James Beard Award-winning chef here in Madison, whose going to come and do a lunch. We have a wonderful bloody mary bar for everyone to start out their day with bellini's. It's the best way to start your day. Yeah, they're good. And then a luncheon with Tori...
Andy on what is Andy North & Friends:
Well I think basically we tried to come up with a fundraiser for the Carbone Cancer Center, that was our event and that we had control over. You know over the years we've done so many events for other people that we wanted to have one of our own. That we knew what was going on with the money and the money's going all towards research. We started it four years ago. This is our fifth one. We've been blown away by the response and by the number of friends who show up and the amount of money we've been able to raise for the Carbone Cancer Center. And not only the money raised, but that money multiplies, eight, ten, 12 times with teh amount of grants these young researchers go out and get. If you're giving $100 it may turn into a $1,000 over the next year or two, which is pretty special.
On Tiger Woods winning another major:
Well, and this came up the other day, I think I've probably tee'd it up in 800 tournaments in my career and I maybe won 15. That was his 300th start and that was his 78th win. I mean, c'mon, that's unbelievable. You're winning over 25% of the tournaments your in?