Syracuse senior is Sweets' inaugural voice

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WALLA WALLA - The Walla Walla Sweets have selected the play-by-play voice for the inaugural season.

Andrew Allegretta, a senior at Syracuse University, will be joining the front office as the voice of the Sweets. Allegretta, who will call all games during the 2010 season, just finished calling Syracuse Orangemen basketball for WAER Sports in Syracuse, N.Y., a student-run station.

Allegretta is in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, widely considered the best broadcast program in the country, and one that counts esteemed broadcasters such as Bob Costas, Mike Tirico and Dick Stockton as alumni.

Allegretta will also serve as the club's media relations manager.

The Sweets open the 2010 season June 8 in Walla Walla. Tickets are available at 509-522-2255 or at www.wallawallasweets.com.

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