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Larry McCarren inducted into WBA Hall of Fame

Wisconsin Broadcasters Association honors longtime Packers Radio Network analyst and TV sports anchor


The Packers' own Larry McCarren was inducted into the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame on Thursday night.

McCarren was one of four inductees for 2016, joining Chuck Roth, Lindsay Wood Davis and the late Aline Hazard, which brings the Hall's membership to 136. The ceremony was held Thursday night at the Radisson Hotel and Convention Center in La Crosse, Wis.

Currently the sports analyst for the Packers' digital department, producing "The Rock Report" among various broadcast projects, McCarren also remains on the Packers Radio Network broadcast team.

McCarren originally joined the team's radio broadcasts in 1995 and has partnered with Wayne Larrivee on gamedays for the past 17 seasons.

A longtime television presence in northeast Wisconsin, McCarren worked as anchor and sports director for WFRV-TV in Green Bay for more than 20 years. He has hosted multiple Packers TV shows four times has been voted Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year (1994, 1996, 2002, 2007) by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

McCarren's NFL playing career lasted 12 seasons (1973-84), all in Green Bay. The two-time Pro Bowl center played in 162 consecutive games, the fourth-longest streak in team history, and was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in 1992.

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