A longtime Springfield native and a member of the Illinois High School Basketball Hall of Fame, Sam spent 30 years as a teacher at Lincoln High School while at the same time providing play-by-play for Lincoln Football and Basketball.
He first came to Sports Radio 1450 in 1991 as the play-by-play voice of SHG Football and continues that currently. He has also done play-by-play for high school basketball during his years at Sports Radio 1450.
Sam is the lead host of AM Springfield weekday mornings from 6-9am on Sports Radio 1450. Recently he was named the SJ-R Reader's Choice Award winner for "Springfield's Most Popular Radio Personality".
Sam is a graduate of Griffin High School and Illinois State University. He is married to Alice and they have two daughters: Stacey and Anne.
1952 - 2013
Everyone at Neuhoff Media-Springfield is saddened by the passing of our friend, Jeff Hofmann. He died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, after a long illness.
Jeff spent 24 years working for Neuhoff Media-Springfield. He started in 1981 working for 1450 WCVS until 1990. He then returned in 1998 after working for United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln and was a part of Sports Radio 1450's AM Springfield.
Jeff is survived by his wife, Mary Hofmann, and daughter, Kate Hofmann.
Paul was born in Springfield...Missouri. He's a veteran of of radio having been on the air since 1991 in various capacities. He joined AM Springfield in March of 1997 and chimes in with Jeff Hofmann and Sam Madonia every weekday morning.
Paul also handles halftime and postgame shows for the Central State Eight football games.
He's the father of three daughters: Gina (deceased), Sara, and Denise and is married to Kelli who has a daughter, Brieann, and son, Brenton.
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