Ed Odeven Reporting

This column appeared in the Arizona Daily Sun.

Headline: When L.A. Williams talks . . . the Navajo Nation listens
March 4, 2005

By Ed Odeven

Sitting courtside at the Skydome, L.A. Williams is in a familiar pose, taking in the recent action between the Winslow and Snowflake girls basketball teams and telling listeners near and far what’s happening.

This scene is repeated dozens of times a year throughout the Four Corners Region.

When there’s a big game involving Navajo Nation basketball squads or a team from near the rez, chances are you’ll find Williams, the sports director/play-by-play announcer for KTNN (660 AM), at the game.

This time of year, when February Frenzy blossoms into March Madness, Williams is as busy as can be. She announced 25 games during a recent two-week stretch, including the Class 3A boys and girls state tournaments at the Skydome (five games on one hectic…

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