Sports Mic is dedicated to providing Internet users with high-quality live broadcasts each game day for high school football and other athletes in Houston County, GA. Our unique streaming player provides fans anywhere in the world with a play-by-play gameside experience using any smartphone, tablet, or desktop device.
Formed out of a passion for spreading the news of our great athletic programs in Houston County, the Sports Mic staff brings together many collective years of broadcast experience, coaching experience and media knowledge with the dream of bringing the best coverage to the best programs.
Sports Mic is thankful for the confidence entrusted by the Coaches, Houston County Board of Education, players, families and sponsor businesses that support our work.
Mike and his wife Diane were married 33 years and had one son Blake ,who is married to Amy and they have one child Stella. Mike and Diane are members of Southside Baptist Church.
Mike began his broadcast career in 1994 as he went with Jeff Chandler to help for one night and 24 years later that has turned into a passion for promoting the students of our community.
Sportsmic was an idea that Conrad Nix, Greg Elrod and Mike Davis put together with the help of many people. Our great community and schools have supported us every step of the way. Most importantly none of this would have not possible without the blessings of our Lord and Savior.
Mike passed to be with his Savior in January 2019. Along with his love of family and friends, he left behind a legacy of support for high school athletics.
Born in Oneonta, Ala., Conrad Nix attended Auburn University. His first coaching job was as an assistant at Warner Robins High School. He left Warner Robins to become head football coach and athletic director at Talladega High School in Alabama and stayed there two years before becoming head coach and Athletic Directo at Irwin County. He stayed there for two years before becoming Northside’s head coach and AD in 1973. He stayed at Northside for seven years, before leaving for three-years at Haleyville High School in Alabama. He spent a year at Fayette County following, two years at Albertville HS in Alabama following that and then two more at Etowah, Ala., before returning to Northside in 1994.
He has been the region coach of the year 10 times, was the 2001 Georgia AAAAA Coach of the Year, 2007 Georgia AAAA Coach of the Year, and made 25 playoff appearances overall. He was a nominee for the 2008 NFL High School Coach of the Year Award
He and his wife Patsy had two sons – Rusty and Patrick and have six grandchildren. Coach Nix and his wife are active members of Green Acres Baptist Church.
Greg grew up in the Dames Ferry Community near Juliette, Georgia. He developed his love of sports while competing with his three older brothers in the backyard of his rural home. At Mary Persons High he was staff member on the award winning school newspaper “The Black and Gold” which won the Georgia Scholastic Press Association’s highest award, The General Excellence Award. It was during this time that he developed a love for writing and reporting. In the absence of a high school baseball program at Mary Persons, Greg played catcher during the summer for his hometown Juliette River Rats and Juliette Bombers. Dan Pitts was his high school football coach at Mary Persons where Greg played QB and was a member of the 1980 GHSA AA State Championship team. He earned his BBA Degree with a concentration in Accounting from Georgia Southwestern College where he played football for two seasons.
Greg began broadcasting in the early 90s with WSST TV in Cordele, GA, where he served as a color analyst for The Crisp County Cougars. In 2004 he joined Mike Davis to broadcast the Houston County Schools and was the play by play voice of The Houston County Bears from 2006-2018. In 2007, Greg helped his brother Mark start the Wilcox County High School radio program and did play-by-play for the Patriots during the 2007 playoff run. Together with broadcast mentor Davis and friend Coach Conrad Nix, Greg formed Sportsmic in 2011. Over the years he has worked as a sideline reporter, color analyst, talk show host, and play-by-play announcer for all of the Houston County High School’s broadcasts. His duties with SportsMic vary, but include most of the technical and engineering aspects of the organization.
Currently Greg spends more time behind the scenes than behind the mic. For the past three years, he has worked extensively with Mercer Sports Network and “Voice of The Bears, Rick Cameron, assisting Rick with with various broadcasting and engineering tasks.
In his spare time Greg enjoys live music, bicycling, running, hiking, recording in his home studio and spending time with his daughter Parry Lanier “Laney” Elrod.
Since that time, this entrepreneur has been the PA announcer for two seasons at Northside of Columbus when his oldest son played there, served as a Host Emcee for Annual High School Sports Awards for Leon County schools in Tallahassee Florida, was a Little League Park President, he has coached a Little League baseball team, has performed various for public speaking engagements and has traveled throughout the State of Georgia watching High School Football. An owner, a Manager and a Multi Unit operator in the restaurant business Todd always makes time for fun and sports around his busy work schedule. Todd has given scholarships to students, supported high school athletic programs and recreational programs at various parks in Tallahassee Florida over the past 20 years. Living within 50 miles of Warner Robins and maintaining a longtime relationship with Coach Nix, Todd was able to join the Sportsmic Team in 2014 as a sideline reporter, with a keen sense of operating as a professional. He has a passion helping bring the enjoyment of athletics to the community in Houston County.
His family time is important with his wife of 29 years, Michelle, his 3 sons and 4 grandsons. He enjoys traveling, vacationing, attending various sporting events and making a difference in the lives of others. Attends One Nation Church in Tallahassee, Florida.
Billy played high school football in Augusta and was 2nd team all-region his sophomore year playing Wide Receiver and Cornerback. He was also 1st team all-region in baseball. His last two years of high school, his family moved to Odessa, Texas where he was a two year starter in basketball and set school records in 3pt percentages, made 3’s and Free throw percentages.
He has been married 16 years to Kristy Andrews and the couple has three kids, Gwyn, Kellen & Emory. He also works as the Administrative Pastor at Southside Baptist Church.
Tim is a graduate of Northside High in Warner Robins. and also graduated from Columbus State with a degree in Park Management. Tim was drafted by the Montreal Expos in 1985 in the 17th round out of Middle GA College, and was coached by legendary Georgia Hall of Fame Coach Robert Sapp. Tim is a member of Southside Baptist Church, and he is married to Kim Demoonie.
Dennis played College Baseball for two years at Gainesville Junior College in Gainesville, Ga. He then attended Tennessee Temple in Chattanooga, TN to pursue God’s call to ministry where he graduated with a BA degree in Bible in 1975. He served as Athletic Director, Baseball Coach and Bible teacher at Tri-Cities Christian School in Blountville, TN for 10 years before serving as Assistant Pastor at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Kingsport, TN. He also served as the Tennessee Association of Christian Schools State Athletic Coordinator from 1985-1995.
In 1995 Dennis and his family moved to Warner Robins where he has served the last 20 years as an Assistant Pastor at Southside Baptist Church in Warner Robins. Dennis and his wife Mona, who serves as the Church receptionist, have two children. Chip and his wife Sarah and son Cam live in Lakeland, FL and Chris, wife Chaley and children Kinley and Nolan live in Warner Robins.
Dennis joined the Sportsmic team in 2012 and is now beginning his third season teaming with play by play announcer Mike Davis as the color commentator for Northside High School. Highlights include the championship run last year which culminated with the privilege of calling the State title game in the Dome. His greatest joy in working with Sportsmic has been meeting the Coaches and School officials that the teams in Houston County are blessed to have leading our students.
He and his wife Jeanette have been married for 28 years. They have three boys, Frank & Jackson (8) and Jonah(7).
Through his time there, he has coached baseball at Houston County High, and football, baseball, and soccer at Feagin Mill. Due to his passion for all things weightlifting, he has owned a gym, and began his career in broadcasting when he created his own podcast, On The Platform. This was a weekly show where Bud and his co-host, Michael Lee, talked about the importance of lifting and all things coaching. He also began a strength & conditioning program at Feagin Mill Middle School that has brought the importance of weightlifting to a younger audience.
Bud is married to his illustrious wife Kelly Pearce, who was a successful D-1 softball player for the Jacksonville University Dolphins. They were married in 2011 and have both worked at Feagin Mill Middle School since then. Kelly has coached softball and track at Feagin Mill. They are the proud parents of two young studs, Abel and Nolan.
In 2017, Bud began calling the play-by-play broadcast for the Perry High Panthers with his brother from another mother, Robbie McDuffie. They have enjoyed watching Perry High football played at a high level again and bring their passion for the game and excitement and enthusiasm to each and every broadcast.
Cole Powell was born on July 30th, 1997 and was raised in Warner Robins. He was diagnosed with Asperger’s, which is a high functioning form of autism, at age 4. The prognosis from medical specialists was that he would never talk at all but it turned out to be the opposite. Cole developed an interest in sports in 2006 when he became an avid NASCAR fan. His love for other sports started to grow in 2009 when he began to follow football and the entire sporting world on a weekly basis. Cole attended Houston County High School from 2012-2016. During his tenure, he was a member of the Houston County Black and Silver Brigade for all four years where he held a leadership position. He became an avid HoCo fan. At the football games, Cole would call the action of what was happening on the field from the stands. Cole says his favorite football game of all-time was during his senior year when Houston Co defeated Northside 34-13 in November 2015.
Cole discovered Sportsmic in 2014 and began listening to the broadcasts of football games happening around the county. Cole became a member of the Sportsmic family on August 7th, 2019 after doing an interview with fellow Sportsmic team member Dennis Clark. Cole has been the behind-the-scenes guy doing a multitude of different jobs along with his boss and good friend Greg Elrod. Cole also works along with Greg, Todd Bailey, and Billy Andrews at the Mercer Tailgate Show and made his debut on the radio by doing a recap of the High School Football games that occurred the night before. This past January, Cole began going out to different Basketball games around the county and captured video highlights of each game. He commentated two Basketball games alongside Todd Bailey. Cole was looking forward to being able to commentate two Northside Baseball games with Dennis Clark in April but did not get to do so due to the Coronavirus Pandemic shutting everything down in March.
In his spare time, Cole likes to keep up with the weather, watch Sports, play video games, and watch YouTube videos.
Tom was raised in Abbeville, AL graduating from Abbeville Christian Academy in 1980 and Auburn University in 1985 earning a degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation. He later earned a Master’s Degree from Georgia Southwestern State University and a Specialist’s Degree from Georgia College and State University.
Tom was hired by the Houston County Board of Education and began teaching at C.B. Watson Elementary while coaching at Rumble Jr. High in 1985. He transferred to Warner Robins High School in 1991 where he taught and coached for 24 years. While coaching at WRHS, his Girls’ Basketball Teams amassed 416 wins and 4 Region Championships. Tom also coached football, track, soccer, volleyball and tennis at WRHS. Tom has a beautiful wife, Cindy and they have two children, Patrick (27) and Sarah Grace (25) and are raising their godson, Chance Matthews (13).
Tom serves as our FCA Area Representative focused on ministry in Crawford, Peach, Taylor and Macon counties and Houston Country High Schools.
Robbie McDuffie is originally from Abbeville, Georgia. He played football and baseball at Wilcox
County High and knew early on that he wanted to be a part of sports in some capacity. After
graduation from Georgia Southern University, he obtained a job as a business education
teacher and assistant high school football and baseball coach at Perry High. He later coached at
Wilcox County High, moved on to administration for a time at the elementary level, and is
currently the Athletic Director at Feagin Mill Middle School in Warner Robins, Georgia.
While teaching and coaching he obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Education, a Specialist
Degree in Educational Leadership, and a Doctorate Degree in Higher Educational Leadership.
He was also a part of numerous successful teams along the way with the best finishing in the
Final 4 in high school baseball and middle school teams winning all sports county
championships. While coaching high school football, he coached every position on the
defensive side of the ball and the offensive line. He has been an educator and coach for 20+
He added a different element to his resume’ after meeting Mike Davis at his son’s last playoff
game in Locust Grove in 2017. Mike asked Robbie to assist with the broadcast that day for the
doubleheader playoff game. Later that summer Mike called and asked if he could find a partner
to call football games with on the radio for Perry High. Shortly thereafter, he became one-half
of the most electrifying play-by-play duo on the radio for the Perry Panthers with his brother
from another mother Bud Pearce. They really enjoy watching Perry every Friday night compete
at a high level.
Robbie is married to his wonderful wife Rhonda who is currently a school counselor. They have
been married for 14 years and have five children between them along with two grandchildren
that keep them busy. In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his family, go to church,
hunt, fish, watch high school and college football, cook, and travel.
Bill has been broadcasting for 4 years and Co Host Football Pre and Post game shows and is the Voice of the Veterans Warhawks for Basketball, Baseball and Softball.
Bill, a Lt Colonel has been in the USAF since 2001 and is the Deputy Operations Group Commander as part of the JSTARS Wing on Robins AFB. Bill is originally from Savannah Ga played Football, Basketball, Baseball and Golf in High School. He went on to College baseball playing at Florida State and Armstrong State University in Savannah.
He has been married 22 years to Michele Connelly and the couple has two daughters, Sydney and Erin, both at Veterans High School.