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Bill Worrell

Advisory Director

MyFriends Foundation

HQ Phone:  (713) 824-1829

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MyFriends Foundation

P.O. Box 25294

Houston, Texas,77265

United States

Company Description

MyFriends is a charitable foundation that was established in 1972 with the sole objective of raising funds to aid abused, abandoned and traumatized children. During this time we have contributed over $3,250,000 to help children. The Board of Directors and vo...more

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The Clutch City Foundation


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Click2Houston.com


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Contact Us MyFriends Foundation Houston Childrens Charity Helping Houston Children in Crisis

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Bill Worrell


Meet the Talent | ROOT SPORTS

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One of the most familiar faces within the Houston sports scene, Bill Worrell's broadcasting career spans more than 40+ years.
Worrell, who won a Lone Star Emmy in 2011 for best Play-By-Play Announcer, is in his 35th season as the Play-By-Play Announcer for Rockets telecasts. Worrell broke into the television business in 1970 shortly after graduating from the University of Houston, where he attended on a baseball scholarship. His first assignment was with KPRC Channel 2, where he served as Sports Director from 1974-1980. During that time, he received six "Best Sportscaster" awards from the United Press International and the Texas Association of Broadcasters. Worrell was one of the original employees for Home Sports Entertainment, Houston's first sports cable channel. He signed the network on the air January 3, 1983, with a pregame broadcast prior to the network's inaugural event, a Rockets home game. Worrell quickly established himself as one of Houston's most versatile sportscasters. He served as an analyst on Houston Astros telecasts from 1985-2004, and has been the TV voice of the Rockets for the past 30 seasons. He has also broadcast play-by-play for the Houston Oilers and a variety of college sports. During his career, Worrell has covered and reported on numerous national sports events, including the Super Bowl, Kentucky Derby, Indianapolis 500, Major League Baseball Playoffs and NCAA Basketball Tournaments. A civic leader as well as broadcaster, Worrell generously donates his time to numerous charities and organizations and serves as master of ceremonies for many events. He currently serves on the Board of MyFriends Foundation for at risk children. Worrell was also named a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Houston School of Communication in 1998 and was presented the Outstanding Alumni Award from the Alumni Association at the 60th Annual Awards Gala in April of 2014.


Team Announcers | CSN Houston

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BILL WORRELL - ROCKETS PLAY-BY-PLAY
One of the most familiar faces within the Houston sports scene, Bill Worrell's broadcasting career spans more than 37 years. Worrell, who won a Lone Star Emmy in 2011 for best play-by-play announcer, begins his 30th season as the play-by-play announcer for Rockets telecasts. Worrell broke into the television business in 1970 shortly after graduating from the University of Houston, where he attended on a baseball scholarship. His first assignment was with KPRC Channel 2, where he served as sports director from 1974-1980. During that time, he received six "Best Sportscaster" awards from the United Press International and the Texas Association of Broadcasters. Worrell was one of the original employees for Home Sports Entertainment, Houston's first sports cable channel. He signed the network on the air January 3, 1983, with a pre-game broadcast prior to the network's inaugural event, a Rockets home game. Worrell quickly established himself as one of Houston's most versatile sportscasters. He served as an analyst on Houston Astros telecasts from 1985-2004, and has been the TV voice of the Rockets for the past 28 seasons. He has also broadcast play-by-play for the Houston Oilers and a variety of college sports. During his career, Worrell has covered and reported on numerous national sports events, including the Super Bowl, Kentucky Derby, Indianapolis 500, Major League Baseball Playoffs and NCAA Basketball Tournaments. A civic leader as well as broadcaster, Worrell generously donates his time to numerous charities and organizations and serves as master of ceremonies for many events. He currently serves on the Board of My Friends Foundation for at risk children. In 1998, he was awarded Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Houston School of Communication.


Prominent Alumni list - UH Alumni

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Bill Worrell ('69): Primarily known as an NBA play-by-play commentator for the Houston Rockets.
He has been regularly commentating Rockets games for the past 32 years and won the UHAA Distinguished Alumni Award in 2015.


Bittersweet Win in New York, Snyder breaks hand, but Yao, T-Mac break Knicks 97-90 in New York | ClutchFans

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Speaking of Rafer, I don't know what Rockets announcer Bill Worrell was on tonight.
After Rafer finally made a three-pointer, Worrell said Alston had 2 so far ... and in the final minute when Rafer hit his second in seven attempts, Worrell said Rafer was on fire with his fourth triple. After Rafer finally made a three-pointer, Worrell said Alston had 2 so far ... and in the final minute when Rafer hit his second in seven attempts, Worrell said Rafer was on fire with his fourth triple.


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