In Columbia, Last Call for WLTX’s Sports Director

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By Andrew Gauthier Comments

The State

Bob Shields Players rarely know when to walk away from their sport. The same can’t be said about Bob Shields, the WLTX-19 sports director, who is walking away from sports.

He’s leaving the game of sports reporting how the great running back Barry Sanders left the game of football: on his own terms. Today is his last day after almost 30 years at the station.

Shields, 50, will become the vice president of Life Careers, a career management firm. He said hes leaving because of personal and professional reasons. More…