SAN ANTONIO RADIO HALL OF FAME
Gary DeLaune began his career as a news and sportscaster in the early 1960s working for WFAA, KLIF, and KRLD in Dallas, Texas. From 1963 to 1966 he did the Dallas Cowboys broadcasts … and he was on the scene to cover the Kennedy assassination.
In 1967 Gary moved to Houston to work as news and sports director at KNUZ Radio where he was the Voice of the Astrodome and the Houston Mavericks. In 1971 Gary’s final move brought him to San Antonio, where he would spend the next 28 years doing news and sports for KENS-TV while also broadcasting for several sports organizations.
From 1973 to 1977, Gary was a member of the Spurs broadcast team. In 1981, he initiated the UTSA Roadrunners Basketball broadcasts covering games for the next 5 seasons. He was also a member of the Southwest Conference Football network from 1981 to 1986. And for 8 years Gary was the play-by-play voice of the University of the Incarnate Word athletics.
Over his long broadcasting career, Gary has received numerous awards and accolades that include: national AP awards, Sigma Chi Sports awards, and Texas Hospital and Texas Veterinary Association awards. He has been inducted into the Silver Circle of the Lone Star Emmy Award Association and four radio and sports Halls of Fame.
In 2016 Gary begins his 57th year broadcasting Texas high school football … and his 10th year co-hosting the “Bruce and Gary Program” with Bruce Hathaway on KYTY Radio.