Ranch Friday Night Lights

Ranch Friday Night Lights Schedule

CIF Ford Southern Section Finals

CIF Southern Section Playoffs

  • 11/22 Orange Panthers @ Simi Valley
  • 11/15  Norte Vista @ Simi Valley
  • 11/8    Grace Brethren @ Westlake

Regular Season Schedule

  • 08/23  Moorpark@ Burbank
  • 08/30  Rio Mesa @ Royal
  • 09/6  Thousand Oaks @ Simi Valley
  • 09/13  Taft @ Simi Valley
  • 09/20  Simi Valley @ Canyon
  • 09/27  Westlake @ Grace Brethren
  • 10/4  Bishop Diego @ Grace Brethren
  • 10/11  Grace Brethren @ Moorpark
  • 10/18  Agoura @ Royal
  • 10/25  Sierra Canyon @ Grace Brethren
  • 11/01  Royal @ Simi Valley

CIF Southern Section Playoffs

  • 11/8    Grace Brethren @ Westlake
  • 11/15  Norte Vista @ Simi Valley
  • 11/22 Orange Panthers @ Simi Valley
  • 11/29 Crescenta Valley @Simi Valley

Meet the Broadcast Team

om West - Play by Play AnnouncerTom West - Play by Play Announcer
Tom graduated from California Lutheran College (now UNIVERSITY) and was a 4 year member of the football team earning All-District Honors during NAIA National Championship Season. He was Tri-Captain along with current Dallas Cowboys' Defensive Coordinator, Rod Marinelli and former NFL Linebacker, Brian Kelley. A long-time teaching professional in the Simi Valley Unified School District, he coached football at Simi Valley, Royal and Cal Lutheran for over 15 years. West is an award winning play-by-play broadcaster for football, basketball, baseball, softball, track and field, boxing and volleyball with 25 years of sports broadcasting experience on radio, Cable Television and Live Internet Stream. He is a 47 year resident of Ventura County.

Dave Wheeler - Color Commentator / AnnouncerDave Wheeler - Color Commentator / Announcer
Dave Wheeler is an ex-teacher and coach, coaching football at both Simi and Royal Highs. He is now in the Title Insurance industry working as Sales Manager for Consumer's Title in Westlake. He and his wife Charlie have lived in Moorpark for 31 years where their daughter, Marnie and son, Wes attended Moorpark High. He has partnered with Tom West in sports broadcasting for over twenty years as the color commentator to Tom's play-by-play announcing.

Taleia Gilliam - On Field ReporterTaleia Gilliam - On Field Reporter
Taleia Gilliam is currently a performer-educator through Kaiser Permanente's Educational Theatre Program. A graduate of Marymount Manhattan College with a degree in Communications and Theatre Arts, her resume expands across the country. With a passion for performance and sports, she has worked with NBA team, New York Knicks and major record label, SonyMusic BMG, along with voiceover credits and co-creation of the podcast "MarthaNMary". She is thrilled and excited to join the "Friday Night Lights" team this season at 99.1 The Ranch.

Matthew Kingsbury - StatisticianBrad Gandel - Spotter
Brad has lived in Simi Valley his entire life. He grew up an all-star athlete in multiple sports continuing on to play varsity basketball and tennis at Simi Valley High School. Brad attended Moorpark College and earned his BA from UC Riverside. While at UCR, he served as the statistician for both the women and men basketball teams for radio broadcasts and interned with the Los Angeles Sparks. Brad currently works for his father at Alex Gandel Real Estate.

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Contact Information

  • Address

    99.1 The Ranch Studios
    1555 Simi Town Center Way, #730
    Simi Valley, CA, 93065

  • Mailing

    543 Country Club Dr. # 7
    Simi Valley, CA 93065

  • Listener Line

    (805) 888-0400

  • Phone

    (805) 285-2050

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