Dave Platta

Dave Platta

Sports Director

Before coming to WTVM, Dave worked at WGHP-TV in High Point, NC as weekend sports anchor, and at WLUK-TV in Green Bay, WI as a sports reporter/photographer. He also worked at WIFR-TV in Rockford, IL and KHQA-TV in Quincy, IL. Dave attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Radio-TV. Originally from Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, Dave is married and has two sons. Email me!

Recent Articles by Dave

Central’s bid for back-to-back state titles denied by Thompson

NAL and CIF merge to form new indoor football league

  Knights prepare for season opener

River Dragons prepare for inaugural season

  Lady Cougars begin preparations for 2019 soccer season

  Head coach looks back at Lions season

  A whole new ballgame: Columbus Lions rally from 23 down to win at Orlando

  Team USA achieves perfect 4-0 records after day 2 of International Cup

  Northside Patriots win first GHSA Class 4A state title

GHSA State Playoff Results for Wednesday, April 24

  Columbus is back in the game when it comes to hockey

  Former Central High School basketball coach dies at 75

  Spencer names Sanders head football coach

  Red Devils overwhelm Thompson to take state football championship

  18 more area athletes ink scholarships during early signing period

  8 area athletes accept scholarships on first day of early signing period

  Lions add a veteran wide receiver and a new minority owner

Sports Overtime Game of the Week for Week 12: Schley County at Marion County

Blue Devils fall in state volleyball semifinals

Sports Overtime Week 10: Hardaway at Columbus Game of the Week

UPDATE: Hurricane Michael causes major sports schedule changes in the Valley

Sports Overtime week 7: Pacelli at Brookstone named Game of the Week


Week 6 Game of the Week: Carver vs. Columbus

  Callaway at Troup: Sports Overtime Game of the Week

  Sports Overtime Week 3: Game of the Week announced

Harris County High School assistant principal, athletic director passes away

  Harris County wins Ga. LL state title in Major Softball

  Ga. District 8 Little League Tournament scores

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