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Lindsey Smith

Lindsey has joined Cox7-AZ as the Social Media Reporter for the Arizona Rattlers.  As a social media reporter her goal is to bring the fans and the game together on a more personal level.  Through answering questions during live games that fans have for players/coaches/announcers, live game updates, giveaways and truly being that connecting factor from the fans to the game.  Lindsey has always had an outgoing personality and been involved in sports, making it very easy for her to love her job.

An Arizona Native, Lindsey was born in Sierra Vista where she graduated from Buena High School.  Going on to attend college at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism she graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.  When she is not working, you can find her exploring Phoenix in search of good food and local music.



Kevin Ray

Kevin has been a part of the valley broadcasting industry for 20 plus years. He’s currently the Radio Play by Play voice of the Dallas Cowboys on Compass Media Networks and is in his 12th season as part of the Phoenix Suns TV package where he has served as the Suns Pre-game & Post-game host as well as the teams sideline reporter on Fox Sports Arizona.

He is also the play-by-play voice of the Phoenix Mercury (17 seasons) & the Arizona Rattlers. In addition he’s the play-by-play voice for High School Sports packages on Cox7 & Fox Sports Arizona. Through his company, Pure Energy Sports Productions, he also does numerous voice-over projects.



Dale Hellestrae

Dale is well known to Arizona football fans for his various television and radio work with Cox Communications, Fox Sports Arizona, and KPNX TV12. He also has a radio show on 1260am from 1-3pm Monday through Fridays.

Dale graduated from Scottsdale’s Saguaro High School in 1980 where he was an all-state performer on the Sabercats state runner-up football team as well as an all-state basketball player. He went on to a stellar collegiate career as an offensive lineman at SMU where he opened holes for Eric Dickerson and Craig James, the famed Pony Express backfield. Dale spent 17 seasons playing in the NFL for the Buffalo Bills, Dallas Cowboys, and Baltimore Ravens. He won three Super Bowl rings in 1993, ’94, and ’96 while a member of the Cowboys. Dale made his mark as one of the top long snappers in NFL history.

He currently resides in Scottsdale with his wife, Brooke, and their two daughters, Hillary and Kendyll. Hillary (22) will graduate from Barretts School of Business at ASU this Spring and Kendyll (19) is a Freshman in the Nursing School at Baylor. Dale owns and operates “Cookies by Design” in Scottsdale. He is also the lead analyst for Compass Media National Radio Broadcasts of College Football.



Chris Harris

Chris is returning to Cox7-AZ as a Play by Play Announcer and Sideline Reporter for high school games. He also contributed to Cox 7′s coverage of the 2012 Arizona Rattlers season.

Prior to joining the Cox7AZ team, Chris was an award winning TV Reporter for the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City, Utah for 8 years. During his time at KJZZ-TV, Chris conducted interviews with the NBA’s elite, reported feature stories, and traveled with the Jazz on road trips. While in Salt Lake City, Chris was also the TV Sideline Reporter for the Utah Blaze, University of Utah football team, and filled in as a sports talk radio show host. He also had the opportunity to work as the Sideline Reporter for NBA TV’s broadcasts of summer league games.

Chris got his start in television in 1993 working locally here in Phoenix at KPNX (Channel 12) for a year before moving on to KNXV (Channel 15), where he spent 5 years. During his career, Chris has covered the Olympics, Super Bowls, NBA Playoff and All Star Games, NCAA Championship Games, and numerous other major sporting events.
A native of Arizona, Chris graduated from Scottsdale’s Saguaro High School in 1988 and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Arizona in 1993.


Seth Dhaenens

Seth graduated from Mountain Pointe High School in 2002.

He went on to play at Arizona State from 2003-2006.

After that he became a member of the Tampa Bay Rays from 2006-2008.

He is  currently the Color Analyst for the Arizona State Baseball Broadcasts.