Longtime WLTX sports director Bob Shields dies

Longtime WLTX sports director Bob Shields dies

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Former WLTX sports director Bob Shields has passed away.

Shields led the station’s sports department for nearly 30 years. During his tenure, Shields covered high school and college sports throughout the Midlands.

After retiring from WLTX, Shields worked with 107.5 The Game as a co-host for their morning show, "The Early Game.”

Shields would later become a funeral director at Caughman-Harmon Funeral Home.

He passed away Thursday after battling cancer for almost two years. Shields was 59 years old.

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