DAVE MONA

Game 504 | October 1, 1996 | Ray Christensen, Paul Flatley, Herb Carneal, Sid Hartman, Dave Mona, Dark Star
This meeting featured a panel of long-time Twin Cities sports voices including Ray Christensen, Paul Flatley, Herb Carneal, Sid Hartman, Dave Mona and Dark Star. The six speakers combined for more than 200 years of local broadcast history.


Game 721 | September 18, 2008 | Dave Mona
Coincidental with the publication of his book, Beyond the Sports Huddle: Mona on Minnesota, the long-time Dunker shared stories of well-known people he had worked with, such as Sid Hartman, Dave Moore, Halsey Hall, Bill Martin, Murray Warmath, Garrison Keillor and Harmon Killebrew.

Annual Meeting 2007 | December 11 | Holiday Social Meeting: Dave Mona and Sid Hartman
Once again, senior officials of all the professional teams as well as the University of Minnesota sports gave short updates on their challenges and opportunities in the coming year.

Annual Meeting 2008 | December 9 | 60th Anniversary Celebration: Dave Mona
Annual Meeting: In remembrance of earlier traditions, the staff at The Minneapolis Club served individual doughnuts, and copies of the 60th Anniversary book were distributed as members shared stories of their favorite highlights of Twin Cities Dunkers over the past 60 years.

Annual Meeting 2009 | December 10 | Dave Mona and Sid Hartman
Dave Mona and Sid Hartman interviewed a series of guests from the local sports scene about the year about to end and the prospects for the coming year.

Annual Meeting 2014 | December 10 | Dave Mona and Sid Hartman
Dave Mona and Sid Hartman welcomed numerous sports guests including Vikings interim coach Leslie Frazier. Club members were served donuts in the tradition of early annual meetings some 60 years ago.

Annual Meeting 2011 | December 15 | Dave Mona and Sid Hartman
Sid Hartman and Dave Mona entertained Dunkers with a series of brief interviews of local sports newsmakers. All past Norm McGrew Scholarship winners were invited to join the meeting and old fashioned cake donuts were at each table in the tradition of original Dunkers meetings in the late 1940s through the 1960s.

Annual Meeting 2012 | December 11 | Dave Mona and Sid Hartman
A cross section of leaders in the local sports community shared the latest updates on what is going on with them and their programs. Each year this is one of the best attended meetings. Dunkers thanked Dave Shama for his strong year as Head Coach and welcomed Bob Hagan who will take over those responsibilities in 2013.

Annual Meeting 2013 | December 10 | Dave Mona and Sid Hartman
Once again WCCO Radio Sports Huddle hosts Dave Mona and Sid Hartman interviewed a group of guests as the organization celebrated the completion of its 65th year.

Annual Meeting 2014 | December 11 | Dave Mona and Sid Hartman
Dave Mona and Sid Hartman interviewed a dozen Twin Cities sports personalities who also took questions from the crowd of more than 150 fellow Dunkers in the final meeting of 2014.

Annual Meeting 2015 | December 10 | Dave Mona and Sid Hartman
Sid Hartman and Dave Mona, the co-hosts of the WCCO Radio Sunday Sports Huddle, represent a combined 90 years of Dunkers membership. In what has become a Dunkers tradition, they conducted a dozen rapid-fire interviews with leaders of Twin Cities sports teams and directors of upcoming special events.

Annual Meeting 2016 | December 13 | Doubleheader: Derek Falvey / Thad Levine
and Dave Mona and Sid Hartman

With the Twins operating under new management in the baseball operations, Falvey, the head of baseball operations, and Levine, the general manager, talked about their backgrounds and philosophies. The second half of the meeting saw Sid Hartman and Dave Mona interview a number of prominent local sports personalities including Kevin Warren, Chad Greenway, Cheryl Reeve, Chuck Fletcher, Richard Pitino and Scott Layden.

Annual Meeting - 2017 | December 5, 2017 | Dave Mona, Sid Hartman
Each year Sid and Dave conduct a lightning-round of interviews with some of the highest profile members of the Minnesota sports community. Guests this year included Twins President Dave St. Peter and General Manager Thad Levine, Gopher Athletics Director Mark Coyle, Volleyball Coach Hugh McCutcheon and Soccer Coach Stephanie Golan, Wild AGM Andrew Brunette, Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman, WNBA Champion Lynx Cheryl Reeve, Minnesota United General Manager Manny Lagos, WCHA Men’s League Commissioner Bill Robertson and Timberwolves /Lynx CEO Ethan Casson.


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