Blog Week: Meet Alverno College's Josh Larson

Alverno's sports information director utilizes Patch to spread the word about the school's athletics program.

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When compiling a list of potential bloggers last spring, it was clear the Alverno College athletic program was under-reported by the local media, and I thought a Greenfield Patch blog would be an outlet for the Inferno to get some "ink."

So, I begged, er, asked Josh Larson, the college's Sports Information Director, to utilize the Local Voices blog to post game recaps and media releases that might otherwise go unnoticed.

With nearly two dozen blog posts since, Greenfield Patch has become a go-to source to find out about the Inferno.

"It's a great way to get out what's happening with the Alverno College athletics teams, and highlight the student-athletes," Larson said.

Larson, 32, has been the school's SID since 2008, and is a part-time SID for the Northern Athletics Conference, which Alverno is a part of. One of his tasks with Alverno was creating the athletics program's website.

The Verona Area High School graduate grew up in Madison and attended Edgewood College where he was a four-time letterwinner on the men's basketball team.

In addition to game recaps, Larson has told Patch users about the program's efforts off the court, such as the Inferno's participation in the and a fundraiser for the .

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