ABOUT

On January 20, 2015, The Drive joined the Sportsradio 92.9 – The Ticket family filling the 4 – 6pm slot on Eastern, Central and Northern Maine’s only sports station.  The Drive is a sports talk show focused on the New England favorites including the Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins, and Celtics along with University of Maine sports, Husson University sports and high school sports.

The Drive is hosted by local broadcasting veterans Jim Churchill, Jeff Solari and Aaron Jackson along with Sterling Pingree and producer Mark Paulette.  The show is ably and creatively produced by Mark Paulette and Matthew Cunha.  The Drive also features a wide array of guests, contributors and regular guest hosts including Pete Warner, Larry Mahoney and Ernie Clark of the Bangor Daily News along with former Kansas City Chief and New York Jet Mike DeVito.

The hosts are driven by sports and passionate about the teams.  The Drive is listener-focused, interactive, informative and opinionated.  The slogan says it all to Maine sports fans – “Your sports.  Your teams.  Your show!”

Jim Churchill

Jim Churchill is a graduate of Brewer High School and the University of Maine. Churchill began his sports broadcasting career in 1995 at WZON in Bangor providing play by play and color duties for high school sports. Jim was also... Read more

Jeff Solari

Jeff is a graduate of Mount Desert Island High School and the University of Southern Maine. Solari began broadcasting sports while in high school doing local high school games on local cable TV and WDEA radio in Ellsworth. He continued... Read more

Aaron Jackson

Aaron comes to The Drive from a background in TV, but radio was his first real passion. He attended the New England School of Communications, serving as the sports director for their student run radio station during his junior year.... Read more

Sterling Pingree

Sterling Pingree was born and raised in Kingfield, Maine and is a graduate of Mt. Abram High School. He was a 4- year lettermen in basketball and all-conference baseball player for the Roadrunners. Sterling attended the New England School of... Read more

Mark Paulette

Mark is a graduate of Bangor High School and is currently majoring in journalism at the University of Maine. He is an avid Boston sports fan, and when given the chance, will talk 30 seconds of soccer with anyone wiling... Read more

Matthew Cunha

Matt is a sports journalism student at Husson University. He was born and raised in Patten Maine and graduated from Katahdin High School. After spending a year at Lasell College in Newton Massachusetts, Matt transferred to Husson. During the past... Read more

Mike DeVito

A Maine alum, Mike played 9 seasons in the NFL, the first 6 as a New York Jet and the last 3 seasons as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs. Mike was an All-Atlantic 10 First Team selection in... Read more

Guest Host- Larry Mahoney

Larry is a sports reporter for the Bangor Daily News and is a radio broadcaster along with Dan Hannigan for Maine Hockey. Larry is a regular guest host of The Drive. Read more

Guest Host- Ernie Clark

Ernie has worked with the Bangor Daily News for more than a decade, is a four-time Maine Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association and is a regular guest host on The Drive. Read more

Guest Host- Pete Warner

Pete is a Bangor native who graduated from Bangor High School, Class of 1980. He earned a B.S. in Journalism (Advertising) from the University of Maine in 1986. He has been a full-time member of the Bangor Daily News Sports... Read more

The Drive
49 Acme Road
Brewer, ME 04412