In addition to working with the Monarchs, Blunk was a sideline reporter in the Fall of 2007 with Versus, covering NCAA football. She also contracted with ESPN, doing play-by-play and color analysis for NCAA volleyball and mens and womens NCAA basketball.
Blunk has spent the last ten seasons as an analyst and reporter for the womens NCAA basketball Tournament with ESPN, Westwood One and NCAA Productions. She has also worked as an analyst and play-by-play announcer with ESPN, Fox Sports Net, Comcast SportsNet, the Mountain West Conference and CSTV, for mens and womens basketball, volleyball, soccer and softball regular season and NCAA Tournament coverage. Additionally, during the 2006-07 season, she was an analyst for the Kings House Party Live on Comcast SportsNet.
Blunk got her start in California as the radio and television analyst for the San Jose Lasers of the American Basketball League (1997-99) and as the television analyst for the Stanford Womens Basketball team (1997-99). Before moving to California, she anchored at the Evansville, Indiana, FOX Affiliate in 1996 and produced and broadcasted for local stations WEVV-TSN (Fox affiliate) and WFIE-TV (NBC affiliate).
Blunk graduated with honors in telecommunications/public relations in 1993 at the University of Evansville where she was a four-year starter on the basketball team. As a senior, she was named the NCAA Sportswoman of the Year for her athletic and academic achievements. Blunk also played professionally for two seasons with the Kentucky Marauders of the Womens Basketball Association (1996) and in Australia (1994-95). In 2004, Blunk, a three-sport athlete and four-year letter winner at Tell City High School, was inducted into the Tell City High School Hall of Fame.
Ross currently serves as the sports director for Sports 1140 KHTK AM which is the flagship station for both the Kings and the Monarchs. Additionally, he is the play-by-play voice of Sacramento State Football and has held that position since 1997. Ross résumé also includes a year of play-by-play for the San Francisco Demons during the only season of the XFL.
A native of Southern California, Ross graduated from UC Davis in 1994 with a degree in rhetoric communications. He currently resides in Sacramento with his wife, Alva, and their son, Jackson, who will celebrate his seventh birthday in August.