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Two left in Astros' Radio Apprentice Contest

Two left in Astros' Radio Apprentice Contest

Two left in Astros' Radio Apprentice Contest
HOUSTON -- And then there were two.

The Astros on Tuesday announced the final two contestants for their "You Make the Call" Radio Apprentice Contest -- Crawford Jones, a football player at the University of Houston, and Nate Kurant of Kenneth City, Fla. They are the last two standing following a month-long competition.

Jones and Kurant will return to Minute Maid Park on Thursday and Friday, respectively, to conduct pregame and postgame interviews and in-game interviews with a fan. The winner of the competition will be announced during a pregame ceremony prior to the final home game of the season, Sept. 26 against St. Louis.

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The winner will have the opportunity to work as part of the 2013 radio broadcast team in a role that will include conducting pre and postgame interviews, covering news conferences and serving as a roving reporter during games. It is a paid position.

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