Harry McCulla- Bayou Time Sports & Sports on the Bayou
Harry McCulla was born and raised in Houma, LA and has been a part of the HTV 10 family for the past 32 years.
A teammate of Martin Folse’s for the great class of 1978 in both football and baseball at Vandebilt Catholic.
Harry was a member of the USA Olympic baseball team that was training to participate in the 1980 games in Moscow when President Jimmy Carter boycotted the American team from participating due to the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan.
Harry was named MVP of the World Games that summer in Korea, after hitting a walk-off home run to clinch the series over South Korea in the championship game.
Harry was drafted number 1 in the 1981 MLB January draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. He played 7 years of professional baseball earning several all-star appearances.
During those off-seasons, Harry began his broadcasting career at HTV. Learning to write, shoot and edit with the startup station back in 1986.
Post baseball, Harry earned a Broadcast Journalism degree from LSU. Over the next 15 years he was an anchor and sports director at KATC in Lafayette and WGNO in New Orleans covering the Saints, Pelicans, LSU and all the Super Bowls and big events in south Louisiana.
Now Harry is HTV 10’s Monday night Bayou Time Sports host and is also involved with Sports on the Bayou program.
Harry is married to Houma native Evelyn Olivier McCulla, and the couple have two children, Cam (28) and Callyn (25).