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In Play with Craig Mattick: Kelvin Torve

Rapid City native Kelvin Torve has surrounded himself with baseball for most of his life. He grew up and played American Legion baseball at Rapid City Post 22 for legendary South Dakota coach Dave Ploof. Professionally, Torve played for both the Minnesota Twins and New York Mets, before playing a couple seasons in Japan for the Orix BlueWave. Currently, Torve has returned to his roots and is the head coach of the Post-22 Hardhats team in Rapid City. 

Nate Wek is currently the sports content producer and sports and rec beat reporter for South Dakota Public Broadcasting. He is a graduate of South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism Broadcasting and a minor in Leadership. From 2010-2013 Nate was the Director of Gameday Media for the Sioux Falls Storm (Indoor Football League) football team. He also spent 2012 and 2013 as the News and Sports Director of KSDJ Radio in Brookings, SD. Nate, his wife Sarah, and two kids Braxan and Jordy, live in Canton, SD.