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Rocco DiSangro joined the WHNT News Team as a Sports Reporter/Anchor in July of 2018.

Rocco was born and raised in Levittown, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia and earned his degree in Journalism from Temple University where he graduated in 2016. During his time at Temple, Rocco had the chance to cover Temple Football and Basketball while working for the student run television station Temple Update.

In July of 2016, Rocco got a job as a Sports Reporter/MMJ at WTVY News 4 in Dothan, where he covered Auburn, Alabama, Troy, and was fortunate enough to see two College Football National Championships.

Rocco has a strong passion for high school sports and is excited to be working in the Tennessee Valley where he hopes to tell the stories of local coaches and athletes. If you have any story ideas or tips for Rocco, feel free to send him an email at rocco.disangro@whnt.com.

Recent Articles
  • Top 5 Plays from Week Two of the High School Football Playoffs

    Check out the top 5 plays of the week, from week two of the high school football playoffs! 5. Falkville vs. Pickens County – Aljaron Edwards drops back, looks right, and dumps it off to Javian Prude, who gets absolutely smoked by Luke Fitzgerald. What a hit! 4. Hartselle hosting Clay-Chalkville- Fourth down for the Tigers. Dade Wiley on to punt, he gathers the high snap and takes off around the outside, sees an opening, and he gets the first […]

  • AAMU Bulldogs earn number 1 seed in upcoming SWAC volleyball tournament

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Bulldogs have had one their best seasons in program history. After finishing with a 17-and-1 record in conference play Alabama A&M clinched the SWAC regular-season Volleyball title, finishing with just one conference loss this year. And that coming from a team with just two seniors. Because of that record, A&M’s earned the number 1 overall seed in the upcoming SWAC tournament in Mississippi. On Friday the Bulldogs will be taking on Alcorn State at 11 a.m. […]

  • Alabama A&M Bulldogs vs Lipscomb

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – They hung in there on the road against Illinois. On Tuesday, they beat Tennessee State in their home opener. Thursday night, the Alabama A&M women’s basketball team looked to improve to 2-1 but they would have to get by Lipscomb first. The Lady Bulldogs hosted the Bison at Elmore Gymnasium. The lead went back and forth but A&M would fall to Lipscomb in this one, 62-58 the final score.  

  • Week 11 Top 5 Plays

    Check out the top five plays from Week 11 of the high school football season!   5. JPII hosting Good Hope Seth Brown drops back and airs it out. Jack Sauter makes a phenomenal over the shoulder grab. Great concentration on the play! 4. Undefeated Hartselle hosting Pelham Panthers on to punt. This ball will be fielded at about the 30-yard line by Mac Meyer, finds a hole, follows his blockers and he’s gone! The Mac Attack goes 70 yards […]

  • UNA Women Make History, Beat Vanderbilt 74-71

    NASHVILLE, Tenn., – The UNA Women’s Basketball team made history immediately after stepping on the court at Memorial Gymnasium at Vanderbilt University. This marked the first game as a division one program for the Lions. UNA was an underdog in this game, facing off against the Commodores out of the SEC, but when the final buzzer sounded, the Lions were underdogs no more. Not only did they play their first game as a division one program, but they got their […]

  • Alabama tops the first official College Football Playoff Rankings for this season

    Tuesday night marked the first official release of the College Football Playoff Rankings, the poll that matters the most when it’s all said and done. As expected, the Alabama Crimson Tide grabbed the top spot, and the team that they will be playing on Saturday, the LSU Tigers, come in at number three. Here is a full look at the Top 25: 1.  Alabama 2. Clemson 3. LSU 4. Notre Dame 5. Michigan 6. Georgia 7. Oklahoma 8. Washington State […]

  • Week 9 Top 5 Plays

    Check out the top five plays from week 9 of the high school football season! 5. Grissom vs. Gadsden City – Caleb Peake gives a nice little shoulder fake there. Avonte Thompson has to contort his body to make the catch and gets two feet in bounds. That’s hard enough when its dry out, but with the rain. Wow! 4. Florence vs. Sparkman – Dee Beckwith rolls out of the pocket, connects with Andrew Baugh and breaks one tackle. He’s gonna do […]

  • Alabama A&M Basketball hosts Maroon Madness

    NORMAL, Ala. — It is the unofficial tip-off to college basketball season on “The Hill.” Alabama A&M hosted its Maroon Madness on Monday night, and it was a chance for fans to check out both men’s and women’s basketball teams. For players and coaches, Maroon Madness provided an opportunity to get back out there and take part in the sport that they love. Both coaches were happy to get out there and take part in the event with their teams. […]

  • Week 8 Top 5 Plays

    Check out the top five plays from week 8 of the high school football season! 5. Brewer vs. East Limestone – Andrew Parris looks to run, decides to pass and he’s got a guy open. But, Kristopher Bramlett from out of nowhere for the pick! The human blur coming up with the ball, and the decent return. 4. Mars Hill Bible vs. Waterloo – Jayden Beasley takes the handoff, hits the hole and it looks like he’s shot out of a cannon. […]

  • Week 7 Top 5 Plays

    Check out the top five plays from week 7 of the high school football season! 5. Albertville vs. Lee – Samir Allen is back to pass. He looks left, and its picked off by Jacob Dandy. Dandy’s got dinner plans for six. He’ll take it the other way and into the end zone for the score. The Aggies get the win and are playoff bound. 4. Decatur Heritage Christian vs. Falkville – Tyler Founds fields the kickoff at the 16-yard line […]

  • Week 6 Top 5 Plays

    Check out the top five plays from week 6 of the high school football season! 5. Austin vs. Sparkman – Kulyn Hubbard airs it out to Jack Faulk, who slides in for the catch. All you need is one foot in bounds. He gets both! Great concentration and awareness by Faulk. 4. Randolph vs. D.A.R. – Patriots quarterback Will Bailey going to look across the middle and find the big man number 84. Still can’t find this kid’s name on any […]

  • Week 5 Top 5 Plays

    Check out the top five plays from week 5 of the high school football season! 5. Westminster Christian vs. Randolph – Ian Thies coming off of a big eight touchdown game last Friday. He is looking to go deep at Jackson Billings who lays out to make the spectacular catch. Just short of the end zone. 4. Florence vs. Muscle Shoals – Dee Beckwith back to pass and looks towards the middle of the field and finds Jackson Bratton – […]