A general discussion format with local and regional sports figures in the Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati area. Join host Steve Fromeyer, and producer Jeremy Zeigler, as they travel around to interview the popular and polarizing men and women who make up the sports scene in the area.
The Beechwood Tigers earned their 15th state title in dramatic fashion by defeating Lexington Christian Academy in the KHSAA 2A title game in Lexington. We have a detailed breakdown of the game, including the big plays that helped the Tigers comeback to defeat the Eagles. Head Coach, Noel Rash, joins the crew to talk about the plays, and the players, which secured his 6th state title since getting the big job in Fort Mitchell.
Noel Rash Interview 20:40
Final Thoughts 41:52
In this second to last episode of the season, we highlight Beechwood's thrilling win at West Carter and the end of the season for Newport Catholic & Covington Catholic. Beechwood football coach, Noel Rash calls in to talk about the game from Friday and what he's expecting from the Tigers this week.
Beechwood/West Carter 3:50
Noel Rash 12:30
Bowling Green/CovCath 25:22
State Final Preview 33:27
Final Thoughts 43:02
Wyatt Vieth and Grant Profitt, both senior basketball players, have not only navigated the uncertainty surrounding sports in Kentucky, but were both affected by the spring season cancellation of 2020. As they gear up for Monday's resumption, we find out how they've handled the time off, the delays, how the pandemic has helped them grow as young men and leaders, but also what they're looking forward to the most.
While rumors and differing information surround the winter and spring sports seasons, we thought it would be fun to bring on Aaron Stamm, Tim Sullivan and Kevin Gray. Aaron is the current 9th region representative to the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches and the girls basketball coach at Ludlow. Tim is a former president of the KABC and the boys basketball coach at Cooper. Kevin Gray is a member of the Kentucky Baseball Coaches Association and also the baseball coach at Beechwood.
This episode is a roundtable discussion of the current information the coaches association’s have sent to the KHSAA ahead of the 12/10 Board of Control meeting, which everyone presumes will again layout a plan to restart winter sports and also the schedule for spring sports. We also talk through the current social media rumors surrounding winter and spring sports. The opinion’s in this episode are our own.
Three local teams were crowned regional champions this week. NewCath, Beechwood and CovCath advance to play in a semi-final for the chance to move on to the state championship of their class. NewCath head coach, Stephen Lickert, phoned in to talk about their win at Holy Cross and to talk a little about their upcoming matchup against Paintsville.
Newcath/Holy Cross 4:23
Beechwood/Breathitt County 18:49
West Carter/Walton-Verona 27:17
Semi-Final Matchups 29:53
Final Thoughts 47:48
Five District Champions emerged from NKY on Friday night. Now all eyes will focus on the regional championship games next week. Beechwood and Newcath get wins after long breaks. CovCath won its 7th consecutive game against Highlands. Dixie settles the score at Ryle and Walton-Verona won its 7th straight district championship.
Interview with Dixie head coach, Dave Brossart, after the game recap.
Round 2 Timestamps:
District Coach/Player of the Year Awards 1:38
Walton-Verona/Carroll County 43:04
Regional Final Matchups 46:09
Final Thoughts 54:00
North College Hill basketball coach, Shannon Minor, rejoins the show to talk about the start of hoops season in Ohio; what he expects from the Trojans this year; managing quarantine's and the mandatory shutdown within his district mid-December through mid-January. We also get into his role as dad through a busy fall/winter sports season and what he enjoys about watching other coaches, as well as what he learns from them.
Bishop Brossart’s new basketball coach, Scott Code, is no stranger to the Mustang basketball program. Arriving in 2004, Scott spent three seasons as the JV Coach prior to being named the head coach at Campbell County High School, where he spent three seasons. After leaving Campbell County, he spent the 2010-2011 season at Thomas More College before returning to Bishop Brossart, where he has been since. Coach Code began his coaching career at Tichenor, then spent five years at Highlands, followed by two seasons at Dixie Heights before arriving to coach for the Mustangs.
The Playoffs are here...finally! After a brief hiatus, it was good to once again watch, and talk, high school football. The Dixie/Simon Kenton rivalry lived up to its billing and ended in a thriller. CovCath and Walton won big. Lloyd and Highlands both advance in games that got really tight. Ludlow moves on with the help of a monster night from Braxton Newborn and Holmes' fantastic season ends.
Also, Frisch's pumpkin pie is the GOAT of takeout pies. Enjoy some with your family this Thanksgiving.
Round 1 Timestamps:
Dixie/Simon Kenton 3:09
Boyd County/Holmes 37:02
Round 2 Matchups 40:08
The regular season has ended and the postseason push begins. With only six games involving local teams being played on Friday, we get the opportunity to take a hard look at each of those matchups, as well as a look ahead to the first round of the playoffs, which have now been delayed one week.
CovCath’s winning streak ends in Lexington, but Holmes and Ryle continue their own streak. Highlands got back to winning ways in Alexandria and Boone County ends their season with a win at Walton-Verona. We interview Boone County football coach, Bryson Warner, who talked about the importance of going into the offseason with a win, momentum and excitement.
You already know that Joe Danneman doesn’t like pineapple on pizza, but he also doesn’t like the playoff format. Shocker.
Week 9 Timestamps:
Bryan Station/Simon Kenton 20:46
Highlands/Campbell County 25:14
Boone County/Walton-Verona 39:19
Playoff Matchups 50:07
Final Thoughts 59:36
Eight weeks in the books, one to go. Even though several teams were left without games, others were fortunate to have the opportunity to play on. This episode is full of Week 9 and playoff talk, the Mr. Football race, Pineapple Pizza and of course, the Week 8 recaps. Stay safe out there!
Week 8 Timestamps:
Holy Cross/Ludlow 23:36
Walton/Louisville Holy Cross 29:41
Brossart/Pendleton County 31:23
Woodford County/Boone County 34:47
Carroll County/Dayton 36:23
Week 9 Matchups 37:46
Highlands basketball coach, Kevin Listerman, who was a standout player at Covington Catholic and Northern Kentucky University prior to getting into coaching. Kevin was a four-year starter for Ken Shields at NKU, played in four NCAA tournaments, two national title games, earned All-GLVC academic honors in each of the years he played and was also an All-GLVC player in 1997. Kevin also held head coaching positions at Bellevue (02-03) and Boone County (03-04), where he led the Rebels to the 2004 9th Region Final. Coach Listerman is entering his 8th season at Highlands, where his Bluebirds are coming off a 9th Region Finals appearance in 2020.
As the regular season nears its end, team identities are emerging. CovCath & Newcath remain the lone unbeaten’s in NKY. Ryle, Holmes and Beechwood secure 1 seeds and move in the updated RPI standings. Cooper went to Fort Thomas and beat the Bluebirds; Ludlow’s Braxton Newborn continues to lead the way for Ludlow; Dixie rebounds to defeat Campbell at home and Lloyd defeated Holy Cross in another close 2A seed game.
We interview Dixie’s Dave Brossart and Ludlow’s Greg Taphouse, whose teams have overcome early losses to secure home playoff games on November 13th.
Week 7 Timestamps:
Dixie/Campbell County 9:18
Lloyd/Holy Cross 29:39
North Laurel/Walton-Verona 45:50
Sayre/Bishop Brossart 47:02
Ryle/Simon Kenton 48:11
West Carter/Boone County 53:27
Week 8 Matchups 53:27
Simon Kenton Girls Basketball Coach, Jeff Stowers, has been at the helm of the Pioneer basketball program since 2002. He spent 7 years (1993-2000) at Seven Hills in Cincinnati coaching the boys program prior to his long and successful career in Independence. He has amassed over 500 career wins, won FIVE 8th Region titles and TEN district championships. After his Hall of Fame career at the then Northern Kentucky State College (NKU), he went on to play professionally overseas, where he used basketball to see the world. Jeff is a family man, who used to be tough, but now has 11 grandchildren who've made him a softy. A proven winner, he still enjoys teaching the game that brought a unique opportunity to his life.
With three weeks to go the playoff picture begins to take shape. Newcath, Brossart, Walton, Holmes and CovCath have wrapped up their district and home playoff games. The remaining districts will be decided in Week 7. Ryle had a monster win at home and we talk to Coach Engler about the game and his team. Scott got their first win and keep their playoff hopes alive. Newport remains unbeaten in 2A, setting up a showdown with Beechwood for the 1 seed in their district. We also talk with Holmes football coach, Ben Nevels, about his team and the run they've been on. Lots of coverage in this edition, including the updated RPI standings.
Week 6 Timestamps:
Bishop Brossart/Paris 32:29
Cooper/Boone County 34:50
Simon Kenton/Campbell County 36:55
Holmes/Harrison County 40:34
Newport/Holy Cross 48:51
Scott/Boyd County 52:29
Week 7 Matchups 57:05
In the week 6 edition of the Northern Kentucky Football Show, teams have begun to separate from the pack in their district. Dixie defeats Simon Kenton in a massive 6A showdown; Beechwood and Newport move ahead in 2A; Newcath and Dayton remain unbeaten leading into their matchup; Highlands remains undefeated in 5A as they prepare to head to CovCath and Conner outruns Cooper in a big 5A rivalry game. Bishop Brossart and Walton-Verona also remain unbeaten in their district and the Holmes win at Boyd County puts them into position to claim the district crown with a win next week.
The first KHSAA RPI standings have been released. We cover those at 3:17.
Interviews with Beechwood's Noel Rash and Dayton's Jesse Herbst can be found at the end of their week 5 recap.
Week 5 Timestamps:
Dixie/Simon Kenton 5:44
Beechwood/Holy Cross 10:51
Bishop Brossart/Bracken County 28:50
Holmes/Boyd County 34:12
Highlands/Boone County 36:23
Walton-Verona/Owen County 46:40
Ryle/Campbell County 48:25
West Jessamine/Scott 50:51
Week 6 Previews 51:34
Lots of good games in week 4 and the playmaker's were out in force. District play is in full effect and several of those games came down to the end, including Brossart's 3 OT win at Nicholas County. Cooper picks up their first win on the season and their coach, Randy Borchers, is this week's interview as the Jags prepare to play Conner in a big week five district game. Dixie keeps rolling after winning at Beechwood; Highlands with a massive district win at Conner; the Holmes Bulldogs jump into their district race, beating Rowan County at home and much, much more...
Week 4 Timestamps:
Campbell County/Pikeville 5:44
CovCath/Boone County 11:19
Scott County/Ryle 17:36
Russell/Simon Kenton 18:13
Harrison County/Scott 22:10
Walton-Verona/Carroll County 26:26
Sayre/Holy Cross 37:09
Holmes/Rowan County 39:32
Dayton/Trimble County 41:23
Bishop Brossart/Nicholas County 43:24
Week 5 Previews 52:28
Ryle Lady Raider basketball coach, Katie Haitz, is not only a well accomplished coach, but she’s also a well accomplished player. Playing four years at Boone County High School, Katie was a three-year starter, 1000 point scorer and a regional champion. She went on to play at Taylor University in Indiana, where she earned All-American honors in a season where she helped her team make the Elite 8 of the NAIA National Tournament. She got into coaching right out of college, rejoining the Rebels as an assistant under Nell Fookes.
Since becoming the head coach at Ryle in 2015, she has led the Lady Raiders to 4 of 5 regional championship games, 3 straight 9th region titles, a state title and 124 wins in those five seasons. Coach Haitz is a strong leader and the passion for her players and staff speak loudly in this episode.
Week 3 is over and week 4 is just beginning. Offense's have risen and we're here to cover it. Lots of points in NKY last week: defensive points, specials teams points, the Dixie Highway QB race gets more interesting and a kicker scored a touchdown. Several teams remain unbeaten and the Lloyd Juggernauts have returned. What more could you ask for?
The week 4 interview is with Paul Wiggins, Head Coach at Bishop Brossart High School. The Mustangs notch their first win on the back of QB Jacob Leicht's 5 TD game, just in time for district play.
The week 4 preview starts at 51:30.
Week 3 timestamps:
Nicholas County/Ludlow 7:27
Rowan County/Scott 8:40
Johnson Central/Simon Kenton 12:23
Walton-Verona/Gallatin County 16:44
Dixie/Madison Central 22:17
Bishop Brossart/Holy Cross 29:19
Boyle County/Highlands 36:09
Conner/Boone County 46:18
Dayton/Bracken County 48:38
Oldham County/Campbell County 50:05
After an action packed week 2, we're here to cover the games and look ahead to the week 3 matchups. Mount St. Joe football coach, Tyler Hopperton, join's the gang as a special guest to drop wisdom and help us break down games.
We have interviews with Newport Catholic's Stephen Lickert and Lloyd Memorial's Kyle Niederman.
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Timestamps as follows:
Conner/Campbell County 7:46
Newcath/Holy Cross 24:45
Ludlow/Bishop Brossart 34:40
Boone County/Scott 46:27
Simon Kenton/Walton-Verona 50:14
Gallatin County/Bellevue 53:45
Dayton/Webster County 54:04
Week 3 Matchups 54:55
The week 2 edition of the NKFS features coverage from the week 1 games, as well as a preview of the week 2 matchups. Interviews with Mike Woolf (Campbell County), Jesse Herbst (Dayton) and Jeff Marksberry (Simon Kenton) can be found after the review from their game.
Recaps can be found at these timestamps:
Campbell County/Cooper 6:52
Carroll County/Ludlow 15:30
Dayton/Pendleton County 23:13
Holy Cross/Bellevue 30:26
Louisville Holy Cross/Holmes 32:14
Newport/Bishop Brossart 34:29
Ryle/Boone County 37:45
Simon Kenton/Highlands 39:48
Week 2 Matchups 57:15
Augusta High School basketball coach & AD, Jason Hinson, talks about his coaching stops from St. Patrick (Maysville) through to his current job with the Panthers. Coach Hinson is in his second stint at the helm of the Augusta basketball program, sandwiched in with a four-year stop at his alma mater, Bracken County High School. We also talk about how the COVID restrictions have effected his fall sports teams, as well as a look ahead for the challenge facing the winter sports teams.
High school football is back! To celebrate this gloriousness, co-host Joe Danneman and I break down the matchups in NKY and review some of the key returners to each team from last season. We preview the districts, rankings (not ours) and also the QB race on Dixie Highway.
We sit down with Scott High football coach, Eric Turner, to catch his thoughts on the upcoming season, the return of key position players and how the experience they gained last season will help the Eagles win games.
Daniel Brummett and Jordan Adkins of the Northern Kentucky Officials Association come on to discuss several topics in regards to the football officiating in Northern Kentucky: recruiting new officials, training, expectations during the COVID restrictions and how technology has advanced their ability to reach people and boosted their ability to train not only newer officials, but the veterans as well. Daniel and Jordan are both experienced crew chiefs, leaders in their association and exceptional football officials. If you have interest in joining the local association in NKY, their website is www.nkoafootball.com. They can also be found on Facebook under Northern Kentucky Officials Association.
Newport Central Catholic Principal and Head Basketball Coach, Ron Dawn, sits down to talk a little about his playing days at NewCath and Thomas More, but also about his coaching career. Coach Dawn took over the St. Henry program in 1985 and spent four seasons with the Crusaders before taking over at Newport Central Catholic. In his time as a head coach, he’s won over 500 games, boys and girls, won the 9th Region Title three times and four All ‘A’ State Championships. In what will most likely be the final chapter in a long and successful career, Coach Dawn spent some time looking back on some of the special players and memories that helped make it all happen.
Kenton County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Henry Webb, is a forward-thinker and has blazed a trail in the education world through developing programs and enhancing academic opportunities. In these extraordinary times of education, he discusses the way Kenton County Schools are navigating the ever-changing landscape; the work the school staff and administrators have done to make sure every kid has the chance to achieve; the innovative programs the district utilizes to prepare kids for the real world, as well as the bumps and successes the district has faced since the March shutdown through the school year beginning virtually.
Griffin Elite basketball trainer, Adam Goetz, has been involved with basketball since birth. The son of a coach, he grew up at practices and games at St. Henry prior to an outstanding career for the Crusaders. Adam scored over 1200 points in high school, was honorable mention all-state his senior year, and has been recognized by the conference, the coaches association and postseason tournaments for his on the court efforts. After high school, Adam went on to play two years at Mount St. Joseph and the last two years at Kentucky Wesleyan, where he scored over 1400 points, earned all-conference honors each of his four-year career and led the conference in 3 point field goal percentage. Adam currently trains basketball players at Griffin Elite, a job that has kept him close to the game and gives him the opportunity to teach the skills he has learned to a younger generation of kids.
Ludlow Lady Panther basketball coach, Aaron Stamm, joins the show to talk girls basketball in the NKY area; the transition from being a boys coach to a girls coach; how tough it's been not being able to be around his team; being a dad during the COVID era and how moving into coaching girls basketball has led him into a successful career.
Cooper Basketball Coach, Tim Sullivan, joins the show to talk about his playing days at Holmes High School and Brescia College. Also, how fate played a role in his getting into coaching, the lessons he learned as a young head coach and how he developed the vision for what would be implemented into the Cooper Jaguar basketball program.
Holmes Basketball Coach, Brad Carr, joins the show to talk about his coaching journey from Holmes Middle school, Newport and Simon Kenton prior to a 12 year stint at Scott High School. Entering his third season at the helm of the Bulldog basketball program, his alma mater, we also talk about his time playing for the Bulldogs and the pride he has in leading its storied program.
Jaime Walz Richey, arguably the most decorated female basketball player in Kentucky history, but she's also a mom to young girls, a teacher, and the head basketball coach at Highlands High School. In her 19th season at the helm of the Bluebirds girls' basketball program, we talk about her playing days at Highlands, Western Kentucky University, her journey into coaching, as well as some of the rewarding parts of mentoring young women.
Mo Egger is the voice we associate with Cincinnati sports. On air since 2003, Mo has carved a niche in the way we listen to sports talk radio of the Reds, Bengals, Xavier and UC. His style, work ethic and personality have given him the opportunity to work his way from behind-the-scenes to the forefront on-air talent in a big market. A fan of Cincy sports teams, his show's relate sports to us in a manner we find entertaining. His journey to his current roles are no different than the regular person, which is what makes him relatable.
Highlands High School baseball coach, Jeremy Baioni, joins the show to talk about his playing days in two very successful programs while at Highlands, including being a part of a 1996 State Football Championship & back-to-back 9th Region Baseball Championship teams. We also dig into his coaching career, which has resulted in FOUR straight 9th Region Titles and two state championship game appearances. Coach Baioni is one of the best to do it in NKY, but also it's most humble.
Episode 27 features Newport High School basketball coach, Rod Snapp. Coach Snapp grew up in Indiana, where he played in high school for his dad, Jerry. In college he played at JUCO Sue Bennett before finishing up at Indiana University South Bend. After college, he spent 10 years at the famed Milan High School, the school featured in the movie Hoosiers, then spent four years at Dixie before getting the head coaching job at Newport. Rod is one of the rare characters in Northern Kentucky and always entertaining.
Episode 26 features Campbell County Football Coach, Mike Woolf. Coach Woolf is a graduate of Covington Catholic and Thomas More College, where his playing success garnered him 1st Team All-State and All-American honors. He has had coaching stops at Covington Catholic, Newport Catholic, Ryle and is in his second stint with the Campbell County football program. A strong leader with an incredible defensive mind, Coach Woolf has had success everywhere he's been.
Episode 25 features St. Henry boys basketball coach, Dave Faust. In his 28 years at St. Henry, Coach Faust is a two-time All 'A' State Champion, a 9th Region Champion, has won over 400 games. Also, he had tremendous success in his athletic career at Newport Catholic and Thomas More, where he has been inducted to the Hall of Fame at both institutions. The model of loyalty, Coach has built a fantastic career on hard work and dedication to the players and students in the St. Henry community. Enjoy!
Episode 24 features 2004 Newcath grad, Michael Zimmerman, who was a basketball great for the Thoroughbreds before going on to play at Park University in Missouri. After his playing days, Michael went to the UC College of Law and is currently an Assistant Commonwealth Prosecuting Attorney in Campbell County. Michael is a fighter for the people in his community, the same as he was in his playing days. An awesome and impressive young man. Enjoy!
Episode 23 features the FOX19 NOW sports team, who come on to talk about the return of sports, their limitations while covering the Reds and the Bengals, their experiences at Reds games, as well as the expectations and excitement to soon be covering high school sports. Jeremy and Joe are the best at what they do and cover the game in a manner that is unmatched in our local sports market. This episode shows their true personalities and what has made them the go-to spot for sports information.
Episode 22 features Mason County Royal and Tennessee Volunteer, Chris Lofton. Chris is one of the most decorated basketball players to come out of Kentucky in the last 25 years. In his time at Mason County, he played on three regional championship teams; was a state champion, a state runner-up and Mr. Basketball in 2004. After high school, he went on to play at The University of Tennessee, where we was a two time All-American, SEC Player of the Year, as well as playing in three NCAA Tournaments. Since college, he has had a successful professional career overseas, including winning a championship in France. On top of being an outstanding basketball player, Chris is a very humble person. Give it a listen!
Episode 21 features Boone County Head Football Coach, Bryson Warner. Bryson is a 1992 graduate of Boone County High School, who then went to play football at WKU where he earned All-American honors. Coach Warner began coaching at Ryle in 1997, then again at Thomas More College in 2001 before taking over the Ryle program in 2003, where he eventually led the 2006 Raider team to the state championship. He spent 11 years as head coach at Ryle and then assisted Eddie Eviston for the 2017 & 2018 seasons at Covington Catholic before returning home to take over the Boone County Rebel program in 2019. Bryson is fantastic leader and an awesome dude. Enjoy!
Jimmy Pangallo is the JV boys basketball coach at Newport Central Catholic. A 1984 graduate of NewCath, we get into his time growing up in a big South Newport family, his playing career, life after high school, the importance of education and the role family has played in his life. Jimmy also tells us about his 20 year career with the Thoroughbreds, the coaches and player's he's been able to work with, as well as what it's been like coaching his son and nephew's. Enjoy.
In this episode, we sit down with Covington Catholic football coach, Eddie Eviston, to talk about his journey from playing at Georgetown College through his coaching stops at Norwood, TMC, NCC, Georgetown College, then to CovCath. Coach Eviston was an extremely decorated student-athlete and it's no surprise that success followed him into his coaching career. Enjoy.
Brenden Stowers, former Simon Kenton and NKU basketball standout, came on to talk about his days playing AAU, as well as his time at Simon Kenton and NKU. Brenden is a SK Hall of Fame athlete and was second team All-American at NKU. He is currently the assistant coach for Simon Kenton's Lady Pioneer basketball program, but has had stops coaching at Thomas More, NKU and Xavier.
Matt Wilhoite, KHSAA Board of Control Representative, joins the show to talk about his roles with the KHSAA, The Kenton County School District and the Northern Kentucky Athletic Conference. Matt also gives a behind the scenes look into the process the the KHSAA Board of Control meetings that govern policies for every student-athlete in Kentucky. We also discuss current COVID issues, as well as the potential for the return of athletics.
In this episode, we sit down with Mike Borchers, Superintendent of Ludlow Independent Schools, to talk about what the plan to return to school looks like in their district. We also dive into the positive things they have done since the shutdown to help impact the lives of the students in their buildings. Mr. Borchers is a remarkable leader and the biggest supporter of all Ludlow kids and their athletic teams. Enjoy.
Tyler Hopperton, Head Football Coach at Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, joined us today to talk about his journey from his days at Simon Kenton High School through his time at MSJ as a student-athlete. Coach Hopperton became an assistant coach at The Mount following his playing career and was named Head Coach at the age of 27. An impressive young man, with a lifetime worth of wisdom, this episode showcases one of bright young stars leading an athletic program in our area today.
In this episode, we sit down with Scott High School Athletic Director, Casey Fisk, to talk COVID restrictions/fallout, as well as the struggles facing athletic departments with the loss of revenue and fund raising opportunities.
Jeff Marksberry, Simon Kenton Football Coach & Athletic Director, sat down with us to talk about his journey from his days at Holmes High School to becoming the head coach at SK in 2000. Coach Marksberry has won 153 games in his 20-year career, been to a state title game, and has coached multiple Division 1 athletes.
In the 2010 decade, Jeff has led the Pioneers to 97 wins. A tremendous coach and a great human being. Enjoy.
Imagine this resume: Entrepreneur, college football player, graphic designer for the UK Men's Basketball team, The Cincinnati Reds, and The University of North Carolina Men's Basketball team...and you're only 23 years old. In this episode, you will hear from Brandon Gray, a Cold Spring, KY native, who is chasing his dream while living in it. A great young man with a very bright future, as well as a role model for young people today.
Listen, share, rate, but most of all: Enjoy!
Greenhills and Notre Dame alum, Joe Fredrick, joined us to talk about his playing days as a Pioneer, playing on the courts with other talented Cincinnati players, as well as his days at Notre Dame playing for Digger Phelps. Along the way, Joe was able to have experiences competing at the Five-Star Basketball camp in New York and also his time in the C.B.A.
Joe is probably most know for his time as an assistant on the Covington Catholic basketball team, but he's much more than that. Enjoy.
Brent Bach, 10th Region legend, sat down with us to talk about his days growing up and playing at Augusta, as well as Bellarmine. Augusta's all-time leading scorer, 1st team All-GLVC at Bellarmine and also spent time playing pro ball in Portugal. Brent left the bar set high in 10th region hoops and his advice to young players is spot on. Enjoy.
In this episode we visit with Buddy Biggs, longtime head coach at Pendleton County, Ashland Blazer and Mason County. Buddy is a 2x 10th Region champion and 2x Coach of the Year recipient, but his earlier journey’s molded him into the man, coach and family man he is today.
A good man, a great coach, an exceptional motivator. Enjoy.
Mike Walker, Lloyd Memorial boys basketball coach, sat down to talk about his time growing up near Dayton, Ohio, his journey into the coaching ranks, and the lesson's he learned along the way that helped him land the job at Lloyd. Coach Walker's passion for teaching the game and working with young people is one of the reason's he will be successful. A family man, an educator, a mentor: Erlanger's own, Coach Mike Walker.
Thomas More Football Coach, Trevor Stellman, sat down to talk about his time at Conner High School, TMC, balancing being a coach/husband/dad, as well as crying himself to sleep when his bowl cut was buzzed off. Coach Stellman is a great leader and an even better human being.
Give it a listen!
20x state champion, Adrienne Hundemer, joins the 1 on 1 podcast to discuss overcoming hard beginnings to become the most decorated track athlete in the history of the KHSAA. Also chronicling her time at Marshall University, being a Ben-Gal cheerleader, as well as being a mother. We also dig into her time coaching her own teams, and the struggles and joys that come with it.
Powerful story. Hope you enjoy.
Joe Danneman stops by to talk covering sports, getting a coloring book at his 16th birthday dinner, embracing the grind and using his platform to tell great local stories.
Couldn't ask for a better dude to work in this area and cover your favorite team.
Ryle basketball coach, Keaton Belcher, talks about his playing days at Pendleton County, the 2005 Sweet 16, as well as his playing days at Belmont. Later in the episode we talk 10th region hoops, coaching Dontaie Allen and then his move to Ryle High School.
Kevin Gray drops by to talk about his journey from coaching at St. Joe's in Cold Spring to Beechwood High School, with all the stops in between. We also discuss his his playing days at Newcath, coaches he played for, and how those experiences molded his philosophy.
Aric Russell stops by to talk about his days growing up in Southgate, as well as his journey from playing at Campbell County to Kentucky Christian. We also dive into his coaching career, along with the struggles and successes he's faced during his career.
Shannon Minor debuts the 1 on 1 podcast, with a discussion about his playing days in Cincinnati, his journey to NKU, as well as his brief stint oversea. We also dive into his path to his current position at North College Hill, his alma mater, and the annual camp he has to honor his father.