The Watercooler

The Watercooler

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The Watercooler is a half-hour podcast in which a new, nonsensical sports hypothetical is kicked around and debated every week. The show is hosted by Lake Forest High School students Peter Elliott, Ryan Peters, and Carson Ward, and produced for its student newspaper, The Forest Scout.
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The Watercooler is a half-hour podcast in which a new, nonsensical sports hypothetical is kicked around and debated every week. The show is hosted by Lake Forest High School students Peter Elliott, Ryan Peters, and Carson Ward, and produced for its student newspaper, The Forest Scout.

More places to listen

Interview with Chicago Dogs Broadcaster Sam Brief (Episode 6)
In the sixth episode of The Watercooler — The Forest Scout's sports hypothetical discussion show — hosts Ryan Peters, Carson Ward, and Billy Gardner conduct a really fun interview with Chicago Dogs broadcaster and media relations manager Sam Brief. They talk about everything from Carlos Zambrano, Fogo de Chao, and the boys offer their promotional ideas for the upcoming season.  Other topics include predictions for the Lake Forest-Kaneland playoff football game, and our Week 12 college football “Chili’s Lock of the Week” picks. Plus, the Joey Goodsir show discusses an important upcoming college football game that one team is a little too eager to play in... The Forest Scout is the student newspaper of Lake Forest High School and is available in print and online at TheForestScout.com Follow The Forest Scout on Twitter: @TheForestScout
47:37
November 27, 2019
How Can We Improve Attendance at LFHS Athletic Events? (Episode 5)
In the fifth episode of The Watercooler — The Forest Scout's sports hypothetical discussion show — hosts Ryan Peters, Carson Ward, and Billy Gardner offer their ideas as to how attendance can be improved at Lake Forest High School sporting events. Other topics include predictions for the Lake Forest-Kaneland playoff football game, and our Week 11 college football “Chili’s Lock of the Week” picks. Finally, on the Joey Goodsir Show with Billy Gardner, Joey — err, Michigan Basketball — deserve congratulations for avenging the football team's 2007 upset loss to Appalachian State. The Forest Scout is the student newspaper of Lake Forest High School and is available in print and online at TheForestScout.com Follow The Forest Scout on Twitter: @TheForestScout
17:39
November 9, 2019
Would You Rather Stay Clean and be an Average Pro Athlete or Become the GOAT Because of Steroids? (Episode 4)
In the fourth episode of The Watercooler — The Forest Scout's sports hypothetical discussion show — hosts Ryan Peters, Carson Ward, and Billy Gardner butt heads over an ethical dilemma: Would they rather be an average pro athlete or be considered the "Greatest of all Time" due to steroids in their respective sport? Other topics include predictions for the win-or-go-home Lake Forest-Stevenson football game, our Week 9 college football “Chili’s Lock of the Week” picks, and of course, the Joey Goodsir Show with Billy Gardner. Produced and edited: Peter Elliott ('21) The Forest Scout is the student newspaper of Lake Forest High School and is available in print and online at TheForestScout.com Follow The Forest Scout on Twitter: @TheForestScout
33:02
October 27, 2019
Could Billy Gardner Defeat a Cheetah One-on-One in an Octagon? (Episode 3)
In the third episode of The Watercooler — The Forest Scout's sports hypothetical discussion show — hosts Ryan Peters, Carson Ward, and Billy Gardner reveal what NFL player they think would make the Lake Forest Scouts football team a juggernaut. Other topics include predictions for the Lake Forest-Libertyville football game, what we thought of the XFL Draft, our Week 7 college football “Chili’s Lock of the Week” picks, and of course, the Joey Goodsir Show with Billy Gardner. Produced and edited: Peter Elliott ('21) The Forest Scout is the student newspaper of Lake Forest High School and is available in print and online at TheForestScout.com Follow The Forest Scout on Twitter: @TheForestScout
40:16
October 18, 2019
What NFL Player Would You Add to the Lake Forest Football Team? (Episode 2)
In the second episode of The Watercooler — The Forest Scout's sports hypothetical discussion show — hosts Peter Elliott, Ryan Peters, and Carson Ward reveal what NFL player they think would make the Lake Forest Scouts football team a juggernaut. Other topics include predictions for the Lake Forest-Waukegan football game, and our Week 6 college football “Chili’s Lock of the Week” picks, and of course, the Joey Goodsir show with Billy Gardner. Produced and edited: Peter Elliott ('21) The Forest Scout is the student newspaper of Lake Forest High School and is available in print and online at TheForestScout.com Follow The Forest Scout on Twitter: @TheForestScout
30:24
October 4, 2019
Could the Varsity Soccer Team beat 75 U9 AYSO Soccer Players? (Episode 1)
In the debut episode of The Watercooler — The Forest Scout's sports hypothetical discussion show — hosts Peter Elliott, Ryan Peters, and Carson Ward ponder whether or not the Varsity Soccer Team could beat 75 U9 AYSO soccer players. Other topics include predictions for the Lake Forest-Warren football game, an In Memorium for the 2019 Cubs season, and our Week 5 college football "Chili's Lock of the Week" picks. Produced and edited: Peter Elliott ('21)   The Forest Scout is the student newspaper of Lake Forest High School and is available in print and online at TheForestScout.com   Follow The Forest Scout on Twitter: @TheForestScout
29:59
September 27, 2019
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