State champions are being crowned left and right as the spring sports seasons wind down. Today, Brad Locke looks at how area teams fared in the tennis championships (1:18) as well as the track and field championships (2:27). Several area baseball teams are playing in the state semifinals this week (3:00), while three area softball squads are prepping for state championship series (6:09). Also, Itawamba AHS has a new basketball coach (7:23), and Brad presents the Athletes of the Week (8:35).
The Daily Journal put a bow on the 2015-16 basketball season with its All-Area team, which appeared in Sunday’s editions. Gene Phelps and Brad Locke take a look at who made the cut, along with players and coaches of the year (1:11). Also on this episode, an update on baseball playoffs (14:13) and softball playoffs (17:29), state golf champions (19:19), and Tupelo tennis (20:48). Gene also presents Athletes of the Week (21:57).
It’s playoff time on the diamond. Gene Phelps and Brad Locke take a look at what’s happening with area baseball teams (3:16) and softball teams (9:36) as they move into second-round action this week. Speaking of the postseason, Gene has updates on track and field (16:04) and tennis (18:02). Plus, Athletes of the Week are recognized (20:42).
Gene Phelps is back on the podcast, and this week he and Brad Locke have plenty to talk about. The baseball playoffs get under way this weekend (1:39), as do the softball playoffs (7:45), and the guys discuss which area teams have a chance at making a deep run. Also, Gene recaps the state powerlifting championships (10:00), looks at Tupelo’s football team as it begins spring drills (11:21), and discusses the departure of Itawamba AHS basketball coach Devin Hill (15:18). And, of course, Athletes of the Week are recognized (18:02).
Ripley’s baseball program has become a force in Class 4A. On today’s show, Kedrick Storey of the Southern Sentinel joins Brad Locke to talk about the Tigers (1:50), who wrapped up the Division 2-4A title on Tuesday. Also, the guys take a look at Houston football (9:30), Mooreville softball (9:53), the Daily Journal Relays (10:40), and Athletes of the Week (11:06).
Some changes are coming to the softball and track and field championships (1:21), but Brad Locke and Gene Phelps mostly have basketball to talk about on this week’s episode. They’ll take a look back at some key games earlier in the week, including wins by Tupelo, Itawamba AHS and Saltillo (6:08), and they look ahead to next week’s division tournaments (10:53). Also, Gene talks about Oxford’s girls winning a state soccer championship (15:17), and Brad presents the Athletes of the Week (17:36).