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).