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Sportswriters #165: Pekin native and PGA golfer D.A. Points

6/26/2019
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Professional golfer D.A. Points, who rose through the ranks of the PGA after a stellar career at Pekin High School and the University of Illinois, joins the Journal Star's Dave Reynolds to chat about the D.A. Points Junior Open Tournament coming up July 8-11 at Pekin Country Club. Points joined the PGA Tour in 2005 and owns three tour victories.

Duration:00:09:58

Sportswriters #164: Peoria Rivermen 2018-2019 season recap

4/19/2019
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Rivermen players Mike Gurtler, Ben Oskroba, Alec Hagaman and coach Jean-Guy Trudel joins the Journal Star's Dave Eminian for another Sportswriters podcast.

Duration:00:39:10

Sportswriters #163: Popular Peoria Rivermen enforcer Dennis Sicard

4/8/2019
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Veteran hockey enforcer Dennis Sicard has a well-earned reputation as a hard-nosed, passionate player who's not afraid to throw down with even the most intimidating opponents. He and Peoria Rivermen play-by-play announcer Brad Kupiec join Journal Star hockey beat writer Dave Eminian to chat about Sicard and the upcoming playoff run for the first-place Rivermen.

Duration:00:28:54

Sportswriters #162: Let's talk high school hoops #10

3/21/2019
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The Journal Star Sportswriters – Adam Duvall, John Komosa and Wes Huett – gather for one final look at the 2018-19 high school basketball season in central Illinois, and share their outlook on next season.

Duration:00:26:43

Sportswriters #161: A Bradley basketball blast from the past

3/18/2019
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Former Bradley basketball players Jeremy Crouch and Danny Adams join Journal Star beat writer Dave Reynolds to chat about Bradley's upcoming appearance in the NCAA Tournament, and their own now-legendary run to the Sweet Sixteen in the 2006 tournament.

Duration:00:26:53

Sportswriters #160: Let's talk high school hoops #9

3/13/2019
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Manual is back at state, and the Journal Star Sportswriters couldn't be more excited. Adam Duvall, John Komosa and Wes Huett chat about the Rams' upcoming Class 3A state semifinal against East St. Louis, and what to expect from the concluding weekend of the IHSA State Basketball Tournament at Carver Arena.

Duration:00:31:34

Sportswriters #159: Let's talk high school hoops #8

3/6/2019
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The Morton girls take another state basketball title, the field is set for the Class 1A/2A state basketball tournament, and the Class 3A/4A sectionals and supersectionals are full steam ahead. Beat writers Adam Duvall, John Komosa and sports editor Wes Huett chat about all things high school hoops in another episode of The Journal Star Sportswriters podcast.

Duration:00:25:40

Sportswriters #158: Let's talk high school hoops #7

2/27/2019
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The girls Class 3A/4A tournament hits Normal this weekend while boys sectionals and regionals are in full swing. Lots to talk about in this week's Journal Star Sportswriters podcast.

Duration:00:29:06

Sportswriters #157: Let's talk high school hoops #6

2/20/2019
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It's coming down to the wire as the Class 1A/2A girls state tournament hits Normal this weekend, and sectional and regional tournaments heat up. Adam Duvall, John Komosa and Wes Huett talks all things high school hoops in this week's episode of The Journal Star Sportswriters podcast.

Duration:00:25:24

Sportswriters #156: Let's talk high school hoops #5

2/13/2019
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We're closing in on state tournament time, with regionals and sectionals in girls and boys basketball well underway. Plus, the IHSA is talking about changes to the state finals weekends. Adam Duvall, John Komosa and Wes Huett talks all things hoops in another edition of The Journal Star Sportswriters podcast.

Duration:00:45:12

Sportswriters #154: Let's talk high school hoops #3

1/16/2019
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Adam Duvall, John Komosa and Wes Huett talk all things high school hoops in this week's Sportswriters podcast.

Duration:00:16:26

Sportswriters #153: Let's talk high school hoops #2

1/9/2019
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The Journal Star Sportswriters — Adam Duvall, John Komosa and Wes Huett — gather once again to talk high school basketball in their weekly podcast.

Duration:00:22:01

Sportswriters #152: Let's talk high school hoops

12/19/2018
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The prep basketball season is in full swing and there's a lot to talk about. The Journal Star Sportswriters — Wes Huett, John Komosa and Adam Duvall — kick off a new series of podcasts focusing on all things high school hoops.

Duration:00:28:39

Sportswriters #151: Another memorable prep football season

11/13/2018
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With Saturday's losses in the state quarterfinals, the 2018 prep football season in the Peoria area comes to an end. The Journal Star Sportswriters gather one last time to discuss another memorable year on the gridiron.

Duration:00:28:44

Sportswriters #150: On to the state football quarterfinals

11/6/2018
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The Journal Star Sportswriters gather once again to talk all things football heading into the state quarterfinals this weekend in central Illinois.

Duration:00:40:38

Sportswriters #149: On to Round Two of the prep football playoffs

10/30/2018
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Round One is in the books. The Journal Star Sportswriters — Wes Huett, Stan Morris and Adam Duvall — gather to discuss the big games of the first round and make their predictions for Round Two.

Duration:00:48:06

Sportswriters #148: The high school football playoffs in central Illinois are about to begin

10/23/2018
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The Journal Star Sportswriters — Wes Huett, Stan Morris and Adam Duvall — gather to discuss the final week of the regular season and look ahead to the first round of the high school football playoffs in central Illinois.

Duration:00:54:21

Sportswriters #147: The final week of the prep football season is upon us

10/16/2018
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As we head into the final games of the regular season, Journal Star Sportswriters Wes Huett, Stan Morris and Adam Duvall discuss the highlights of Week 8 and what to expect in Week 9 and share their thoughts on how the playoff picture is shaping up.

Duration:00:44:18

Sportswriters #146: Our analysis, preview and picks for Week 8 of the prep football season

10/9/2018
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The Journal Star Sportswriters — Wes Huett, Stan Morris and Adam Duvall — discuss last week's big prep football games and look ahead to Week 8 as the high school football season winds down in central Illinois.

Duration:00:44:11

Sportswriters #145: Our weekly analysis and preview of prep football in central Illinois

10/2/2018
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The Journal Star Sportswriters — Wes Huett, Stan Morris and Adam Duvall — discuss last week's big prep football games and look forward to Week 7 of the season in central Illinois.

Duration:00:44:10