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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

Sportswriters #144: Fantasy sports analyst and Richwoods grad Michael Waldo

9/28/2018
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Richwoods grad Michael Waldo chats with Journal Star sports editor Wes Huett about his passion, fantasy sports. A sports statistics expert, Waldo, doles out advice on the fantasy sports website Fantistics.com and on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio and the ESPN radio network.

Duration:00:33:10

Sportswriters #143: On to the second half of the high school football season

9/25/2018
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We're headed into Week 6, and the second half of the high school football season in central Illinois. Journal Star Sportswriters Wes Huett, Stan Morris and Adam Duvall discuss last week's big games and share their thoughts going into Week 6.

Duration:00:37:30

Sportswriters #142: Get your game on at LANmark eSports and Gaming Center

9/19/2018
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Local area network (LAN) video game parties have been around for quite some time, but over the years, they've evolved into a new type of competitive sport – eSports. Demand has been so high and tournaments have become so popular that they've given rise to plush new gaming venues like the one at Landmark Recreation Center in Peoria. The LANmark eSports and Gaming Center is actually a former movie theater that has been converted into a deluxe, high-tech gaming center with an array of built-in...

Duration:00:20:44

Sportswriters #141: Our weekly recap, preview and picks for Peoria-area high school football

9/18/2018
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The Journal Star Sportswriters – Wes Huett, Stan Morris and Adam Duvall – recap Week 4 of the high school football season and make their picks for Week 5 in our weekly Sportswriters football podcast.

Duration:00:39:19

Sportswriters #140: Big things await in Week 4 of high school football

9/11/2018
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Journal Star assistant sports editor Wes Huett and prep football writer Stan Morris discuss the highlights and lowlights of a wet and wild Week 3 of the high school football season and preview the big games and players of Week 4.

Duration:00:26:36

Sportswriters #139: Fond memories of the sports department

9/6/2018
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On the eve of his retirement, Journal Star sports editor Kirk Wessler gathers his team one last time to reminisce about the golden days of the sports department. Joining him are Dave Reynolds, Nick Vlahos, Dave "Cleve" Eminian, and Aaron Ferguson.

Duration:01:18:36

Sportswriters #138: Our weekly analysis and preview of high school football

9/4/2018
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We're heading in to Week 3 of the high school football season. Upsets, surprises, great plays — beat writers Aaron Ferguson and Stan Morris share their thoughts and analysis on the big games of Week 2, and what to keep an eye on in Week 3.

Duration:00:38:42

Sportswriters #137: Bradley University soccer coach Jim DeRose

8/29/2018
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Jim DeRose has been the Bradley University soccer program's guiding force for the past 23 years. He and the Journal Star's Dave Reynolds discuss the Braves' current season, his storied tenure as head coach, and his background growing up in New Jersey just across the Pennsylvania border from Philadelphia.

Duration:00:24:25

Sportswriters #136: A look back at Week 1, and on to Week 2 of prep football in central Illinois

8/28/2018
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Journal Star football beat writers Stan Morris and Aaron Ferguson break down the action from the first weekend of high school football in central Illinois. The duo discusses the top highlights from Friday's games and preview Week 2. Pekin senior quarterback Nathan Righi and junior wide receiver Sebastian Hill hooked up for four touchdown passes at Oak Forest on Friday. They joined Ferguson for a conversation about why they were so effective together, what it's like growing up in an...

Duration:00:53:06

Sportswriters #135: Kicking off the high school football season

8/21/2018
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As the summer slowly fades away, high school football springs to life once more. From small rural schools running and tackling on grass and dirt, to big city programs tossing bombs on artificial turf, the Journal Star Sportswriters come together to share their insights on the upcoming season.

Duration:00:43:30