The Nate Lull Podcast-logo

The Nate Lull Podcast

Sports & Recreation Podcasts

WCDO Radio Sports Director Nate Lull catches up with high school athletes, coaches, athletic directors and more in Section III & Section IV in upstate NY

WCDO Radio Sports Director Nate Lull catches up with high school athletes, coaches, athletic directors and more in Section III & Section IV in upstate NY

Location:

United States

Description:

WCDO Radio Sports Director Nate Lull catches up with high school athletes, coaches, athletic directors and more in Section III & Section IV in upstate NY

Twitter:

@NateLull

Language:

English

Contact:

607-435-1933


Episodes

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 156: Dawson Backus

12/2/2021
Nate catches up with 2016 Sidney grad, Dawson Backus. He now works for Hendrick Motorsports as a rear tire changer for some of the best teams on the NASCAR circuit. Hear all about this demanding job and what goes into a perfect 11 second pit stop. The guys also reminisce about the famous hook and ladder play during Dawson's senior football season that propelled the Warriors to the state final four. Gavin's Pizzeria Authentic New York Style Pizza in Sidney

Duration:00:46:35

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 155: Skip Baxter

11/23/2021
Nate talks running with Delhi Cross Country Coach, Skip Baxter. They chat about the rich XC history at DA including the NYS Class-D championship for the girls team in 2019. That was the 4th state title in program history. Skip tells us how he found his way to Delhi and got into coaching. The guys also highlight several recent DA grads that have gone on to run at the D1 level in college. Sportsfield Specialties Leaders in Sports Construction Equipment

Duration:00:59:14

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 154: Steve & Scott Hornung

11/19/2021
Nate sits down with father/son duo, Steve and Scott Hornung. Steve coaches the Schenevus Girls Soccer team and Scott works with the Franklin/Unatego Boys Soccer team. Both won Tri-Valley League championships this fall. The guys discuss many different eras of local soccer including when Steve coached Scott in Sidney. They also talk about marathon running, which they are all passionate about. Certified Auto Outlet Your family auto dealer

Duration:01:09:14

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 153: Tracey Ranieri

11/10/2021
Nate is honored to chat with retired longtime SUNY Oneonta soccer coach and athletic director, Tracey Ranieri. A pioneer for women in local coaching, her resume is second to none. Some highlights include talking about her national championship team, her coaching memories and her tireless administration work. A Schenevus alumna, Tracey is a true local success story. NYCM Insurance Home & Car Insurance Company in New York

Duration:01:06:14

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 152: Lance Ratchford

11/3/2021
Nate brings SUNY Cobleskill Baseball Head Coach, Lance Ratchford on to the podcast. Lance is an Oneonta High School grad who went on to a very successful playing career at the D2 and D3 levels. His coaching resume includes stops at SUNY Oneonta, Marist and now Cobleskill. He is also an assistant in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League where he mentored Oneonta alum, Teddy McGraw. Their team, the Brewster Whitecaps, won the 2021 CCBL championship. The Delaware National Bank of...

Duration:01:06:30

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 151: Jeff Mlinar

10/26/2021
Nate welcomes Jeff Mlinar from Empire State Takeover back to the podcast. EST is based in Albany and offers high level basketball opportunities for high school girls across New York State and beyond. His showcase and summer league events have become very popular with local players. Jeff's knowledge of Section IV girls basketball is unmatched and the guys discuss the development of several players from around the area as we approach the upcoming high school season. Gavin's...

Duration:01:24:36

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 150: Norwich Basketball Reunion with Mark Abbott, Peter Burton & Josh Morris

10/7/2021
On this very special podcast episode, Nate travels to Norwich High School for the first interview in a series. Hear about the 1992-1993 and 1993-1994 NHS Boys Basketball teams that won back-to-back state titles. These teams went a combined 56-2 over two years and won a federation title in 92-93 with a perfect record of 29-0. Listen in as Coach Mark Abbott and players Peter Burton and Josh Morris talk about their favorite memories. Two additional episodes on this team will be released later...

Duration:01:30:58

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 149: Bill Bryant

10/1/2021
Nate interviews the new executive director of Section IV athletics, Bill Bryant. Bill took this position in June and shares what he's been working on so far, as well as his vision for the future. You can hear stories from his personal and professional life, and answers to questions sent in by listeners. NYCM Insurance Home & Car Insurance Company in New York

Duration:00:58:06

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 148: Jake Crotser

9/23/2021
Nate welcomes back Oneonta grad, Jake Crotser to the podcast. The guys talk about Jake's transition from playing NCAA D2 Lacrosse to professional canoe racing. He tells us about his experience at the AuSable River Canoe Marathon, which is a 120 mile race in Michigan. They also discuss OHS sports history and what coaches and athletes have had an impact on his life. NYCM Insurance Home & Car Insurance Company in New York

Duration:01:12:57

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 147: Alex & Seth Haight

9/14/2021
Nate welcomes recent Delhi grad, Alex Haight to the podcast. He is joined by his Dad, Seth Haight. Alex tells us about his decision to attend prep school at Deerfield Academy. He also talks about finishing his outstanding 3-sport career with the Bulldogs. Seth was an extremely gifted athlete at Delhi and went on to play college football at Colgate and Hartwick. The Delaware National Bank of Delhi Serving Delaware County since 1839

Duration:01:04:08

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 146: Tom Collier

9/9/2021
Nate heads back to Norwich High School to chat with longtime boys basketball coach, Tom Collier. They talk about the rich tradition of the Purple Tornado program and how Tom got involved in coaching. He also tells us about the pain of losing his daughter, Krissie, when she was just 19 years old. Preferred Mutual Home, Auto and Business Insurance

Duration:01:11:06

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 145: Tony Dilello

9/1/2021
Nate takes a visit to the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club to catch up with longtime staff member, Tony Dilello. They talk about the history of the club and what it means to local athletes. Tony is the offensive line coach and special teams coordinator for the Hartwick College football team. He has been in that role for nine years and discusses why he loves coaching. Tony also tells us about his time playing college football at AIC in Springfield, Massachusetts. Certified Auto Outlet Your...

Duration:00:51:26

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 144: Teddy McGraw

8/26/2021
Nate welcomes back Oneonta grad, Teddy McGraw to the podcast. Teddy plays D1 baseball at Wake Forest and just finished an exciting summer playing in the Cape Cod League. His team (the Brewster Whitecaps) won the league championship and Teddy was a key contributor on the pitchers mound. Hear about his summer on the Cape and how his first year at WF went. NYCM Insurance Home & Car Insurance Company in New York

Duration:00:53:48

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 143: Laycee Drake & Luke Branigan

8/24/2021
Nate chats with Hancock alumna, Laycee Drake and Delaware Academy grad, Luke Branigan. Laycee tells us about her summer workouts in preparation for playing D1 basketball at UMBC in Baltimore. Luke discusses his senior year at DA where his teams went undefeated in football and basketball. This was a great chance to catch up with both athletes before they head off to college for the fall semester. Clark Sports Center Health & fitness center in Cooperstown

Duration:00:42:41

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 142: Jon Carvin

8/15/2021
Nate welcomes Sidney grad, Jon Carvin to the podcast. Jon is the head pit crew coach for Hendrick Motorsports, where he gets to work with some of the biggest names in NASCAR. His journey is unique as he started his coaching career in college football before transitioning to his current job. Jon talks about his playing days in Sidney and about his time on the football field at the University at Albany. Gavin's Pizzeria Authentic New York Style Pizza in Sidney

Duration:00:42:35

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 141: Mike Chrystie

8/12/2021
Nate hits the road to talk with Norwich Football Coach, Mike Chrystie. Mike is one of the most decorated athletes in Chenango County history and went on to play football at Colgate University. He had an illustrious high school career at Oxford where he was an all-state player and a tremendous kicker. He also won a state title in the 100 meter dash during his senior year. Mike finishes by telling us about his battle with cancer early in his adult life. Preferred Mutual Home, Auto and...

Duration:01:00:27

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 140: Greg Klein

8/8/2021
Nate catches up with one of his good local media friends, Greg Klein. Greg is the Editor for The Freeman's Journal, Hometown Oneonta and the All Otsego website. He tells us about his wild journey traveling the country working as an actor, a professional wrestler, a journalist and more. Greg settled in Cooperstown and is an avid Hawkeyes supporter. They finish with some CCS soccer talk as well! The Leatherstocking Group Your registered mortgage brokers

Duration:01:40:47

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 139: Gavin Bonczkowski

8/2/2021
Nate chats with 2021 G-MU grad, Gavin Bonczkowski. He is heading to Wells College next year to play basketball and baseball. Gavin became the school record holder for 3-pointers in a career (198) at G-MU this past winter. He also finished 3rd on the Raiders all-time basketball scoring list with 1,208 points. The guys talk about sports, school musicals, Boy Scouts and much more. NYCM Insurance Home & Car Insurance Company in New York

Duration:01:10:13

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 138: Todd Carrington

7/28/2021
Nate catches up with Charlotte Valley grad, Todd Carrington. Todd is one of the best golfers in the area. They discuss the local golf scene and look back on his big victory in the 2018 Otsego County Atchinson Cup Tournament. Todd is a great storyteller and the celebration after his county championship is the stuff of legend. Certified Auto Outlet Your family auto dealer

Duration:01:05:29

The Nate Lull Podcast, Episode 137: Brad & Allison Beckwith

7/24/2021
Nate connects with 2019 Oxford grads, Brad and Allison Beckwith. These twins both attend the University of Rochester. Brad plays football and Allison is on the softball team. They were both dominant 3-sport athletes and well rounded students during their time at Oxford. Hear about their journey from small town life to college athletics. New York Pizzeria of New Berlin Legendary taste since 1982

Duration:01:03:13