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Week 17 Football Picks - Ep. 63

Zach, Mike and Shawn spar over their picks as Zach remains in the lead after a particularly troublesome week.


Dec 13 2018—Wanted: More female officials in girls basketball

With high school basketball now in full swing, the guys preview what will be a loaded Seacoast on the boys side with local broadcaster Justin McIsaac. Also covered: The terrible officiating in high school girls basketball on both sides of the river, and what can be done to fix it.


Hickman girls basketball coach Anna Rorvig joins the podcast to talk about the Kewpies' season and more

Columbia Daily Tribune preps reporter Eric Blum is joined by Hickman girls basketball coach Anna Rorvig to talk about her team's season so far and more. Tribune Mizzou football reporter Danny Jones also steps in as co-host to talk about Boone County football and basketball.


Jadyn Shinn, Sierra High soccer

Jadyn Shinn, the senior captain of the Sierra High girls soccer team, talks about team expectations for the 2018-19 season. She also talks about setting Sierra's all-time scoring record and her love for cliff diving.


910Preps Podcast: Episode 15 - Scotland's road to state title berth

In Episode 15 of the 910Preps Podcast, 10th-seeded Scotland continued its football playoff road trip with a 28-0 win against Seventy-First in the 4A East finals. The Scots play East Forsyth on Saturday for the state title. Conference play is underway in basketball and the Cumberland County Holiday Classic opens in less than two weeks. Listen as Jaclyn Shambaugh and Sonny Jones talk about high school sports in Cumberland County.


Blackstone Valley Tech wins a Super Bowl title

A year after losing in the Division 7 Super Bowl, the Blackstone Valley Tech football team made tech school history by winning a state championship. The four senior captains in Jordyn Amero, Justin Sauter, Ethan Blake and Dawson Potter, and senior Conner Christensen all joined host Tommy Cassell to talk about the Super Bowl victory. The Beavers spoke about their "Rocky II" inspired season, inspiration from a beloved coach who passed away from cancer and even a little swagger...


Dec. 8 2018: Patriots chat with the Globe's Chad Finn

Boston Globe sportswriter Chad Finn joined the Seacoast Sports Weekly program on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. Topics included context around the Patriots' dominant local TV ratings and the Nate Eovaldi contract.


Dec 8 2018: Winter HS and the year of UNH sports discontent

The guys take a look at the winter high school sports season and discuss UNH's rampant struggles across the board.


Week 16 Football Picks - Ep. 62

Mike, Zach, and Shawn convene to make their predictions for the coming week in football. This time we find Zach squarely in the lead... [wait, is this right? Are you sure? I really don't want to have to print a correction... Oooookayyy...] With Zach inexplicably in the lead it really goes to show that it is truly anybody's game, and this week, that game is baseball as Mike makes one of his epic cross-sports analogies. Also, in an effort to retake his dynasty, Shawn has been flipping...


Tolton boys basketball coach Jeremy Osborne joins the podcast to talk about his team and more

Columbia Daily Tribune preps reporter Eric Blum is joined by Tolton boys basketball head coach Jeremy Osborne to talk about his team early into the basketball season and much more. Tribune Mizzou men's basketball reporter Cameron Teague Robinson also stops by as co-host to talk high school basketball and football.


Stroudsburg's Matt Gallagher with special guest Jon DeJesus - Ep. 61

Stroudsburg's new head boys basketball coach Matt Gallagher sits down with Zach and special guest Jon DeJesus, former head boys basketball coach at East Strousburg North and current assistant coach at Blair Academy for a talk about the nuts and bolts of high school basketball and the history that the coaches share in Monroe county.


Tom Gonsalves, St. Mary's girls basketball

St. Mary's High girls basketball coach Tom Gonsalves talks about the state of his young team, where his passionate coaching style comes from and his pre-game routine, among other topics.


Week 15 Football Picks - Ep. 60

The boys are glad that that insipid lens slinger isn't actually part of the contest after he bested them all last week, but they continue unbowed and undeterred. This week Mike continues his tradition of mixing sporting metaphors by comparing Alabama to Tiger Woods, Shawn licks his wounds and starts picking his line to regain the lead, and Zach sticks to his guns in spite of overwhelming evidence that (at least) one of his picks is ill-advised.


November Wrap

Episode 15 was the first crossover episode between the Best of Preps and 209 Overtime podcast, where sports writers Nick Woodard and Scott Linesburgh looked back at the local sports highlights in the month of November, and looked ahead to December's sports lineup.


Blair Oaks head coach Ted LePage joins the podcast to talk about the Falcons' state championship game

Columbia Daily Tribune prep sports reporter Eric Blum is joined by Blair Oaks head football coach Ted LePage to talk about the Falcons' state championship game against Lathrop and more. Tribune Missouri football reporter Danny Jones also steps in as co-host to talk about Battle's state semifinal loss, the Norm Stewart Classic and more.


The season that was, and what is to come

Producer Caitlyn Kelleher grabs the lead mic and takes over for regular host Tommy Cassell as the two talk about the season that was (the fall) and look ahead to the winter season. The pair looks back at the Hopkinton High School second state title for the golf team and Tommy's brags a little bit about his time on the course with junior Matt Epstein (who was a guest on Season 1 Ep. 23) and the tournament he just played in with his dad. Then Caitlyn and Tommy come back to the local...


GoUpstate PrepZone - Episode 24 - Upper State Football Matchups

Join Jed and James as they preview Friday's Upper State football matchups.


910Preps Podcast: Episode 14 - Four Cumberland teams remain in playoffs

In Episode 14 of the 910Preps Podcast, South View and Seventy-First win in the final seconds while Pine Forest and Terry Sanford romp in the second round of the state football playoffs. Those four Cumberland teams, along with Sandhills Conference teams Richmond Senior, Pinecrest and Scotland, have advanced to the third round. Listen as Jaclyn Shambaugh and Sonny Jones talk about high school sports in Cumberland County.


Week 14 Football Picks - Ep. 58

Oh how the mighty have fallen. Shawn takes a sharp drop in the rankings as Mike takes the Lead and Zach sneaks into second place. Will this be a temporary setback or is Shawn's dynasty in peril?


The Warriors bring in the state trophy

Fresh off an exciting 1-0 win in penalty kicks over Nipmuc in the Division 3 state championship, the Wayland boys soccer team joined host Tommy Cassell with the state title trophy in tow. Five seniors in Gage Fuller, Jake Tyska, Andrew D'Amico, Jack Dretler and Nolan Smith played a little soccer inside the Daily News office before talking all things soccer with Tommy inside our podcast studio. Smith went over his game-winning save in goal, Fuller chatted his penalty-kick score and the...