EP 120: Talkin’ Preps, Gopher Recruiting, & More with Gopher Football & Hoops Voice Mike Grimm!

In a change-of-pace episode this Spring, Logan and Bill welcome in Mike Grimm, the radio voice of Golden Gopher Football and Men’s Basketball, to talk some prep sports and how it impacts University of Minnesota athletics!

The conversation spans topics including Grimm’s growing affinity for prep lacrosse, Gopher hoops and football’s recent efforts at recruiting top in-state talent, some thoughts on what type of impact top in-State football recruit Koi Perich from Esko could make next season as a true freshman, and how the transfer portal and NIL landscape has impacted the Gophers.

EP 118: Dangling with P-Mac, A Boys Lacrosse Season Preview with Down the Alley!

Matt and Bill welcome in Austin Polson-McCannon, a Prior Lake assistant coach and co-host of the “Down the Alley” podcast, to preview the boys high school lacrosse season that gets underway this week!

The show starts by touching on some prep sports headlines from the week at (3:43), including Friday’s announcement of “Miss Basketball” in Minnesota and how the transfer bug has hit a few local products playing college basketball.

The boys lacrosse preview with P-Mac starts at (12:45) as the guys go through a recap of last season and the key storylines heading into the Spring 2024 season. Starting at (25:55), they go Section-by-Section discussing a favorite and sleeper team in each group in the State. At (50:15), they discuss the pre-season favorites for the “Mister Lacrosse” in Minnesota award.

EP 117: Coming Down the Mountain, an MGBCA All-Star Series Preview with Mountain Iron-Buhl GBB Head Coach Jeff Buffetta

Matt welcomes in the 26th year head coach of the Mountain Iron-Buhl Rangers, fresh off a runner-up finish at the Class A State Tournament, as he helps preview this weekend’s MGBCA All-Star Series and the announcement of “Miss Basketball” in Minnesota on Friday.

Coach Buffetta hops on the pod to talk about a monumental week for the women’s game after a thrilling Elite 8, how the girls landscape has changed in the past two decades, and gives his scouting report on future Tarheel sharpshooter Jordan Zubich, as well as all three outstate candidates that are up for this year’s Miss Basketball award.