Category Archive: Podcasts

Feb 18

Scrogcast: The ‘logic’ of CIF-SS hoops playoff seeds and Fan Laws

Mission Prep guard Quinton Adlesh

The Mission Prep boys basketball team is on the road to start the CIF-Southern Section Divisional playoffs, which would be fine if the Royals weren’t the No. 3 overall seed in their bracket. They might even be on the road for the first two rounds should they advance. How can that be? For the first …

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Jan 24

Scrogcast: Ramses Barden signs in Buffalo

It’s shorter than usual, but we found some time for a show this week to talk about Cal Poly football legend Ramses Barden getting a second chance in the NFL by signing a futures contract with the Buffalo Bills. Tribune prep sports reporter and Buffalo native Alex Jankowski was especially excited to talk about what …

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Jan 10

Scrogcast: Quitting at Cuesta and owning Hawaii

We use the second podcast in as many weeks to discuss a crazy basketball story from Cuesta College you have to hear to believe, Cal Poly’s surprising men’s basketball blowout victory over Hawaii and “The Carson Wack Show” at Arroyo Grande. Honolulu Star-Advertiser beat reporter Brian McInnis joins me for a segment on college basketball …

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Jan 03

Scrogcast: Introducing our new prep sports writer

We at The Tribune rang in the new year by welcoming new high school sports reporter Alex J. Jankowski to the Central Coast. Alex comes from Buffalo by way of Rutgers and Ketchikan, Alaska, and I sat down to ask him about his road to SLO, his affinity for and the lovable use of his …

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Feb 13

Scrogcast: Eversley injury update and the BigWestMD

Gearing up for the Blue-Green Rivalry between the Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara men’s basketball teams this weekend, the Scrogcast features about 25 minutes with new media specialist Steve Chen from the Big West Conference office. Also, I’ve also tacked on my one-on-one interview with Mustangs leading scorer and rebounder Chris Eversley to the …

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Jan 11

Scrogcast: Cal Poly basketball, All-County football

Cal Poly point guard Jamal Johnson drives the lane against UC Irvine. Tribune photo by Laura Dickinson.

Since it’s been a while since we taped a show, this one is extra long and stuffed with great content from all over the sports landscape. Tribune preps reporter Nick Wilson joined me to provide a preview of the All-County high school football team and the Player of the Year story coming out this weekend. …

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Oct 12

Scrogcast: Talking movies with Eversley and football with Wilson

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College basketball practice opens today, and to get in the spirit, I sat down with Cal Poly junior forward Chris Eversley. CE33 and I talked about his history in the Chicago prep hoops scene. You’ll learn everything you ever wanted to know about Walter Payton High. Eversley also talks about his love of blockbuster movies. …

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Sep 20

Scrogcast: Football on the brain

On this edition of the Scrogcast, I’m joined by Owen Main of and Tribune reporter Nick Wilson to talk about everything football. Owen and I discuss the Cal Poly football team’s recent upset at Wyoming and the upcoming rivalry game against UC Davis. Nick gives me the scoop on the local high school football …

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Sep 05

Scrogcast: Meet Mr. Wilson and the Wisconsin duo

For the first Scrogcast of the season, I did a little reflecting on Cal Poly football’s 41-14 season-opening win and have a couple of special interview segments. I got Wisconsin transfers Jake Irwin and Cameron Ontko from the Mustangs’ football team talking about the big game in ’08 — when a certain person missed a …

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Mar 17

Scrogcast: NCAA bracket gambling, Asa Jackson and the Donahue play

The NCAA Tournament is back, and so is Donovan Aird. I had the former Tribune prep sports reporter rejoin me for the latest Scrogcast before he moves on with the next project in his life, and we talked about everything from NCAA Tournament bracket contests to Asa Jackson’s prospects for the upcoming NFL Draft. We …

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