In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James broadcast onsite from the ODAC Basketball Tournaments in Salem, VA. They recap the women’s ODAC Quarterfinal win and preview the men’s game set for Friday. They also go more in-depth into the tournament set-up with first round byes, as well as the adjustment to playing in… Read more »
In this special release of the “Inside Athletics” podcast, James brings on women’s basketball coach Kevin Griffin to give an ODAC Tournament preview. They talk about the pressure of the top seed of the tourney and the strength of their team balance. James gives a little preview of the men’s basketball tournament as well as… Read more »
In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James jump into the craziness of this time of year, which is the overlap of winter and spring seasons combined with the upcoming ODAC Basketball Tournaments. They talk about both basketball teams and their wins over Bridgewater earlier this week, and the play-off scenarios we are looking… Read more »
In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James look ahead to the building excitement of the ODAC Tournaments, including recent Region Rankings in both basketball and track & field. Dave talks a bit about the success of the new initiatives started by the athletic department recently, plus some plans for the this year’s “NCAA… Read more »
Dave recaps the week’s sports activities and highlights the Royals Athlete of the Week. With recruiting in high gear among all coaches, Dave reflects on the need to articulate the value of DIII sports to parents and recruits as they are influenced with the enticement of DI or DII options. In order to counter the… Read more »
This week, Dave reports directly from the NCAA annual convention being held in Grapevine, Texas. Sue Kolb, women’s soccer coach and Assistant Athletic Director for Student Athlete Well-being joins Dave in reporting on educational sessions they each attended as well as general observations about the annual convention. Issues of compliance, social media, fundraising and concussions… Read more »
In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James talk about both basketball teams springing into key stretches of their schedule with wins. They also announce some exciting awards being added by the EMU Athletic Department, before Dave closes with a preview of next week’s NCAA Convention.
In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James jump into a potpourri of subjects from how the women’s basketball team has played since returned from Christmas break to the gearing up of the spring sports. They close with some introspective thoughts from fall sport student-athletes.
This week Dave reviews the actions and discussions at the recent ODAC Board of Directors meeting held in the beginning of December. He gives highlights of the various sport committee reports as well as the discussion held on the issue of establishing conference wide eligibility standards. This issue has been raised due to several reports… Read more »
In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James talk about the close of the first half of the season, as both basketball teams are now done for Christmas. They spend some time digging into shooting percentages and confidence. The two then end the podcast with a novel thought…that spring is on its way!