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Inside Athletics: March 28, 2013

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In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James give a small recap of recent games, but also focus on how all of the numerous postponements could affect EMU’s teams in the coming weeks.  Dave talks about the upcoming NCAA D-III Week, including a competitive blood drive EMU and Bridgewater College are having.

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Inside Athletics: March 22, 2013

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In this week’s “Inside Athletics,” Dave and James talk about the transition time as the spring sports move from non-conference to conference games.  They talk about teams needing to play within their capabilities, and also cover the great weekend for the track and golf teams.

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Inside Athletics: March 15, 2013

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This week’s Inside Athletics podcast focuses on the baseball team as Dave’s guest is new head coach, Ben Spotts.  After a good start during the non-conference portion, Ben evaluates the progress being made by the team.  He highlights the areas of improvement and shares his strategy for improving the baseball program.  He also looks ahead to the… Read more »

Inside Athletics: March 1, 2013

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In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, James runs the ship as Dave is in Newport News with the women’s basketball team at the NCAA Tournament.  James talks about the up-and-down stretch for the women’s basketball team as they lost in the ODAC Championship game, but then found out 24 hours later they got an at-large… Read more »

Inside Athletics: February 22, 2013

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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 »

Inside Athletics (Special Release): February 18, 2013

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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 »

Inside Athletics: February 15, 2013

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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 »

Inside Athletics: February 8, 2013

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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 »

Inside Athletics: February 1, 2013

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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 »

Inside Athletics: January 18, 2013

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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 »