Friday, 12 October 2018 16:48

Sam and Brad Podcast 10.12.18

Here is the FridayPrepRally edition of the Sam and Brad Show Podcast! 

 20 seconds Kevin Pollock of Norton!

4:38 Chuck Shuman of Ellet talked about their matchup with East! 

 8:36 Bobby Nickol of STVM talks Buchtel! 

13:21 Coach Marques Hayes of East talks about the City Series showdown with Ellet! 

20:59 Justin Todd of Wadsworth! 

29:07 Jim France of Manchester talks Orrville 

33:45 Brian Baum of North Canton Hoover talks about the Green game. 

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Thursday, 04 October 2018 19:13

Sam and Brad Show Podcast 10.4.18

On this edition of the Sam and Brad Show Podcast, Ryan Isley from Cleveland.com joined around 11 seconds to break down Week 7 in High School Football including a matchup he'll be covering, Barberton and Ellet. 

18:07 Ross Benjamin picked against the spread in college and pro football for entertainment purposes only, One of the games includes the Red River Rivalry between perennial powers Oklahoma and Texas. 

31:17 Former Cleveland Indian Carlos Baerga joined the program to talk ALDS between the Indians and Astros coming up Friday. 

 

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Gerry Rardin former longtime Walsh Jesuit football coach joined the Sam and Brad Show Tuesday to talk about being inducted into the Summit County Sports Hall of Fame. 

 

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Friday, 21 September 2018 16:17

Manchester Panthers Prep For Triway

Jim France, longtime coach of the Manchester Panthers talked about their matchup with Triway tonight in Week #5.

 

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Friday, 21 September 2018 15:48

CVCA Looks To Keep Rolling Against Northwest

Dan Larlham, head coach of CVCA spoke with Sam and Brad to talk about their matchup tonight with the Northwest Indians. 

 

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Friday, 14 September 2018 15:11

Revere & Barberton Ready For Week 4 Showdown

James Boyeas of Revere spoke with Sam and Brad ahead of their game with the Barberton Magics. 

Tony Gotto of Barberton also joined the show to talk about their end of the matchup.

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Friday, 14 September 2018 15:05

Hoban Ready For Week 4 Matchup

Hoban head football coach Tim Tyrrell joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about their matchup with Ursuline in Week 4. 

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McKinley football coach Dan Reardon joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about their matchup with Green.

 Kickoff is set for 7pm Friday in Green. 

Jon Wallace also joined the show as well to talk about the game.

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Friday, 07 September 2018 16:25

East, Hoover Battle In Week #3

Marques Hayes of the East Dragons spoke with Sam Bourquin ahead of their matchup with the Vikings of North Canton Hoover.

 

Brian Baum of North Canton Hoover discussed their side of the matchup as well.

 

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Friday, 07 September 2018 16:10

Massillon Prepares For Warren In Week #3

Nate Moore, the head coach of the Massillon Tigers joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about their Week #3 matchup with Warren tonight at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium.

 

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Friday, 07 September 2018 15:38

Lake & Copley Prepared For Week 3 Tussle

Dan DeGeorge of Lake HS joined the Friday Prep Rally to talk about their matchup with Copley tonight in Week #3. 

 

Scott Chouinard of Copley also joined to talk about their side of things as well.

 

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Friday, 07 September 2018 15:22

Tim Tyrrell, Hoban Looking To Get To 3-0 Start

Archbishop Hoban head football coach Tim Tyrrell joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about their Week #3 matchup with Huber Heights Wayne in Dayton. 

 

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Tuesday, 04 September 2018 15:21

Barberton Looking To Go 3-0 On Young Season

Tony Gotto joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about the Magics' 2-0 start to the season and their upcoming matchup with Cuyahoga Falls for Week #3 on Friday night.

 

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Tuesday, 04 September 2018 15:17

Wadsworth Ready For Medina Friday Night

Wadsworth head coach Justin Todd talked about the Week #3 matchup against the Medina Bees on Friday night.

 

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Friday, 31 August 2018 16:10

Massillon and GlenOak Tangle In Week 2

Nate Moore of Massillon joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about his team's Week 2 matchup against the GlenOak Golden Eagles.

 

Scott Garcia of GlenOak also joined the show to talk about his team as well.

 

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Tallmadge head coach Alan Vanderink spoke with Sam and Brad about their Week 2 matchup with Ellet. 

 

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Bobby Nickol, the head coach of the STVM Fighting Irish joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about their matchup with Walsh Jesuit tonight in Week 2.

 

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Friday, 31 August 2018 14:53

Hoban Preparing For Cardinal Mooney

Hoban head coach Tim Tyrrell joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about their oppponent Cardinal Mooney in Week 2 of the High School football season. 

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Thursday, 30 August 2018 21:21

Buchtel Preparing For McKinley

Buchtel head football coach Ricky Powers spoke with Sam Bourquin and Brad Russell about their matchup with Canton McKinley in Week 2. 

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Tuesday, 28 August 2018 15:31

Ellet Ready For Week #2 Tilt With Tallmadge

Ellet head coach Chuck Shuman joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about the win over Springfield in Week #1 and their upcoming matchup with Tallmadge.

 

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Matt Adorni of Mogadore joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about their upcoming Week #2 matchup with Geneva on Friday.

 

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East Dragons head coach Marques Hayes talked with Sam Bourquin Monday about the team's Week 1 win over Jackson.

East will play Springfield in Week 2 of the season.

 

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Hoban head football coach Tim Tyrrell spoke with Sam Bourquin after their Week 1 win over St. Ignatius Saturday.

They will be taking on Youngstown Cardinal Mooney in Week 2 Friday.

 

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Hoban head football coach Tim Tyrrell joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about the Saturday matchup with St. Ignatius at Byers Field.

 

Kickoff is set for 7pm.

 

 

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Friday, 24 August 2018 15:53

Massillon/STVM Prepare For Showdown

Bobby Nickol of St. Vincent-St, Mary joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about their Week 1 matchup with the Massillon Tigers.

 

Nate Moore of Massillon spoke with the Sam and Brad Show as well to discuss opening up Paul Brown Tiger Stadium with a top flight opponent. 

 

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Barberton head coach Tony Gotto spoke with the Sam and Brad Show to talk about the matchup with Norton tonight to kick off the high school football season. 

 

Norton head coach Kevin Pollock spoke with the Sam and Brad Show to talk about their end of the rivalry.

 

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Friday, 24 August 2018 14:56

East & Jackson Ready For Week 1 Battle

East head coach Marques Hayes joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about their Week 1 matchup in high school football against the Jackson Polar Bears.

 

Jackson head coach Tim Budd also offered his thoughts on his club as well as the matchup with East.

 

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Wednesday, 22 August 2018 16:29

2018 Camp Report: STVM Fighting Irish

First-year head coach of the STVM Fighting Irish Bobby Nickol joined 1590 WAKR for our 2018 Camp Report.

The season starts for the Irish Friday against the Massillon Tigers.

 

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018 16:20

2018 Camp Reports: Norton Panthers

Our 2018 Camp Reports continue with the Norton Panthers and new head coach Kevin Pollock.

 

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Thursday, 16 August 2018 17:55

2018 Camp Report Manchester Panthers

Longtime head football coach of the Manchester Panthers Jim France joined us for the 2018 edition of Camp Days.

 The Panthers will start the season against Chippewa.

 

 

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Akron North head football coach Sonil Haslam spoke with the Sam and Brad Show to talk about the new weight room at North High School.

 The facility was provided by Fully Equipped in Akron. The weight room was unveiled to the students on Wednesday. All North students will have access to the facility.

He (Coach Haslam) says it will be a game changer for the young men on the football team.

"It's just super exciting for not only the team, but all the kids at North," he said. 

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Thursday, 16 August 2018 14:38

2018 Camp Reports Buchtel Griffins

Buchtel Head Coach Ricky Powers joined 1590 WAKR to talk about his ballclub for our Thursday edition of Camp Days.

 

They open up the 2018 season against Avon. 

 

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Monday, 13 August 2018 11:33

2018 Camp Report Wadsworth Grizzlies

Justin Todd of the Wadsworth Grizzlies caught up with WAKR to talk about the Wadsworth Grizzlies for our Monday edition of Camp Days. 

 

Also Mason McMillen and Brock Snowball joined in on the conversation as well.

 

The Grizzlies open up the 2018 season with the Firestone Falcons. 

 

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Thursday, 09 August 2018 14:49

2018 Camp Report Copley Indians

The Copley Indians are the subject of today's high school football Camp Report! 

Coach Scott Chouinard joined 1590 WAKR to talk about the upcoming season and the joy of helping mold young men on and off the field.

 

 Players Devin Prude and Tyler Lenke also joined us to go "Under The Helmet with us! 

The Indians open up the season against Twinsburg out of the Suburban League, a league Copley has been in for many seasons. 

 

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Wednesday, 08 August 2018 14:47

2018 Camp Reports Coventry Comets

Coventry Comets football coach Ed Egan joined WAKR to talk about the 2018 of his football team.

 Coventry fnished 8-2 last season and they'll open up the 2018 season with Kenmore-Garfield. 

 

 

A couple of the Comet football players joined us as well to go Under The Helmet in Zach Rankin and Cody Garbrant.

 

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Wednesday, 08 August 2018 14:23

2018 Camp Report Highland Hornets

Highland Hornets head football coach Mike Gibbons joined 1590 WAKR to talk about the 2018 edition of his Hornet football team.

 

Also joining us are Hornet football players Jake Rogers and Jake Tecco go under the helmet with us.

The Hornets go against Brunswick Week 1.

 

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Monday, 06 August 2018 15:53

2018 Camp Report: Tallmadge Blue Devils

Tallmadge Blue Devils head football coach Alan Vanderink spoke with Sam and Brad during the Gridiron Gathering to talk about his team for the upcoming season.

The Blue Devils had an 8-4 mark in the 2017 season.

 

.Players Sam Seeker and Jason Grassie also were featured as well

 

The Blue Devils begin the 2018 season on the road against Ravenna. 

 Special thanks to City Barbeque for sponsoring our Gridiron Gathering. 

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New STVM football coach Bobby Nickol spoke with Sam and Brad to talk about his vision for the program as they prepare for the 2018 season this upcoming fall.

Nickol comes from Barberton where he was offensive coordinator. He steps in for Coach Marcus Wattley, who is currently on Terry Bowden's staff at the University of Akron. 

 

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 14:01

AUDIO Tom Phillips Takes Over Stow Program

New head football coach of the Stow Bulldogs Tom Phillips joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about his new venture in the high school ranks.

Phillips was previously working for the University of Cincinnati's football program as its Director of Player Personnel.

 

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018 22:52

AUDIO Coach Dave Bosko To Lead Spartans Football

Springfield has a new head football coach, and he says he plans on continuing to build a winning culture not only on the football field, but in the community as well.

Dave Bosko joined the Sam and Brad Show Wednesday to talk about his vision for the Spartans moving forward.

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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 20:04

AUDIO Conor Head Choosing Toledo

Conor Head of Toledo spoke with Sam Bourquin to talk about his commitment to play at the University of Toledo.

 

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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 19:41

AUDIO Devanier Floyd Talks Akron Signing

East running back Devanier Floyd spoke with Sam Bourquin after signing on with the University of Akron to play football for the Zips.

He says he's excited to stay in his hometown and playing ball for the Zips program.

 "I built very strong relationships with the people there (at Akron), and it was the right place for me to go," Floyd said. 

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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 19:30

AUDIO Keye Thompson Discusses OU Commitment

Standout linebacker for the Barberton Magics Keye Thompson spoke with Sam Bourquin to talk about signing on with the Ohio Bobcats.

"I'm pretty excited, I can't wait to get down there in June," he said.

 

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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 19:13

AUDIO Joey Baughman Talks Elon Signing

Wadsworth QB and Ohio's Mr Football, Joey Baughman spoke with Sam Bourquin to talk about his letter of intent to play football at Elon in North Carolina.

Joey says his time at Wadsworth went fast and he's excited to play in the Colonial Athletic Association. 

 "I'll be going down there to play quarterback, and I'm ready to roll," he said. 

 

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Treon Sibley, one of Coventry's main offensive weapons on the gridiron has committed to play his college football at the University of Akron

Sibley talked about that decision with Sam Bourquin on National Signing Day.

"They (The Akron Staff) told me they needed someone with speed and that I had a chance to be a hometown hero," he explained. 

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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 18:48

AUDIO Nate Bauer Talks Toledo Commitment

Archbishop Hoban senior Nate Bauer spoke with Sam Bourquin on National Signing Day about his commitment to play college football at the University of Toledo.

"Everytime I went there, the coaching staff treated me great, and it was a good fit for me," Bauer said.'

 

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The 2017 Mr. Football in the state of Ohio is none other than Wadsworth senior quarterback Joey Baughman, who joined the Sam and Brad Show Friday. 

"It's an honor to be in such an elite group of people," Joey said. "When I found out I was shocked about it." 

 

Joey accounted for over 4,000 yards of offense and 56 touchdowns his senior season.  He will be attending the University of Virginia on a wrestling scholarship. 

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Tim Tyrrell, the head coach of the Archbishop Hoban Knights joined the Sam and Brad Show Friday to talk about the Knights' third straight state title.

 

Hoban defeated Winton Woods 42-14 at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. 

 

 

 

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Thursday, 30 November 2017 23:46

AUDIO Hoban Makes It Three In A Row!

The Archbishop Hoban Knights are now in rarified air as they captured a Division II State title over Cincinnati Winton Woods 42-14 at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton.

The win gives the Knights three titles in a row and their first in Division II. Their first two titles in this dominant run came in Division III.

Coach Tim Tyrrell's team opened up the game in a big way when quarterback Shane Hamm connected with Garrett Houser on a 73-yard pass play to make it 7-0.

Tyrrell said his freshman signal caller played well tonight.

"He was very smart in being able (to check at the line of scrimmage)," Tyrrell said.

"The offensive line did a great job in protection and the receivers made great plays on the ball."

 

Hoban also capitalized early on mistakes by the Warriors, opening up the first quarter scoring off a blocked punt to make it a 14-0 game.

They didn't take their foot off the gas as Houser, a Navy commit, got his 2nd TD of the ballgame to open the second quarter to put Hoban up 21-0.

A long run by Winton Woods' Miyan Williams led to a touchdown pass to Cornell Beachem from signal caller Kenny Mayberry to cut the lead to 21-7 with 9:19 left to play in the first half.

The Knights answered quickly with a long pass to Nate Bauer to set up a 1-touchdown plunge by junior Tyris Dickerson to make it 28-7.

Raquean Prince of Winton Woods then answered for the Warriors returning the subsequent kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown to cut the lead half 28-14.

Hoban then connected on a 38-yard scoring strike to Mason Tipton, who appeared to step out of bounds, but the TD stood.

Freshman QB Shane Hamm then hit end zone again with another touchdown pass to Tipton to make it a 42-14 halftime lead after a failed fake punt attempt by Winton Woods.

It was Hamm's fourth touchdown toss of the night.

Both teams had a scoreless third quarter, but Hoban kept up the defensive pressure, which was just what Coach Tyrrell wanted.

When asked which was the most memorable aspect of this three year run by the Knights, Tyrrell pointed to the seniors who led on the field, in the weight room, and with the underclassmen.

For the full presser, click here.

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Monday, 27 November 2017 22:17

AUDIO Hoban Looking For Third State Title

Tim Tyrrell, the head coach of the Archbishop Hoban Knights spoke with Aaron Coleman about the upcoming state title game with Winton Woods on Thursday.

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