In this week's edition of the Hard Left Turn podcast, Around the Track editor Brandon Reed and Game On's Katie B. discuss this year's pole sitter for the Daytona 500 (and the possible conspiracy theory therein), the Advance Auto Parts Clash and whether or not - with just 40 cards entered into Sunday's race - Thursday's field-setting Duels are necessary.
The coaching shuffle of 2018 continued Wednesday with the news that Tony Lotti would be leaving West Hall after six years to become the head football coach at Apalachee High School. Lotti built West Hall into state playoff mainstays and helped the program win its first region title in 2014. He inherits a Wildcats' program that has four total wins since going 5-5 in 2012. In this week's edition of the Prep Talk podcast, Morgan Lee and Katie B. discuss Lotti's exit and the upcoming region basketball tournaments.
The Hard Left Turn podcast is your dose of weekly motorsports banter between Game On's Katie B. Davis and Around the Track editor Brandon Reed. We're three weeks out from the start of 2018 NASCAR season at Daytona International Speedway, but the racing season has begun with the Rolex 24 at Daytona and Speedfest at Watermelon Capital Speedway in Cordele.
Within a week's time, the Gainesville athletic department - already looking to fill a vacant softball coaching position - was charged with finding replacements for two long-tenured coaches as football coach Bruce Miller retired and baseball coach Jeremy Kemp announced he was leaving his position at GHS after the 2018 season concludes. Those two stories combined with state championship wrestling and the last two weeks of the high school basketball season made for a lengthy Jan. 24 edition of the Prep Talk Podcast.
After a brief hiatus, the Prep Talk podcast with AccessWDUN sports editor Morgan Lee and Game On's Katie B. Davis is back. In this first edition of 2018, Morgan and Katie B. discuss the biggest takeaways from not only the high school football season, but Georgia's season. Plus, what's the what in high school hoops in the area?
From Danica Patrick's breakup with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to the CRA SpeedFest in Cordele, Around the Track editor Brandon Reed and Game On's Katie B. discuss it all in the first edition of 2018 of the Hard Left Turn podcast.
The 2017 high school football season ends this weekend as 16 teams descend upon Mercedes Benz Stadium to play for state championships. Two of the 16 hail from our coverage area and in this week's edition of the Prep Talk podcast, AccessWDUN sports editor Morgan Lee and Katie B. discuss Rabun County's and North Gwinnett's roads to the title tilt, and Buford's being denied an 11th straight shot at state.
After a two-week hiatus, the Prep Talk podcast is back and better than ever. In this week's edition, AccessWDUN sports editor Morgan Lee and Katie B. discuss the GHSA's reclassification of three area schools, the upcoming state semifinals, Frank Barden's departure from Stephens County and the saga surrounding former Chestatee girls coach Web Daniel.
The 2017 NASCAR season is complete and Martin Truex Jr. is indeed the champion. Never short on drama, however, news was made both on the track and off heading into and after the finale at Miami-Homestead. In this week's edition of the Hard Left Turn podcast, Around the Track editor Brandon Reed and Katie B. discuss Truex, Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s finale and Danica Patrick.
Matt Kenseth was the big winner when the checkered flag flew at Phoenix on Sunday, but Brad Keselowski earned a win as well, earning a spot in the Cup Championship at Homestead-Miami via points. In this week's edition of the Hard Left Turn podcast, Brandon Reed and Katie B. discuss Kenseth and Keselowski's wins and what it says about the state of Hendrick Motorsports that no drivers qualified to run for the Cup Championship.