In Sunday's Daytona 500, very few prognosticator's had Austin Dillon driving to the win, however, that's exactly how it happened, with Darrell Wallace Jr. coming in second. The Great American race was one filled with great American crashes, so much so that nearly half the field was taken out and only 25 cars finished the 2018 season opener. Listen to the podcast for discussions of the race and for highlights from Daytona International Speedway.
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.