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Midseason Volleyball Superlatives

The Courier Sports Corner

Release Date: 09/25/2018

The County's Top Football Units show art The County's Top Football Units

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This week, we highlight some of the county’s best football units (plays from 2:38-21:28). Cross country and volleyball are the focus of ‘3 stars’ (21:28-24:51), then the week’s coverage plan is discussed in ‘where we’ll be’ (24:51-29:38). ‘Looking forward’ (29:38-31:59) and ‘Shoutouts’ (31:59-end) wrap up the episode.

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This week’s episode focuses on the football playoff picture (plays from 1:46-30:38) and mentions some names that may be in contention for postseason superlatives (30:38-37:54). Three different sports appear in ‘3 stars’ (37:54-40:50), then the week’s coverage plan is discussed in ‘where we’ll be’ (40:50-45:31). ‘Looking Forward’ reveals that The Courier’s sports staff will attempt to be athletic this weekend (45:31-47:12), then shoutouts wrap up the episode (47:12-end).

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Volleyball Midseason Review show art Volleyball Midseason Review

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After Rob praises Jon’s Kansas City Chiefs, we review the county’s volleyball season at (or near) its midway point (plays from 3:33-25:28). Midseason superlatives wrap up the volleyball talk (25:28-33:27), then we move into ‘3 stars’ (33:27-38:54) and ‘Where we’ll be’ (38:54-44:48). NHL predictions take up ‘Looking Forward’ (44:48-50:08), then shoutouts wrap up the episode (50:08-end)

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After some Imelda talk, we discuss Class 5A football as county teams enter district play this week (plays from 3:00-25:23). Adam Coleman of the Houston Chronicle makes his podcast debut in ‘Greater Houston Highlights’ (25:23-29:53) before ‘3 stars’ (29:53-32:22) and ‘Where we’ll be’ (32:22-38:07). ‘Looking Forward’ (38:07-40:36) is football-heavy, then the episode wraps up with ‘Shoutouts’ (40:36-end).

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After some Tropical Storm Imelda talk, we dive into District 20-5A volleyball (plays from 1:50-23:11). Football is the focus of ‘3 stars’ (23:11-27:55), then the week’s coverage schedule is outlined in ‘where we’ll be’ (27:55-32:54). ‘Looking forward’ (32:54-36:12) and ‘shoutouts’ (36:12-end) wrap up the episode.

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After wishing Jon a happy 30th birthday, we dive into District 15-6A football (plays from 2:07-26:24). Volleyball is the focus of ‘3 stars’ (26:24-29:35), then the week’s coverage schedule is outlined in ‘Where we’ll be’ (29:35-34:30). ‘Looking Forward’ includes cross country (34:30-36:57), then ‘shoutouts’ (36:57-end) wrap up the episode.

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This week, we return to our normal format with surprises and questions from football (plays from 1:32-16:24) and volleyball (16:24-26:27). Football is the focus of ‘3 Stars’ (26:27-29:34), then the week’s coverage plan is outlined in ‘Where we’ll be’ (29:34-32:09). Texans talk and NFL predictions take up ‘Looking Forward’ (32:09-39:05), then shoutouts (39:05-end) wrap up the podcast.

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After some football preview section talk, Part II of the football season preview begins with a rapid recap of 2018 (plays from 2:58-3:37) and the Houston Chronicle’s Houston-area poll (3:37-7:06). Montgomery County team-by-team previews and predictions for District 15-6A (7:06-26:37), District 8-5A (Div. I) (26:37-43:18) and District 9-5A (Div. I) (43:18-53:03) take up the bulk of the episode. We wrap up with where we’ll be in Week 1 (53:03-54:22) and shoutouts (54:22-end).

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The Courier sports editor Jon Poorman sat down with Erik DeHaven, the new head football coach of The John Cooper School. The discussion included DeHaven’s reasons for coming to John Cooper, the differences between competing in the SPC and TAPPS and barbeque, among many other things.  

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In Part I of our football season preview, we talk about the Montgomery County schools in Class 5A Div. II (plays from 2:23-11:14) and Class 4A (11:14-17:09), as well as the private schools (17:09-32:32) and the county’s lone independent school (32:32-37:43). The podcast wraps up with predictions (37:43-40:42) and shoutouts (40:42-end). Part II, with 5A (Div. I) and 6A, will be released August 27. 

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This week, a midseason volleyball review with superlative talk is the lead (plays from 0:48-25:48). Week 4 football follows (25:48-32:43), then top performers (32:43-36:04) and where we’ll be this week (36:04-40:20) wrap up the local segments. Justin sneaks hockey into the podcast with a weird and terrifying new mascot (40:20-45:41), then Rob and Jon sneak Big Brother into the podcast (45:41-47:40). The show wraps up with shoutouts (47:40-end).