Mark Thomas kicks off the show to share stories of playing football and basketball at EHS for Coaches Waldo and Dougherty, competing on the gridiron at the University of Evansville, attending law school in The Big Easy, and why he chose to settle down in his hometown.
Next, Belleville West Coach Alex Schobert talks about coaching his boys basketball team in the ultra-competitive Southwestern Conference and his philosophy on improving the young men he leads. Finally, Justan Vaughn of McConnell and Associates details the many things that McConnell does to improve local sports surfaces including their work maintaining the tennis courts of several local schools and parks. And, Vaughn talks about how local high school tennis players can earn a McConnell-sponsored scholarship for college. (recorded 3/1/21)