City High and Liberty remind us all that some things are bigger than basketball
Last Friday night, the City High Little Hawks and Liberty Lightning basketball teams dubbed their doubleheader as 'Mental Health Awareness Night' and dedicated their pre-game festivities to those battling with mental health struggles. In this week's episode, we take a deeper dive into the inspirati…
Regina's Jillian Panther Announces Commitment to Wartburg College
On the 12th episode of Beyond the Scoreboard, Regina Regals' senior softball player Jillian Panther explains why Wartburg College was the perfect place to extend her college career. We also speak with West High's girls' wrestling coach Elijah Sullivan following the Highland Girls' Wrestling Tournam…
City High and West High's Basketball Teams Are Getting Extreme
After a brief hiatus, the Beyond the Scoreboard podcast is back and is going XTREAM! For the first time in either program's history, the City High Little Hawks and West High Trojans boys and girls basketball teams will square off at Xtream Arena. Ahead of the highly anticipated games, we speak with…
Blake Timmons explains why North Dakota State was the right fit for him
On the 10th episode of the Beyond the Scoreboard podcast, multi-sport Solon athlete Blake Timmons explains his decision to play baseball at North Dakota State University over continuing his football career.
How the Regina Regals Boys' Cross Country Team Began State Champions
On the ninth episode of the Beyond the Scoreboard podcast, we celebrate the Regina Regals’ boys cross-country team’s Class 1A state championship win. To do so, we speak with their head coach Chad Swope and senior captain Dan Maley about their historic season.
Regina Regals' discuss what has driven their playoff football success
On the eighth episode of Beyond the Scoreboard, we take a look into the mind of the Regina Regals football team. This Friday marks the start of their postseason as they face Pella Christian in the first round of the Class 1A tournament. Ahead of the game, I speak with their head coach Jason Dumont …
Local volleyball coaches explain what it takes to achieve playoff success
On the seventh episode of Beyond the Scoreboard, we take a deep dive into the upcoming high school volleyball postseason tournaments. In doing so, we speak with Clear Creek Amana head coach Jackie Clubb and Solon Spartans head coach Mikayla Siddell ahead of their highly-anticipated playoff runs.
West Branch's Ronnie Hughes Discusses his 50-Year Coaching Journey
On the sixth episode of Beyond the Scoreboard, West High volleyball's head coach Keeley Arnold talks about bringing home the 'Battle for the Spike' trophy. We also speak with West Branch assistant football coach Ronnie Hughes about his 50-year coaching career and what continues to bring him back to…
Taking a Look at the High School Football Recruiting
On the fifth episode of Beyond the Scoreboard, City High's head coach Mitchell Moore discusses his team's keys to success in their 49-0 win over West High in the 'Battle For the Boot' game. We also speak with the Des Moines Register's Alyssa Hertel, who serves as the publication's college sports re…
The Battle for the Boot
On the fourth episode of Beyond the Scoreboard, Liberty's head coach James Harris discusses his team's keys to success following their 55-7 win over Clear Creek Amana. We also take a deep dive into the City High vs. West High rivalry ahead of Friday's 'Battle for the Boot' football game.