All-Star Games & Umpires | Extra Innings

May 26, 2021

This week, hosts Rob Mendyka and Adam Wooley are joined by Warren Mott head coach Shawn Maloney to talk about the inaugural MAC-OAA All-Star Game, then they’re joined by MHSAA Umpire Austin White to get an inside scoop on being a high school umpire. Presented by Lawrence Technological University and sponsored by the DMC Rehabilitation

Mike Van Antwerp – Okemos | Face Off

May 24, 2021

Sean Baligian and Greg Durham are joined by Okemos head coach Mike Van Antwerp. We kick things off by talking about the change in weather, how that affects athletes and what changes coaches have to make to keep their kids safe. We’ll also talk about how the COVID changes have impacted his team, how the

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Big Game Performances | Swing Away

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Michigan High School All Star Game | Extra Innings

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Andy Shira – Forest Hills Central | Face Off

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This week, Sean Baligian and Greg Durham are joined by Forest Hills Central head coach Andy Shira, fresh off an overtime win against East Grand Rapids. We talk with him about how COVID has affected his team and how they’ve been able to overcome the adversity. We also look at how the game has evolved

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In the Life of a NCAA D1 Athlete | Extra Innings

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This week, Rob Mendyka and Adam Wooley kick things off recapping a few of the top games from the last week before being joined by Northern Kentucky infielder, Noah Fisher, who takes us through the life of an NCAA Division 1 athlete – the good and the bad. Noah takes us through the training demands,

Brian Kaminskas – Clarkston | Face Off

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