Stories, interviews and more from Hillcrest High School broadcast students.
Talking the NFL draft, Lebron and the limping Lakers, Aaron Rogers' destination, and Pete or Barry for the Hall?
We look at the case of the cursing cheerleader now before the Supreme Court, and its potential impact on students. Then we meet teens who basically build their own cars.
The struggling Yankees, possible top five NFL draft picks, NBA MVP talk, and what about moving the mound back?
The Pfizer vaccine is coming to Hillcrest for students 16 and older. Sophomore Lauren Jackson reports on the specifics, and talks to teens who may or may not take the shot.
The guys discuss MLB's sleeper teams, take down Dusty Baker and Nick Castellanos, debate moving Matt Ryan, and name the young NBA stars they would build a franchise around.
Kids say "the talk" is uncomfortable for them and for their parents, but for some teens, there is a completely different talk, as reporter Jaela Burris and her guests explain.
The guys are ready for spring with plenty of MLB talk, including pre-season award picks, and Avery has an off-season takedown of the Packers.
On March 16, 2020, podcasters Sophia Vaughn, Anna Daniel and William Wehmer began filing regular reports we called the "Bay 11 Journal." This show is a flashback to their very first report as they experienced the beginning of a crisis that continues one year later.
An American teenager who lives in Wuhan, China talks to William Wehmer about life during, and after the pandemic.
Fernando Tatis, Jr.'s haul, love for Matt Ryan, concern for Russell Wilson, NBA MVP predictions, and we see you, Gary Sanchez.
Winter has hit Texas hard, so Chloe Sutherland talked to two teens and a teacher for their first-hand accounts. Then Becky Gardner reports from the streets of a cold, snowy Springfield, where she met up with a tow truck driver and an emergency responder, who both share some winter wisdom.
A Super Bowl wrap-up, the Arenado trade, the Bauer signing, and an NBAer who needs to be traded.
In honor of Patrick Mahomes leading the Chiefs to another Super Bowl, we flash back a couple of years to an interview with Matt Derrick, biographer of the record-setting quarterback. Matt is also one of the founders of HTV, so expect some Hillcrest memories first, then the story of the one of the NFL's premiere players. Story by Colby Bogle.
A classic "takedown" of Luke, plus Super Bowl predictions, NBA updates, trade talks, and thoughts on the universal DH.
The topic was the 1906 lynching of three black men on the Springfield square, and the exodus of the town's thriving black community that immediately followed. But guest Wes Pratt, Chief Diversity Officer at MSU, and reporter Jaela Burris ended up discussing a wide range of race-related topics, like growing up black in a town that never has completely recovered from that lynching. A source cited in this podcast is "Many Thou...
Avery and Luke look back at the good and bad of the 2020 NBA and NFL seasons, and make bold predictions about sports in 2021.
We produced 22 "Bay 11 Journals" in March, April and May when everyone was sent home for fourth quarter. This show revisits favorite moments from our efforts to cover the pandemic, back when we were using just our cell phones for interviews, voiceovers, and oh yeah, a ton of texting and planning.
It happened 50 years ago just outside Springfield, MO. When the dust settled, one man was dead, others were going to prison. Becky Gardner talks to John Sellars of the Springfield History Museum about The Explosion. Then William Wehmer finds out just how hesitant many teens and adults are about taking the coronavirus vaccine.
Luke and Avery name the best wide receivers in football, predict the AFC and NFC champs, look at the most promising sports franchises, and debate the futures of two young NBA stars.
Hudson/Hawk Barber Shops are co-owned by Hillcrest graduate Thad Forrester. His story of creating and nurturing a business provides tremendous insight and inspiration. William Wehmer reports. Before that, Chloe Sutherland asks some students and teachers to share what they are thankful for in 2020.
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