By Joey Goodsir
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The Forest Scout (theforestscout.com) sportswriters Joey Goodsir and Michael Raupp (sometimes with friends and special guests) update you with Lake Forest High School sports scores and news, and then present fun and insightful conversation on all of the latest in the national sports world, frequently delivering needed honesty on unique stories and perspectives you don’t hear anywhere else.
||CleanMarch Madness Week Special: Day One - The LF Announcers (wsgs Connor Clark and AJ Shaw)||Joey and Michael begin a casual and fun week of Sport Scouts by sitting down with TFS College Basketball Writer and LFHS Football/Basketball play-by-play announcer Connor Clark to fill out his NCAA Tournament bracket. Goodsir also sits down with TFS sportswriter, Bear Down Weekly Podcast Co-Host, and LFHS Football/Basketball color announcer AJ Shaw to fill out a bracket of his own, as well as recap the conference tournament weekend and Selection Sunday decisions (Recorded Monday, March 18). Make sure to join the "TFS Bracket Challenge" group on ESPN Tournament Challenge to compete with your favorite The Forest Scout writers and fellow readers/listeners! Password: LFHS_Scouts March Madness College Basketball Theme Courtesy CBS||3/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 - Conference Tournament Previews, NFL Free Agency, and Player Autonomy (wsg Connor Clark)||Joey and Michael discuss the latest in national sports this week, including NFL Free Agency signings, Russell Westbrook, as well as the College Admissions Scandal. In addition to taking your calls about the Chicago Dogs and more, the duo sit down with LFHS Football/Basketball play by play announcer and College Basketball preview writer Connor Clark to preview the College Basketball Conference Tournaments, in preparation for Selection Sunday approaching. As always, LFHS sports updates are included, including reaction to the ELS Game (Recorded March 14, 2019, Interview Recorded March 12). College Basketball Theme Courtesy CBS||3/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - Bryce Harper, "AAF!" (A Closer Look), Blackhawks, and NBA Playoffs||Joey and Michael discuss the latest in national sports this week, including NBA and NHL Playoff Pushes, Bryce Harper and Mike Trout, as well as Kyler Murray. In addition to taking your calls about MLB Batflips and the 1919 Black Sox Scandal, the duo take a closer look at the Alliance of American Football and other alternate football leagues, all in a relaxing first-time-with-no-guests episode - the first to have a video version. Per usual, Joey and Michael report on LFHS scores as well (Recorded on Thursday, March 7)||3/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - Paying College Athletes, #FebruaryBaseball, and LeBron James (wsg AJ Shaw)||Joey and Michael report LFHS sports updates, and discuss and debate the latest in national sports, including Zion Williamson, Robert Kraft, and the NHL Trade Deadline. In addition to taking your calls on Jim Harbaugh, March Madness, and more, the two sit down with TFS sportswriter and LFHS Basketball Color commentator AJ Shaw to deliver their overreactions toward MLB Spring Training as well as some extra analysis. Royalty-Free Music: Jeremy Blake. “Flex.” YouTube Audio Library, https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music.||2/28/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - Machado, “AAF!”, NBA All-Stars, and Finally Some Hockey (wsg Mark Smirnov)||Joey and Michael discuss and debate the latest in sports news, including Antonio Brown’s future trade away from the Steelers, the NBA All-Star Weekend, Manny Machado’s historic new deal, MLB Pitch Clocks, and much more. In addition to taking your listener calls, the duo sits down with special guest, trumpet player, and good friend Mark Smirnov to give NHL hockey its deserved coverage. Royalty-Free Music: Jeremy Blake. “Flex.” YouTube Audio Library, https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music.||2/21/2019||Free||View in iTunes|