Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Locker Talk lineup - week of February 13

A welcome respite for the viewers, as I was out of commission with the flu at the time of this week's Locker Talk taping. Thanks to Carlo Palazzo for filling in! The show airs tonight at 6:00, and every weeknight at that time, on Access channel 7 (HD70) in Regina. Here's the lineup:

Locker Talk Guests for February 13/19
Co-hosts: Mitchell Blair & Carlo Palazzo


1. Saskatchewan has established itself as a national water polo hotbed, after championship performances by the provincial U-19 men’s and women’s teams. Reporter: Pete Paczko. Guests: Noah Katchuk, Josh Teichroeb, Taeghen Hack & Rumina Egerton (Team Sask players).

2. Registration is open for the 2019 GMS Queen City Marathon. Guest: Shawn Weimer (Race Director). 

3. A report on the Wayne Siebert Memorial Bonspiel, held in Southey.

4. The Regina Capitals have established themselves as the team to beat in the Prairie Junior (B) Hockey League’s south division. Guests: Scott Kreutzer (Head Coach) & Scott Tuck (Assistant coach). 

5. The Regina Pat Canadians midget AAA hockey club is overcoming a rash of injuries, and gearing up for a long playoff run. Guests: Draydon Ramage (Goalie), Blake Swetlikoff (Forward) & Adam Oneill (Athletic Therapist). 

6. The Blair Necessities. Locker Talk’s weekly sports commentary.

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Locker Talk lineup - week of February 6

We might be in the midst of a deep freeze, but we can still heat things up with the most local sports coverage we can squeeze into an hour of television! The latest episode of Locker Talk hits the Access 7 airwaves tonight at 6:00, and every weeknight at the same time. Here's our star-studded lineup of guests:

Locker Talk Guests for February 6/19
Co-host: Mitchell Blair


1. The University of Regina Rams hope a strong offensive line will lead the way - literally - to on field success in 2019. Guests: John Hashem (Assistant coach – offensive line) & Maguire Abell (OL). 

2. The 2019 Luther Invitational high school basketball tournament (LIT) tips off this weekend at Luther High School. Guests: Tanner Brightman (Luther Lions senior boys head coach), Aman Sokhal (Lions senior boys player) & Claire Ledingham (Lions senior girls player). 

3. Access 7 Sports Plays of the Month. For January.

4. A local biathlete travelled to Slovakia last week, to compete in the World Youth Biathlon Championships. Guests: Logan Pletz (Biathlete) & Duane Banman (Coach). 

5. A feature on preparations for the 2019 baseball season in Grenfell.

6. The Regina Thunder junior football club is holding a series of monthly coaching clinics this offseason. Guest: Scott MacAulay (Thunder Head Coach). 

7. The Blair Necessities. Locker Talk’s weekly sports commentary.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Locker Talk lineup - week of January 30

Another Wednesday night brings with it another new episode of Locker Talk on Access 7 in Regina. The show airs tonight, and every weeknight, at 6:00. Here's this week's lineup:


Locker Talk Guests for January 30/19
Co-host: Mitchell Blair


1. An introduction to the new head coach of the Saskatchewan Roughriders. (news conference footage)

2. The O’Neill Titans are gunning for an eighth straight city championship in high school wrestling. Guests: Rob Nelson (Head Coach) & Sara Tokarz (Assistant Coach).

3. The Winston Knoll Wolverines have emerged as one of the front-runners in Regina senior boys high school basketball. Guests: Mike Silvius (Head coach), Chris Katende & Nathan Hamilton (Wolverines players).

4. The Traveland RV (Pilot Butte) Storm is in a dog fight for top spot in the Prairie Junior (B) Hockey League’s south division. Guests: Dale Lewgood (Storm GM) and Drew Kocur (Assistant Coach).

5. The Film Room. Locker Talk sports movie aficionado Carlo Palazzo offers his thoughts on another cinematic classic. This month: Youngblood.

6. An update on the 2018/19 season for the Regina Rebels female midget AAA hockey club. Guests: Mike Merk (head coach), Hanna Bailey & Lauren Focht (Players). 

7. The University of Regina men’s basketball team has served notice that it will be a force to be reckoned with in the upcoming playoffs. Guests: Ben Hillis & Kornel Tokolyi (Cougars players). 

8. The Blair Necessities. Locker Talk’s weekly sports commentary.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Locker Talk lineup - week of January 16

Locker Talk returns to the Access 7 airwaves in Regina at 6:00 tonight, with a brand-new episode. As per usual, the show airs at the same time every weeknight. We'd be ever so grateful if you tuned in. Still not convinced? Well, how about this star-studded lineup of guests?

Locker Talk Guests for January 16/19
Co-host: Mitchell Blair


1. An update on the 2018/19 University of Regina women’s basketball team. Guests: Lexi Rowden & Michaela Kleisinger (Cougars players).

2. Several Regina rinks will travel to Humboldt next week to compete for the provincial women’s curling championship. Guest: Cindy Ricci (Third, Team Holland). .

3. Locker Talk Fitness File. January episode. With host Shanika Slinn from Wellness Revolution Studio.

4. The McDowell Rugby Academy is gearing up for its winter session, while several academy grads are making a big splash on the national and international scene. Guests: Robin MacDowell (Academy head coach) & Kayla Mack (Academy coach). 

5. Ringside. Locker Talk’s monthly look at the local, provincial, national and international boxing scene. With host Frank Fiacco (Lonsdale Boxing Club president). 

6. The Regina Riot is ready to pursue a third straight Western Women’s Canadian Football League championship in 2019. Guests: Morgan Bunce (Head Coach) & Cami Kepke (Riot Player).

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Locker Talk lineup - week of January 9

It's our first show of 2019! Which also means it's time for the announcement of the 2018 Locker Talk Regina Athlete of the Year. All that and more, tonight at 6:00 on Access 7 in Regina. The show repeats every weeknight at the same time. Here's the lineup:

Locker Talk Guests for January 9/19
Co-host: Mitchell Blair


1. A young Regina athlete emerged on the national scene in 2018, and is looking for even bigger and better results this year. Guest: Ron MacLean (Sheldon Williams cross-country/distance runner).

2. Locker Talk 2018 Regina Athlete of the Year award presentation. Guest: Lucas Hoffert (U of R wrestler).

3. A Regina rink captures the 2019 provincial junior women’s curling championship. Guests: Sara England (Team Saskatchewan skip) & Jamie Schneider (Team Sask coach).

4. The University of Regina Rams plan to bounce back this year from a disappointing 2018 season. Guests: Steve Bryce (Rams head coach), Emmett Steadman (WR) & Jacob Dakiniewich (LB). 

5. Access 7 Sports Plays of the Month. For December.

6. A mid-term report card on the athletics teams at the University of Regina. Guest: Lisa Robertson (U of R Athletic Director).

7. The Blair Necessities. Locker Talk’s weekly sports commentary.