Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Locker Talk lineup for June 13

Here's the lineup for this week's show, airing tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 (HD 70) in Regina. Another solid mix of guests from the local sporting community, guaranteed to inform and entertain you!


Locker Talk Guests for June 13/18
Co-host: Mitchell Blair

1.   The University of Regina’s former athletic director receives a national honour, the Austin-Mathews award, at the USports national awards gala. Guest: Dick White (former AD).

2.   A preview of the 2018 GMS Queen City Marathon, expecting a record number of runners this year. Guest: Shawn Weimer (Race Director).

3.   Fitness File. June episode, with hosts Daniel Ince & Michelle Espino (Driven Lifestyle Group).

4.   The O’Neill Titans celebrate a city high school track and field team championship. Guests: Russ Neilsen (Head Coach), Amou Madol & Jeromy Peach (Titans athletes).

5.   Regina’s “3 Amigos” wrap up their high school track and field careers, and get set to go their separate ways this fall. Guests: Matthew Exner, Chloe McEachern & Vaughn Taylor (Track athletes).

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



Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Locker Talk lineup for June 6

We are definitely into the home stretch of this broadcast season! Only four shows to go until we take a break (you're welcome) for July and August. With that in mind, here's the lineup for this week's show, airing tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 (HD 70) in Regina:

Locker Talk Guests for June 6/18
Co-host: Mitchell Blair


1. An update on the growth of the Martin Collegiate high school Sports Academy. Guests: Sarah Spicer, Ryley Walter & Kendall Keller (Martin student/athletes). 

2. A rugby coach from Regina will lead the Mexican women’s team into competition at the World Cup Sevens next month. Guests: Robin MacDowell (Team Mexico Head Coach), Dany Rosales & Isabella Burgos (Team Mexico players). 

3. Two University of Regina Rams football recruits will represent Canada in international competition this summer. Guests: Jaxon Ford (DB) & Josh White (LB). 

4. Regina’s Lakeshore Tennis Club is getting set to host some of the top junior and adult players in western Canada in the coming weeks. Guest: Gabe Simons (Club Manager). 

5. The Regina Riot opens the WWCFL playoffs this weekend, in search of their second straight western Canadian women’s football championship. Guests: Kris Hadesbeck (Assistant Coach – LBs) & Courtney Tafelmeyer (DB). 

6. Special Olympics Saskatchewan is holding a five-on-five flag football tournament at Mosaic Stadium on June 23rd. Guests: Chelsea Fidler & Mike McGuire (Special Olympics Saskatchewan). 

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

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Locker Talk lineup for May 30

After taking a week off to devote resources to Memorial Cup coverage, we're back with a new episode of Locker Talk this week. As per usual, it airs tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 (HD 70) in Regina. Here's the lineup:

Locker Talk Guests for May 30/18
Co-host: Mitchell Blair

1. Many of the top female golfers on the planet visit Regina in August for the CP Women’s Open, hosted by the Wascana Country Club. Guest: Greg Dukart  (Wascana Country Club CEO). 

2. He’s one of the top young QB prospects in Regina. He trains with a Hec Crighton award winner. He also hosts a popular podcast, and has interviewed many of the top stars in the CFL. Did we mention he’s only 11 years old? Guest: Winston Chapman (Podcaster/aspiring CFL QB). 

3. The Film Room. Locker Talk’s sports movie reviewer Carlo Palazzo offers his thoughts on another cinematic classic. This time: Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story.

4. A farewell to the retiring commissioner of high school athletics in Regina, and an introduction to the new commissioner. Guests: Angela Tillier (Outgoing RHSAA Commissioner) & Aaron Anderson (Incoming Commissioner). 

5. Ringside. Locker Talk’s monthly look at the world of amateur and professional boxing, with our host Frank Fiacco (Lonsdale Boxing Club President). 

6. The Regina Red Sox open the 2018 Western Major Baseball League season this weekend. Guest: Bernie Eiswirth (Red Sox General Manager). 

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

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Locker Talk lineup for May 16

Have you sent your registrations in for the Regina Minor Football fall league yet? Yesterday was the deadline, but you still might be able to get in if you register today. Don't wait!

Speaking of RMF leagues, I was on the practice field with our spring league team during this week's Locker Talk taping, so thanks to Carlo Palazzo for pinch-hitting again. Here's the lineup for the show, airing tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 (HD 70) in Regina:

Locker Talk Guests for May 16/18
Co-hosts: Mitchell Blair & Carlo Palazzo


1. A preview of the 2018 Saskatchewan Roughriders CFL training camp. Does Chris Jones’ crew contend for a title in year three? Guest: Murray McCormick (Regina Leader-Post CFL Reporter). 

2. A preview of the 2018 Regina Highland Gathering and Celtic Festival, featuring the popular heavy events and strongman athletic competitions. Guest: Jason Johnston (Event chair), Steven Halladay (promoter, War of the West Strongman/strongwoman contests) & James Mohns (Strongman competitor). 

3. A preview of Showcase 2018, the annual all-star weekend put on by Little League baseball organizations in Regina and Moose Jaw. Guests: Jim Cozman & Gerry Krismer (Showcase Organizing Committee).

4. A post mortem on the 2018 WCP Cup indoor soccer tournament. Guests: Sheridan Skinner (Men’s champs – Team Jamaica). 

5. The Regina Pats are ready to host the 2018 Memorial Cup, featuring the best junior hockey teams in the country. Guest: Brad Herauf (Assistant Coach). 

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

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Locker Talk lineup for May 9

A quick side note: our friends at Regina Minor Football want to remind you that the registration deadline for the fall league is next Tuesday (May 15th). Training camps open for all age groups on August 7th. Don't miss out!

As for us at Locker Talk, we have another tremendous roster of guests for you this week, as we cover a wide range of local sports. The show airs tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 (HD 70) in Regina. Here's the lineup:

Locker Talk Guests for May 9/18
Co-host: Mitchell Blair


1. The Regina Riot opens defense of its WWCFL title with a convincing road victory over the Manitoba Fearless. Guests: Addison Richards (Assistant Coach) & Jenna Koller (Receiver).

2. The cycling community is ready to hit the road (or trail) this spring and summer. Guest: Fred Vandelinden (Dutch Cycle VP). 

3. The O’Neill Titans collect an impressive amount of hardware enroute to the school’s 11th straight city high school badminton team championship. Guests: Nathanyal Eng & Nyklaas Eng (Gold medalists, boys doubles). 

4. The wrestling community vows to battle the U of R’s decision to scrap the men’s and women’s wrestling programs. Guests: Jordan Tholl (Cougar wrestler), Rob Nelson (Head Coach, O’Neill high school) & Rob Koroluk (Head Coach, Johnson Collegiate). 

5. Locker Talk Fitness File. May episode, with hosts Daniel Ince & Michelle Espino (Driven Lifestyle Group). 

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