Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for October 18


Thankfully we managed to finish taping this week's show before the gale force winds hit last night! The show airs tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 in Regina. Here's the lineup.

Locker Talk Guests for October 18/17
Co-Host: Mitchell Blair


1. A profile of the Pilot Butte Storm Junior B hockey team. Guests: Karl McNish (Head Coach) & Taylor Hoedel (Storm Captain). 

2. The Regina Thunder travels to Saskatoon this weekend to take on the Hilltops in the Prairie Junior Football Conference final. Guests: Logan Ferland (OL) and Victor St. Pierre-Laviolette (RB).

3. The Thunderbirds celebrate a second straight Regina Minor Football atom division championship. Guests: Danny Paskiw (Head Coach), Dylan Paskiw (LB) & Jaxton Skiftun (QB). 

4. A profile of the 2017/18 University of Regina men’s hockey team. Guests: Tristan Frei (Forward) & Michael Herringer (Goalie).

5. A profile of the 2017/18 University of Regina women’s hockey team. Guests: Jaycee Magwood & Kylee Kupper (Cougars forwards). 

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

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for October 11

Here's the lineup for this week's show, airing tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 in Regina. What better way to wake up from that Thanksgiving turkey coma?


Locker Talk Guests for October 11/17
Co-Host: Mitchell Blair


1. The Regina Extreme Hockey Capitals get set to launch the 2017/18 junior B hockey season. Guests: Scott Kreutzer (Head Coach/GM) & Scott Tuck (Assistant Coach).

2. Curling legend Russ Howard makes a pit stop in Regina to run a couple of clinics, and spend some quality time with his daughter. Reporter: Mitch Blair.

3. The Regina Riot, fresh off a WWCFL championship, is holding an open football camp this week for aspiring female players. Guests: Payton Kuster & Amanda Tafelmeyer (Riot Players) 

4. The Regina Pat Canadians are ready for another run at a Saskatchewan Midget AAA hockey championship. Guests: Rod Houk (Assistant coach), Parker Hendron & Adam Hebold (Defencemen).

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

6. The University of Regina women’s softball team celebrates a conference championship, and a bronze medal performance at nationals. Guests: Mikaila Etheredge (Assistant Coach), Candice Van Horn (Shortstop) & Hayley Gibson (Outfielder). 

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

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for October 4

Here's this week's lineup of top notch guests. As per usual, the show airs tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 in Regina.


Locker Talk Guests for October 4/17
Co-Host: Mitchell Blair


1. An update on the 2017 season for the University of Regina Rams football team. Guests: Kyle Moortgat (Receiver), Polis Koko (DB) and Eric Wicijowski (DL). 

2. An update on the 2017 season for the Regina Thunder junior football team. Guests: Levi Paul (Thunder receiver) & Zach Richardson (LB). 

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

4. The Regina Speed Skating Club gets set to launch its 2017/18 season. Guests: Suzanne Gorman (Club President) & Shannon Andreas (Youth Speed Skater). 

5. Teams from the University of Regina will travel to Ottawa this month for the 2017 USports ultimate (frisbee) championships. Guests: Karly Koronkiewicz & Matt Olijnyk (Cougars players). 

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

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for September 27


Here's the lineup for this week's instant classic! As per usual, the show airs tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 in Regina.

Locker Talk Guests for September 27/17
Co-Host: Mitchell Blair


1. A preview of the Regina Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremonies on October 5th. Guests: Frank Kovacs (Hall of Fame President) & Kim Walker (2017 Inductee). 

2. A profile of the University of Regina cross country team. Guests: Adam Strueby & Adriana Davis (Cougars runners). 

3. The Film Room. Locker Talk sports movie reviewer Carlo Palazzo is back with his thoughts on another cinematic classic. This time: No Holds Barred.

4. A profile of the Regina Rebels female midget AAA hockey club. Guests: Mike Merk (Head Coach), Jenna Merk & Miranda Hatt (Rebels co-captains). 

5. Members of the Regina Cougars women’s basketball team capture a silver medal at an international 3 on 3 tournament. Guests: Charlotte Kot & Michaela Kleisinger (Cougars players). 

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

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for September 20


Another awe inspiring episode of Locker Talk comes your way this week! The show airs tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 in Regina. Here's the lineup:

Locker Talk Guests for September 20/17
Co-Host: Mitchell Blair


1. The Hooplife Basketball Academy is starting fall sessions this month, and hosted a downtown 3 on 3 tournament last weekend. Guest: Andrew Gottselig (Hooplife CEO). 

2. The Regina Pats open the 2017/18 WHL season this weekend, while preparing to host the 2018 Memorial Cup. Guest: Stacey Cattell (Pats Chief Operating Officer). 

3. Locker Talk Fitness File. With hosts Daniel Ince & Michelle Espino (Driven Lifestyle Group). 

4. CurlSask launches its new Hit, Draw and Tap youth skills competition on the eve of a new curling season in Saskatchewan. Guest: Ashley Howard (CurlSask Executive Director). 

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

6. A post mortem on the 2017 GMS Queen City Marathon. Guest: Shawn Weimer (Race Director). 

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

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for September 13

Here's the lineup for this week's show. It airs tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 in Regina. Also available on demand for lucky Access customers!

Locker Talk Guests for September 13/17
Co-Host: Mitchell Blair


1.   The 2017/18 high school athletics season is underway in Regina. Guest: Angela Tillier (RHSAA Commissioner).

2.   An introduction to the new Director of Athletics at the University of Regina. Guest: Lisa Robertson (U of R Director of Sport, Community Engagement & Athlete Development).

3.   New Regina high school football 3A champs will be crowned this year. That’s because the reigning champs from Miller have moved up to the 4A division. Guests: Jackson Sombach (DB), Emmett Steadman (WR/K), Chad Churylo (OL/DL) & Luke Hornung (QB) (Marauders Players).

4.   The LeBoldus Golden Suns are gunning for a record-tying 6th straight city and provincial 4A high school football championship this year. Guests: Adam Probe (LB/FB/K) & Jose Vargas (OL/DL) (Golden Suns players).

5.   An update on the 2017 season for the University of Regina women’s soccer team. Guests: Bob Maltman (Head Coach), Lauren Petras & Jana Ham (Players).

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

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for September 6

Sure enough, we're back for another season of Locker Talk on Access 7! (Congratulations to whomever guessed right in the pool :)

Here's the lineup for this week's show, airing tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 in Regina. Also available on demand for Access customers.


Locker Talk Guests for September 6/17
Co-Host: Carlo Palazzo



1. The University of Regina Rams football team celebrates a season-opening victory over the UBC Thunderbirds. Guest: Steve Bryce (Head Coach). 

2. An update on the 2017 season for the Regina Thunder junior football club, plus an update on the team’s alumni association. Guest: Scott Assie (Alumni Association President). 

3. Some of the world’s top curlers are in Regina this week for the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge. Guest: Bernadette McIntyre (Event Chair). 

4. A preview of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame 2017 induction dinner. Guests: Sheila Kelly (SSHF Executive Director) & Terry Livingstone (2017 SSHF Inductee).

5. Regina athletes brought home a heavy medal haul from the recent Canadian Masters Track and Field Championships. Guests: Darren Peters, Andrea Kozan & Kelly Silcox (Excel Athletika athletes). 

6. Members of the hockey community offer their thoughts on the passing last week of local hockey legend Graham Tuer. (pre-taped)

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for June 28


It's the final Locker Talk episode of the season! Fear not, we'll be back in September with more great local sports guests and stories. That's the plan, anyway!

In the meantime, here's the lineup for the final show of the season. It airs tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7. It'll also be available via the On Demand menu for Access customers, along with many past episodes. Have a great summer, and see you in September! 

Locker Talk Guests for June 28/17
Co-Host: Mitchell Blair


1. A preview of the University of Regina Rams’ 2017 training camp. Guests: Mark McConkey (Offensive Coordinator) & Atlee Simon (Rams RB). 

2. A preview of the 2017 training camp for the Regina Thunder junior football club. Guests: Tyson Haubrich (Thunder DB) & Andrew Rumbaugh (Assistant Coach). 

3. The Film Room. Locker Talk sports movie reviewer Carlo Palazzo offers his thoughts on another cinematic classic. This time: The Running Man.

4. The U of S Huskies prepare for their first training camp under new head coach Scott Flory. Guest: Mason Nyhus (Huskies quarterback).

5. The Regina Lawn Bowling Club will host its third annual fundraiser for KidSport Saskatchewan this summer. Guests: Ernie Meid (Event Organizer) & Nathan Cole (KidSport Saskatchewan). 

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

7. Media panel. A discussion of the top local sports stories so far in 2017. Guest: Lee Jones (CTV Regina Sports Director).

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for June 21

We're really into the home stretch of this broadcast season, with only one more show to go after this week. Here's the lineup for this week's extravaganza, airing tonight at 6;00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 in Regina.

Locker Talk Guests for June 21/17
Co-Host: Mitchell Blair


1. Regina’s Wascana Country Club will host the LPGA’s 2018 CP Women’s Open. Guest: Greg Dukart (Wascana Country Club CEO). 

2. An update on preparations for the 2018 Memorial Cup, to be hosted by the Regina Pats. Guest: Shaun Semple (Host Committee Chair/Pats Co-owner). 

3. A couple of Regina senior track athletes set new world and Canadian records at the provincial track and field championships last weekend. Guests: Carol Lafayette-Boyd & Selina Coward (Excel Athletika athletes) & Carla Nicholls (Excel head coach).

4. The sport of cricket continues to grow in popularity in Regina and across Saskatchewan. Guests: Bilal Syed, Aman Bhardwaj & Alfred Trotman (Saskatchewan Cricket Association).

5. Ringside. Locker Talk’s monthly update on amateur and professional boxing, in Regina and around the world, with host Frank Fiacco (Lonsdale Boxing Club President).

6. A profile of the Regina-based MacDowell Rugby Academy, offering high performance training to male and female rugby athletes. Guests: Nish Jain (Academy Director of Operations), Mitchell Novak & Hannah Penkala (Academy athletes). 

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

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for June 14

Here's the lineup for this week's show, the third last of this season. As per usual, it airs tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 in Regina.


Locker Talk Guests for June 14/17
Co-Host: Mitchell Blair

1. The Regina Riot celebrates a WWCFL championship – the second in the team’s history. Guests: Olivier Eddie (Head Coach) & Claire Dore (Receiver).

2. A look back at some of the highlights of the 2016/17 Regina high school athletic season. Guest: Angela Tillier (RHSAA Commissioner).

3. The Saskatchewan Soccer Association is gearing up for the first-ever Soccer Day in Saskatchewan in July. Guests: Jennifer Elarma (Saskatchewan Soccer Association) & Bob Maltman (U of R women’s soccer head coach). 

4. Planning is well underway for the 2018 Brier, coming to Regina next spring. Guest: Rob Dewhirst (Curling Canada Event Manager). 

5. Locker Talk Fitness File. With hosts Daniel Ince & Michelle Espino (Driven Lifestyle Group).

6. The Riffel Royals celebrate a second straight Regina high school track and field team championship. Guests: Nancy Lamb (Head Coach), Matt Exner & Vaughn Taylor (Royals athletes). 

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

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for June 7

As we inch closer towards the end of our broadcast season at the end of this month, here's this week's lineup. As per usual, the show airs tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 in Regina.

Locker Talk Guests for June 7/17
Co-Host: Mitchell Blair


1. An update on the growth of the Martin Collegiate high school Sports Academy. Guests: Kim Perepeluk (Academy Coordinator), Caleb Lumbard (Academy athlete – baseball) & Ben Bigelow (Academy athlete – Jiu Jitsu). 

2. The North Central Lakers RMF bantam football team is one of the great success stories in local amateur sports. The next chapter in the story will be written this fall. Guests: Landon Smith (Assistant Coach), Terrell Hall (Thunder DB – Laker alum) & Jacob Petrisor (Laker OL/DL). 

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

4. Registration is open for the Hooplife Basketball Academy summer camps. Guests: Andrew Gottselig (Hooplife CEO), Josh Wambululu & Ronald Thomson (Hooplife athletes). 

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

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for May 31

There's only a handful of episodes left in this season, so we'd better make them memorable! Here's the lineup for this week's show, airing tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon, on Access channel 7 in Regina:


Locker Talk Guests for May 31/17
Co-Host: Mitchell Blair

1. The Regina Riot finishes first in the WWCFL Prairie Conference, and hosts Saskatoon in the conference final this weekend. Guests: Angie Douville (OL) & Kris Hadesbeck (Assistant Coach). 

2. An update on preparations for the 2017 GMS Queen City Marathon. Guest: Shawn Weimer (Race Director). 

3. The Film Room. Locker Talk sports movie reviewer Carlo Palazzo offers his thoughts on another cinematic classic. This time: Rollerball.

4. Regina gets set to host the 2017 Pickleball Saskatchewan Provincial Tournament in June. Guests: Karen Rust (Pickleball Regina President) & Carol Martens-Claddison (Pickleball Saskatchewan President). 

5. The Saskatchewan Roughrider Pep Band celebrates its 25th anniversary season with some fun and frivolity in July. Guests: Rhonda Kerr-White & Danny White (Band members). 

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

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for May 24

Thanks to Carlo Palazzo for filling in as co-host this week, while Mitch visits the Windy City (or in the case of today's Regina weather, the other Windy City) of Chicago. Here's this week's lineup:


Locker Talk Guests for May 24/17
Co-Host: Carlo Palazzo

1. Another RMF spring league season is in the books, with team 2 (Red) celebrating a championship. Guests: Dylan Hart (Head Coach) & Noah Pelletier (QB). 

2. A preview of the 2017 Saskatchewan Roughriders training camp. Guest: Rob Vanstone (Regina Leader-Post Sports Coordinator).

3. The Pile O’ Bones Roller Derby Club has launched another action-packed season. Guest: Robyn Betker (Derby name: Ruby Rawbones). 

4. The Saskatchewan Darts Association recently held its provincial championships in Regina. Reporter: Patrick Palmer (Dart man). 

5. A preview of the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling event coming to Regina in September. Guest: Bernadette McIntyre (Event Chair). 

6. For Pete’s Sake. Locker Talk’s weekly sports commentary.