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.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for May 17

We're into the home stretch of this broadcast season, with only (counting this week) seven episodes left until the Locker Talk summer hiatus. Suppose we'd better make them count! Here's this week's lineup:

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


1. The Regina Riot women’s football team hosts the arch rival Saskatoon Valkyries this weekend. Guests: Kris Hadesbeck (Assistant Coach) & Payton Kuster (DB). 

2. A preview of the 2017 Regina Highland Games, featuring the very popular heavy events competition. Guest: Jason Johnston (Organizer/Heavy Events Competitor). 

3. The Regina Red Sox open their 2017 training camp next week. Guest: Mitch MacDonald (Head Coach).

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

5. The Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame unveils its 2017 class of inductees. Guest: Autumn McDowell (SSHF Communications Coordinator). 

6. Two University of Regina football players are getting set to attend their first CFL training camps. Guests: Jeremy Zver (B.C. Lions O lineman) & Mitchell Picton (Saskatchewan Roughriders receiver). 

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

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for May 10

Another star-studded lineup this week! As always, the show airs tonight at 6:00 and Saturday at noon on Access channel 7 in Regina.


Locker Talk Guests for May 10/17
Co-Host: Mitchell Blair


1. A preview of Showcase 2017, the first annual all-star weekend put on by Little League baseball organizations in Regina and Moose Jaw. Guests: Jim Cozman & Gerry Krismer (Showcase Organizing Committee).

2. A preview of the annual Campbell & Haliburton Kids of Steel Icebreaker Triathlon, hosted by the Regina Multisport Club. Guest: Terry Hooper (Race Director). 

3. A review of the Regina Thunder spring camp, and Can-Am Challenge weekend with the Concordia College Cobbers. Guests: Brent Glen (Defensive Coordinator) & Cody Erdelyan (Thunder linebacker). 

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

5. A review of the 2017 WCP Cup indoor soccer tournament from the perspective of the women’s division champs. Guests: Robert Westerman (Team Netherlands Manager) & Amanda Istead (Netherlands goalie). 

6. The O’Neill Titans capture a 10th straight city high school badminton team championship. Guests: Cindy Chung, Alma Bajenting & Sharmille Dimaano (Titans badminton players).

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

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Locker Talk lineup for May 3

We're back with another new episode, after a quick one week hiatus. As per usual, 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 May 3/17
Co-Host: Mitchell Blair


1. The local swimming community hopes to keep more top athletes training at home via the newly-created Regina High Performance Swim Fund. Guest: Abderrahmane Tissira (U of R swim team head coach). 

2. The University of Regina Rams football team held its annual spring camp this weekend, welcoming the largest recruiting class in the history of the program. Reporter: Mitchell Blair.

3. The Prairie Hockey Academy, Saskatchewan’s first Hockey Canada sports school, opens its doors this fall. Guest: Justin Simpkins (PHA President). 

4. Access 7 Sports Plays of the Month.

5. Members of the local lawn bowling community breathe a collective sigh of relief, as the City of Regina reconsiders a plan to shut down the local lawn bowling greens. The club also hosts its annual open house this coming weekend. Guests: Keith Roney & Brandon Watson (Regina Lawn Bowling Club board members). 

6. A preview of the 2017 Ken Goff Memorial Boxing Classic. Guest: Pat Fiacco (Regina Boxing Club VP).

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