KSHSAA Podcasts
KSHSAA Podcasts

The KSHSAA Podcast will feature news from around the state from various media outlets, conversations with high school athletic directors and coaches. We will also provide information with events happening with KSHSAA as well as talk to KSHSAA staff for insight to rules changes and upcoming activities.

You’ll want to check out the KSHSAA Podcast regularly to insure you are part of the conversation. Subscribe on iTunes!

KSHSAA Episode List

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 23 – (7/11/19)
This installment of the KSHSAA Podcast explores the workings of the Under the Lights: 50 Years of KSHSAA Football Playoffs with Jeremy Holaday and Brett Marshall.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 22 – (8/25/16)
Beginning of the school year report from Executive Director Gary Musselman. Then we talk with Cheryl Gleason about volleyball changes followed by Mark Lentz with football.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 21 – (4/14/16)
Sports Medicine Committee update with Brent Unruh including pitch count initiative for high school baseball. Also Scott Goodheart and Fran Martin talk about the recent League Commissioner Summit hosted by the KSHSAA.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 20 – (2/2/16)
Basketball: Freedom of movement discussed with Fran Martin. We also sit down with David Cherry to talk Spirit of Sport and Heart of the Arts.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 19 – (10/16/15)
Fall regional administrator meetings begin October 19th. We sit down with Gary Musselman to preview what topics will be discussed.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 18 – (8/28/15)
Volleyball and cross country is the focus with CatchitKansas' Lance Snow joining the podcast. We also talk with Francine Martin to discuss the sport of cross country in Kansas.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 17 – (8/27/15)
Mark Lentz talks new rules and how they get changed for football. We talk with Harold Bechard of VYPE Magazine about the football preview in his area.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 16 – (8/21/15)
We discuss the medical rationales behind the practice contact limitations in place for football and take a look at the Kansas Pregame magazine with John Baetz.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 15 – (7/1/15)
A very special podcast as we look back on a great Kansas athlete Jackie Stiles as she is inducted into the NFHS Hall of Fame. Game clips from Eagle Radio's Randy Goering and the Hall of Fame press conference included in this episode.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 14 – (6/24/15)
A review of recent changes to girls cross country, 6A-5A football and an update on the classification study committee.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 13 – (4/24/15)
An abbreviated version of the KSHSAA podcast features Brent Unruh discussing the happenings at the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee meeting and reminder of the Board of Directors meeting coming up May1.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 12 – (3/10/15)
State Basketball! We talk with Fran Martin about the basketball season and discuss the shot clock in high school basketball. Also a sports medicine tip from Brent Unruh along with a visit with Hesston Athletic Director Clint Stoppel. Throughout the show interesting things of note about the state tournament field.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 11 – (2/25/15)
State Swimming and Diving records fall and we talk with Aaron Amershek to discuss a preview of all the State Wrestling action coming up this weekend.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 10 – (2/13/15)
On the podcast we are joined by our Oscar Stauffer Award winners, John Kurtz and Charles Redfield. They provide insight on how to get started in the profession. Also we test your scholars bowl skills!

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 9 – (1/13/15)
State Debate is coming up January 16 and 17. Episode 9 focuses on debate in Kansas. Talking with Reggie Romine and Chris Riffer who coaches at Blue Valley (Overland Park).

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 8 – (11/26/14)
11-Man State Football Championship preview show. We go throughout the state to talk to media members to get insight for their local football team competing in the state championship November 29. 6A (2:20), 5A (12:53), 4ADI (24:40), 4ADII (41:05), 3A (50:52), 2-1A (1:02:35).

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 7 – (11/20/14)
8-Man! 8-Man! 8-Man! This episode provides a preview of each 8-Man Football State Championship game that takes place November 22nd. We talk with a media member in each school's area to discuss their season and keys to victory.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 6 – (11/7/14)
A sit down with David Cherry to talk the about the soccer season, StuCo and Scholars Bowl, then a talk with Bayley Reiswig of the SAT, Brent Unruh's sports medicine moment, and lastly we stalk with Sarah Burgess to dicuss St. Thomas Aquinas.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 5 – (10/17/14)
A special edition of the KSHSAA Podcast as we talk to Gary Musselman about the upcoming Fall Regional Administrator Meetings. These meetings include key questions regarding possible new policies and rules. Listen in to find out how changes are made for high school activities in Kansas.

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 4 – (10/10/14)
Episode 4 brings us a preview of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee Agendas of the NFHS and KSHSAA with Brent Unruh (3:25) and we sit down with Brent Maycock of the Topeka-Capitol Jounal to discuss 8-Man football, district play and cross country (11:40).

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 3 – (10/2/14)
On this episode we discuss the cross country side things with Free State head coach and Rim Rock keeper Steve Heffernan (3:48), talk with Fran Martin (11:55), and get a KSHSAA governance 101 with Gary Musselman (20:39).

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 2 – (9/5/14)
This episode includes a preview of Wichita fall activities from Joanna Chadwick (2:53), sports safety tip (17:19), KSHSAA featured official Klaus Kollmai (19:52), wrapping up with a volleyball and Kay discussion with KSHSAA's Cheryl Gleason (26:56).

KSHSAA Podcast Episode 1 – (8/19/14)
The first installment of the KSHSAA podcast includes: Olathe Northwest’s Athletic Director Jay Novacek, Nemaha Central’s Warren Seitz, sports medicine minute, KSHSAA football administrator Mark Lentz to talk about new rules, registered official Michael Swoboda and Garden City Telegram’s Brett Marshall for a preview of western Kansas activities.

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