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    Hour 1: Julie Roe Lach / Tim Newton

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 46:48


    Julie Roe Lach, the Commissioner of the Horizon League, joins the Sports Rush to discuss Antoine Davis breaking a nearly 40-year long record in Horizon League Basketball, as well as to talk about the Horizon League Championship tickets that are now on sale and a great deal for anyone looking to attend a fun highly competitive basketball event. We also ask her about the future of the Horizon League and if a new school could potentially join in the future. We also talk to the voice of the Purdue Boilermakers - Tim Newton as the Boilers are facing the Michigan Wolverines in the BIG10 Championship Football Game tomorrow!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Dylan Sinn

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 39:36


    Dylan Sinn from The Journal Gazette joins The Sports Rush to discuss Drew Pyne transferring out of Notre Dame and what it means to the program, Indiana Basketball taking on Rutgers this weekend, and Purdue and Michigan facing off in the BIG10 Championship game down in Indianapolis. We also discuss the Mastodons taking on the Oakland Golden Grizzlies on ESPNU at the Gates Center tomorrow.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Ben Boudreau / Kent Sterling

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 45:29


    Head Coach of the Fort Wayne Komets Ben Boudreau joins the Sports Rush to discuss the Komets and their progress as they try to become a better team every single time they hit the ice. Although things seem up and down right now results wise, Coach Boudreau shares what he thinks the team can do to improve and come together as the season goes along. Kent Sterling from KentSterling.com also joins the program to share his thoughts on all things sports in Indiana including the Colts as well as the Indiana Hoosiers and Purdue Boilermakers.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Eric Dutkievicz

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 39:06


    Eric Dutkievicz from Parkview Sports Medicine joins The Sports Rush in Hour 2 to summarize what took place at the State Championship games for several of our area high school football teams, including both Carroll and Adams Central. After putting a bow on the football season, Doot and Brett look ahead to the High School Basketball season. We also discuss the college football playoffs expanding to 12 teams in 2024, and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Kevin Bowen

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 45:25


    Kevin Bowen from 107.5 The Fan down in Indianapolis joins Brett to discuss the Colts latest loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday Night Football. What do the Colts need to do to win, or do they even want to win the rest of the season? We also discuss a lot of the great college basketball games taking place tonight both nationally as well as locally. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Ted Albert

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 38:17


    Indiana Tech Men's Basketball Head Coach Ted Albert joins the Sports Rush in Hour 2 as the Indiana Tech Warriors are taking on Cornerstone University tonight at the Schaefer Center. He discusses members of his roster as well as the overall identity of his team so far on the season. We also make our NFL picks for the week as well as discuss Notre Dame potentially heading to the Gator Bowl.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Kyle Neddenriep

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 45:44


    Kyle Neddenriep, who covers High School Sports for the Indianapolis Start joins The Sports Rush in Hour 1 to summarize the State Championships in High School Football for each class including the losses that area teams Carroll and Adams Central faced. He also gives his early prediction for Indiana Mr. Basketball as we get close to the basketball season getting underway. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Greg Rakestraw / Zach Osterman

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 39:46


    Greg Rakestraw from the ISC Sports Network as well as the Colts post-game and IHSAA champions network joins The Sports Rush in Hour 2 to discuss the Colts loss against the Pittsburgh Steelers last night for Monday Night Football. Zach Osterman from the IndyStar also joins the show to discuss Indiana Hoosiers Football as well as Basketball. We also play our weekly edition of Tuesday Time Capsule Trivia! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Back in Business

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 46:39


    Brett Rump is back in his rightful host seat of The Sports Rush today, and we spend a good portion of the first hour today catching up on everything that happened this past weekend in sports. Including an incredible weekend for Purdue Boilermaker athletics as they win the Big 10 West in football as well as win the Phil Knight Legacy Tournament in basketball over the likes of Duke and Gonzaga. We also discuss the results of the 6A and 1A State Championships in high school football that featured two area teams, Carroll and Adams Central. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Don Fischer

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 35:21


    Indiana Hoosiers broadcasting hall-of-famer Don Fischer joins the Sports Rush for our weekly segment on Mondays, "15 Minutes with Fisch." He and Brett discuss all things IU Football as well as Basketball. We also look ahead towards the Colts taking on the Steelers tonight in Monday Night Football as well as do a deeper dive into Purdue's successful weekend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Mike Carmin / Kevin Bowen

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 42:00


    "The Coach" Shannon Griffith is back in today to guest host the Sports Rush as Brett is down in Cancun with the Mastodons! We are joined in Hour 1 by Mike Carmin who covers the Purdue Boilermakers for the Lafayette Journal and Courier to discuss the Boilers. We are also joined by Kevin Bowen from 1075 The Fan in Indy to discuss the Colts loss on Sunday and their upcoming game on Monday Night.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Dylan Sinn

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 39:10


    Dylan Sinn who covers the Notre Dame Fighting Irish for the Journal Gazette joins Shannon in Hour 2 to preview the matchup against Notre Dame this weekend against long-time rival USC. What can we expect, do the Irish have a chance of winning the game? We also discuss coaches in the hot-seat, what makes a great rivalry game, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Zach Osterman / Doug Dinan

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 41:40


    Zach Osterman who covers the Indiana Hoosiers for the IndyStar joins guest host Shannon Griffith in Hour 1 to discuss Hoosiers football as they got a dramatic win over Michigan State over the weekend. Shannon also talks in Hour 1 to Carroll Football Head Coach Doug Dinan who won in semi-state over Hamilton Southeastern and will be taking his Chargers to the 6A State game this weekend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Don Fischer / Shane Albahrani

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 43:19


    Indiana Hoosiers broadcasting hall-of-famer Don Fischer joins the Sports Rush in Hour 2 on Mondays for a conversation about IU Basketball and Football in our regular "15 Minutes with Fisch" segment. Shane Albahrani, the play-by-play voice of the Fort Wayne Komets also joins the show to discuss the past few games that the Komets have played as they try to turn around a shaky start to the season and also previews this Thursday's Thanksgiving Bob Chase Memorial Game against Cincinnati. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Greg Rakestraw

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2022 51:37


    Greg Rakestraw joins the Sports Rush in Hour 1 to discuss the Indianapolis Colts who are taking on the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday. He and Brett also talk about a lot of the different semi-state matchups for area high school football teams, and what game Greg will be at tonight! We also replay a conversation that Brett had with Kent Sterling earlier in the week. All that and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Ian Eagle (Replay)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2022 38:27


    Hour 2 of today's Sports Rush features a replay of yesterday's conversation between John Nolan who guested the show and Ian Eagle who calls many sports on national broadcasts. He previews the Colts matchup against the Eagles on Sunday and also talks about the Pacers. Additionally in the hour, we get ready for Indiana to take on Xavier and preview High School Football in the area.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Pat Boylan / Anthony Calhoun

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 44:58


    John Nolan is today's guest host of The Sports Rush as Brett travels to Northwestern University to cover the PFW Mastodons Basketball team! Pat Boylan, the host and sideline reporter for the Pacers Radio Network, as well as contributing to the Pacers broadcast telecast, joins John in hour 1 to talk all the latest within the Pacers organization. In addition, Anthony Calhoun, the Sports Director and main anchor at WISH-TV as well as host of great shows like SportsLocker joins the show to discuss all things Indiana sports, particularly the Colts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Ian Eagle / Shannon Griffith / Eric Dutkiewicz

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 42:43


    You've heard him covering the NFL, the NBA, and College Basketball on stations such as CBS, TNT, and TBS, and now you can hear him on today's Sports Rush! Commentator Ian Eagle joins the show today to discuss the Colts matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday as well as a lot of the other latest sports stories from all around the country. We are also joined in Hour 2 by Shannon Griffith to talk the semi-state football matchups for area teams in High School Football, as well as Eric Dutkiewicz from Parkview Sports Medicine to share his picks for each matchup as well! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Mike Carmin

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 43:06


    Mike Carmin from The Lafayette Journal & Courier joins The Sports Rush to discuss Purdue Basketball's win last night over Marquette University -- as well as a few of the standout players from the game including freshman Braden Smith. He also discusses Purdue Football with Brett as the Boilermakers can potentially win the Big 10 West. We also talk about a few of the most exciting college basketball games from last night including Michigan State against Kentucky and Kansas and Duke. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Kent Sterling

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 40:13


    Kent Sterling from KentSterling.com joins The Sports Rush to discuss the Indianapolis Colts getting the win over the Las Vegas Raiders over the past weekend, as well as Indiana University and Purdue University Basketball, as well as a little bit of college football. We also make our NFL picks for Week 11 as Thursday Night Football kicks off tomorrow! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: James Boyd

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 43:37


    James Boyd who covers the Indianapolis Colts for The Athletic joins us in Hour 1 to discuss the past week that took place in Colts football, from the firing of Frank Reich and hiring of Jeff Saturday to the results of the game between the Colts and the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday where the Colts got the win. We also discuss Purdue Fort Wayne's sound defeat of Manchester University in Men's Basketball last night, and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Scott Agness

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 38:56


    Scott Agness from FieldhouseFiles.com joins The Sports Rush in Hour 2 to discuss all things Indiana Pacers as the team has gotten off to a better start than many have expected them to. In addition, he discusses the latest in trade rumors involving both Myles Tuner as well as Buddy Hield, and says who he thinks on Indiana could be a potential all-star. We also discuss the odd storylines that have taken place in both the NBA as well as the NFL, and play Tuesday Time Capsule Trivia! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Jeff Saturday Debut // HS Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 45:23


    The Indianapolis Colts got a win against the Las Vegas Raiders in Jeff Saturday's head coaching debut! We discuss all that we thought was good and bad from the game. Also, 4 area high school teams have advanced to the Semi-State games that will take place this Friday. All that and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Don Fischer

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 38:44


    Indiana Hoosiers Hall-of-Fame Broadcaster Don Fischer joins the Sports Rush on Monday for our regular "15 Minutes with Fisch" segment to discuss all things IU athletics. We also revisit the Colts getting a win under Jeff Saturday in his first head-coaching experience. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Greg Rakestraw

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 41:45


    Greg Rakestraw from The Colts Radio Network as well as the ISC Sports Network joins The Sports Rush to talk all the craziness that has taken place in the Colts organization over the past couple of weeks as well as the matchup against the Raiders this weekend and what he expects of Jeff Saturday. We also discuss some of the big names in MLB who are hitting the free agency market. All that and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Kent Sterling

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 41:29


    Kent Sterling from KentSterling.com joins The Sports Rush to talk all things Indianapolis Colts as they have fired Head Coach Frank Reich and hired Jeff Saturday as interim head coach and head to Las Vegas to take on the struggling Raiders this weekend. He also discusses IU Basketball and more! We also discuss the Komets games coming up this weekend as well as the PFW Women falling last night in basketball to Michigan State.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Kevin Bowen / Jon Coffman

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 40:11


    Kevin Bowen from 1075 The Fan in Indianapolis joins the Sports Rush to discuss everything that has been going on in the Colts organization, from head coach Frank Reich being fired, to Jeff Saturday being hired by Jim Irsay as interim head coach. We are also joined by Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons Mens Basketball head coach Jon Coffman, who discusses the loss in the season opener against the Michigan Wolverines, but also looks ahead to the rest of this season as well as shares information about 3 new signees to the program that we will see next year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Tommy Schoegler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 40:08


    Brett makes his High School Football Picks of the Week to kick off Hour 2 of The Sports Rush, with regional matchups taking place this Friday. Tommy Schoegler from Parkview Sports Medicine joins the show to share his picks for the Regional matchups and compare and contrast his picks with Bretts, as well as tell us what the latest is that is going on at PSM. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: James Boyd

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 46:02


    James Boyd, who covers the Indianapolis Colts for The Athletic, joins the Sports Rush in Hour 1 to talk all things Colts. How long has Jim Irsay been calling the shots for the team in regards to the firing of Frank Reich and Marcus Brady, and the hiring of interim head coach Jeff Saturday? James also tells us how things are shaping up at the facility during practices with Saturday at the reigns. All that and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Kevin Donley

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 44:34


    Head Football Coach of the University of Saint Francis Kevin Donley joins the Sports Rush in Hour 2 for his weekly visit with Brett. Coming off a heartbreaking loss against Lawrence Tech on the road, Coach Donley tells us what the team needs to do better for their last regular game of the season this Saturday against Concordia University in Ann Arbor. We also discuss area basketball player Luke Brown who had a big game for the Stetson Hatters against the Florida State Seminoles on Monday night.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: The Return of Brett

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 45:22


    Brett has made it safely back from his trip from to Ann Arbor to cover the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons Men's Basketball team as they took on the Michigan Wolverines and unfortunately lost, but there were many bright points and things to learn from, and Brett talks about all of those here on the show today. In addition, Brett gets a chance to tackle the huge story that broke yesterday, with the Colts firing head coach Frank Reich and replacing him with interim coach Jeff Saturday!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Justin Kenny

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 35:28


    Justin Kenny from Caleb and Kenny in the Morning joins us on The Sports Rush to talk about the past weekend of Sectional Championship Football in area High Schools as well as preview the matchups of the local schools who have made it on to Regional matchups. We also continue to talk about the Colts head coaching situation, Purdue Fort Wayne Basketball, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Brett Rump / Mike Nutter

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 43:51


    John Nolan is in to guest-host the Sports Rush today as Brett is up in Michigan for the call of Purdue Fort Wayne against the Michigan Wolverines in Men's Basketball. However, we have a lot to talk about here today as the Indianapolis Colts have fired Frank Reich and hired Jeff Saturday as their interim coach. We call Brett over the phone line to get his initial reactions to this. We also talk to Tincaps President Mike Nutter to put a bow on the baseball season with the Astros winning the World Series.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Don Fischer / Gabe York

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 37:26


    We are joined in Hour 2 by Indiana Hoosiers hall-of-fame broadcaster Don Fischer to discuss all things Indiana Football as well as Basketball. We are also joined by Fort Wayne Mad Ant Gabe York who has had immense success in the first two Mad Ants games of the 22-23 season, including game-tying and game-winning shot in OT on Sunday.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Kent Sterling

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2022 43:57


    In hour one of Sports Rush, Brett talks about high school football tonight.  Can Notre Dame beat Clemson? The Fort Wayne Mad Ants have announced their roster.  Then Brett talks with media mogul, Kent Sterling about the Indianapolis Colts.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Greg Rakestraw

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2022 41:55


    In the second hour of Sports Rush, Brett has his weekly chat with Greg Rakestraw.   We talk about the high school football schedule, the Pacers game against the Heat tonight, and how the IU Men's Basketball team looked during their game against St.Francis.  Brett will also go over his high school picks of the week.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Dylan Sinn

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 41:32


    Dylan Sinn from the Journal Gazette joins the Sports Rush in Hour 1 to discuss the matchup of Saint Francis and Indiana University tonight in a men's basketball scrimmage, as well as preview the matchup of Notre Dame against the Clemson Tigers this weekend. We also discuss the Colts preparation against New England this weekend as well as Purdue triumphing easily over Truman State last night. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Kyle Neddenreip / Eric Dutkievicz

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 42:59


    Kyle Neddenreip from IndyStar joins the Sports Rush to talk about some of the Indianapolis area schools that are doing well in the State Sectional Championships in Football, and discusses the rivalry that exists between the Fort Wayne area high schools and in the Indy area. He also previews matchups for this Friday that he is looking forward to. Erick Dutkievicz joins the program as well to give his High School picks for this Friday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Justin Cohn

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 39:35


    Justin Cohn, who covers both the Fort Wayne Komets as well as the Mad Ants, joins the program to discuss both teams. The Komets got their first win and are looking for more as they are potentially adding more help in the form of new players. Also, a preview of the roster for the Mad Ants season that is set to start soon. What kind of players are we going to see, what does the Mad Ants team look like? Veterans or young guys? All that and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Ted Albert / Kevin Donley

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 41:26


    Indiana Tech Men's Basketball Head Coach Ted Albert joins the Sports Rush to discuss the season ahead for the Warriors, as well as their victory in a close game against Indiana Wesleyan in the WHAC/CL Challenge. University of Saint Francis Football Head Coach Kevin Donley also joins the program to discuss a senior week win against Taylor University at home, and the upcoming matchup against Lawrence Tech.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Kevin Bowen / Shannon Griffith

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 43:09


    The Indianapolis Colts have traded Nyheim Hines to the Buffalo Bills, and fired offensive coordinator Marcus Brady. Kevin Bowen from 1075 The Fan joins The Sports Rush to talk about all of the latest news at the trade deadline for Indy. What each move means, and what they mean for the future of the Colts organization this season and beyond. We are also joined by Shannon Griffith from Upon Further Review to discuss the sectional semi-finals that took place in High School Football last Friday, and look ahead towards this Friday's matchups as well. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Chad LaCross

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 36:01


    University of Saint Francis' Men's Basketball Head Coach Chad LaCross join the Sports Rush in Hour 2 to talk about the program's first game and win of the season against Michigan-Dearborn, and preview the upcoming matchup down in Bloomington as the Cougars will head to IU to take on the Hoosiers in an exhibition game. We also play our weekly game of "Tuesday Time Capsule Trivia" with a listener competing against Brett for free pizza! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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