The Hardie Party brings family and friends of the 32081 an exciting podcast full of information and entertainment. With information about local schools, interviews with bands making live appearances, the hot fishing spots, and family friendly entertainment if you live or visit the 32081, this podcast is a must.
Shannon Phifer, Head Coach of the Valley Ridge Academy Hawks football team swings by to talk about the season.
Coach Phifer discusses the 2021 VRA Hawks football team and the game everyone is looking forward to, The Battle of The 32081.
00:43 - After last year's successful run, how is the team doing in regards to replacing key players that graduated?
02:01 - After winning in the Spring Jamboree, what have been some the improvements the team has made between then and now?
02:43 - Looking back on last year's "Battle of The 32081" are you expecting the same electric atmosphere this year?
04:02 - Does being a middle school coach help in evaluating talent that may be filtering into Nease?
05:50 - With the players being friends off the field, when the combine into one team at Nease does that "neighborhood chemistry" help incoming freshman?
Coach Hodge from Bobcats Football and the 2021 Season
Coach Tony Hodge stops by The 32081 to discuss the upcoming 2021 season. He discusses the importance of the cheerleaders and community as well as the challenges this year and how the players are stepping up for a great season! Special thanks to Coach Hodge for stopping by The 32081!
01:14 - Abigail asks about the importance of the cheerleaders.
02:20 - Coach discusses how being the "Coach in Waiting" last year helped with the transition.
04:42 - How is the team looking after losing a number of contributing 8th graders.
06:10 - The impact of going from 7 rising 8th graders to an influx of new 8th grade players.
07:42 - Team Chemistry
09:00 - With an impending split next year is this the year to win it all?
10:23 - The importance of the communities to come out the games.
11:51 - The team is not necessarily a school team but a community team.
Pine Island Academy: A new journey with Principal Riedl
The new addition to St. Johns County Schools, Pine Island Academy, opens it doors to students on August 16th. The principal, Amanda Riedl joins us to discuss the challenges, student safety and the excitement for Pine Island Academy Dolphins.
All About Fishing!
The 32081 is full of places to fish from the intracoastal, to local ponds and even great charters going out of the North Florida area. Join us as we are joined by local fishing expert ,Tim Stouder who provides novices and experts with tips to fish the ponds and intracoastal. Michael Maushart discusses some of the great charters that are available for families interested in going offshore. And for our local business spotlight, Austin from "Shop Nocatee" who discusses not only the great gear but a behind the scenes look at this family owned operation.
Here are links to some of the sites we discuss on the show:
Shop Nocatee: https://shopnocatee.com/
Palm Valley Outdoors: https://palmvalleyoutdoors.com/
Mayport Majesty & Princess II Fishing Charter: https://www.majestyfishing.com/
Rivalry Week: The Battle of the 32081 between the PVA Bobcats and VRA Hawks!
It's the battle that everyone has had circled on their calendar. The Battle of The 32081! The Palm Valley Bobcats come into the game with a 4-1 record while their neighbors, the Valley Ridge Hawks hold a 3-1. A PVA wins give then the region title and playoff berth while a VRA win keeps their region title and playoff berths hopes alive. This is going to be a a true battle. The game is Wednesday, 10/14 at Nease High School with kickoff at 5:30 and gates opening at 4:30. Special thanks to both head coaches, Coach Okla and Coach Beamer, PVA cheerleading Coach Beamer and Robbie Greico from the Bobcats football team.
Lacrosse, Beer, Bikes and Events in The 32081!
We are excited to welcome to the show Coach G from the Nease Panthers Lacrosse Team to talk about a fundraiser they are having, Tim Brack from the recently opened The Really Good Beer Stop in Nocatee, as always the ever chipper Hannah Davis from Nocatee Resident Services about to talk about upcomming events as well as Erick Soto from the BMX Pros Trick Team.