The official sports podcast for Columbus City Schools. Hosted by Dr. Vince Clarno. It features some of our outstanding current athletes, and coaches, as well as some of our memorable alumni. Episodes dropping weekly.
Episode 13: Maurice "Mo" Hall
Former Brookhaven and The Ohio State University running back Maurice Hall joins the show. He talks about the tradition at Brookhaven and the legacy he left in high school. He also talks about the challenges he faced at OSU competing with Maurice Clarett, as well as some of his memorable moments, including scoring two game winning touchdowns vs Illinois and Michigan which helped bring OSU to the national championship game. Hall currently lives in Los Angeles primarily as an actor, and he shares with us his upcoming projects.
Episode 12: Dan Wagner, Daizhon Cox, Antwoin Reed Jr.
First team all city football stars Dan Wagner, Africentric class of 2022, Daizhon Cox, South class of 2022, and Antwoin Reed Jr, Beechcroft class of 2022 join the show. They talk about some of their most memorable moments as seniors this year during the football season. They also talk about the adversity they had to overcome as athletes throughout their high school careers.
Episode 11: Rob Dorsey, Tihon Johnson
Northland hooper Rob Dorsey joins the show. He talks about the leadership he carried as a 4 year varsity starter, and the challenges that came with that. Coach Tihon Johnson also joins the show. He talks about the big shoes he has to fill following 2 great coaches before him. He also talks about the success of the Kingdom Summer League, a basketball league that he founded, which features professional and amateur basketball players.
Episode 10: Isaiah Pead
Former NFL, University of Cincinnati, and Eastmoor Academy running back Isaiah Pead joins the show. He talks about being a part of the UC Bearcats team that turned the program into a consistent winner, and he shares some of his favorite memories and fun times he had with his teammates. He also discusses how being a father changed his life in a dramatic way.
Episode 9: Deshawn Marshall Jr, Jason Lewis, Dallas Hodge
Eastmoor Academy alum Deshawn Marshall Jr. is a 2x Big Ten track and field champion and 5x All American at The Ohio State University. He talks with the coach who helped him become the man he is today, Eastmoor Academy's Jason Lewis, the 10x defending city champion. Rising Star Dallas Hodge also joins the show. He's a kid who's gaining attention across the state with consistent discus throws of over 140 feet.
Episode 8: Amani Lyles, JJ Simmons, Humphrey Simmons
Beechcroft hoopers Amani Lyles, and JJ Simmons from the class of 2022 discuss the legacy they left and the memories they made as 4-year varsity basketball players. Coach Humphrey Simmons also joins the show, and although he is the biological father of JJ Simmons, he feels as if all his players are his sons.