19 episodes

Hometown Highlights brings attention to professionals, business owners, and community members to highlight their stories. Dominic Frey & Ryan Pessell interview individuals with a special story to share. Their goal is to provide a platform for unique and fun conversations of telling these experiences of individuals, businesses and community events.

Hometown Highlights Dominic Frey & Ryan Pessell

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Hometown Highlights brings attention to professionals, business owners, and community members to highlight their stories. Dominic Frey & Ryan Pessell interview individuals with a special story to share. Their goal is to provide a platform for unique and fun conversations of telling these experiences of individuals, businesses and community events.

    2021 State Championship Run with Carey Football

    2021 State Championship Run with Carey Football

    In this episode, Dominic & Ryan sit down with three members of the State Champion Carey football team: Head Coach Mershman, Defensive Coach Stock & Quarterback Derek Lonsway. They discuss the entire season, specifically once they got into their groove after the first six quarters of the season. Fun conversation rehashing memories from the whole year and how it prepared them to be state champions. They share in detail how the community in Carey & the surrounding areas embraced them during the journey. Fun conversation with three great men!

    Thanks to our sponsor at Hitchings Insurance. Hitchings is a full service insurance agency specializing in personal, farm, commercial, and health insurance. 

    • 45 min
    Family, Community & Volleyball with Lauren, Hannah & Karis Willow

    Family, Community & Volleyball with Lauren, Hannah & Karis Willow

    In this episode, Dominic & Ryan talk with Lauren, Hannah & Karis Willow. It's a fun conversation with all three with lots of volleyball talk, as Lauren and Hannah are collegiate athletes right now and Karis has recently committed to play at the next level. Lauren and Hannah played together in high school and are now teammates at Cedarville University. Karis, a junior at Liberty Benton High School, has just signed with Penn State University. Support from their parents, older siblings, and each other have had a major impact on their journey. We also find out fun facts about them that  you may not know ... Listen to the full episode for an exciting conversation on these Willow sisters!

    Thanks to our sponsor at Hitchings Insurance. Hitchings is a full service insurance agency specializing in personal, farm, commercial, and health insurance. 

    • 47 min
    Golfing Runs in the Family with Bryce Cobb

    Golfing Runs in the Family with Bryce Cobb

    In this episode, Dominic & Ryan talk with Bryce Cobb. Bryce is currently a senior at Anna High School and has recently signed to golf at Ohio Dominican University. Fun conversation digging into Bryce's life long passion of golf. After many years of playing (and practicing), everything started to click for him on the course during his junior year. He was able to qualify to the state competition and broke the school record during his last season. During the years, he's had tremendous support from his family and community. He's thankful for that support and excited for the next step in his athletic career. Listen to the full episode for deep dive into Bryce's story.

    Thanks to our sponsor at Hitchings Insurance. Hitchings is a full service insurance agency specializing in personal, farm, commercial, and health insurance. 

    • 34 min
    Baseball, Traveling & Coming Back Home with Jerry Blevins

    Baseball, Traveling & Coming Back Home with Jerry Blevins

    In this episode, Dominic & Ryan talk with retired MLB pitcher Jerry Blevins. The conversation begins with Jerry and his time at Arcadia High School. He was a three sport athlete and was involved in band and art. He decided to take a leap of faith and attend the University of Dayton and walk onto their baseball team. After making the team, he found adversity and learned to preserve in those moments. The conversation shifts to his time in the MLB and his story of getting to the Big Leagues. His life looks much different today as he focuses on relationships with his family and friends. Listen to the full story for his unique perspective. 
    Thanks to our sponsor at Hitchings Insurance. Hitchings is a full service insurance agency specializing in personal, farm, commercial, and health insurance. 

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ph.D. program at John Hopkins University with Alex Pessell

    Ph.D. program at John Hopkins University with Alex Pessell

    New episode with Alex Pessell discussing his education and community involvement. The Arcadia High School graduate went to Trine University for a degree in Biomedical Engineering. After being heavily involved with athletics as a Redskin, he started focusing more on academics and other campus involvement. He spent his time wisely in college and now is at John Hopkins in their Ph.D. program to become a scientist. He sees himself long term in the intersection of engineers, scientists and businessmen. Listen to the full episode for an in depth conversation on Alex and his experiences!

    Thanks to our sponsor at Hitchings Insurance. Hitchings is a full service insurance agency specializing in personal, farm, commercial, and health insurance. 

    • 37 min
    High School Softball & Collegiate Rowing with Kayleigh Lininger

    High School Softball & Collegiate Rowing with Kayleigh Lininger

    In this episode, Dominic & Ryan talk with recent high school graduate Kayleigh Lininger. Kayleigh shares her experiences in the New Riegel community, specifically being apart of the softball team. After a successful career and playing at state this last season, she has decided to attend Ohio State University as an athlete. Not in softball, but in rowing! Starting as a joke between Kayleigh and her dad, and now she is competing as a Buckeye this coming fall. Her determination and leadership will guide her well in the next step and we are excited for her and this unique experience! Listen to the full episode for her story!
     
    Thanks to our sponsor at Hitchings Insurance. Hitchings is a full service insurance agency specializing in personal, farm, commercial, and health insurance. 

    • 33 min

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