Welcome to SweetwaterNOW's Beyond the Game Podcast with Brayden Flack. The podcast will seek to look at athletics in Sweetwater County in a new light that is thought provoking, interesting and personal.
The Tale of Two Friends
For Art Castillo and Bill Hodges, coaching and friendship go hand in hand. The two WWCC wrestling coaches share the story of their journey together.
Facing the Unknown
For Rock Springs High School Head Football Coach, Mark Lenhardt, preparing for the opposing team each week is something he's done for quite some time. However, this upcoming season he also has to prepare for the unknown as a result of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
Creating a Positive Experience
We invited Annette Ice, head coach of the Rock Springs High School Lady Tigers softball team on the show this month to talk about her motives for taking the job and what her plans are with the program moving forward.
Home Sweet Home
In this episode, Brayden chats with new Green River Wolves head football coach Kevin Cuthbertson. Cuthbertson shares insight into his goals for the football program and how he landed back with the team he once played for.
"It's Not About Us"
Rock Springs High School Track and Field Head Coach Casey Walker joins Brayden on the show for a unique perspective on the status of local athletes in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Walker reminds listeners that our trying circumstances shouldn't be about us but about others around us.
"What an Opportunity"
The 2020 NJCAA Wrestling Championships begin this weekend in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Ten Mustang wrestlers will be heading to the championships to bring back the national title. Head coach Art Castillo and three of his national qualifiers sit down in this episode of the podcast to talk about preparing for the tournament.