24 episodes

The Forest Scout (theforestscout.com) sportswriters Joey Goodsir and Michael Raupp (sometimes with friends and special guests) update you with Lake Forest High School sports scores and news, and then present fun and insightful conversation on all of the latest in the national sports world, frequently delivering needed honesty on unique stories and perspectives you don’t hear anywhere else.

Sport Scouts Joey Goodsir

    • Sports
    • 4.8, 4 Ratings

The Forest Scout (theforestscout.com) sportswriters Joey Goodsir and Michael Raupp (sometimes with friends and special guests) update you with Lake Forest High School sports scores and news, and then present fun and insightful conversation on all of the latest in the national sports world, frequently delivering needed honesty on unique stories and perspectives you don’t hear anywhere else.

    Episode 2.8 – Everything that Happened that Caused Us to Be Home, and the Uncertainty to Come

    Episode 2.8 – Everything that Happened that Caused Us to Be Home, and the Uncertainty to Come

    Joey and Michael record remotely for the final episode of Sport Scouts....for now. The two talk about the development of the COVID-19 shutdown, how the sports world is spending this time, and the possible scenarios for a return (Recorded Wednesday, April 16).



    Make sure to record "Your Scouting” listener questions in our voicemail box at (224) 544-9330. As always, send any  "Scout Scores” to sportscoutspodcast@gmail.com. We also encourage local music artists to send your stuff to our email to be promoted on the show - or anyone who is interested in having ad reads to contact us!

    • 34 min
    Episode 2.7 – COVID-19 and Sports, Winter Sports at LFHS, College Hoops, and Marquee Sports Network (wsg Connor Clark)

    Episode 2.7 – COVID-19 and Sports, Winter Sports at LFHS, College Hoops, and Marquee Sports Network (wsg Connor Clark)

    Joey and Michael finally get back in the studio to discuss John Beilein's departure from the Cleveland Cavaliers, Spike Lee's feud with the New York Knicks franchise he loves dearly, and the absence of Cubs Spring Training on half of Chicago's TVs due to the delay of Marquee Sports Network's Xfinity/Comcast launch. The duo also sit down with play-by-play Voice of the Scouts Connor Clark to recap the achievements of LFHS athletes during the winter season. In "They Don't Scout Like This," the two react to the increasing effect of the coronavirus pandemic on sports, most especially the approaching NCAA Basketball Tournaments (Recorded on Wednesday, March 11 – prior to Mark Emmert's announcement banning fans from attending March Madness).



    Make sure to record "Your Scouting” listener questions in our voicemail box at (224) 544-9330. As always, send any  "Scout Scores” to sportscoutspodcast@gmail.com. We also encourage local music artists to send your stuff to our email to be promoted on the show - or anyone who is interested in having ad reads to contact us!



    MUSIC: "Roundball Rock" (NBA on NBC Theme) – John Tesh, "There's No Place Like Nebraska" – Nebraska Cornhusker Marching Band

    • 49 min
    Episode 2.6 – College Hoops, XFL Week 1 in Review, and "Wait, We Forgot to Recap the Super Bowl??" (wsg Stephen Bradley)

    Episode 2.6 – College Hoops, XFL Week 1 in Review, and "Wait, We Forgot to Recap the Super Bowl??" (wsg Stephen Bradley)

    Joey and Michael talk the latest in Big Ten Basketball and include some thoughts on the Michigan State Football coaching search, have a quick emergency segment to put a late close on the 2019-20 NFL season, and discuss the latest in the NBA for All Star Weekend in Chicago. The two also sit down with The Forest Scout staff writer Stephen Bradley to break down how the first weekend of the new XFL went (Recorded Wednesday, Feb 12).



    Make sure to record "Your Scouting” listener questions in our voicemail box at (224) 544-9330. As always, send any  "Scout Scores” to sportscoutspodcast@gmail.com. We also encourage local music artists to send your stuff to our email to be promoted on the show - or anyone who is interested in having ad reads to contact us!



    MUSIC: "For The Love of Football (XFL Theme Song)", "Burn 'Em Up (Seattle Dragons Theme Song)"

    • 46 min
    Episode 2.5 – Mookie/Price to LA, This (Will Be) The XFL, Mike Dantonio, and the Reds

    Episode 2.5 – Mookie/Price to LA, This (Will Be) The XFL, Mike Dantonio, and the Reds

    After updates on the latest excitements from LFHS Sports, Joey and Michael discuss the departure of Mark Dantonio from Michigan State Football, the Boston Red Sox/Los Angeles Dodger trade involving Mookie Betts and David Price, as well as the Cincinnati Reds and increased parity in the MLB. In "They Don't Scout Like This," the two analyze this weekend's long-awaited return of the XFL, and the show doesn't end without a familiar face (and hair color) storming into the studio for a surprise appearance...(Recorded Wednesday, Feb 5).

    Make sure to record "Your Scouting” listener questions in our voicemail box at (224) 544-9330. As always, send any  "Scout Scores” to sportscoutspodcast@gmail.com. We also encourage local music artists to send your stuff to our email to be promoted on the show - or anyone who is interested in having ad reads to contact us!

    MUSIC: "The Vision for the XFL in 2020' - XFL

    • 34 min
    Episode 2.4 - Kobe and the Super Bowl (wsgs Wilson Irvin and Luke Davis)

    Episode 2.4 - Kobe and the Super Bowl (wsgs Wilson Irvin and Luke Davis)

    In light of the unfortunate news that has rocked this week, Joey and Michael scrap their usual opening segments to pay tribute to Kobe and Gianna Bryant, as well as all involved in Sunday's helicopter crash. After closing the conversation with a 24.2-second moment of silence, the duo is joined by Wilson Irvin and Luke Davis, co-hosts of The Forest Scout's The Dish and The Halftime Podcast, to preview Super Bowl LIV (Recorded on Wednesday, Jan 29).



    Make sure to record "Your Scouting” listener questions in our voicemail box at (224) 544-9330. As always, send any  "Scout Scores” to sportscoutspodcast@gmail.com. We also encourage local music artists to send your stuff to our email to be promoted on the show - or anyone who is interested in having ad reads to contact us!



    MUSIC: "See You Again" (Live at the Staples Center 1/31/20) - Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth, "NFL on FOX Theme"

    • 39 min
    Episode 2.3 - Playoff(s) Debrief, Basketball Brawls, New NFL Rules, and Boos at Conventions

    Episode 2.3 - Playoff(s) Debrief, Basketball Brawls, New NFL Rules, and Boos at Conventions

    After updating on the latest in LFHS Sports (as well as some big Lake Forest-related headlines), Joey and Michael reflect on the near-complete season of postseason football. They also discuss the uneasiness of the 2020 Cubs Convention, Derek Jeter's easy HOF Bid, and the controversial Kansas/Kansas State fight. In the signature "They Don't Scout Like This" segment, the two ponder the evolution of football rules and all-star game intrigues with the news that new NFL rules will be tested at this weekend's Pro Bowl (Recorded Wednesday, Jan 22).

    Make sure to record "Your Scouting” listener questions in our voicemail box at (224) 544-9330. As always, send any  "Scout Scores” to sportscoutspodcast@gmail.com. We also encourage local music artists to send your stuff to our email to be promoted on the show - or anyone who is interested in having ad reads to contact us!

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

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