Chadron State's football staff is turning to video coaching clinics, adjusting its recruiting and teaching techniques, and having to adapt through trial and error. Head Coach Jay Long and Voice of the Eagles Dave Collins talk about it all, as well as Boise State furloughing coaches, the fan-vote battle to name the all-time CSC team, and Long answers the question we all want to know the answer to: Will there be football this fall?
COVID-19 has forced CSC's annual The Big Event to pivot quickly and find new ways to provide community service. Graduate Assistant Kelsey Brummels talks about Saturday's effort to continue a great tradition in Chadron and beyond with a virtual initiative this year!
Chadron State softball center fielder Ellie Owens joins Voice of the Eagles Dave Collins to talk about her decision regarding the extra year of eligibility she can choose to pursue after COVID-19 halted the Eagles season. She also shares thoughts on how she's adapting to distance learning and what it was like to be in quarantine for 14 days following her return from CSC's extended spring break.
Dylan Furrier has established himself as a key component to the University of Arizona football team as an assistant strength & conditioning coach. He visits with Voice of the Eagles Dave Collins on his unique techniques to get the Wildcats ready for the fall football season through social media, reflects on how he got started in his profession as a GA at Chadron State, and shares tips for all of us to stay healthy amid the social restrictions forced by the COVID-19 pandemic...Oh, and he's handling it all while he and fiance' Jamie McLain, a former CSC sports star, juggle evolving plans for their summer wedding!
Chadron State Sports Journal: Tevon Wright’s journey toward the NFL, Pro Day with the Huskers & COVID-19
CSC football star Tevon Wright takes us through his journey leading up to the April NFL Draft and free-agent signing period as he hopes to catch on with a team and get his shot to go pro! Voice of the Eagles Dave Collins and Wright discuss the impact coronavirus has had on his family in Miami, what it was like during his Pro Day in Lincoln with the Huskers and NFL scouts, and how Tevon is helping motivate and inspire his former teammates who've had spring ball canceled.
- Will there be a CSC football Spring Game?
- Do graduating athletes have to attend class in their extra year of eligibility?
- Where can athletes train or workout during the shut-down?
- How is CSC handling the day-to-day, hour-by-hour decisions that have to be made to protect peoples' safety and to continue daily life and prepare for the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic?
These topics and much more answered in this week's Chadron State Sports Journal with Voice of the Eagles Dave Collins and CSC Associate Athletic Director Chris Green.
CSC Sports Journal: Wrestling Coach Brett Hunter Discusses NCAA Nationals Match-Ups, Prep & Coronavirus
Chadron State is sending wrestlers to the NCAA Championships for a 52nd consecutive year! Head Coach Brett Hunter visits with Voice of the Eagles Dave Collins on all three opening matches and what he's been told by the NCAA regarding the coronavirus scare that threatens to cancel events nationwide.
CSC women's 🏀 star & RMAC Offensive Player of the Week Taryn Foxen joins Voice of the Eagles Dave Collins in the studio to talk about hitting 1,000 career points, the night she became a star at ASU, overcoming early career timidness & the SR-FR mentorship with Kalli Feddersen!
Several sports are making news this week at Chadron State! Voice of the Eagles Dave Collins updates fans on scheduling news with the football team, major milestones about to be set with CSC basketball, a new record sprint time in track, wrestling's final tune-up before regionals, and softball's stellar start with big wins including over a top-10 team!
Chadron State softball heads to its second weekend of action in Oklahoma with five games this week. Visiting with Voice of the Eagles Dave Collins, Head Coach Kaley Ness delivers thoughts on how the newcomers excelled in the team's opening weekend, the biggest questions her team looked to answer to begin the spring, a new tradition the team started and thoughts on the future of the strike zone!