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Tri-State Sports Talk

Join KWOA Sports Announcer Jared Rademacher for all things sports sports with “Tri-State Sports Talk” on AM 730 KWOA. Tri-State Sports Talk can be heard on Wednesday afternoons starting at 12:30 p.m. on AM 730 KWOA. Jared will catch up with various guests from the local, regional, and national sports scene! Guests cover a wide range from high school athletes and coaches, area professional teams including the Sioux Falls Pheasants, Sioux Falls Storm and more! We’ll also catch up with guests from the Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings just to name a few.


Tri-State Sports Talk Segment Stories

Below is a listing of stories for the Tri-State Sports Talk segment. Please click the story title to view the full story.


MCAC Coordinator Justin Heckenliable

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On the October 9th edition of Tri-State Sports Talk, we will talk with Minnesota College Athletic Conference Coordinator Justin Heckenliable about MCAC Fall Sports with Football and Volleyball playoffs right around the corner. Justin is also the Minnesota West Men's Basketball coach so we'll talk a little Bluejay basketball as well. Tri-State Sports Talk, 1:00pm Tuesday afternoons on AM 730 KWOA!!


More Football Coaches and SMSU's Kelly Loft

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On the September 25th edition of Tri-State Sports Talk, we will visit with more of the area's High School Football Coaches. We will visit with Murray County Central football coach Chris Davis, Westbrook-Walnut Grove co-coach Leo Theisen and talk Sibley-Ocheyedan football coach Jordan Menning. Also we will wrap up the show talking Southwest Minnesota State University Athletics with SMSU Athletic Communications Director Kelly Loft. Tri-State Sports Talk, 1:00pm Tuesday afternoons on AM 730 KWOA!!


High School Football Coaches

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On today's (9/18) Tri-State Sports Talk, we will catch up with a few of the area's high school football coaches. We will talk to Southwestern United co-head coach Jeff Drent, Adrian Dragon head football coach Randy Strand, Hills-Beaver Creek football with Rex Metzger and Edgerton/Ellsworth football with Andrew Fleischman. Tri-State Sports Talk at 1:00pm Tuesday on AM 730 KWOA!!


Chad Kraft and Randy Baker

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On the September 11th edition of Tri-State Sports Talk, we will revisit our interview with Chad Kraft back from July. Chad is a native of Lakefield, MN who went on to become a 4-time All-American Wrestler for the University of Minnesota. Chad is being inducted into the Minnesota M Club, their Hall of Fame, on September 20th. We will also visit with his high school wrestling coach Randy Baker. Baker, who is the current head coach of the Jackson County Central Huskies, was Chad's head coach at Heron Lake-Okabena-Lakefield. Tri-State Sports Talk starts at 1:00pm on Tuesday on AM 730 KWOA!


Rosalile Hayenga-Hostikka

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On the August 28th edition of Tri-State Sports Talk we will catch up with Worthington native and Minnesota West's Rosalie Hayenga-Hostikka as she is going to be inducted into Minnesota State University-Moorhead's Athletic Hall of Fame at the end of September. Tri-State Sports Talk starts at 1:00pm Tuesdays on AM 730 KWOA!


Fall Sports Preview

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On the Tuesday, August 21st edition of Tri-State Sports Talk on AM 730 KWOA, we will catch up with a few of the Fall Sports Coaches in Worthington, as we will visit with Worthington Trojan Volleyball coach Melissa Schutz, Trojan Football Coach Brad Grimmius, Trojan Boys Soccer coach Smitty Eknitphong, and Minnesota West Football coach Jeff Linder. Thta's Tri-State Sports Talk, 1:00pm Tuesdays on AM 730 KWOA


SMSU's Kelly Loft and Scott Beatty with the SF Pheasants

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On the 8/14 edition of Tri-State Sports Talk, we will visit with Southwest Minnesota State University Athletic Communications Director Kelly Loft as Fall Sports begin soon for Mustang athletes. We will also catch up with the latest with the Sioux Falls Pheasants and their play-by-play announcer Scott Beatty. If you have an idea for a guest you would like to hear on Tri-State Sports Talk, please email Jared Rademacher at jared@myradioworks.net


Brooke Henning, Mike Fury and Travis Carroll

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On the 8/7 edition of Tri-State Sports Talk we will catch up with soon-to-be junior from Worthington High School Brooke Henning and talk about the upcoming volleyball season and a very busy summer of volleyball and basketball. We will also catch up with Minnesota West's Mike Fury to talk about the upcoming Minnesota West Bluejay Golf Scramble set for this Saturday. And we will also visit with Travis Carroll, the Fulda native who is going to be the new Marshall Boys Basketball Head Coach starting this year. Tri-State Sports Talk, 1:00pm Tuesdays on AM 730 KWOA!


Amanda Bristow & Mike Grimm

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On the July 31st edition of Tri-State Sports Talk, we will catch up with Amanda Bristow. Amanda, a soon-to-be junior at Worthington High School, has been racing go-karts in the summer for many years along with her brother David and her father Bill. This week the Bristow's will be in Brooking for the Nationals, so we caught up with Amanda to talk about this week's event and go-kart racing in general. We will also visit with Minnesota News Network's Sports Director Mike Grimm and talk about the latest State Sports makig headlines.


TD Hostikka, Amanuel Fissiha, and Scott Beatty

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On the July 24th edition of Tri-State Sports Talk, we will catch up one final time with Worthington VFW Baseball Coach TD Hostikka. We will also be taking to Worthington's Amanuel Fissiha as he prepares to compete at the Hershey's National Track Meet in early August. And we will also visit with Scott Beatty and talk about the Sioux Falls Pheasants baseball team. Tri-State Sports Talk can be heard on Tuesday afternoons on AM 730 KWOA at 1:00pm!