In the latest 3 Up, 3 Down podcast, Troy Banning and Ross Thede talk about the latest changes to the Iowa high school football playoffs that will begin in 2016. Also on the agenda is a review of the 2015 U.S Open, as well as the reason why both hosts weren't fully healthy this week.
In this installment, Troy Banning of The Daily Freeman-Journal and Ross Thede of the Marshalltown Times Republican have the diamond covered, as they discuss the area prep softball and baseball seasons that are ongoing. They also hit a number of national stories - the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Finals, the Women's World Cup and the U.S. Open that tees off later this week.
Troy Banning and Ross Thede discuss Webster City's Class 3A boys' state golf championship in the latest episode. Later they're joined by Ames Tribune sports writer Travis Hines to talk about Fred Hoiberg's impending departure from Iowa State and who the next men's basketball coach may be. The upcoming boys' state soccer tournament is also on the docket.