In this special installment of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede get you ready for the Iowa high school state football championship games with interviews with two of the coaches that will be involved. In the first segment, Gladbrook-Reinbeck head coach John Olson stops by to talk about his team's chances of winning a second straight Class A title. Three-time state championship football coach Bob Howard joins the podcast of the second segment to talk about his Webster City team, which is in the 3A state title game for the first time ever.
In episode No. 40 of the 3 Up, 3 Down podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede get you ready for the state football semifinals that are scheduled for later this week in the UNI-Dome. Webster City's 3A semifinal against Glenwood and Gladbrook-Reinbeck's Class A semifinal against St. Ansgar are extensively covered. The other four football classes, as well as the state volleyball tournament take center stage in the second segment. The Chicago Cubs World Series title, and the Iowa State and Iowa football teams round out the episode in the third segment.