Info

3 Up, 3 Down with Troy Banning

The Daily Freeman-Journal's 3 Up, 3 Down podcast ... An entertaining and informative podcast on a variety of sports topics. The podcasts feature three different conversations, focusing on local, state and national stories. We will have interviews with athletes and coaches, as well as special guests from time to time when the stories warrant.
RSS Feed
2019
March
February
January


2018
December
October
September
August
June
April
March
February
January


2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
May
April
March
February
January


2015
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: Page 1
Mar 19, 2019

It's all NCAA Tournament talk on the 77th episode of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast. Hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede break down the paths of Iowa and Iowa State and go through their men's brackets. Who they have in the Final Four, in the national championship game and cutting down the nets, as well as some upset picks. In the third segment, they turn to the women's tournament and go in depth on Iowa, Iowa State and Drake. Run time is approximately 82 minutes.

Mar 12, 2019

In the 76th episode of the 3 Up, 3 Down podcast, hosts  Troy Banning and Ross Thede put the finishing touches on the 2018-19 prep basketball season by looking back at the girls and boys state tournaments, the all-state teams and the choices for Mr. Basketball. Segment 2 focuses on the Iowa and Iowa State women's basketball teams, and the finish if off by talking about the problems facing the Hawkeye and Cyclone men's teams. Approximate run time of 75 minutes.

Feb 25, 2019

In the 75th episode of the award-winning 3 Up, 3 Down podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede look back at the Iowa state wrestling tournament, and look ahead to the girls and boys state basketball tournaments. In the final segment, the latest Gary Dolphin controversy at the University of Iowa is discussed.

Feb 11, 2019

In the 74th installment of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede get you ready for the 2019 Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament. The new seeding process - good, bad, somewhere in between? They also break down all of the brackets for area wrestlers, and discuss the state duals and the team races in the traditional state tournament. Run time is approximately 1 hour, 32 minutes.

Jan 7, 2019

In the 73rd episode and the first of 2019, the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast returns with plenty of topics. Troy Banning and Ross Thede talk about the Iowa and Iowa State bowl games, the Iowa and Iowa State basketball teams, Steve Alford, the national championship football game, the NFL playoffs, New Jersey high school wrestler Andrew Johnson and congratulate South Hamilton's Conner Hill on reaching 1,000 career points on the basketball court. Run time is approximately 1 hour, 33 minutes.

Dec 17, 2018

In the 72nd installment of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede talk area winter sports, the Hy-Vee Big 4 Classic, and end with their best of 2018 - stories, movies, etc. Run time is approximately 1 hour, 22 minutes.

Dec 3, 2018

In the 71st episode of the 3 Up, 3 Down podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede hit on an number of college topics - Iowa and Iowa State's bowl invitations, Noah Fant's decision to skip Iowa's bowl game and head to the NFL, the suspension of Iowa radio broadcaster Gary Dolphin and the Cy-Hawk wrestling dual. They also touch on the first week of the prep basketball season.

Oct 22, 2018

In the 70th episode of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede discuss the upcoming Iowa high school state football playoffs, as well as dissect the current structure in place for choosing the playoff teams. In the second segment, they preview the state cross country meet in Fort Dodge. Finally, the World Series is put under microscope. And is the defensive shift good or bad for baseball? Run time is approximately 75 minutes.

Oct 1, 2018

In episode No. 69 of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede cover the 2018 Ryder Cup aftermath and just what happened to the U.S. Team in its loss to Europe. Segment two focuses on prep football in the Daily Freeman-Journal and Times Republican coverage areas. Segment three is deep dive into the MLB playoffs, and quick hits on the NFL and the NBA. Run time is approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes.

Sep 10, 2018

In the 68th episode of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede delve into the Cy-Hawk football game. They give you their version of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly for both Iowa and Iowa State following the Hawkeyes' 13-3 win on Saturday. In the third segment, Ross's TV snobbery is put under the microscope. Run time is approximately 70 minutes.

Aug 27, 2018

In the 67th episode of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede are back after a 2 1/2-month hiatus to talk football. The preps, including Webster City and South Hamilton, are up first. In the second segment, the Iowa and Iowa State schedules are dissected as they come up with their final records for both teams. In segment No. 3, the controversy at Ohio State is put on trial. All of that and more in a nearly 90-minute podcast.

Jun 4, 2018

In the 66th installment of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede return after a nearly two-month break to catch you up on sports. Area summer sports, the NBA Finals, college basketball, golf and more are covered.

Apr 16, 2018

In the 65th installment of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede are joined by special guest Jeremy Thede, or just JT. He helps carry the conversation through Drake’s new basketball coaching hire, villains in sports and an early look at the MLB season.

Mar 19, 2018

In the 64th episode of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede dissect the first weekend of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and the carnage that occurred. They switch to college wrestling and Iowa’s Spencer Lee in the second segment. The women’s NCAA basketball tourney and a new baseball rule occupy the third and final segment.

Mar 5, 2018

In this episode of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede touch on all things basketball. They revisit the girls’ state basketball tournament that was held last week, preview the boys’ state tourney set for this week, and look at what is going on with Iowa and Iowa State.

Feb 19, 2018

On the 62nd installment of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede recap the state wrestling tournament before diving in to girls and boys basketball.

Feb 12, 2018

It’s that time again - hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede celebrate the three-year anniversary of the podcast by going back to where it began with a preview of this week’s state wrestling tournament. They cover the state duals and look at many of the brackets in the traditional state tourney.

Jan 22, 2018

In the 60th episode of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede spend the first segment talking wrestling, including the North Central Conference tournament from this past weekend. In the second segment they dig into social media, particularly Twitter and their love-hate relationship with the platform.

Jan 9, 2018

In the 59th episode of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede spend two segments on the prep wrestling and girls and boys basketball teams in the Daily Freeman-Journal and Times Republican coverage areas. They also touch on Iowa basketball, LaVar Ball, college football and the NFL playoffs.

Dec 11, 2017

In the 58th episode of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede break down the wrestling match that everyone is talking about between Brody Teske of Fort Dodge and Alex Thomsen of Underwood. In Segment 2, they preview the Hy-Vee Classic that comes up this weekend and weigh in on Iowa, Iowa State and UNI. And in the final segment, it’s all about the bowls, the good and the bad ... but mostly the bad.

Nov 27, 2017

In this episode of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede tackle the problems with the recent INA All-State football teams and offer up some suggestions on ways to improve the program. In segment No. 2, the wild weekend in college football is discussed, including Iowa’s win at Nebraska and Iowa State’s controversial loss at Kansas State.

Nov 8, 2017

In this installment of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede look ahead to the state volleyball tournament and look back at the football and cross country seasons of area teams. Segment No. 2 focuses on the new voting policy for the INA all-state football teams, and they wrap it up by discussing Iowa’s surprising rout of Ohio State this past weekend.

Oct 25, 2017

In the 55th installment of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede get you ready for the state football playoffs with analysis on all of the area teams and their first round games. In the second segment, they look back at the 4A state golf tournament and ahead to this weekend’s state cross country meet. They end with chatter about ISU head football coach Matt Campbell and the World Series post Game 1.

Oct 4, 2017

In this installment of the 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede hit on all the favorite fall topics - prep football, prep golf, Iowa football and the MLB playoffs. In the final segment, we see how well Ross knows his sports movie trivia, and you can play along as well.

Sep 18, 2017

With the fall prep football season at the halfway point, hosts Troy Banning and Ross Thede discuss what's transpired so far and what to expect going forward. In the segment second, they look back at the Cy-Hawk Showdown, and end discussing prep golf, volleyball and cross country.

1 2 3 4 Next »