A High School Sports podcast focusing on the 618 Area which is located in Southern Illinois. According to 1X World Heavyweight champion Danny Pounders this is the "number one podcast in all the lands."
Welcome to the 618! Where we disect all the hottest topics, rumors, and scores that sports has to offer! To stay up to date, follow us on Twitter and IG @618SportsTalk!
Welcome to 618 Explained, a new podcast by the Belleville News-Democrat that takes you behind the headlines and into our newsroom. Each week, we will post an episode based on a story we feel impacted our area. In each episode, you’ll hear the story behind the story - tidbits that didn’t make it into the piece, how we went about finding that information and how the final story came together.
We discuss the debacle at the Gibault Girls Soccer regional and talk a little baseball由High School Huddle
We discuss the disparity in prep baseball this year. JT's team was introduced to Connor Lindsey last weekend and it did not go well. Connor Lindsey should be banned from the game. He is literally going to kill someone!! LOL由High School Huddle
A huge special birthday extravaganza to celebrate Scott's 55th birthday由High School Huddle
JT launches into his usual rant against poor officiating-YAWN! We discuss the incrdible TOOL show from last week. Random thoughts about the weather. How can you not be entertained由High School Huddle
full recap of the IHSA Boys Basketball Championships由High School Huddle
The boys discuss the first day(in 3 years) of the IHSA Boys Basketball Tournament. Thoughts are shared on the incredible defense Nashville is playing. They also share their feelings about the MLB lockout ending and tell a lovely story about charity!!由High School Huddle
The boys take their usual position on teams that boost win totals with weak opponents. Titles mean the most in the post season.由High School Huddle
We sit down with David Lipe in our HSH Studioe 1. This episode is our longest ever and filled with entertainment.由High School Huddle
We discuss the upcoming road trip to Moline to see our buddy Don O'Brien. We also highlight our teams of the week. The boys chastise Neil Young for being a fraud and hippocrite. We also renewed out committment to Spotify. They were thrilled.由High School Huddle
We breakdown the Highland Shootout and talk about some of the sights and sounds. JT gets loose on Ivermectin meaning he listened to too many Rogan episodes!!由High School Huddle
We discuss the new Covid Strain and the awful behavior of the Chicago Teacher's Union. Lori Lightfoot for President!由High School Huddle
More boring Covid talk and recap of Lovejoy's forfeit vs Gibault!由High School Huddle
Enjoy the best show eve ever done.由High School Huddle
More Covid nonsense-almost 2 years now. We breakdown some teams/players to watch this season in boys hoops.由High School Huddle
We discuss the end of the football season and point out a funny excerpt from the 6A Title Game, talking hoops after the break.由High School Huddle
We discuss the 2 remaining teams in Football and JT bitches about Chase Hanson being ignored!!由High School Huddle
We share our disgust with the negative nonsense from the folks from the center of the state. Playoffs are coming to an end. You'll get our take on things由High School Huddle
WE talk about Chase Hanson AGAIN!!, Mascoutah QB/LB/S/Superman is the best player in the area not playing for ESL. We are trying a Venmo experiment. Please Venmo any amount you can for the incredible entertainment. James-Thompson-35987 No amount is to small but no amount is too big either!!由High School Huddle
The boys try to recount thier trip to Breese for the Milkbowl. The Mater Dei tailgate did not dissapoint!! They then share some Eastside Flyers talk and also get heated over the lack of stats getting called in. We finish by discussing Joe Rogan's use of Ivermectin.由High School Huddle
We recap prep football week 1. Discuss the tragedy in Red Bud. Scott explains to JT why the Cardinals suck. The stage is set for our first Milk Bowl.由High School Huddle
The show you love is back with more disappointing content! Enjoy!由High School Huddle
We start by bitching about COVID....then transition to a review of the spring sports. Second half of the show we reveal our all area team for boys hoops由High School Huddle
We sit down with Gibault Head Baseball Coach Andy Skaer. We talk about the program's history and his unique ability to remember EVERYTHING!!由High School Huddle
We have been banned!!由High School Huddle
We sit down for a "quick" 90 minutes with the powerful Don O'Brien. We discuss all things Quincy and 618 hoops. Don has seen a few things in his day.由High School Huddle
Also in this episode of 618 Sports Talk: March Madness craziness Gronk retiring NBA MVP wager and more!
Also In this episode of 618 Sports Talk: Connor Mcgregor arrested Lakers' season a disappointment? Russell Westbrook defends himself from Jazz fan and more!
Also in this episode to 618 Sports Talk: Dame + Westbrook battle Where will Antonio Brown end up? Is Gordon Hayward back? and more!
In this episode of 618 Sports Talk: Hawks v Bulls 4OT thriller East playoff race Robert Kraft punishment and more!
In this episode 618 Explained, hosts Kelsey Landis, Lexi Cortes and Kaley Johnson talk with BND columnist and reporter, Heidi Weichert, about her investigative story into a cold case involving the murder of an 18-year-old Belleville woman in 1974. She gives a behind-the-scenes perspective into interviews with the woman's family and discovering prev…
In this episode, Kelsey Landis, Joseph Bustos and Lexi Cortes discuss what it was like to cover President Trump's visit to the Granite City Steel Works mill. We'll discuss questions such as: What was it like to cover the president in person? How do you get into a presidential event in the first place? And what's going on with this giant inflatable …