In hour one of Hangin’ with Hester, Jacob is out, but Gordy is in! He’s first joined by Eddie Bonine of the LHSAA to talk getting high school sports back in action. Jim Nickel, LSU Sport Radio Network spotter, joins the show to talk sports betting! Charles Hanagriff comes on set! Brad Kellner of 104.9 The Horn joins the show to talk what’s happening in Texas and are they gonna play football? And more!
EDDIE BONINE (:00)
Eddie Bonine of the LHSAA joins the show to talk getting high school sports back in action. The decision was made to get athletes back on campus on June 8th. Eddie breaks down how they came to this decision and what measures they are taking in order to keep the athletes safe. He also talks about why they moved the start of summer sports, which would normally start on May 15th, back to June 8th. What challenges do high school sports face that maybe college and professional don’t? He also talks the challenges that will come with trying to enforce new rules and what punishments that schools might face if they don’t follow these new rules. And more!
JIM NICKEL (:16)
Jim Nickel, the spotter for the LSU Radio Network, joins the show! He talks about his experience from this past season and watching this National Championship team. Talking sports betting, he breaks down the bill that’s currently in the House. Many people already do it in the state even though it’s illegal and they just don’t get paid. Jim brings up the point that it’s happening, it’s here, Louisiana just needs to regulate it. They also breakdown mobile sports betting and how that’s been used in other states. And more!
BRAD KELLNER (:32)
Brad Kellner of 104.9 The Horn joins the show to talk what’s happening in Texas and are they gonna play football? Brad talks about how he’s optimistic about the Longhorns playing this year. Looking back at this past season, what happened with Texas? He talks about where it went wrong for Texas after being defeated by LSU. And more!