Bob chatted recently with Melody Swenson, author of "Champions of Minnesota's Arrowhead: Boys Basketball State Tournament Teams." The book is very thorough, full of interesting stories and facts, and is a must for high-school basketball enthusiasts in our region. You can learn more about it here.
Buck welcomed Duluth News-Tribune outdoors editor Sam Cook to The Roadhouse May 3, where they talked about fishing openers past and present, and lots more.
Buck chatted Apr. 2 with Kevin Smith, director of communications & broadcasting for the Twins, about the previous day's home opener (at 34 degrees...), the team's chances this year, and much more.
Local filmmaker Beau Larson and Lutsen 99er bike race director Adam Harju joined Bob Nov. 30 to talk about a new documentary film, "Breaking Trail," by Beau and filmmaker Carl Hansen, which looks at the history of Lutsen Mountains, biking in Cook County, and the third Lutsen 99er, coming up in June. The film premiered Dec. 1 at North House Folk School in Grand Marais.
Bob talked last week with Mitch Dorr, Cook County High School football coach, about the prospects for this year's season. The Vikes already won their first game, against the Two Harbors Agates.
Bob chatted recently with Pam Taylor, coach of the Cook County High School volleyball team, about the coming season. They won their first match of the year. It's going to be a good one!
Buck chatted Aug. 3 with Dr. Alena Grabowski, research professor at the U of Colorado Boulder Locomotion Laboratory. She's involved in research and testing on people using assistive devices to walk and run, including Oscar Pistorius, the first double amputee to compete in the Olympics. The study found that Pistorius does not receive any net advantage from using artificial feet to run.
Sarah Weeks, former Cook County resident, on winning the women's Ultimate (frisbee) 2012 world championship-
Sarah Weeks, former Cook County resident, is part of the U.S. women's team that won the World Flying Disc Federation 2012 world championship in Japan. She spoke with Ann Possis July 20 about the games, the unique self-refereed nature of Ultimate, and about the special ethic behind the game.