Episodes
Reactions to Week 6 from the NFL. Which is a better head coaching job in college football: LSU or USC? The Dodgers are in a desperate place after the first 2 games of the series. If you don't like spending money on pay per view events, there is a good free boxing match on Saturday night. Also, I share a recent experience at a laundromat with an owner who was a little too restrictive with her policies. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/15mph/message Support this podcast:...
Published 10/20/21
Rio Hondo Prep improved to 7-1 with a 42-18 victory at Brentwood on Friday night. Head Coach Mark Carson joins me to break down the action from the final road game of the regular season. We look at multiple plays on film from the offense, defense, and special teams. Coach also answers three questions from alumni. Additionally, Senior Lineman Royal Young is on the show today to talk about playing in the trenches and his RHP Football experience. --- Send in a voice message:...
Published 10/18/21
John Dutton led the nation in passing during his college days as a quarterback for the University of Nevada. He also had a great career in professional football playing over 10 years in the Arena League while winning multiple championships. Since his playing days, John has found a passion for not just coaching sports, but also in his work as a missionary around the world. He is an incredible example of perseverance as well how athletics can be a great tool in bringing people closer to...
Published 10/15/21
Random topics today include analyzing funeral processions, Lasik eye surgeries charging per eye, and reactions from recent stories in sports. I give my thoughts on the Fury/Wilder fight and why October continues to be one of the best months of the year. I also rant about over-celebrating and celebrating too early. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/15mph/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/15mph/support
Published 10/13/21
Rio Hondo Prep lost their first game of the season to Campbell Hall 34-27 on Friday night. Head Coach Mark Carson recaps the game and talks about the emotions of his team. Coach Carson gives high praise to the RHP family and answers a voicemail from alum Steve Aman. We are also joined by Senior RB Jonathan Guerrero who was named the 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week. JG rushed for 195 yards on 27 carries and scored 4 touchdowns (3 running, 1 receiving). There are still playoff hopes...
Published 10/11/21
Katrina Ghazarian is the CEO of Gameday HR and a former basketball official. She is also the host of a new podcast called Values & Vino. Katrina shares how basketball officiating prepared her in some ways for her new passion of Creating Cultures That Win. Some other topics include the influence of social media and recent changes within the work force. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/15mph/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/15mph/support
Published 10/08/21
MLB Playoff Predictions, Boxing News, 3 Biggest College Football Games, NFL Week 5 Predictions, Most Hated Fans in Sports, Boxing Nicknames --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/15mph/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/15mph/support
Published 10/06/21
Rio Hondo Prep improved to 6-0 with a 41-0 victory over Bosco Tech on a hot Saturday afternoon in Rosemead. Head Coach Mark Carson talks about the slow start and dealing with the elements. He also answers three questions from some alumni. The topics discussed are related to playoff scenarios, the new weight room, and the Rio advantage of playing together since youth ball. We are also joined by Senior TE/LB Calvin Johnson. He shares what it's like to play alongside his younger brother Colby...
Published 10/04/21
Steve Martin played in Rio Hondo Prep's first ever CIF Championship Game back in 1972. Although the Kares lost that day, he and his teammates were considered the pioneers for one of the great high school football programs in the San Gabriel Valley. Steve went on to a great career in the sound industry and coached countless kids in Kare Youth League for many years. Steve Martin is an incredible man of faith and a tremendous example of perseverance. He shares an unfortunate experience that...
Published 10/01/21
Rio Hondo Prep improved to 5-0 with a 44-9 win over Linfield Christian on the road in Temecula. Head Coach Mark Carson recaps the game and answers two voicemails from Rio alums Landon Goodwell (2005) and Bill Ritter (2003). Coach also gives high praise to the RHP Medical Staff and offers insight on how the football program has made improvements behind the scenes. We are also joined by Senior QB Damyan Diaz. He talks about being a team leader and his new role as Academy President. --- Send...
Published 09/27/21
Dave Carson Sr has dedicated his life to making Kare Youth League a better place for children. He joined the organization back when it was called Boys Christian League and has always called it Home. Mr Carson and his wife Marian have raised five amazing children who have gone on to accomplish a great deal in the work of serving others. Two have become coaches, one a teacher, one a pastor, and another worked in the White House for a Presidential Administration. Mr Carson is as humble as they...
Published 09/24/21
Rio Hondo Prep improved to 4-0 after a 55-14 victory over Temple City High School. Today we recap the game with Head Coach Mark Carson and look ahead to the upcoming matchup with Linfield Christian of Temecula. Mark also takes a few questions from fans and discusses the uniqueness of his coaching staff. RHP Senior Gio Ortega makes an appearance to talk about his teammates and what makes Rio football so special. We also welcome back Linfield Christian Head Coach DeChon Burns for a few thoughts...
Published 09/20/21
Desmond Reed was a running back and kick returner for the USC Trojans from 2003-2007. He won two national championships and lost a potential third in arguably the greatest college football game of all time against Texas in 2006. Desmond was surrounded by amazing coaches and players during his time at USC. He fought through injuries and stood out as a guy who was willing to do anything to help the team. Desmond played high school football for the Temple City Rams who happen to play against my...
Published 09/17/21
Rio Hondo Prep improved to 3-0 last week. Head Coach Mark Carson of the RHP football team is back again to recap Friday's 46-18 victory over Boron. There was plenty of patriotism on gameday in remembrance of the 9/11 attacks from 20 yeas ago. We discuss the importance of the pregame festivities and how Rio dominated in 2 of the 3 phases from the game. Later on, Sean O'Leary, a Temple City graduate from 2002, joins me to chat about the upcoming game between our alma maters. He was a TC...
Published 09/13/21
In this special edition of the Get Home Safe Podcast, I reflect back on September 11th as we remember the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks from that day. I share my memories from that Tuesday and the details of the events that transpired. September 11th was a such a tragic day for so many of us that we will always remember where we were and what we were doing. Today we honor all of those who died and the many heroes that stepped forward when their fellow Americans needed them...
Published 09/11/21
Pete Clark has spent a significant amount of time in China as an English teacher to young children. He also has coached countless kids in Kare Youth League over the years. His passion has always been the concept of educating on both athletic fields and in classrooms. Pete recently suffered a heart attack and has come a long way on his road to recovery. The past few months for him can only be summed up as miraculous. In this episode he talks about the many blessings throughout his life and how...
Published 09/10/21
Weekly Wednesday Weigh-In #74. Bill Barnes and I kickoff the month of September with some conversation about umpires setting screens after ejections, winners in breakups, the government rewarding those who don't work, the fun holiday weekend, and disliking bad people. We also chat about the full crowds in stadiums across the country for college football and the California Recall Election being one week away. Vote YES on the Recall! Elect Elder! --- Send in a voice message:...
Published 09/08/21
Rio Hondo Prep improved to 2-0 last week with a 44-12 win on the road at Verdugo Hills High School. The Kares needed to find a replacement game after their originally scheduled opponent, Linfield Christian, had to postpone. We are joined again by Head Coach Mark Carson to talk about adjusting on the fly and how the first road trip of the season transpired. He and I break down a few plays from the game and discuss some of the contributions behind the scenes by the parents who make the program...
Published 09/06/21
John Lee Jr returns to the podcast after his first appearance back on May 18, 2020. He is a father of three and leading the charge for parents against controversial policies by school boards in Oregon. John informs me about his plans to fight back and the different ways that families can contribute to the cause. Additionally, we chat about leadership and purpose. He and I also have a theological discussion with some topics that include drifting from faith, the importance of our founding...
Published 09/03/21
Weekly Wednesday Weigh-In #73. Bill Barnes joins me remotely from somewhere in the middle of the desert. We discuss the potential vaccine mandates related to the timing of the California Recall Election. Bill also offers up his thoughts on the shooting by the Capitol Police Officer on January 6th. We run through some of the equipment that the US left behind in Afghanistan and look at a top 10 list of when you should never look at your watch. Get Home Safe from your secret mission Bill...
Published 09/01/21
Rio Hondo Prep is coming off of a season opening 49-0 win over their rival Pasadena Poly. Head Coach Mark Carson joins us again to recap the victory and look forward to this week's game against Linfield Christian of Temecula. Coach Carson and I break down a few plays from last Friday and will continue to do so every week moving forward. In the second half of the show, Head Coach DeChon Burns of Linfield Christian stops by to talk about his team and the upcoming matchup with RHP. Lastly,...
Published 08/30/21
Rod Besuzzi has been a Police Officer in Huntington Beach, CA for 22 years. He shares a few stories from his career as both a patrolman and also a Narcotics Detective. Rod graduated from Rio Hondo Prep back in 1992 and played alongside some memorable teammates. He talks about his calling into law enforcement and how some of the experiences growing up paved the way for his success in a very dangerous profession. Rod is a fan of the podcast and one of many examples of the types of leaders that...
Published 08/27/21
Weekly Wednesday Weigh-In #72. Bill Barnes and I discuss some current events which include vaccination mandates, the California governor recall election, and more sadness in Afghanistan. Bill has been burning the midnight oil with his work schedule and is sleep deprived. We answer a question from a listener about collisions in baseball and Bill makes a slight adjustment to his prediction about the Dodgers missing the playoffs. A big topic today is the fascination and fanaticism of trying to...
Published 08/25/21
Rio Hondo Prep opens their 2021 football season on Friday against their longtime rival Pasadena Poly. Today we are joined by the head coaches of both schools. Mark Carson of RHP breaks down the schedule and offers his thoughts on their new roster. Chris Schmoke of Poly talks about how special the rivalry is and why it brings out the best in each team. This episode will have you ready to kickoff the 2021 season under the lights this Friday with one of the best rivalries in all of the San...
Published 08/23/21
Brandon Hayashi is the Head Coach of the Citrus College football program in Glendora, CA. He has quickly risen through the coaching ranks at a young age after a successful playing career at Los Altos HS and Montana State. Brandon and I crossed paths years ago when he was playing and I was officiating. We are also connected through a few common friends. Brandon and I discuss his playing days, his coaching journey, and the many reasons why football is so important. --- Send in a voice...
Published 08/20/21