The Hoot - Sports Talk Radio
Starting October 28, 2015 UMPI Athletics and WUPI have teamed up to bring you a brand new feature. Wednesdays at 1:30 WUPI will broadcast a Sports Talk radio show hosted by Sports Information Director and Baseball Coach Mike Pankow, senior baseball player Adam Begos, and junior basketball player Nick Lenhard. Each week the crew will bring in special guests and discuss all things in Owls Athletics, review the past week, a look ahead, and in depth analysis. They will also spend time on what's happening throughout the world of sports. Check here to get updates on upcoming shows, or to access past shows.
Mike Pankow Adam Begos Nick Lenhard
The fans have a chance to be a part of the show! We need your input for questions for our "Hot Seat" segment, or we could read your comment on air. Send your suggestions and comments to Hootie on Facebook or on Twitter (@UMPIHootie) #umpihoot.
April 7, 2016 - In a special Thursday morning edition, the guys recap baseball/softball spring break. MLB has opened their season, Wrestlmania was this past weekend, and NFL off season is in full swing.
March 16, 2016 - Listen Here - A look back at Softball's opening series and a look ahead for softball and baseball. The guys talk about their NCAA Tournament brackets, and break into some Pro Wrestling talk?!?
March 9, 2016 - Listen Here - Back to our normal time, the guys have plenty to talk about. The Men's Basketball team played in the USCAA Tournament last week. Baseball also was on the road and played a four game series. Softball opens up its season this weekend as well so the guys will talk about their upcoming season. Start time is 1:30 on WUPI 92.1...
February 24, 2016 - Listen Here - The Men's basketball USCAA Selection show is Wednesday morning, did our Men get invited to go dancing? We will find out and analyze on the show! Special guest and former baseball player Ghazaleh Sailors is in town and she will help us recap the opening trip for the baseball team. Special start time 1 PM. Tune in to 92.1 WUPI...
February 10, 2016 - Listen Here - The guys recap some basketball wins, and take a look forward to postseason for the Men's team. Also, believe it or not, baseball season is upon us. The baseball team opens up its season during February break, so the guys will talk about the upcoming season and preview what to expect this spring. Reactions from Sunday's football game and more. Special start time, 1 PM.
February 3, 2016 - Listen here - The Hoot is back! After a long hiatus Lenhard, Begos, and Pankow are back in the booth to talk about the recent Men's basketball four game win streak and look ahead to the Think Pink games against Machias. The Men are in the hunt and climbing the USCAA poll looking to make the National Championship. Rumor has it there is some big football game coming up that the crew will have some comments on. SHOW WILL AIR ON 92.1 THE OWL.
January 7, 2016 - Listen Here - In the first show of the New Year Lenhard and Pankow welcome some guests from the Women's Basketball team and take a look back at the CAN/AM Tournament from this past weekend. The Men's team swept three games this past week and the women picked up their first win of the season. We will take a look ahead at this weekend's NFL Playoffs, make some predictions, and cover the national sports scene.
December 9, 2015 - Listen Here - In the last show before the Holiday break, the guys will be in the studio without a guest this week (some of your feedback has led us to going without one). It has been a busy week for the basketball teams, so the guys will take a look back at that, and preview the upcoming games. They will also take a look back at the unpredictable NFL week, and try to make some playoff predictions. College Football has set its playoffs, a look at the NBA, NHL, and more...
December 2, 2015 - Listen Here - The Men's Basketball Team is on the road in the evening, so we have a special morning edition so Nick Lenhard can be a part of the discussion. Our guest this week is Head Nordic Ski Coach Joey Bard, he'll tell us about the season coming up and what to expect from the Owls Ski team. We will also review the week that was in basketball and take a look ahead. You don't want to miss the group talk about the crazy NFL season and all other national sports issues.
November 25, 2015 - Listen Here - Begos and Lenhard have gone home for some turkey...so Head Women's Basketball Coach Doug Carter has agreed to guest host with Coach Pankow. We will also bring in Women's Basketball player Amanda Hotham to talk some hoops. We'll look back at the week that was in UMPI basketball, and look ahead. Carter and Pankow will talk NFL, College Football and Hoops and much more!
November 18, 2015 - Listen Here - A look back on the first games of the season for both Men's and Women's Basketball. AD3I honors for fall sports will be announced. A look at the Home opener for the Men's Basketball team against Fort Kent. As always, we will talk about the national sports scene as well and see what gets Begos fired up this week.
November 11, 2015 - Listen Here - Head Women's Basketball Coach Doug Carter will join us to preview the 2015-16 Owl's Season. The crew will take a look back on the women's scrimmage from the weekend, as well as the men's alumni scrimmage. They will also take a look back at this fall's volleyball season as well as sharing their views on the National Sports news.
November 4, 2015 - watch here - Athletic Director and Head Men's Basketball Coach Mike Holmes joins us to preview the upcoming basketball season and talk athletics as a whole. The Owl's Men's team will be coming off of a scrimmage the night before and we'll get coach's reaction and more. Also the World Series continues, a big week from the NFL, and NBA and NHL news.
October 28, 2015 - Watch here - This week's guest is Trevor Levesque (SO, Presque Isle, ME) from the Men's Cross Country Team. Trevor will discuss the Cross Country season as well as look ahead to the team's trip to Florida for the National Meet on November 6th. The guys will also review the Men's and Women's Soccer season and take a look at Volleyball's season. Also Coach Pankow's Green Bay Packers go to Denver this weekend to take on Lenhard's Broncos, a look back at Game 1 of the World Series and more!
October 26, 2015 - Owls Athletics and WUPI Announce Partnership