Episode 49, 7-15-14
Lots of fundraising talk on this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' the official program of CSUB Athletics. We talk with interim athletics director Ziggy Siegfried along with Roadrunner Scholarship Fund president Derek Holdsworth about the record-setting scholarship fundraising from this past season.
Plus, Steve Barnes of Barnes Wealth Management Group joins us to talk about another generous donation his family has made to CSUB Sand Volleyball and the sand volleyball facility.
And we 'flip the script' in the last segment as Ziggy interviews host Corey Costelloe about his new role with CSUB Athletics.
Episode 48, 7-8-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' we react to the departure of Athletics Director Jeff Konya with Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Thomas Wallace. Also Jeff Konya joins us on the phone from his new job at Oakland University to talk about his decision to leave Bakersfield.
Plus, we catch up with former CSUB catcher Cael Brockmeyer now with the Kane County Cougars (Cubs A).
Episode 47, 7-1-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' the official program of Bakersfield Roadrunner Athletics, we speak with head men's soccer coach Richie Grant and unveil the 2014 men's soccer schedule.
Brian Cobb, former Roadrunner wrestler and current assistant wrestling coach and MMA fighter joins us on the program to talk about his fighting career, recent injury and his experience with Bakersfield wrestling.
Episode 46, 6-24-14
A busy edition of Roadrunner Rundown as we cram four guests into one show. We speak with our Learfield Sports Regional Manager Ben Burke about our new radio rights deal with American General Media.
Also, we unveil the 2014 volleyball schedule with head coach Giovana Melo, we talk fundraising and the last-minute push to $600,000 with Associate AD Ziggy Siegfried and we speak with Bakersfield Life Magazine's Assistant Managing Editor Rachel Cook about their new issue and a feature on our sand volleyball facility.
Episode 45, 6-17-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' we release the 2014 women's soccer schedule as discuss it with head coach Gary Curneen who also shares some World Cup insight with us as well.
Plus, we catch up with former Roadrunner women's basketball standout Amber Williams now an R&B artist known as Amber Renee who is about to release and album and is playing at the House of Blues in Hollywood June 22nd. Her website can be found at www.amberreneemusic.com .
It's also a return of 'Corey Vs.' as the host takes on a bunch of little tikes at CSUB All Sports Camp.
Episode 44, 6-10-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' we speak with the 2014 CSUB baseball MLB Draft Class of Austin Davis (Phillies), Taylor Aikenhead (Padres) and Oscar Sanay (Tampa Bay).
Plus highlights from Draft Day and the 2014 ROWDYs.
Episode 43, 6-3-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' the official program of Bakersfield Roadrunner Athletics, we speak with head baseball coach Bill Kernen about his decision to postpone his retirement and return as the head coach of the 'Runners.
Also, women's basketball head coach Greg McCall stops by to talk about his three-year contract extension as well.
Episode 42, 5-27-14
We talk WAC Championship and NCAA Regionals with WAC hammer throw champion Bryan Wilmert. Plus, it's fundraising time as Karen Langston joins us to talk about the Women's Fund and the annual Roadrunner Scholarship Fund Drive.
Plus highlights from the WAC baseball tournament in Mesa, Arizona and more.
Episode 41, 5-20-14
A special 'ROWDYs Nomination' edition of Roadrunner Rundown where we unveil the nominees for the 2014 ROWDYs Awards scheduled for June 5th at the Fox Theater.
Athletics Director Jeff Konya joins us to talk about the nominees and awards plus a couple veterans of the first two ROWDYs Julia Bowen and Molly O'Hagan from CSUB volleyball come on set to talk about the show from a student-athlete perspective.
Episode 40, 5-13-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' the official program of Bakersfield Roadrunner Athletics, we speak with head baseball coach Bill Kernen about his recently announced retirement and the turnaround the Roadrunners have seen in the last few weeks.
We also discuss his next career move in stage and film and preview the WAC Tournament which starts next week in Arizona.
Also in studio is new assistant men's soccer coach Gerry Cleary as we discuss CSUB soccer camps coming this summer.
All that plus a 'Corey Visits' as talk with the chefs at the Spring BBQ and great baseball highlights from an epic win on Saturday night over New Mexico State.
Episode 39, 5-6-14
On this episode of 'Roadrunner Rundown' the official program of CSUB Roadrunner Athletics. We speak with a former 'Runner, now a Class AA pitcher with the Boston Red Sox Mike McCarthy.
Plus, an off-season update on recruiting with men's basketball head coach Rod Barnes as we introduce a few new Roadrunner basketball team members.
Highlights and results from this past week and more.
Episode 38, 4-27-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' the official program of Bakersfield Roadrunner Athletics, we speak with John Giumarra Jr., Chairman of the 42nd Annual CSUB Athletics Spring BBQ. Plus, we talk with junior javelin thrower Karnell Grimes fresh off his win at the Fresno State Invitational.
We also catch up with former CSUB pitcher and current Rome Braves pitcher Chuck Buchanan.
And a new edition of 'Corey Vs.' as Corey takes on Batabe Zempare in the low post.
Episode 37, 4-22-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown', we speak with Paige Tsuruda, a senior for CSUB water polo prior to the MPSF Tournament this weekend in Los Angeles.
Plus, junior sprinter Alyssa Page comes on the show to talk about her recent success, her team's improvements and the upcoming WAC Championships.
Ziggy Siegfried joins us to preview the 2014 Spring BBQ and talk about the Roadrunner Scholarship Fund and we make a big announcement about Roadrunner Rundown and the future of the show.
Episode 36, 4-15-14
We introduce our new Assistant AD for Annual Giving Josiah Castro and talk about his role within CSUB Athletics.
Also, we debut our new "In-Focus" segment where we will monthly address an NCAA issue, this week we talk unionization with our Associate AD for Compliance Marcus Brown and Compliance Officer Joe Flores.
Plus, an interview with alumni filmmaker Julian Wilson about his new project that benefits local veterans.
A new 'Corey Vs.' as Corey takes to the track and all the highlights and scores from the past week.
Episode 35, 4-8-14
This week we talk with head men's soccer coach Richie Grant about the upcoming 'Kicks for a Cause' and 'Brains of Bakersfield'.
We also chat with freshman baseball utility player Max Carter and talk to head water polo coach Jason Gall about Bakersfield's matchup this weekend with yet another number-one ranked team.
Plus, highlights and a special feature from the 'Roadrunner Rundown' cameras on the road with baseball in Oklahoma this past weekend.
Episode 34, 4-1-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' we talk Sand Volleyball with partners Mariah Alvidrez and Shayna Guitare. Also, former 'Runners sand volleyball coach Aaron Shepardson, now head coach of San Jose State joins us in our 'Behind Enemy Lines' segment as well to preview this weekend's CSUB-San Jose State match.
Plus, softball junior Madison Bundy in studio to preview the Grand Canyon series this weekend as well.
Highlights and more from a busy week of action.
Episode 33, 3-25-14
We talk hammer throw with CSUB junior and 'WAC Thrower of the Week' Bryan Wilmert, plus sand volleyball opens their new facility with a home match, we get junior Molly O'Hagan's take on playing at home.
Also, a 'behind enemy lines' segment with Bakersfield native and Utah Valley assistant softball coach Ryan Wigley as the Wolverines prepare to travel to Bakersfield for a WAC softball series this weekend.
Highlights from the WNIT, baseball and more plus a 'Corey Visits' segment from the WNIT in Moraga, Calif.
Episode 32, 3-18-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' the official program of Bakersfield Athletics, we speak with women's basketball head coach Greg McCall as his team prepares for the WNIT and their first-round matchup with Saint Mary's.
We talk softball with Roadrunners pitcher Kelsie Monroe and preview the upcoming home WAC baseball series against North Dakota in our 'Behind Enemy Lines' segment featuring North Dakota Assistant Media Relations Director Mitch Wigness.
Plus a special 'Corey Visits' segment featuring the sights and sounds of the Western Athletic Conference basketball tournament in Las Vegas.
Episode 31, 3-11-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' the official program of CSU Bakersfield Athletics, we talk with a couple WAC Champion swimmers; Michaela Paige and Mitchell Huxhold.
Plus, we've hired our new Director of Volleyball and Giovana Melo joins us in studio to talk about her plans for Bakersfield and the Roadrunners program.
It's also WAC Tournament week and we preview the men's tournament with head coach Rod Barnes.
A new 'Corey Vs.' segment as well as he tackles water polo.
Episode 30, 3-4-14, New Coach Announced Live On-Air
The new head coach for Bakersfield Roadrunners women's soccer was announced live Tuesday morning on 'Roadrunner Rundown,' the official TV program of CSUB Athletics.
This marks the first time CSUB Athletics has used their multimedia platform to announce a coaching hire.
The show also includes highlights from the past week in Roadrunner Athletics and an interview with women'sbasketball head coach Greg McCall.
Episode 29 2-25-14 'On Campus Edition'
It's a special on-campus edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' as we build up to a big week of action in Bakersfield for men's basketball and baseball.
Our guests are athletics director Jeff Konya, marketing coordinator Brynn Conapitski, head men's basketball coach Rod Barnes, senior pointguard Issiah Grayson and baseball assistant coach Brandon Boren.
Filmed at the student union and Roadrunner Park on campus.
Episode 28 2-18-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' we talk academics with faculty athletics representative Dr. Roy LaFever who also has some great academic progress news to share about CSUB student-athletes.
Also, we chat with women's basketball head coach Greg McCall as they second-place 'Runners have a two-game homestand this weekend. And we recap a men's basketball weekend sweep with redshirt junior forward Brandon Barnes.
Plus highlights and scores from a busy weekend of action and a new 'Corey Vs.' from sand volleyball.
Episode 27 2-11-14
On this episode of Roadrunner Rundown, we celebrate the opening of the 2014 baseball season.
Brynn Conapitski, marketing coordinator talks about all the fun promotions planned for the baseball opening weekend and men's basketball home stand this week.
Also, head baseball coach Bill Kernen along with opening day starting pitcher Taylor Aikenhead join us in studio as well.
Plus, highlights and news from around CSUB Athletics.
Episode 26, 2-4-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' we talk with head softball coach Crissy Buck-Ziegler ahead of Friday's softball opener against Pitt. Plus, new head men's soccer coach Richie Grant is in studio while we also chat with interim sand volleyball head coach Olivia Simko.
All that plus Roadrunners highlights and a special 'Corey Visits' segment featuring a great restaurant in his recent travels to McAllen, Texas.
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Episode 25, 1-28-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' we speak with women's basketball head coach Greg McCall along with reigning WAC 'Player of the Week' Tyonna Outland as Bakersfield prepares for a home series this weekend against New Mexico State and UT Pan American.
Also, after a successful 'Par 3 Championship' fundraiser, we'll speak with Director of Golf Greg Osbourne about the event and we'll be joined by Jose Arredondo who has a special on-air presentation to make to the program.
Plus, baseball practice has started and the season is underway in two weeks, we talk with preseason All-American Oscar Sanay about the 2014 Roadrunners.
All that plus a new 'Corey Vs.' and highlights and news from around CSUB Athletics.
Episode 24, 1-21-14
This week we talk men's basketball with head coach Rod Barnes ahead of the 'Runners WAC weekend at home against Chicago State and Kansas City.
Plus reaction and press conference highlights from new head men's soccer coach Richie Grant and we'll speak with Chicago State men's basketball play-by-play voice Emil Williams in our 'Behind Enemy Lines' Segment.
A new special segment of the show and more.
Episode 23 1-14-14
Join us this week as we speak with women's basketball head coach Greg McCall as the 'Runners get set for their WAC home opener this week.
Plus, Michaela Paige from CSUB women's swimming joins us to talk about their great start to the season and we hear from the Idaho men's and women's basketball coaches with games looming against the Roadrunners this Saturday.
Also, a new 'Corey Vs.' featuring the hammer throw and more embarassment.
Episode 22 1-7-14
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' we speak with Athletics Director Jeff Konya about the latest happenings around Bakersfield Athletics. Plus we recap a big weekend of women's swimming and preview a busy weekend in the pool with Director of Swimming Chris Hansen.
Plus, we go 'Behind Enemy Lines' to preview the men's basketball game against Grand Canyon with Antelopes play-by-play announcer Michael Potter.
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Episode 21 12-30-13
It's the final show of 2013 and we're locked in on WAC basketball as the Roadrunners open conference play this weekend.
We'll preview the game against Utah Valley with redshirt junior Brandon Barnes and redshirt senior Stefon Johnson.
Also, we debut our 'Behind Enemy Lines' segment as we talk with Assistant AD for Sports Information Clint Burgi from Utah Valley University.
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Episode 20 12-23-13
This week we'll talk women's basketball with head coach Greg McCall, also sophomore guard Alyssa Shannon will join us on the program to talk about her team's recent win and their upcoming conference schedule.
Plus, head men's basketball coach Rod Barnes breaks down his team's Texas road trip and previews their final non-conference road game before starting conference play on Jan. 4th.
We also fast forward a tad to baseball season with a new 'Corey Vs.' featuring a couple of Roadrunner ballplayers trying to teach Corey how to throw a split finger fastball.
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Episode 19 12-17-13
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' we speak with head baseball coach Bill Kernen after the release of his 2014 schedule. Also, we update everything CSUB marketing with marketing coordinator Brynn Conapitski and we talk CSUB baseball 'Hot Stove Dinner' with local baseball legend George Culver.
Plus all the highlights and results from this past week and a 'Worst Of' Corey Vs. from episodes 1-5.
Episode 18 12-10-13
Fill-in hosts Ziggy Siegfried, senior associate athletics director for external relations and director of golf Greg Osbourne cover for the traveling Corey Costelloe on this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown.'
All the highlights and scores from men's and women's basketball plus wrestling and more. A new 'Corey Vs.' taking place in the pool at the Hillman Aquatic Center as well this week.
Ziggy and Greg will speak with Corey Costelloe by phone from Omaha where the men's basketball team is gearing up for their game against Nebraska-Omaha, also Derek Holdsworth, President of the Roadrunner Scholarship Fund and Greg Osbourne will talk about some upcoming events centered around the golf program as he gears up for the spring season.
Episode 17 12-3-13
We speak with country music singer Whitney Wattenbarger, the opening act of the Wynonna Judd concert benefitting the Roadrunner Scholarship Fund.
Also we recap the volleyball season and Bakersfield's second-place finish with volleyball coaches Jolene and Aaron Shepardson.
Plus all the highlights from a basketball weekend and a new 'Corey Vs.' as Corey takes his talents to the wrestling room for some conditioning with the team.
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Episode 16 11-26-13
We speak with Dena Freeman-Patton, our new associate athletics director for academics, plus Marilyn Naderhoff fills us in on the latest from women's basketball.
Plus an interview with Tyrell Corbin from the 4-1 men's basketball team and a special 'Corey Vs.' featuring Turkey Bowling.
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Episode 15 11-19-13
Tuesday on Roadrunner Rundown, we preview the upcoming Wynonna and the Big Noise concert benefitting the Roadrunner Scholarship Fund with Bob Bender of Bob Bender Productions.
Plus, we recap the first couple of wrestling duals and tournament and talk wrestling with head coach Mike Mendoza. Also, women's basketball opens their home schedule Wednesday so we'll talk with assistant coach Zack Grasmick.
All the highlights including last night's win over Nevada and a new 'Corey Vs.'
Episode 14, 11-12-13
We talk with head men's basketball coach Rod Barnes now that we're two games into the season while we also preview a few upcoming games.
Plus, we catch up with two Roadrunner baseball alumni now making good in the world. Mike McCarthy with the charity 'Baseball Miracles' and Tyler Shryock who just purchased a business in his hometown, so we paid him a visit.
Plus a new 'Corey Vs.' as Corey tries his hand at volleyball setting.
Episode 13 11-5-13
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' we preview the men's basketball season with head coach Rod Barnes and also speak with senior guard Zach Lamb.
Also, we preview both teams with Bakersfield Californian college beat writer Jeff Evans as his previews are in print this week.
Episode 12 10-29-13
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' we sit down with redshirt junior guard Javonte Maynor as we continue to preview the men's basketball season. Plus, we'll cover a wide-variety of topics with Senior Associate Athletics Director Ziggy Siegfried and we'll take you around the conference and get thoughts from other WAC coaches on the 2013-14 men's basketball season.
Tons of highlights and a new 'Corey Vs.' as Corey takes on the Easton Hit Lab.
Episode 11 10-22-13
We recap a great week with highlights and video from all the festivities, plus we speak with head volleyball coach Jolene Shepardson as her Roadrunners are red-hot in WAC play.
Also, we preview the 2013-14 women's basketball season with junior guard Tyonna Outland and we bring you men's and women's basketball video clips from the WAC Basketball Preview in Las Vegas last week.
All this plus a new 'Corey Vs.' and plenty more.
Episode 10 10-15-13
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown' we preview the 2013-14 men's basketball season with senior point guard Issiah Grayson, we also chat with new Spirit Squad Coordinator Arthur Smith and unveil season and group ticket options with director of ticket sales Kyle Smith.
We have highlights of head men's basketball coach Rod Barnes guest speech at Bakersfield West Rotary plus a new 'Corey Vs.' which could be the worst performance to date.
Episode 9 10-8-13
On this edition of 'Roadrunner Rundown', we speak with marketing coordinator Brynn Conapitski about the upcoming men's basketball promotional schedule and Blue-Gold Scrimmage.
Also we chat with men's basketball returner and team captain Brandon Barnes about the upcoming season and we go out on the golf course with Malea Miller from CSUB women's golf.
Episode 8 10-1-13
We speak with CSUB President Dr. Horace Mitchell at 10:15 as we talk about the role of Athletics within the campus community. Plus, we'll talk wrestling with head coach Mike Mendoza and senior Dalton Kelly who also happens to be the president of SAAC both here at CSUB and with the Western Athletic Conference.
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Episode 7 9-24-13
On this edition of Roadrunner Rundown, we speak with men's soccer standout Eduardo Calzada as the 'Runners get set to take on nationally-ranked UC Irvine on Friday night. We'll also chat with head coach Simon Tobin about the season thus far and an upcoming event featuring on of his former players.
Also on the show today, we speak with the professionals of Phoenix Design Group, the designers behind 'The New Gold Standard' campaign and the latest images being displayed at the Icardo Center.
Episode 6 9-17-13
This week's guests include Dr. Thomas Wallace, CSUB's Vice President of Student Affairs as we chat about the 'Week of Welcome' as CSUB students return. We'll also touch on Thursday's 'Rowdy Run' at the Main Soccer Field.
Greg McCall, head women's basketball coach will join us to preview his upcoming season and we'll also talk with Director of Track and Field Marcia Mansur-Wentworth and junior cross country standout Megan Thompson.
A new 'Corey Vs.' plus highlights from the weekend. Don't miss out.
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Episode 5 9-10-13
We speak with Director of Ticket Sales Kyle Smith about new ways to watch the Roadrunners this season, plus we'll bring you the story of Liv Borkenstein, a women's soccer student-athlete recently cleared to play by the NCAA after two years away from the sport.
Another Corey Vs. and all the highlights and interviews from a winning weekend around CSUB Athletics.
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Episode 4 9-2-13
We speak with head men's basketball coach Rod Barnes about the upcoming season, while we also unveil to 2013-14 men's basketball schedule on the show.
Also, we chat with "Miss Sue" Mitchell, the tutor portrayed in 'The Blind Side' film about her upcoming speaking engagement in Bakersfield on Sept. 12th.
Episode 3 8-27-13
This week we talk soccer with senior captain Scott Luedtke from the men's soccer team, plus volleyball gets their seasons started this weekend on the East coast. We'll talk with juniors Molly O'Hagan, Mariah Alvidrez and senior Fernanda Goncalves.
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Episode 2 8-20-13
Highlights from the first week of CSUB soccer, plus we chat with Athletics Director Jeff Konya in the second segment. We preview the 2013 CSUB Volleyball season with head coach Jolene Shepardson in the third segment and in the final segment we sit down with Utah Jazz head coach Tyrone Corbin who's son Tyrell will be playing basketball for the Roadrunners this season.
Debut Episode- 8/13/13
Roadrunner Rundown, the recently-revamped digital media program for Bakersfield Athletics premiered Tuesday to a record-setting live audience with more to follow on-demand.
The new show, created with a partnership between the Roadrunners and The Bakersfield Californian, is a completely HD video broadcast that includes multiple cameras, b roll and interview clips along with several other special segments throughout the hour-long program that airs live Tuesdays from 10-11 A.M. on Bakersfield.com. The show is also archived and available on-demand on GoRunners.com, the official website for CSUB Athletics.
The first program set a new benchmark for the program which was previously recorded as a radio broadcast and podcast on Itunes. During the first show, Bakersfield.com numbers showed nearly 900 visits to the site with over 500 unique visitors watching the program. The one-day numbers smashed the previous weekly-download numbers of the show when it was simply an audio podcast.
The debut program included interviews with men’s soccer head coach Simon Tobin who is entering his 27th season at the helm of the ‘Runners along with women’s head coach Melissa Phillips. Special segments of the program included “Corey Vs.” a segment in which host Corey Costelloe takes on CSUB student-athletes in various sports-challenges. This week he took penalty shots against and from women’s soccer players.
Meanwhile, recently-acquired Director of Golf Greg Osbourne debuted his “Osbourne File” segment with an interview with his friend and Roadrunners supporter actor James Caan.
The show is produced by Bakersfield Californian staff with host and production support from CSUB Athletics.
The first show can viewed below.