RADIO SHOW: September 12, 2012

high school football america radio show coaches interviewsJeff Fisher and Trish Hoffman in 2012 before High School Football America/SoCal radio show on AM 570 Fox Sports LA

On this edition of High School Football America, Jeff Fisher talks with Jason Strunk, head coach of Lubbock High School in Texas.  Strunk is writing a daily blog for High School Football America that takes our readers inside his program, which hasn’t had a winning season since the mid 70s and is currently on a 23-game losing streak.  The season-long feature is called The Turnaround.

Fisher then talks with authors Joe Drape and Drew Jubera about their new books.

Drape latest offering is called Soldiers First, Duty, Honor, Country and Football about Army football at West Point.  Jubera spent a year embedded at Valdosta High School in Georgia to write Must Win, a Season of Survival for a Town and its Team.  Valdosta is America’s winningest high school football program.

The show closes with Shane Tripucka, one of the top punters in America.  Tripucka plays for Allen High School in Texas.  On the show Shane talks about last week’s opening of his school’s $60 million dollar stadium, plus the recruiting process for a punter.

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About the Author

Jeff Fisher

Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America.

Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet.

Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.