RADIO SHOW: August 18, 2011

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On this episode of the High School Football America Radio Show, host Jeff Fisher takes you on a cross-country journey with stops in Alaska, Iowa, Pennsylvania and Texas.

First, Jeff talks with Phil Stambaugh, head coach at Pius X High School in Roseto, Pennsylvania. Pius X is the smallest high school in America playing 11-man football.

Then Fisher talks with Mark Tabb, author of the book The Sacred Acre…the Ed Thomas Story. Thomas, who was the head football coach at Applington-Parkersburg HS in Iowa, was murdered in 2009 by a former player.

Jeff’s third interview is with Jason Caldarera of Service High School in Anchorage, Alaska. Service and Leilehua (Hawaii) opened the 2011 regular season in the Fire and Ice Bowl on August 11th in Hawaii.

The show wraps-up with a conversation with Tony Heath, head football coach at Pearland HS, outside of Houston. Pearland is the defending Texas 5A Division I champion.

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.