Shawn Clynch & Jeff Powers produce a special holiday episode.
Watch and listen as they reflect back on:
The Hall of Honor dinner and fundraiser and those who were inducted into the Hall of Honor.
Stacy Bruce's introduction of her hero/idol, Jody Conradt stole the show.
They discussed potential names as nominees for the class of 2023 inductees.
And, wrapped up this episode with a discussion of the amazing 2022 Austin area high school football season which resulted in two ATX area teams playing in a state championship game: Vandegrift and Wimberley.
GASF - CBS Austin 6pm Live
Stacy Bruce & Glen Lietzke Interview
GASF - CBS Austin 10pm Live
Coach Jody Conradt Interview
HALL OF HONOR BANQUET
Annually, the Greater Austin Sports Foundation recognizes its new Hall of Honor inductees and Scholar-Athletes at a banquet in their honor. View videos of past GASF Hall of Honor festivities below.
The Greater Austin Sports Foundation recently inducted three new Hall of Honor members, including Stacy Bruce, Jody Conradt, and Glen Lietzke -- all with ties to the University of Texas. The winningest coach at UT, Eddie Reese of the Longhorn Men’s Swimming & Diving team, was the keynote speaker. Three Scholar Athletes in 2022 were also recognized at the event, including Mary Bonner of LBJ High School, Aaron Gall of Bowie High School and Adam Schantz of Lake Travis High School. Here's the night to remember from the Austin Country Club on November 1, 2022.
Honorees included Coach Leon Black (2020), Dr. Newt Hasson (2020), Lloyd Morrison (2020), Barbara Scott (2020), and Coach Eddie Reese (2021). Also recognized were 2021 Scholar Athletes Cameron O’Banan of Dripping Springs High School, Savannah Geurin of Leander High School and Shelby Hayes of Cedar Park High School.
The GASF Speaker Series brings together sports figures from all genres that are of interest to the casual sports fan and enthusiast. Over the years, we have welcomed and enjoyed:
Austin BOLD Soccer Coach Marcelo Serrano and Player Edson Braafheid
Voice of the Longhorns, Craig Way
Former UT greats – Martin Nedu, Octavious Bishop, Brian Boddicker, Kyle McCulloch, Brad Buckman, and Justin Simmons
Westlake and Lake Travis High School Coaches, Todd Dodge and Hank Carter
Huston Street, Former Westlake, UT and MLB baseball player
See videos from recent Speaker Series events below.
COACH VIC SCHAEFER - October 2022
Women's Head Basketball Coach Vic Schaefer of the University of Texas got a chance to talk hoops and more with Greater Austin Sports Foundation Emcee Bob Ballou at Rudy's BBQ on North Lamar. Among the topics, an amazing story of survival by Vic's son Logan and the joys of coaching his daughter Blair in college.
Take a listen as the Lady Longhorns get ready to tip off the 2022-23 basketball season at their new home stadium, Moody Center.
COACH FENNER AND COACH SALAZAR - July 2022
The Greater Austin Sports Foundation continued their speaker series at Rudy's BBQ as two of the hottest storylines this fall are centered around new Westlake Head Football Coach Tony Salazar, who replaces three time State Champion Head Coach Todd Dodge as the Chaps look to make it four state titles in a row. Plus LBJ head coach Jahmal Fenner tries to get the Jaguars back to the state championship game again as well.
KEYE TV Sports Director Bob Ballou moderates the event as usual, with special appearances by FLX ATX legend Snupe Daniel and more in Austin, Texas.