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26 minutes | Feb 3, 2021
Episode 13 - Liz Magagliotti
In celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, this episode features a softball alum who currently works in the sports industry. Liz Margagliotti played softball at MSU from 2012 to 2016 before embarking on her professional career at Morehead State as Marketing and Promotions Coordinator. She moved on to North Carolina State as a marketing assistant and now serves as a partnership services coordinator for Learfield/IMG for NC State Athletics.
26 minutes | Jan 29, 2021
Episode 12 - Craig and Ali Pearcy
Episode 12 features athletic alums Craig and Ali (Hawksford) Pearcy. The Pearcys are married and reside in Morehead. Craig is an MSU baseball alum who serves as an English teacher at Rowan County Senior High School, while Ali is a soccer alum who is now a physician’s assistant for internal medicine at Morehead Primary Care. Craig was on the baseball team from 2012 until 2016 and helped MSU win the 2015 OVC tournament title and play in the NCAA Regional in his hometown of Louisville, Ky. Ali played soccer at Morehead State from 2011-14 and also was an integral part of an OVC Championship team in 2013. Both have gone on to rewarding careers and remember their time as student-athletes in helping shape their lives today.
32 minutes | Jan 20, 2021
Episode 11 - Janice Towles
Janice Towles was a standout member of the Eagle women’s basketball program. From her hometown in Pike County to Morehead State, Janice showed steady improvement throughout her athletic career, culminating in her leading MSU in scoring as a senior in 1985-86. Towles has gone on to a rewarding career with the Jockey Club in Lexington, where she has served for more than 30 years. She also currently serves as the Accreditation and Grants Manager for the non-profit group Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. Towles also currently serves on the Morehead State Foundation Board of Trustees.
41 minutes | Dec 3, 2020
Episode 10 - Julie Muntz
Julie (Magrane) Muntz is a Morehead native who is one of the top women's basketball players in program history. Playing from 1988-89 until 1991-92, Muntz scored 1,692 points and grabbed more than a 1,000 rebounds. She is one of only three players in program history with at least 1,500 points and 1,000 career rebounds and is a 2003 inductee into the Morehead State Athletics Hall of Fame. Muntz is now a health and physical education teacher at Lexington, Ky's, newest high school, Frederick Douglass. She also takes part in the broadcasts of the KHSAA Sweet 16 Girl's Basketball Tournament.
61 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
Episode 9 - Legacy Club With Mark Ledford
A native of nearby Mount Sterling, Ky., Mark suited up for the Eagles from 1980-83. He is currently an Area President for Whitaker Bank. Mark discusses a new book project he has completed and published – Simplified Success, 5 Keys to an Amazing Life. He also discusses the new Legacy Club and its importance for Morehead State student-athlete alums. Mark was a record-setting wide receiver at MSU and an All-American. He is also a member of the Morehead state Athletics Hall of Fame. You can purchase Mark's new book at MarkLedfordBooks.com.
24 minutes | Nov 4, 2020
Episode 8 - OVC Scholar-Athletes
On this week's episode we have a twist. We have two guest-host segments from the OVC Extra podcast with Kyle Schwartz, the league's assistant commissioner for strategic communications. Schwartz interviewed Volleyball and Beach Volleyball's Olivia Lohmeier and men's golf's Joe Muchong, who were both awarded the OVC Scholar-Athlete accolade this week. This is the highest individual award a student-athlete at a league institution can receive. Please follow the OVC Extra podcast as well at OVCSports.com.
38 minutes | Oct 28, 2020
Episode 7 - DeJuan Marrero
Episode seven features men's basketball alum DeJuan "Rico" Marrero. After beginning his college career at DePaul, Marrero moved on to Chipola Junior College in Florida before making his way to Morehead State before the 2015-16 season. One of the most relentless athletes on the court in his two years, he posted 19 double-doubles and was a Second-Team All-OVC honoree as a senior in 2016-17. He helped guide that team to a 23-14 record and to the championship series of the College Basketball Invitational. Marrero, from Gary, Ind., now runs his own media company which includes his successful Dejuan Marrero Podcast.
27 minutes | Oct 21, 2020
Episode 6 - Dennis Hursey
Dennis Hursey (pictured in the middle of the back row above) was the team captain of the Morehead State track and field teams in the late 1960s under head coach, the late Dr. Marshall Banks. Hursey set numerous school records before earning his bachelor's degree. He talks about his time on the team with Dr. Banks and how he is helping his community in Brockton, Mass., today.
27 minutes | Oct 7, 2020
Episode 4 - Drew Barnette
Presented by the Morehead State Legacy Club, this episode features Drew Barnette. He serves as the Director of Student-Athlete Services at MSU and is in charge of all activities in the EAGLE Center, the athletic department's academic center. Barnette is a graduate of Xavier University and University of Dayton and also worked at Wright State and UAB before coming to lead MSU's academic endeavors in 2017. Barnette talks about his role, as well as his general love of sports (especially soccer and college basketball).
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