Talon Sports podcast

The Talon Sports Podcast

with John Misa and Owen Hoffner


John and Owen dive into the sports world like Andrew Karpenko dives majestically into the swimming pool, breaking down all the important athletic news you need to know. Produced by M.A. Journalism at Minnehaha Academy in the Twin Cities.


Season 3, Episode 6: Faith on the Field: A Conversation with Kirk Cousins
Season 3, Episode 5: 2023 NFL Draft Preview
Season 3, Episode 4: Super Bowl LVII Overview and Reactions
Season 3, Episode 3: Tom Brady Retirement with Special Guest
Season 3, Episode 2: Tennis State Champion Greta Johnson Interview
Season 3, Episode 1: XC Captain Liam Laddusaw Interview and NFL Week 11 Predictions
Season 2, Episode 4: 2022 NFL Draft Preview
Season 2, Episode 3: Interview with Minnehaha Tennis Captain David John, March Madness Recap, NFL Quarterback Moves, and NBA Playoffs Preview
Season 2, Episode 2: NFL Playoffs, Tom Brady’s retirement, Super Bowl LVI, and more
Season 2, Episode 1: State Champions, Fantasy Football, NFL Week 15
Season 1, Episode 3: A look inside Dante Britten’s shoe collection
Season 1, Episode 2: March Madness Overview by TSP w/ Special Guests
Season 1, Episode 1: Winter Sports 2020, Jalen Suggs, Fantasy Loves, NFL Week 14 Preview


Episode 13: The NFL Draft is tonight. Jake McCabe gives you a preview.

Jake gives his mock draft predictions for the first 10 picks in the 2020 NFL Draft and adds some additional picks for later in the first round.

Episode 12: A conversation with swimmer Andrew Karpenko

Luke talks with Metro Swimmer of the Year Andrew Karpenko about completing his high-school career with two more state titles and another record time, and why he chose to continue at Swarthmore College.

Episode 11: NBA, NFL, College hoops with Jalen Suggs

Jake and Luke talk pro football and basketball and welcome Jalen Suggs back to talk NCAA hoops.

Episode 10: Super Bowl preview

Jake and Luke fill a room with experts to preview Super Bowl LIV between the 49ers and Chiefs.

Episode 9: Girls’ basketball season preview with Mia Curtis

Luke welcomes M.A. girls’ basketball captain and scoring leader Mia Curtis to preview the season.

Episode 8: Kate Pryor commits to Boston University for softball
Episode 7: Jake and Luke discuss a big week in college football
Episode 6: Terry Lockett returns to Minnehaha; Trent LeVahn joins Luke to preview the NFL season
Episode 5: College football season preview


Episode 4:

The 2019 NFL Draft begins tonight. Jake and Luke are joined by special guest Jalen Suggs to preview the event no football fan can afford to miss.

Episode 3:

Jake and Luke interview Lance Johnson, Minnehaha’s dean of students and varsity boys’ basketball coach, following the boys’ third-straight Class AA state championship. They also ask him about moving up to Class AAA next season.

Episode 2:

Jake and Luke interview Jalen Suggs, star basketball player and football player. Then we talk NBA, NFL, and college football.

Season 1, Episode 1: College sports

Jake McCabe and Luke Von Arx recap and preview mid-November NCAA football and basketball.