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Luke Morton, a Waxahachie graduate and Tarleton State senior baseball player, joined the KBEC Sports Press Box on Monday to talk about the effects of COVID-19 on the NCAA spring season. (KBEC Sports)

The Press Box: Dealing with the Corona Virus: Ep. 20 (March 16, 2020)

This week’s episode of “The Press Box” focused on the effects of the COVID-19 virus and its impact on high school and college athletics.

On-air hosts Seth Sims and “The Voice of the Panthers” Tater Beard, who filled in for Brian Stevens, first with Luke Morton, a Waxahachie graduate and current senior baseball player at Tarleton State University.

Sims and Beard then spoke with Waxahachie head girls’ soccer coach Jason Venable about the program and his advice for soccer players during the down period. The tandem followed by discussing at-home workouts and fitness advice with Waxahachie ISD Director of Sports Medicine EJ Hairston. 

The Press Box airs weekly on Monday from 6-7 p.m. on KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM, as well as on KBEC.com, sports.KBEC.com and on the KBEC app available in both the Google Play and Apple app stores. The show features recaps of the week that was, interviews with coaches and KBEC Sports Players of the Week, as well as special guests and previews for the week ahead.

The Press Box is presented by Dr. Roux and McSpadden with Waxahachie Orthopedics, FBM Construction and the Stevens Team with Legacy Realty Group.

The Press Box: Dealing with the Corona Virus: Ep. 20 (March 16, 2020)

About Travis M. Smith

Travis M. Smith serves as the digital sports director for KBEC Sports. He is the former managing editor of the Waxahachie Daily Light, Midlothian Mirror and Glen Rose Reporter.

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