The Inside Pitch: Season 3, Episode 1

August 28, 2018

They're back! The Rutland Herald sports podcast team of Bob Fredette and Tom Haley. It's another season and Bob and Tom have football on the brain for this kickoff show. 

This week's topics include:

  • The dedication of the stadium at Castleton University
  • A run-down of football teams in Rutland, Fair Haven, Otter Valley, Mill River and Poultney, as well as, Burr & Burton, Milton, Woodstock, Fairfax, Windsor and Bellows Falls

Find out about returning players and coaches, new players to watch out for and teams on the rise this week on the Rutland Herald's local sports podcast, The Inside Pitch.

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The Inside Pitch 05.28.18

May 28, 2018

This week on TIP we have two guests, from Otter Valley, softball coach Patty Candon and baseball coach Mike Howe. Both are ready to bring strong teams into the playoffs. The parings are in - the games are on - catch it all on The Inside Pitch. 


The Inside Pitch 05.22.18

May 22, 2018

The questionable weather's not going to get the Rutland Herald's sports team down. Bob Fredette and Tom Haley are all excited about softball and baseball. They're also looking forward to the playoffs. Next week's podcast will be on Monday with one - possibly two - special guests. We'll also have information on the pariings - hot off the press.


The Inside Pitch 05.08.18

May 8, 2018

Has spring finally sprung in Vermont? Bob and Tom haven't taken the parkas out of their cars but they are excited about the weather of late...This week the Rutland Herald sports editor and veteran reporter talk about softball, Castleton's fifth straight division championship and gush over St. Peter's field at CSJ.


The Inside Pitch 05.01.18

May 1, 2018

This week's guest on The Inside Pitch is Jason Behenna, Director of Athletic Marketing & Communications at Castleton University. 


The Inside Pitch 04.24.18

April 24, 2018

This week on the Inside Pitch, guest Chuck Clarino talks with Bob Fredette and Tom Haley about the passing of coach Bill Flory, a local American Legion baseball coach and fan for many years.


The Inside Pitch 04.17.18

April 17, 2018

This week on The Inside Pitch, special guest Justin St. Louis, Marketing Director at Devil's Bowl Speedway in West Haven, talks with Tom and Bob about the decision to go to the dirt track and other plans for this season.


The Inside Pitch 04.10.18

April 10, 2018

The boys are back and while they're grumbling a bit about the weather (who isn't?), they're excited for another season of local sports coverage. With a no hitter having already been thrown, it looks like the boy's baseball season is off to a strong start and MSJ will be fielding their first softball team in years. Find out about this and more at this week's edition of The Inside Pitch.


The Inside Pitch 03.12.18

March 12, 2018

Rutland Raiders varsity boys basketball coach, Mike Wood joins Rutland Herald sports editor Bob Fredette and sports writer Tom Haley for this week's edition of The Inside Pitch. The Raiders have a 38-0 record going into the play-offs. Bob tries to find out some of the keys to Wood's successful program and Tom tries to stir up a little sibbling rivalry...all on this week's edition of The Inside Pitch. 


The Inside Pitch 03.05.18

March 5, 2018

This week it's all about boys high school basketball on The Inside Pitch. Bob Fredette and Tom Haley are joined by Fair Haven boys basketball coaches Bob Prenevost and Luke Vadnais. They run through the parings and make their predictions alongside Bob and Tom.