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Meet The Team


Kyle Leverone

Northwestern University Journalism student (go 'Cats). Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Good Griefs sports blog and co-host of The Good Griefs Podcast. Northern Virginia native. Double-Varsity high school athlete. Fourth Line Grinder. Great at being mediocre at golf. 


Ian Alvano

Studying Journalism at the University of Kentucky (go cats, as well). Originally from Northern Virginia. Ex-baseball player. Current sports lover. You can catch me watching or listening to any and every sport. Loves Spanish culture. Tolerates math. Enjoys being with family. 

Richie Smiechowski


English major at the University of Pittsburgh, H2P! Full time chain banger, part time student. Lover of all "life sports". Probably the biggest Taylor Heinicke fan on planet earth.


L.A. Rice

Finance Major at THE James Madison University. Born and raised in Northern Virginia. Co-Host of the MoeCast with Chris Blake, a baseball and sports podcast available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Lover of baseball, basketball, and football. Back to Back Legion Baseball State Champion. Roll Vienna 180. 

Chris Blake


Journalism major at the University of Missouri. Statistics novice. Co-Host of the MoeCast with L.A. Rice, which can found on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. Bowling legend. Virginia native. Part of the 2019 Virginia state champion Legion baseball team.

Cole Banker


Journalism major at the University of Missouri. Native of the City of Champions, St. Louis, MO. Eats and sleeps baseball. Fantasy football junkie.  Probably golfing. Bills mafia.

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