Behind the Bench

Behind the Bench with Carter Eckl is a high school sports podcast based around the Nevada News Group's coverage area. Each weekly episode will be 10-20 minutes as Eckl and producer Jeff Mulvihill, Jr. breakdown the week of events as well as look ahead at what is to come. Episodes will also feature interviews with local coaches and athletes.

Carter Eckl and Jeff Mulvihill, Jr. are joined by Duke Ritenhouse to chat about the ACC celebrity golf tournament at South Lake Tahoe this weekend. Plus, the upcoming Barracuda tournament in Truckee and latest from Nevada football, including early impressions …


Host Carter Eckl returns to the show after a trip east, rejoining producer Jeff Mulvihill, Jr. to chat about the latest happenings in Northern Nevada as well as what's on the docket this week. Also in this week's episode a …


The Behind the Bench crew starts setting up the pieces for summer events, beginning with back-to-back golf tournaments at and near Lake Tahoe. Also on the agenda: Not being good at soccer, and how Monday, July 1, was the day …


Pinch-hitting again, news editor Duke Ritenhouse joins producer Jeff Mulvihill Jr. for the Nevada Appeal’s weekly show. Sports director Carter Eckl reports again from Knoxville, Tenn., where he provides on-the-scene coverage of Douglas diver Krysta Palmer’s quest to return to …


This week, news editor Duke Ritenhouse and producer Jeff Mulvihill Jr. implement their plans for a podcast coup while host Carter Eckl is out of town. Actually, Carter is on-site in Knoxville, Tenn., for the U.S. Olympic Trials in diving, …


Carter Eckl and Jeff Mulvihill, Jr. are joined by Nevada News Group news editor Duke Ritenhouse to discuss an oddly busy June. The three dive into a Q+A in the Nevada Appeal about Tim Jackson taking over as the NIAA's …