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PODCAST: Locust Grove and USA Football head coach Matt Hennesy visits with Further Review

PODCAST: Locust Grove and USA Football head coach Matt Hennesy visits with Further Review
Locust Grove's Matt Hennesy (left) also served as head coach of USA Football's U-18 team that won the North American Championship last week in Orlando. (PHOTO: Rachel Roberts)

Locust Grove’s Matt Hennesy (left) also served as head coach of USA Football’s U-18 team that won the North American Championship last week in Orlando. (PHOTO: Rachel Roberts)

Locust Grove High School coach Matt Hennesy, who served as head coach of the USA Football U-18 team that beat Canada for the first time and played in Orlando during Pro Bowl week stopped by Further Review with Hoover and Rew to talk about the game, the process and what’s next for Team USA.

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Hoover wrote for the Tulsa World for 24 years before joining The Franchise, where he's now co-host of "Further Review" on The Franchise Tulsa (weekdays 12-3, fm107.9/am1270) . In his time at the World, Hoover won numerous writing and reporting awards, including in 2011 National Beat Writer of the Year from the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work covering the Oklahoma Sooners. Hoover also covered Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Oral Roberts and the NFL as a beat writer. From 2012 to 2016, Hoover was the World's lead sports columnist. As a columnist, Hoover won national awards in 2012 and 2014 from the National Athletic Trainers Association for reporting on sports medicine and in 2015 won first place in sports columns from the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists. After receiving a journalism degree from East Central University, Hoover worked at newspapers in Ada, Okmulgee, Tahlequah and Waynesville, Mo. He played football at Ada High School and grew up in North Pole, Alaska. Hoover and his family live in Broken Arrow.

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