Cooper Welch

Host of KETR's Locker Room

Cooper Welch was born on July 10th, 1991 at Metropolitan Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. He attended Sulphur Springs High School, graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Broadcast Journalism, and is currently attending Texas A&M University-Commerce for a Master's Degree in Sports and Recreation Management. He hosts KETR's Locker Room, and also volunteers as play-by-play announcer for high school and college football.

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KETR's Locker Room
5:35 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

If coaches can be traded, what next?

Doc Rivers talking to Kevin Garnett
Keith Allison https://secure.flickr.com/photos/keithallison/

Though it fell through, the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers had been discussing a somewhat unusual trade. The guys discuss this, Tim Tebow's NFL future, the NBA Finals, and the Texas Rangers.

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KETR's Locker Room
2:00 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

What's the future of soccer in the United States?

David Beckham after a MLS game
Ted Robbins NPR

Today the guys discuss what needs to happen for soccer to become a major sport in the U.S., and their 'Mount Rushmores' of sport. Also discussed: the NBA Finals, the NHL playoffs, and the Texas Rangers.

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KETR's Locker Room
5:54 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Turf, track, softball new at A&M-Commerce

Memorial Stadium under construction
Lion Athletics Lion Athletics

Memorial Stadium and the A&M-Commerce Soccer Field are getting new turf and the track is also being renovated. Josh Jorgensen discussed this and the new softball team with Cooper and Big Chris.

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Texas Scribes
7:00 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Two short essays by Dr. John Hanners

Texas Theatre Journal Logo
Texas Theatre Journal http://www.texastheatrejournal.org/

This week on Texas Scribes Dr. John Hanners, Professor Emeritus of Theatre at Texas A&M University-Commerce, reads two short essays he penned for the Texas Theatre Journal. The first essay is 'Play It Again Sam; Tyler, Texas' Arthur Dooley Wilson.' The second is 'John Boles: Texas' Forgotten Actor'.

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KETR's Locker Room
4:11 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Could one player change the destiny of the Cowboys?

Michael Strahan in the Giants' 2008 Super Bowl Parade
rforestano https://secure.flickr.com/photos/23995414@N06/

Earlier this week, Michael Strahan got into a Twitter feud with Cowboys fans.

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Hopkins County
12:28 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Sulphur Springs to bark for its park

Tristen, Lacey, Sarah and Audrey Burkett of Sulphur Bluff take a walk with their dog Mac in Buford Park
Luis Noble Sulphur Springs News-Telegram

Dog parks are extremely popular in the Metroplex area, in Houston, and around San Antonio and Austin. But what about in Northeast Texas?

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Texas Scribes
7:00 am
Fri May 24, 2013

A Woman of Independent Means

A Woman of Independent Means
Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey Avon Books

This week on Texas Scribes Jan Hilton reads 'A Woman of Independent Means' by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey.  The book 'A Woman of Independent Means' tells the fictionalized story of the Walcott family of Honey Grove. Mrs. Hailey is a descendent of the Walcotts.

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Northeast Texas Weather
2:19 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Slideshow from May 21 storm

Outside KETR's Studios
Cooper Welch 88.9 KETR

Over an inch and a half of rain fell on Commerce Tuesday during the storms that crossed Northeast Texas. Here are a few pictures from outside the KETR studios.

KETR's Locker Room
3:15 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Are the rich just getting richer?

Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins.
NPR

Today Ryan & Cooper discuss Robert Griffin III's wedding registry fiasco and also talk some other sport controversies. The show ends with NBA playoffs and the Rangers.

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Texas Scribes
7:00 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Three Dark Decks

Three Dark Decks-Eusibia Lutz
Barnes & Noble http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/three-dark-decks-eusibia-lutz/1029742484

This week on Texas Scribes Dr. John Hanners reads from 'Three Dark Decks', by Eusibia Lutz. 'Three Dark Decks' blends fiction with her actual desperate flight from the advent of World War II in 1939.

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