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In Play with Craig Mattick: Gene Brownell

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For nearly 50 years, Gene Brownell was a teacher, coach, and educator in South Dakota. Most recently, he was the long-time athletic director at Aberdeen Central. Brownell is also one of the key people who has helped organize the 'B' boys basketball tournament over the years.

Nate Wek is currently the sports content producer and sports and rec beat reporter for South Dakota Public Broadcasting. He is a graduate of South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism Broadcasting and a minor in Leadership. From 2010-2013 Nate was the Director of Gameday Media for the Sioux Falls Storm (Indoor Football League) football team. He also spent 2012 and 2013 as the News and Sports Director of KSDJ Radio in Brookings, SD. Nate, his wife Sarah, and two kids Braxan and Jordy, live in Canton, SD.