The unofficial start to the summer season arrives this weekend in South Jersey with visitors and local heading to the beaches and boardwalks.  On Memorial Day Weekend we take time to remember our fallen heroes who paid the ultimate price for our freedom which allows us to have the fun we do throughout the summer!  It’s also the beginning of another season with beach patrols up and down the South Jersey coast preparing to protect the bathing public.  The Beach Patrol Report resumes in The Locker Room with Billy Schweim as every Saturday we take a closer look at the people who work each beach patrol from Brigantine to Cape May.  Every year, we talk weekly with a representative from each town on what their beach patrol is doing to make the Summer of 2022 safe for everyone.  We also talk about the upcoming Life Guard Racing Season, a South Jersey Tradition in which the Lifeguards from different towns compete for supremacy and we cover them all summer long!

This week the Phillies split their four-game series with the Braves in Atlanta and now head to New York City for a three-game weekend showdown with the National League East-leading Mets. The Phillies bullpen has been a concern again recently; They are ranked 22nd in Major League Baseball with a combined Relievers' ERA of 4.21 and even though they are not as bad as last year's 34 Blown Saves in 70 Save Attempts, they still have four Blown Saves in 14 Save Attempts this season making Phillies' fans concerned!

The NBA and NHL playoffs have been interesting and entertaining while the Eagles have been really busy during this NFL Offseason adding key pieces to both sides of the ball.  We will look at the additions and subtractions they’ve made plus the busy week in sports this weekend in The Locker Room with Billy Schweim!

On Saturday’s show, former Big Ten and NFL Linebacker Brad Quast joins me in the studio.  We have another jammed-packed show including The Sports Book Consigliere Dave Sharapan starts us off from Las Vegas with his weekend sports predictions.  Then we will talk with an Ocean City local who just signed a contract with the Flyers minor league team the Phantoms: Colin Felix will join us at 11 am!  In Hour Two, it's our first Beach Patrol report of the 2022 Summer Season.  We will open up with the former Chief of the Longport Beach Patrol Dan Adams.  Plus Phillies, Eagles, and NHL/NBA playoffs are among the hot topics!

On Sunday’s show, Pete Thompson joins me in the studio as we recap the weekend in the Sports World.  Our weekly segment “On the Mound with Tommy Greene” is brought to you by Aaron Bada’s GSF Golf and Performance center.  Tommy analyzes the Phillies current road trip and looks ahead to Sunday’s matchup with the Mets on Sunday Night Baseball.  Then we will talk with former NHL Head Coach and current ESPN NHL Analyst Barry Melrose.  Melrose is a passionate analyst for ESPN’s coverage of the NHL and we look forward to hearing from him!

All that and more this weekend in The Locker Room with Billy Schweim every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to Noon on 97.3 ESPN Radio.

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