PRIDE OF THE LADY CUBS
Story by: Scott Schultz
Recorded: August 2011, New York, NY
Music: Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De Cotonou; Nomo; Glissandro 70; Public Enemy
Music Coordination: Jeff Golick
Broadcast February 5, 2012 on KUT-FM's "O'Dark 30" (Austin).
With his comedy career stalled out, 30 year-old Scott Schultz enrolls as a Freshman at down-and-out L.A. City College. After Scott is named Sports Editor of the school paper by default, the college's legendary basketball coach, Mike Miller, enlists his aid in assembling LACC's first women's basketball team -- an experience that changes Scott's life.
Scott Schultz has been a comedian, journalist, photographer and editor for various newspapers, blogs and magazines, covering sports, music and science. He has been a regular contributor for LA Record, since 2008, and his work has appeared in L.A. Weekly, L.A. Times and Maxim En Espanol among others. As a comedian he has performed at clubs and colleges across the country. Having grown up in Marblehead, MA and moved to Southern California via Greyhound bus when he was 18-years old, Scott graduated from UCLA. He currently lives in the seaside town of Winthrop, MA and participates in storytelling and readings throughout Cambridge, MA. His favorite basketball movie is Hoop Dreams, and his all-time favorite basketball coach is John Wooden.