Jeff Wald started as a Web Producer at WCCO-TV in April of 2011. Before that, he was a freelance Web Producer at KARE-TV in Golden Valley.
Jeff spent six years covering high school and college sports as the Northfield News Sports Editor from 2004-2010. That position also included blogging and writing online content.
Jeff attended the University of St. Thomas from 2000 to 2004, where he earned a degree in Print Journalism along with a minor in Communications. Jeff also covered St. Thomas athletics and interned in sports at both KARE-TV and Fox 9 during that time.
He grew up in Golden Valley and attended Totino-Grace High School. Jeff is an avid golfer who also has a passion for high school football and a wide range of sports. Jeff started the “Prep Blog” in August of 2011 with an emphasis on covering high school football around Minnesota. He also will blog about St. Thomas football as Tommie football can be heard in the fall on WCCO Radio 830 AM.
For the second straight year, two top-10 teams meet Saturday as No. 6 St. John’s hosts No. 4 St. Thomas in Collegeville.
It’s hard to believe, but the Minnesota high school football season will be at the halfway point after this week.
Vikings fans were fired up from start to finish for the team’s first official game at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Heading into MIAC play, the Tommies have outscored two non-conference opponents by a combined 99-23.
It’s Rivalry Week in Minnesota high school football. There is always that one week for any football program that means a little more than all the others.
It was an ugly start but the Vikings defense dominated in a 25-16 victory at Tennessee to begin the 2016 season.
After an opening victory that looked a lot like a first game, the No. 4-ranked St. Thomas football team hosts UW-Stout Saturday.
It’s Week 2 in high school football across Minnesota, and it’s the first week where a majority of the games are under the lights Friday night.
Teddy Bridgewater is out for the season, prompting Rick Spielman to make a big move at quarterback.
High school football is back. It’s one of the most fun times of the year in prep sports. Here are four of the top match-ups Friday night.
Teddy Bridgewater is out for the season, but we shouldn’t necessarily put the Vikings season to bed. Here is why.
The St. Thomas football team reported for its fall camp on Aug. 13, and there’s already a sense of urgency for the Tommies.
Here are nine Minnesota connections to the Olympics.
It seems like a recycled statement locally, but it’s a big year for the University of Minnesota football program.
Training camp is in full swing for the Minnesota Vikings in Mankato and it’s a huge year for the purple, full of potential.
Here are six Minnesota athletes who retired either far too young or with plenty left to play for.
There are many things that make U.S. Bank Stadium Minnesota-centric and catered to Vikings fans. Here are 6 of them.
Kris Dunn’s crossover was the talk of social media Friday night. Here are six other crazy plays in Timberwolves history.
Some think St. Thomas should opt up to Division I athletics after a dominant 2015-16 sports season. It’s a bad idea and one that won’t happen.
A quick look at the Timberwolves roster shows just as much uncertainty as it does potential and excitement.
The Timberwolves have the No. 5 pick this year. So what will they do with it? Here are four potential options.
Here are six Minnesota connections to this year’s Stanley Cup series between the Penguins and Sharks, with them split between the two teams.
Just as a heat wave arrives to the Twin Cities, it’s the biggest time of the year on the Minnesota prep sports scene as state tournaments are taking shape.
When a team is 17-40, who could possibly be playing well enough to be considered an All-Star? Here are four possibilities.
The Twins season has been a mess and the team will likely be sellers at the trade deadline. Here are 5 players that could be dealt.