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.
After starting 1-2 in MIAC play, St. Thomas finished 15-5 and is the No. 1 seed for the playoffs. The Tommies host St. John’s Thursday night.
Many of Minnesota’s teams are at a crossroads and if we didn’t know already, we’ll find out who the athletes most important to their teams are.
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You’ve got to love February if you’re a Minnesota high school sports fan. Conference seasons are in the stretch run, and the race for league titles is on.
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Halfway into the season, the Timberwolves have won five of their last seven and are 2.5 games out of a playoff spot.
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The Minnesota Wild are on fire. They’re one of the hottest teams in the NHL, and there is no sign that a losing streak is coming any time soon.
We’re less than a week into a new era of Gopher football, and what a change it appears to be.
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Well, Vikings fans have seen this movie before. In a game they absolutely had to win to have any real chance at making the playoffs, the Vikings got destroyed by the Colts.
What a weird season it’s been for the Minnesota Vikings. And there are still three games left. And they still have a chance, albeit slim, to make the playoffs.
The No. 3-ranked St. Thomas football team had its season end in a 34-31 loss to UW-Oshkosh on Saturday in the NCAA quarterfinals.
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The St. Thomas football team, ranked No. 3 in the country, appears to be peaking at the right time.
The Gophers won eight games and are headed to another bowl, but excitement for the program is at its lowest in several years.
The St. Thomas football team hosts No. 16-ranked Coe College Saturday after shutting out Northwestern 43-0 in the opening round of the playoffs last week.
The Minnesota Vikings earned a much-needed 30-24 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak. But what a weird game.
The No. 3-ranked St. Thomas football team will host Northwestern of St. Paul in the first round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs on Saturday.
The Vikings are beat up with injuries, they can’t run the ball and their defense is struggling after a dominant start. And then there is Blair Walsh, who continues to be a hot mess kicking.
The St. Thomas football team knows this much: It’s in the NCAA Playoffs regardless of what happens on Saturday in its regular season finale.
It shouldn’t be, at least yet, but the sky is starting to fall for Minnesota Vikings fans. A lot can and has changed for the Vikings since a 5-0 start.
St. Thomas relied on its defense in a 27-6 win at Bethel Saturday. Next up for the No. 4-ranked Tommies is Gustavus, in St. Peter.