Mike Max returned to WCCO-TV as a sports reporter and anchor in April 2005.
Mike is no stranger to Minnesota sports. He hosts WCCO Sports Tonight With Mike Max on WCCO Radio. Prior to hosting the radio show, Mike hosted Sports Connection on the Midwest Sports Channel.
Mike started his career as an intern at WCCO-TV. He was hired as a sports producer and soon began reporting for WCCO-TV.
A true Minnesotan, Mike grew up in Gaylord, Minn. and played football, basketball and baseball.
Mike attended Hamline University and furthered his talents on the court and on the diamond, playing basketball and baseball for the Pipers.
In his spare time, Mike enjoys working out, hunting and spending time with his wife, daughter and son.
It’s already been 12 years since Joe Mauer walked across the stage as a Cretin-Derham Hall graduate, and into a career in professional baseball. This week, Mauer was back at his high school for a promotional shoot, and to award a prize pack from Gatorade.
The Timberwolves are more than one player away from contending, but one big player is in town. Indiana’s Cody Zeller worked out for the team — a solo work out, which means he’s really good and they already know a lot about him.
The Minnesota Vikings’ organized team activities continue this week and among the visitors was a welcome addition to the camp — former Vikings defensive end Kenechi Udeze.
On Monday, Twins minor league prospect Byron Buxton put on quite a show. But what about his timeline to the big leagues? It’s getting quicker by the week and Mike Max reports there have been several internal discussions about him moving up in the minor leagues.
When a baseball franchise struggles, you point to the future. For the Twins, much of their hope is sitting on the shoulders of Byron Buxton, who is the outfielder they took out of a Georgia High School No. 2 overall.
Ryan Boldt has all the tools — a strong arm, a good bat, and great speed. The only thing missing from his resume is his senior season. That was lost to injury, and maybe his draft status was as well.
One Minnesota baseball player to keep an eye on during this week’s draft is Mounds View senior Max Knutson. He’s already secured a scholarship to Nebraska, but could be tempted to turn pro with the right offer.
It is a river city and that means it’s been around for a while. It also means it’s probably seen its share of baseball in some form. Cedar Rapids’ latest chapter involves the Twins. The Kernels moved to Iowa from Beloit, Wis. – taking the place of an Angels’ affiliate. Kernels fan David Nelson says its minor league baseball, complete with the minor league feel.
Minnehaha Academy’s John Pryor is a pitcher’s pitcher. He attacks the strike zone, he’s careful with the meat of the order, and he goes after the bottom of it.
Century Community College left-handed ace Jared Dettman, who is pitching in the Junior College World series, should get drafted for a second time next week. Cedar Rapids Kernels’ manager Jake Mauer sees some similarities between first-round prospect Byron Buxton and his brother – the Twins’ Joe Mauer. The Timberwolves are concerned about Kevin Love’s conditioning since his injury ended his season.
She can pitch and she can hit, and she does it so well that as just a sophomore she is one of the best in the state.
Larry Gallagher was a top-notch athlete growing up in Columbia Heights, and along the way he started umpiring baseball games. Nearly 60 years since his first game, he’s still doing it almost every day.
Three years ago, Century Community College decided to start a baseball program. They hired a man who had experience after taking Ridgewater Community College to the Junior College World Series.
The Twins’ future could be the focus soon if this team continues to place last-place baseball. And down in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, there is some hope.
The word is Joe Coleman is getting a lot of inquiry from major colleges across the country since announcing he’s leaving the University of Minnesota. Richard Pitino is starting to make his imprint, including inquiring about a private workout area across from his office for personal player workouts.
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