Mike Max returned to WCCO-TV as a sports reporter and anchor in April 2005.
Mike is no stranger to Minnesota sports. He hosts “Sports To The Max” every weeknight fro 7-9 p.m. 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 the time of year when everyone is thinking about getting outdoors. And to help you get ready for the summer fun, this weekend is the 83rd Northwest Sportshow. It features deals on boats, RVs, ATVs, fishing and hunting gear.
Growing up in western Minnesota, he was a high school gym rat. Now, he coaches in NBA gymnasiums.
It only took about 30 years of basketball coaching and administration to get there, but now Clay Moser calls Los Angeles home.
The Wayzata’s boys tennis team is searching for a three-peat, and their No. 1 player is defending his title.
Major League Soccer is coming to Minnesota. The league made it official on Wednesday at Target Field when they announced that the Minnesota United FC team would play in the league starting in 2018. It’s the news die-hard soccer fans here have been waiting years for.
The Gopher women’s basketball team believes now that they are in the dance, why not win some games? The reason they have a chance against DePaul and beyond is a new addition, who may have made it all possible.
It is a staggering story based on numbers. Hamline University’s hockey team won two games last season. If they win Saturday against Wisconsin-Stevens Point, they will advance to the NCAA Division III Frozen Four with a new coach and a new culture.
Championship Saturday is now set for Target Center after four more semifinals Friday.
Growing up in a single parent home isn’t easy, but for St. Thomas Academy Mr. Hockey Finalist Christiano Versich, one mom like his is all you need. Versich has enjoyed a stellar senior season — the game looks like it comes easy, but that’s hardly been the case.
Mike Max shares the latest on the Class 1A and 2A semifinals.
When parents meet playing basketball in college, you know there is a pretty good chance their kids may gravitate to the sport. The Geuberts look like the all-American family, because, in many respects, they are. Dan and Melissa have three children, two of whom are twins and high school seniors — Madison and Drew.
The Boys State High School Hockey Tournament starts in Class A with quarterfinals and continues Thursday with Class AA quarterfinals. Sometimes the great story lines aren’t the ones of the players who have been starters since they put on skates, but the ones who had to work every day to finally be good enough. Breck goaltender Stephen Headrick is a prime example of that.
Minneapolis South High School is one of many school benefiting from Target Field. What’s the connection? A Hennepin County tax that is helping build new facilities for schools and parks in the city.
Minnesota Timberwolves fans are rejoicing Wednesday night. Kevin Garnett is back home, and he’ll be in the starting lineup as they face the Washington Wizards at Target Center. A capacity crowd is expected as Timberwolves officials made 1,000 extra seats available for Garnett’s return.
The Girls State Gymnastics Championships are this weekend at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion, and one of the defending state champions is a multi-sport state champion.
The University of Minnesota gymnastics program got a shocker before the season started. Meg Stephenson and her husband and volunteer assistant, Jim, were removed from their duties amid some controversy.
The temperature is dropping, but the action on the ice is heating up in high school hockey.
The Wild had their very physical players leading the way in Monday night’s victory over the Canucks.
They have won five straight and play another key game Monday night against the Vancouver Canucks. You get the feeling they will all be key games from here on out if they want to make the playoffs. But is the team’s newest addition between the pipes enough to get them into the postseason?
The best high school basketball team in the state so far has been Champlin Park. The Rebels are unbeaten, and they’re motivated by what they did not do a year ago. Osseo took Champlin Park out in the section finals to go to state in 2014.
New Prague High School senior Kevin Bastyr comes to almost every game. They call him “Super Fan,” and he was honored at this winter’s senior night.
David McCoy checks out girls hockey, Blake vs. St. Louis Park. A ‘Super Fan’ in New Prague is inspiring the team. Plus all the best highlights from High School Sports around the state.
There are several reasons the Minnesota Wild has won four straight games after the NHL All-Star break. One is the play of Jason Zucker.
For the University of Minnesota football program, they hope they have upgraded with a collection of recruits that have upside and are coachable. Yes, it’s National Signing Day for high school football players.
Basketball and hockey conference titles are being decided this week.
There are two different wrestling polls: One has the University of Minnesota ranked No. 1 in the country, the other as Iowa as the nation’s best college team. They will settle it Friday night, when the Hawkeyes visit and face the Gophers at Williams Arena.