I jumped out of bed at 4am Friday with excitement knowing that I would be inside U.S. Bank Stadium broadcasting a state football game in a couple of hours. I am a morning person, so getting up that early doesn’t bother me. I felt like a little kid getting up on Christmas morning I was so excited. I have been broadcasting high school sports for … Continue reading I’M EXCITED!!
As I was leaving the Xcel Energy Center Friday afternoon I noticed the security guard next to the media exit sleeping in his chair. I had to wake him up so he could open the door for me! We had become friends during the state volleyball tournament. He worked all three days and we carried on with small talk each day. Thursday he told me … Continue reading PEOPLE I MEET AT STATE
When I was in high school playing sports I didn’t get the chance to play in a state tournament. I never got to know what it felt like to win a section championship and play in the big venues at state. I wish I would have had that experience. In my broadcasting career I get to watch young men and women win a section championship … Continue reading I WANTED TO GO TO STATE
I told my wife not to bother with dinner this week, because I will be gone every night broadcasting section sports. It is going to be a fun week covering high school sports. I remember traveling to Benson in late August to broadcast my first high school volleyball match of the fall. Lac qui Parle Valley was opening their season against the Braves in a … Continue reading WON’T BE HOME FOR DINNER
It isn’t easy being a Minnesota Viking fan. The ups and downs this team gives me every Sunday is hard on my heart. Sunday they had a two score lead with three some minutes left and Carolina tied it up to send it into overtime. Vikings won in overtime, but my emotions once again were all over the place. I have been a Vikings fan … Continue reading IT ISN’T EASY
I look forward to handing out Sundrop to the LQPV students every Lac qui Parle Valley Homecoming. It’s so much fun to see the kids expressions when they see the pop and I hear a “thank you” Oh the happiness that Sundrop brings. The Madison and Appleton Chambers of Commerce get together every homecoming to supply a little treat for the kids during homecoming festivities … Continue reading SUNDROP