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I have been at FOX6 since September 1990 and have enjoyed every minute of it.

Growing up in West Bend, I never would have believed that I would get the chance to cover events such as Super Bowls and Final Fours and Major League playoff games and NASCAR events as a Milwaukee sportscaster. In between, there have been so many feature stories with folks who excel far from the spotlight.

With continually evolving technology, there are more and more exciting ways to share those stories. This job is never the same from day to day, which is one of the reasons it is so much fun.

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  • ‘Awe-inspiring:’ Bucks’ star Giannis Antetokounmpo surprises Milwaukee kids with shopping spree

    MILWAUKEE — He’s a basketball star who has a big name, a big personality and a big heart. Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo went on a surprise shopping spree alongside a select group of kids from the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee. The group didn’t really know what was going on at Dick’s Sporting Goods. “We got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet Giannis,” said Jauney Baker, 14. The kids were treated to a signed Giannis jersey, a $100 gift […]

  • ‘Wisconsin will always mean a lot:’ Jordy Nelson talks Green Bay days and his future in Oakland

    LAKE GENEVA — Former Green Bay Packers’ WR Jordy Nelson returned to Wisconsin this past weekend to take part in the “Jockey Being Family” gala at Grand Geneva. FOX6’s Tim Van Vooren got to ask Nelson about his family, his days in Green Bay and his future in Oakland. “This event means a lot. Jockey Family means a lot to myself and my wife and our family obviously, and obviously Wisconsin will always mean a lot. It’s great to be […]

  • ‘Energy in the building is significant:’ Packers rookies, veterans come together on 1st day of OTAs

    GREEN BAY — Tuesday, May 22 marked the first day as a full squad for the Green Bay Packers’ first OTA of the season, bringing rookies and veterans together. They brought a lot of energy on the field. Mike McCarthy was back, Aaron Rodgers was back, Mike Daniels was back — you can go down the list of familiar names, but there’s a lot different in Green Bay this year as well, including new players and coaches. “The energy in […]

  • Concordia University baseball team welcomes student with special needs: ‘He’s just another one of us’

    MEQUON — College can be a place where students go on to fulfill their dreams. At Concordia University Wisconsin, they gave such an opportunity to a young man who became more than just a part of their baseball team. “To me, this is more a personal relationship with the players and that’s — that’s beautiful,” said Val Keiper, Concordia University assistant baseball coach. Keiper was talking about Matthew Van Eerden, or as most folks know him, “Mattie.” “I’m making new friends, […]

  • She won 3 state titles at Pius and was named Wisconsin Player of the Year: These days, she’s DJ Shawna

    MILWAUKEE — You know you’re big time when you don’t need a last name to be recognized. That’s the case for an up-and-coming Milwaukee fixture known as DJ Shawna. Not bad, especially for a second career. Shawna Nicols used to run the show on the basketball court. She won three state titles at Pius and was the 2000 Gatorade Wisconsin Player of the Year. “I ended up going to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jane Albright recruited me and I still, […]

  • Brewers’ beer battle brewing: Fans can vote for players or broadcasters July 20 at Miller Park

    MILWAUKEE — There’s a battle brewing inside the Milwaukee Brewers’ organization. It’s youth versus experienced, but it has nothing to do with baseball talent. This battle is all about the taste buds. Some folks in the Brewers’ baseball organization are working with actual brewers. “We don’t know anything about being a brewmaster. We just told them what we like and hopefully they are going to make it,” said Bill Schroeder, Brewers’ broadcaster. “It’s a passion for these guys just to see how […]

  • Packers’ Hunter Bradley is 1st and only long snapper selected in 2018 NFL Draft

    GREEN BAY — The NFL Draft is full of stories of athletes conquering barriers to get selected, but one Packers’ draft pick’s story is especially unique, mostly because of the position he plays. Hunter Bradley, the 239th player selected in the 2018 NFL Draft is the first and only long snapper selected. “Being a long snapper, that’s not really something, other than this, obviously, it’s a great opportunity and a blessing to be drafted by a great organization like this, […]

  • College basketball analyst Bill Raftery shares stories about Al McGuire during visit to Marquette University

    MILWAUKEE — As a player and coach, and now a long-term commentator, Bill Raftery has seen just about everything in college basketball, but at a recent talk at Marquette University, he said there was only one Al McGuire. It was a different kind of business for Raftery, fresh off another championship in college basketball, on this day at MU, as the long-time college basketball analyst spoke about the sport’s broadcasting business. “It was exciting and I think like anything, like […]

  • ‘I’m always one to listen:’ Ahead of draft, Packers’ GM responds to report QB Aaron Rodgers is frustrated

    GREEN BAY — Thirteen years ago Monday, April 23, Green Bay Packers’ history was made when Aaron Rodgers came to the organization. Many scouts thought Rodgers was the best quarterback in that draft, but for a number of reasons, he slipped to the 24th pick. The Packers were smart enough, and lucky enough, to catch him. Three years later, Rodgers became the Packers’ starting QB. So how happy is Rodgers with the Packers? That question was brought up Monday with […]

  • Italian foreign exchange student-athlete in Ozaukee Co. learns he has cancer: ‘It’s a blessing I was here’

    FREDONIA — He came to this country as a foreign exchange student and now, his host community is supporting him through the biggest battle of his life. Edoardo Campus and his story will long be remembered in northern Ozaukee County and beyond. An Italian exchange student from Sardinia, Campus arrived in August and was on the field for the Ozaukee High School soccer team not long after. In the winter, he represented the Warriors in his favorite sport. “I played […]

  • ‘Teaching kids the basics:’ Children with visual impairments take part in ‘beep baseball’ with MSOE players

    MILWAUKEE — Spring means the sights and sounds of baseball return to Wisconsin — but some kids must really focus on the sounds. During a recent “beep baseball” game at MSOE, the sound of the crack of the bat was replaced with something else. “Beeper baseball is an adapted way to play baseball where there is actually a beeping sound coming from the baseball and the base,” said Madalyn Barnes with Vision Forward. The MSOE baseball team had fun playing with […]

  • ‘No better place:’ Vin Baker returns to Milwaukee as Bucks’ assistant coach

    MILWAUKEE — Vin Baker was a major player with the Milwaukee Bucks during his four seasons in the mid 90s, making the NBA All-Star team twice. Now, Baker is back — and playing a new role with the team and the city. Baker had a very successful professional basketball career that spanned 13 seasons, four of them with the Bucks after they drafted him in the first round in 1993. His fame and fortune went away by 2006, and it […]