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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.

Thanks for letting me be a part of your viewing experience.


Recent Articles
  • Inside the Milwaukee Brewers’ bullpen: ‘You can ask any guy — their heart races any time that phone rings’

    MILWAUKEE — Some of the most valuable members of this year’s Milwaukee Brewers’ team spend their time apart from the rest of the team, but that’s where the bullpen bond develops. Statistically, the Brewers’ bullpen is getting the job done this season. Anecdotally, the Brewers’ bullpen is making the job fun this season. “You’re down there, basically locked in a cage with each other for three hours a night,” said Dan Jennings, Brewers’ pitcher. The crew of relievers is quite […]

  • End of an era: High school coaches reflect on 30 years of summer baseball ahead of last inning

    MILWAUKEE — You might not realize that even though the school year is long over, there’s still one high school sport being played: summer baseball, which features teams that don’t play spring baseball, but starting next season, there will be no more separation. FOX6’s Tim Van Vooren goes Beyond the Game with four legendary coaches: Tim Van Vooren: “You’ve seen it all, so what’s the best thing about baseball in general — not summer or spring — but high school baseball, […]

  • ‘An eye-opener:’ MU summer campers learn real-life lessons with wheelchair basketball

    MILWAUKEE — Just like in years past, hundreds of kids are taking part in Marquette basketball’s summer camps. While they learn and develop new skills on the court, on one day of camp they learned a lot more than just basketball. The basketball courts at Marquette University’s Al McGuire Center were full of potential future Golden Eagles at another day of summer basketball camp. Dribbling and shooting are just part of the education. “I think it’s an eye-opener for them,” […]

  • Beyond the Game with the Milwaukee Croquet Club: ‘Anybody can play’

    MILWAUKEE — Summer in Milwaukee can be very hectic; with so few days of good weather, getting all the sports in can become hectic too. We found a summer sport that is perfect for winding down while also competing. Meet the members of the Milwaukee Croquet Club. “We’ve got a fantastic facility, this has got to be one of the best croquet facilities in the Midwest. So we have really lucked out in that regard,” said Milwaukee Croquet Club President […]

  • ‘Ready to step up:’ Packers’ OL Lucas Patrick could play an even larger role in 2018

    GREEN BAY — Six weeks or so ahead of the start of Green Bay Packers Training Camp, and by then, one offensive lineman hopes the focus on him will be strictly football. He was part of a viral video you con’t want to be a part of. Lucas Patrick was the Packers’ player who hit the line drive softball into Clay Matthews’ face. “The ball happened to come off my bat and hit him. Could have been anyone. I was […]

  • Watch: Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy kicks off mini-camp in Green Bay

    GREEN BAY — Green Bay Packers’ Head Coach Mike McCarthy spoke with the media on Tuesday morning, June 12 as the team kicked off a mandatory mini-camp in Titletown. Mini-camp got underway after three weeks of organized team activities, or OTAs. Attendance is mandatory unless you’re an excused veteran. “Sixteen veterans have been excused from the camp. There’s only so many reps you can accomplish throughout the off-season and today’s practice and tomorrow and Thursday’s practice will be exclusively for […]

  • Packer for life? QB Aaron Rodgers, at OTAs, says that’s what he hopes for

    GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers’ player for life? It sounds good to fans, and it sounds good to the QB too. Rodgers has spent his entire professional football career as a Green Bay Packers’ player. He’s now a minority owner of the Milwaukee Bucks. Has Wisconsin become home? “Mark Murphy and I have talked over the years about what it means to be a Packer for life, and when I first got to Green Bay and the […]

  • ‘Praying for him:’ Coach McCarthy, Lucas Patrick react after line drive that struck Clay Matthews

    GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers hit the field Monday, June 4 as another week of organized team activities (OTAs) got underway — but one defensive star was missing. Clay Matthews was not present after he broke his nose while playing in the charity softball game on Saturday. There was no contact on the practice field during OTAs Monday, but the same could not be said for the softball diamond over the weekend. Video shows Matthews was hit squarely […]

  • ‘We want to help:’ Bubba Watson, Donald Driver, Jordy Nelson, Ty Montgomery push adoption in Lake Geneva

    LAKE GENEVA — It took Bubba Watson being off the PGA Tour for a week, a current Green Bay Packers’ player traveling down from Green Bay and two former Packers’ players clearing their schedules — and they all said it was well worth it. On a Sunday evening in May, sports fans in southeast Wisconsin mingled with a quartet of professional athletes. The admirers got a lot out of their access, including a fair share of personal interaction. The sports heroes […]

  • ‘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 […]