Sports Director, Play-by-Play, Co-Host of High Noon
Hometown: Gap, PA
First Year at Paul Bunyan Broadcasting: July 2015
Sports Played Growing Up: Soccer (and pretty much everything else recreationally)
Favorite Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers, Manchester United, Philadelphia Union, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Flyers, United States national soccer teams
Favorite Movies: Lawrence of Arabia, The Dark Knight, Ocean’s Eleven (2001), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), Chariots of Fire, The Shawshank Redemption
Favorite TV Shows: Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad, The Office, Frasier, Mission: Impossible
Favorite Sports Memory: Watching my younger brothers, cousin, uncle, and high school soccer team win the first state championship in our school’s history in 2012.
Why Do You Enjoy This Job?: I love telling the story of a game as it is happening and providing these kids and their families with valuable memories to savor. I thank God for this job and a wonderful community to broadcast for!
Programming Director, Host of Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors
Hometown: Red Lake Falls, MN
First Year at Paul Bunyan Broadcasting: 1987
Sports Played Growing Up: Played them all through 9th Grade, then just baseball.
Favorite Sports Teams: Twins, Vikings, Wild, Wolves (and, of course, the Jacks and Beavers)
Favorite Movies: The Shawshank Redemption, Groundhog Day, the original Star Wars trilogy, Casablanca, A Christmas Story
Favorite TV Shows: Seinfeld, Stranger Things, Only Murders in the Building, The Office, The Twilight Zone
Favorite Sports Memory: The Miracle On Ice and Games 6 & 7 of the 1991 World Series.
Why Do You Enjoy This Job?: Our great crew and being able to be in touch with BHS coaches and athletes.
Co-Host of High Noon, Play-by-Play
Football Analyst, Play-by-Play
Hometown: Thief River Falls, MN
First Year at Paul Bunyan Broadcasting: 2013
Sports Played Growing Up: Basketball, Marching Band
Favorite Sports Teams: Twins, Vikings, Wild, Timberwolves, Lynx, and any Two Harbors or Thief River Falls teams (when they’re not playing the Jacks!)
Favorite Movies: The Wizard of Oz (1939), Space Jam, Pride of the Yankees, old Disney movies, Hallmark movies
Favorite TV Shows: Get Smart, I Dream of Jeannie, The Beverly Hillbillies, Green Acres, Gilligan’s Island
Favorite Sports Memory: The 1992-93 Hillcrest Lutheran Academy boys basketball team’s run to the Section 8 championship game (featuring two exchange students with minimal-to-no prior basketball experience).
Why Do You Enjoy This Job?: To be able to cover Bemidji High School athletics in a full and consistent manner (and best in all of northern Minnesota) is special. All of us are passionate about sports, and Bemidji is a hub in north central Minnesota. The people I work with, and the passion and knowledge they have is readily apparent in all of our broadcasts…and we all get along famously! This is just about as good as it gets, outside of time with my family (wife, two sons, and two granddaughters)!
Hometown: Lake Stevens, WA and Bemidji, MN
First Year at Paul Bunyan Broadcasting: 2015
Sports Played Growing Up: Baseball, Basketball, Football
Favorite Sports Teams: Wild, Vikings, Timberwolves, Twins, Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Mariners
Favorite Movies: The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, The Goonies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Endgame
Favorite TV Shows: The Expanse, Breaking Bad, The Office, Avatar: The Last Airbender, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia
Favorite Sports Memory: The Minneapolis Miracle & the Seahawks winning the Super Bowl.
Why Do You Enjoy This Job?: I like providing coverage of games to families and to those who can’t travel to games. I also like to see (and hear) students grow and give them an experience that not a lot of high school athletes have.