Mike has been a weekend sports anchor for WAVE 3 News since 1996 and has been seen on Louisville television for 35 years.
He grew up in Louisville and is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.
Mike has played a vital role in WAVE News' award-winning coverage of thoroughbred racing including the station's Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby broadcasts. His expertise on this sport ranks second to none in our TV market. Over the years, he has also covered racing for ESPN and the Breeders' Cup.
Brian Lewerke threw two touchdown passes, had his first career catch and made the perfect pitch to kicker Matt Coghlin for a 6-yard scoring run in No. 24 Michigan State’s 35-21 victory over Indiana on Saturday night.
The West Louisville U-13 baseball team takes it first win in pool play while the season ends for the boys from New Albany. Saturday night in Mountain Home Arkansas, West Louisville defeated home-standing Mountain Home 5-4. West Louisville's final pool play game comes Sunday night at 9:00pm. Meanwhile, with a trip to Williamsport and the LIttle League World Series on the line, Michigan beat the boys from New Albany 13 to 0. at the Great Lakes Region in Westfield, ...
(Del Mar, CA (WAVE) Triple Crown winner, Justify, was paraded in front of the fans during Saturday's race card at Del Mar Race Track. The appearance marked the final time the colt will step foot on a race track. On August 1st, , Justify is slated to fly to Kentucky to his new home at Winstar Farm. Comments from Justify's camp on Saturday's final public appearance:
Louisville, KY (WAVE) The St. Xavier Tigers outslugged Highlands 10 -6 to capture the Kentucky State Baseball Championship Saturday night in Lexington. The Tigers used a pair of long balls to knock off the Bluebirds as Ryan Nicholson smacked a 2 -run shot and teammate Andrew Littlefield blasted a 3 run homer to spark the Tigers . The title is the 8th for St. Xavier. (Copyright 2018 WAVE 3 News. All rights reserved.)
Louisville KY (WAVE) In Justify's sweep of the Triple Crown races, he defeated more runners than any other Triple Crown winner. Justify becomes only second undefeated Triple Crown winner. Seattle Slew is the only other to complete an undefeated sweep. By becoming racing's 13th Triple Crown champ, Justify has undoubtedly locked up Horse of the Year honors. His jockey, Hall of Famer Mike Smith ( age 52,) became the oldest rider to sweep the Triple. Justify's ...