Jim is one of the most experienced high school sports broadcasters in the State of Illinois. He has provided play-by-play for nearly every IHSA sport and is one of the most experienced prep football and basketball announcers covering the high schools today.
Jim’s local sports passion is evident and his extensive preparation and knowledge of the local game continues to impress and entertain fans throughout Chicagoland and beyond. In addition to his work since 2005 on MeTV, Jim has maintained an active sports journalism schedule throughout the Midwest, having worked as an anchor/reporter for Comcast SportNet Chicago, host/reporter for Fox Sports Detroit, and as color analyst for the Chicago Wolves Hockey broadcasts.
Jim’s versatility has shone throughout his career, including stints as host/anchor/reporter for the Chicago Blackhawks on television and on radio, play-by-play announcer for the Milwaukee Bucks and San Jose Sharks, and as Marketing Director for the Bulls/White Sox Academy in Lisle.
A 1984 graduate of the University of Northern Colorado, Jim makes his home in Bolingbrook.
Five time Emmy award winning broadcaster, Kenny McReynolds, started his career at WVON Radio in Chicago. He later worked as sports director for radio stations WGCI, WBMX and WVAZ-FM.
McReynolds move into television was as weekend sports anchor and reporter for WFLD-Fox 32 in Chicago. He was also morning sports anchor on WCIU-TV, as well as one of the hosts for the hit sports tv show Time Out which aired on WTTW/PBS Chicago.
Often referred to as Coach, McReynolds worked as an assistant basketball coach for DePaul University under the legendary Hall of Fame coach, Ray Meyer. He later went on to work for the NBA as a scout for the Orlando Magic, the Charlotte Bobcats and the Golden State Warriors.
McReynolds is presently sports anchor and color commentator for U Too sports game of the week and a reporter for the BIG TEN NETWORK. One of the voices of high school sports on the Comcast Network he also hosts Sports Edition on the U Too and provides color commentary on all live high school football and basketball games broadcast on U Too Sports.
His involvement and dedication to his craft and community have garnered him many accolades including the award for Outstanding Service to the African-American Community, from the League of Black Women. In May of 2006 he was inducted into the Chicago Public Schools’ Basketball Hall of Fame and into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in April of 2008.
The newest member of the Game of the Week commentator team is Jack McInerney. He is a former football player, United States Marine, graduate from Fenwick High School and Southern Illinois University. McInerney has taught high school and coached football over 35 years. While coaching football he became a member of the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association and became president of the association in 1987. In 1990, McInerney was the recipient of the Ray Elliot Award in the state of Illinois. In 2001, he was a part of the Downers Grove South football team that won the 8A State Championship. McInerney was elected to the Illinois High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame in 2001. He is still active within the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association and for the past 20 years he has been a color commentator for the Illinois State Football Championship games.
Veteran broadcaster Mark Krueger is enjoying his 30th season announcing Illinois high school sports and his 13th season with U Too Sports/ME-TV.
Krueger was selected in December 2014 to be enshrined into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Assocation Hall of Fame as a broadcaster. He is a member of the Class of 2015, along with great players like Terry Cummings (Carver), Hersey Hawkins (Westinghouse), Tamika Catchings (Stevenson) and Bobby Simmons (Simeon).
Krueger’s passion for sports is reflected in his unique, enthusiastic broadcasting style and his experience as a collegiate ballplayer underscores his expertise and credibility.
A 1989 graduate of North Central College in Naperville, the three-time Emmy nominated broadcaster pitched for the Cardinal baseball team from 1985-1989. He was a proud member of the 1987 team that placed 5th in the national Division III College World Series.
Krueger is single and resides in Aurora.
Fred has spent more than 25 years combining journalism, station operations and production in Chicago. Currently serving as Executive Producer, Fred has touched almost every department within Weigel Broadcasting. Among his many responsibilities Fred serves as the creator and producer of “CPS Game of The Week,” a live broadcast that combines the best of live high school sports with a unique educational twist. It is not uncommon for Fred to produce a segment on what students and parents need to know about getting financial aid for college. Fred is a graduate of Bradley University and has worked as a news reporter at WMBD-TV, the CBS affiliate in Peoria, Illinois, The Chicago Board Options Exchange in conjunction with Financial News Network, and as Vice President Station Manager at Home Shopping Network in Chicago.