Michael Lyne joined the West Central Tribune as a sports reporter in June 2022, following his graduation from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where he graduated with a bachelors degree in journalism and a minor degree in Spanish studies.

Michael was a sports reporter at the Minnesota Daily during his time at the University of Minnesota. His main sports beats were Gophers soccer, men's hockey, and men's and women's gymnastics.

Michael also interned with a handful of media companies in the Twin Cities — MLatino Media, the Pioneer Press and MinnPost — and freelanced a story for USAHockey during his undergraduate career.

Michael speaks English (primary language) and shows proficiency in Spanish (secondary language).

Michael grew up in Eagan, Minn. His pronouns are he/him/his.

You may reach Michael at mlyne@wctrib.com, or by calling (320) 214-4345.

Athletes from BBE, MACCRAY, Montevideo, Paynesville, Willmar and YME lead this year's squad.
Sophomore Blake Schultz has emerged as a leader for the Prep Bowl-bound Wildcats and his teammates have rewarded him with the Kirk Cousins treatment, lots of gold chains
NLS beats district rival Watertown-Mayer in AAA semis, 33-28.
Community Christian School boys and girls basketball teams earn first wins of 2022-23 season.
Community Christian School opens with a 65-44 win over Victory Christian.
Eagles play everyone in uniform to beat Victory Christian, 56-22.
The Cardinals dominate the Storm en route to a 13-0 victory to earn their first win of 2022-23 season.
Lauren Eilers gets a hat trick in Willmar’s 13-0 win over Morris/Benson Area. Erin Eilers earns first career shutout between the pipes.
New London-Spicer football senior Hunter Downey talks about the Class AAA state tournament.
Malik Westerfield, Warriors defense power Ridgewater in 71-62 victory.