Mike Shiers

Mike Shiers

Sports Anchor

Charlottesville, Va.

Mike Shiers joined the NBC29 News team as the weekend sports anchor in September of 2009.

A proud graduate of Syracuse University, Mike comes to Charlottesville from WALB in Albany, Georgia, where he served as weekend sports anchor for three years.

He previously worked in northwest Georgia and southeast Tennessee.

Mike married his wife in 2014, and the couple had their wedding reception at a baseball stadium.

Mike can run a sub-four minute mile, has climbed six of the world's fourteen highest mountain peaks, and won a bronze medal in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta for Archery. When he's not covering sports around the region for NBC29, Mike works as a NASCAR test driver, and (clearly) enjoys making up tall tales.

Recent Articles by Mike

Guyer Retires; Former UVA baseball star retires from MLB

UVA football players return to Grounds

Virginia high schools planning for the unknown this fall

Sophomore Jowon Briggs expected to have big impact on UVA defensive line

UVA coaches finding positives while recruiting during pandemic

  UVA’s Beth Lillie wins 2nd annual Donna Andrews Invitational golf tournament

Ryan Zimmerman sitting out 2020 MLB season due to COVID-19 risks

Western Albemarle HS moving up to Class 4 in VHSL 2021-22 Mid-Cycle Adjustment

  Ready to tee off: After years of construction, Birdwood Golf Club set to reopen

UVA Football returns to voluntary workouts on July 5th

Still months to wait for NBA Draft

ACC Commissioner John Swofford to retire after 2020/2021 athletic season

Former UVA basketball star Malcolm Brogdon tests positive for COVID-19

  Five-year anniversary of UVA Baseball’s first-ever College World Series title

UVA signee Nick Bitsko chooses Major Leagues over college baseball

Orlando Pride women’s soccer team reports ten positive COVID-19 tests; Three former ‘Hoos on roster

  Meadowcreek Golf Course ready to reopen for ‘Social Distancing Golf’

No UVA players selected in Major League Baseball Draft

VHSL allows out-of-season practice activities to resume

  Jonas Sanker verbally commits to Boston College for football

UVA Baseball roster in ‘Good Shape’ despite unexpected challenges of COVID-19

Governor working on plan for youth sports in Virginia

UVA lefthander Andrew Abbott projected for 2nd Round of MLB Draft

  McIntire Little League returns to the field

Special Olympics Virginia holding Virtual Torch Run

  Falcon Club still planning on Football Awards Banquet, despite missing fundraisers

Jack Salt 2.0: Cavaliers looking for Caffaro to make an impact next season

  Maintenance on UVA athletic fields doesn’t stop with no sports

UVA men’s basketball to play in inaugural Hall of Fame Shootout

UVA’s Chris Newell named ‘National Freshman of the Year’