About Mike SHAFT
Mike Shaft is a broadcaster of some repute in the North West. He was born in Grenada in the West Indies and has lived in the North West of England since 1968. He began his broadcasting career as a freelance presenter at Piccadilly Radio, Manchester in 1978.Read More
Welcome to an on-going feature on mikeshaft.com. It is the Timeline. On this page we will try to high-light some of the major events that I have been involved with over the years.
With the BBL Trophy now at the semi-Final stage and the Play-Off picture now coming into focus there are some truly momentous games in week 24 of this BBL Season. On Friday night with the home team down 20, Sheffield Sharks went into lock-down mode allowing the Wolves just 3 points in the final Stanza.
Our celebrations continue. In this photo album we bring you some of the people and places that made Sunset Radio what it was. Some of these photos are not very high quality but it is all that I have got. If you have better quality photos or originals then please get in touch.
Welcome to an on-going series of classic British Basketball photographs on mikeshaft.com, under the slogan 'We got history...We got game.'
Victor Moses has retained his Molten BBL Player of the Month award after continuing his sparkling form from January into February.
Back in 2002 during the Commonwealth Games in Manchester, I got a phone call from the manager of BBC GMR asking if I was available to present their Sunday Breakfast programme as holiday cover.
22:00 Every Saturday night on BBC Radio Manchester.
Leeds Carnegie Basketball returned to winning ways on Saturday with a tough fought 76-67 victory over physical Westminster Warriors at the Leeds Metropolitan University Sports Arena, while the Carnegie Women also celebrated.
Week 23 was a good week for the Wildcats and the Giants, both of whom are fighting for Play-Off places in the BBL. The Wildcats are in 7th place and are 12&14 while the Giants are joint 9th with the Rocks 9&15.
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