troubleshooting Question

How to use MAX() and Group to gather query results?

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I am struggling to find the correct syntax for my query.

For simplicity purposes, let's say my db table has 5 columns: id, Name, Date, Year, Month

I need to identify the last record in the db based on the MAX(Date) where the report Name='Activity Report'.  What further complicates this query is the fact that I need to be able to grab all of the information from the DB row found so that I can print it to the screen later.

This is what I have so far:

SELECT MAX(Date) as most_recent, id, Name, Date, Year, Month FROM reports WHERE Name='Activity Report' ORDER BY Name ASC

I know this is not correct but, all of the examples I have seen just confuse me even more.

Can anyone assist?
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