The 12 Sports team brings you whistle to whistle coverage of local prep sports, daily highlights and features on 12 News and Sports Jam, a weekly review of northwest suburban sports including close-up looks at local athletes, fast paced highlights of local games, up-to-date scores and standings and In-depth interviews.
Some of the top high school-aged boys basketball players in the country are in Maple Grove this weekend. The new gyms at Maple Grove Junior High are the site for a big Nike-sponsored Elite Youth Basketball League Tournament.
May 22, 2015
Two-time defending state Class AA champion Wayzata knocked off Armstrong 5-2 in the Section 6AA boys tennis semifinals. The Trojans are facing Edina for the title Thursday at the University of Minnesota's Baseline Tennis Center.
May 21, 2015
The Maple Grove boys tennis team lost in the Section 5AA final to Mounds View. The top-seeded Mustangs swept the doubles and won two singles matches to beat the Crimson 5-2.
May 20, 2015
This week on Channel 12’s Sports Jam, highlights from section
tennis plus baseball, softball, track and field, lacrosse and adapted
bowling. Plus a look ahead to the section softball playoffs in Class 3A.
In our Sports Jam Spotlight John Jacobson profiles Park Center
track and field standout Terrance Howard. Howard holds the state mark
this season for the longest throw in the discus and is headed to
Marquette University next year. Also Jay Wilcox talks with the new head
boys basketball coach at Park Center, James Ware. Ware was most recently
on the coaching staff at Hopkins High School. Plus our Plays of the Week segment.
Since 2004 Channel 12 has honored former high school athletes and
coaches from the area with induction into the 12 Sports Hall of Fame.
Now in its 11th season, the 2014 HOF special features profiles on the
newest inductees: 1995 Hopkins High School graduate and basketball star
James Ware, Armstrong softball pitching ace and 2001 grad Missy Beseres
plus 2004 Wayzata High School alum Dominique Barber, a football and
hockey standout for the Trojans. John Jacobson and Jay Wilcox co-host
this year’s show. The 12 Sports Hall of Fame now boasts 46 members and
their plaques are on display in the Northwest Community Television