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Sports Jam

A new show every Monday!


Packed with the top high school highlights from all the local schools - all year long.

Plus interviews with coaches and athletes, game analysis, prep profiles and more...


A new Sports Jam airs weekly on Channel 12 at the following times:
Monday at 3:30pm, 6:30pm and 9:30pm
Tuesday at 7:00am, 9:30am, 3:30pm, 6:30pm and 9:30pm
Wednesday at 7:00am, 9:30am, 3:30pm, 6:30pm and 9:30pm
Thursday at 7:00am and 9:30am


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Sports Jam, April 25, 2016
This week on Channel 12's Sports Jam, highlights from prep lacrosse, plus track and field, baseball, softball and tennis. In our Sports Jam Spotlight John Jacobson profiles Armstrong golfer Sarah Sontowski who will play golf and study golf course management in college. Also on the show Jay Wilcox talks baseball with the top-ranked Wayzata Trojans. Plus our Plays of the Week segment.

Sports Jam, April 18, 2016
On the spring sports season debut of Channel 12's Sports Jam, highlights from prep baseball, softball, tennis and lacrosse as teams play their first games of the spring. In our Sports Jam Spotlight Jay Wilcox profiles Maple Grove tennis player Charlie Adkins, who is ranked third in the state in Class AA. Also on the show John Jacobson talks track and field with defending state champion Wayzata. Plus our Plays of the Week segment.

Sports Jam, April 4, 2016
This week on Channel 12’s Sports Jam, a look back at some of our favorite Sports Jam Spotlight stories from the winter season. Included are Maranatha girls basketball players and sisters Alaina and Jaclyn Jarnot, Wayzata wrestler and football player Corrie King, Maple Grove girls basketball player Mackenzie Barta, the Armstrong Nordic ski team sisters, Wayzata girls’ hockey player Natalie Heising, and local Gopher women’s hockey players Danni Cameranesi, Kelly Pannek, and Kate Schipper. The first Sports Jam of the spring sports season will air the week of April 18.

Sports Jam, March 21, 2016
This week on Channel 12’s Sports Jam, a recap of the state girls basketball tournament as both Hopkins and Maranatha Christian Academy reach the championship game in their classes. Plus John Jacobson and Jay Wilcox unveil the picks for the 2016 Sports Jam all-area teams in girls and boys basketball and hockey.

Sports Jam, March 14, 2016
This week on Channel 12’s Sports Jam, highlights from the state boys basketball tournament as three local teams make the Class 4A field with Hopkins winning the championship. Also on the program highlights from section girls basketball play and the state adapted floor hockey tournament. In this week’s Sports Jam Spotlight Jason Melillo profiles Park Center guard Ann Simonet in this week’s Sports Jam Spotlight. The junior guard is the Pirates’ leading scorer and helped lead the team to a third straight state tournament appearance Also John Jacobson talks with Maranatha girls basketball players Alaina Jarnot and Elise Moore and head coach Chris Buerman about the Mustangs’ section title and this week’s state tournament. Plus our Plays of the Week segment.

Sports Jam, March 7, 2016
This week on Channel 12’s Sports Jam, highlights from the state boys hockey tournament as Wayzata wins its first ever state championship in the sport while Breck finishes second in the Class “A” tournament. Also on the program highlights from section girls basketball and three section boys basketball finals as Hopkins, Osseo and Maple Grove all advance to the state tournament. In this week’s Sports Jam Spotlight John Jacobson profiles local Gopher women’s hockey players Dani Cameranesi, Kelly Pannek and Kate Schipper. The trio are three of the Gophers’ top five scorers this season. Also Jay Wilcox talks about this week’s state boys basketball tournament with the Maple Grove Crimson. Plus our Plays of the Week segment.

Sports Jam, February 29, 2016
This week on Channel 12’s Sports Jam, highlights from section boys hockey as both Wayzata and Breck advance to the state tournament. Also highlights from state wrestling, section boys basketball and section boys swimming plus a look ahead to the section girls basketball playoffs. In our Sports Jam Spotlight Jay Wilcox profiles Hopkins girls basketball player Nia Hollie who will play college ball at Michigan State next season. Also John Jacobson talks with Wayzata hockey players Grant Anderson and Alex Schilling and head coach Pat O’Leary about the Trojans’ section title and this week’s state tournament. Plus our Plays of the Week segment.

Sports Jam, February 22, 2016
This week on Channel 12’s Sports Jam, highlights from state girls hockey as Maple Grove advances to the title game in Class “AA.” Plus highlights from state gymnastics and section boys hockey and section wrestling, plus a look ahead to the section boys basketball playoffs. In our Sports Jam Spotlight Jason Melillo profiles Benilde-St. Margaret’s goalie Ryan Bischel. Also Jay Wilcox talks with Armstrong swimmers Harrison Collins and Connor Smith and head coach Justin Zook about the Falcons’ season and the upcoming section and state meets. Plus our Plays of the Week segment.

Sports Jam, February 16, 2016
This week on Channel 12’s Sports Jam, highlights from the state Nordic ski meet, which featured several local skiers with strong races and a team championship for the Armstrong girls. Also on the show highlights from the girls hockey playoffs, section wrestling and gymnastics plus regular season play in boys and girls basketball and a look ahead to the section boys hockey playoffs. In our Sports Jam Spotlight John Jacobson profiles Wayzata boys basketball standout Johnny Beeninga. The senior is the all-time leading scorer at the school. Also Jay Wilcox interviews Breck boys hockey players Tyler Scott and Chase Ellingson about the upcoming section playoffs. Plus our Plays of the Week segment.

Sports Jam, February 8, 2016
This week on Channel 12’s Sports Jam, highlights from the first weekend of section girls hockey, plus section Alpine and Nordic ski meets as several local individuals and teams qualify for state. Also highlights from boys and girls basketball, gymnastics and boys hockey. In our Sports Jam Spotlight Jay Wilcox profiles three sets of sisters on Armstrong’s top-ranked Nordic ski team. Also John Jacobson interviews Maple Grove boys basketball players Brad Davison and Reed Nikko and head coach Nick Schroeder about the Crimson’s 19-3 record. Plus our Plays of the Week segment.

Sports Jam, February 1, 2016
This week on Channel 12’s Sports Jam, highlights Wayzata’s win over top-ranked Hopkins in boys basketball—the first for the Trojans over the Royals since 1991. Also on the show highlights from girls basketball and hockey, plus a look ahead to the section girls hockey playoffs and more. In our Sports Jam Spotlight Jason Melillo profiles Wayzata senior gymnast Andi Puls, a key member of the Trojans’ last two section championship teams. Also John Jacobson talks with Maple Grove girls hockey players Claire McLean and Riley Norman and head coach Amber Hegland about the upcoming Section 5AA tournament. Plus our Plays of the Week segment.

2015 Channel 12 Sports Hall of Fame Special
John Jacobson and Jay Wilcox present four new members into the 12 Sports Hall of Fame, honoring former high school athletes and coaches from the area. The four new inductees are former Wayzata boys cross country coach Bill Miles, 1993 Armstrong High School graduate and three-sport athlete Derrin Lamker, 2004 Hopkins High School graduate and three-time all-state basketball player Leslie Knight, and 2005 Maple Grove High School grad and basketball and football standout Greg Martin.

 

 
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