If you love sports, you love to watch teams and athletes when they’re at their best. There’s nothing better than watching a superb athlete take over a game and lead his or her team to victory.
Saturday presented a rare opportunity to see all of the state’s top basketball talent in the same venue as the Target Center served as host for the Timberwolves Shootout.
The holidays have wrapped up and teams are back from their post-Christmas tournaments. Within the next week, high school squads enter the grind of the conference season.
It’s going to be a very interesting year on the boys prep basketball season as arguably the two best players in the state have another year before they graduate.
Anyone who follows high school basketball in Minnesota is already well aware of Tyus Jones. The Apple Valley sophomore isn’t old enough to drive yet, but he’s already becoming one of the state’s most heralded basketball players ever.
The Nike All-Star Basketball Tournament is really something, and it’s taking place in Eagan this weekend.
Forty of the top high school all-star basketball teams are in town this weekend for the most talent-filled tournament this state has ever seen in Eagan.
Tyus Jones became a starter for Apple Valley as an eighth-grader. Two years later, he’s the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year for high school boys basketball.
Didn’t get a chance to watch WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Friday night? We’ve got all the action covered for you right here. Check out the videos below.
After Friday night, the field for the boys state tournaments next week will be determined and seeding will take place over the weekend. It’s the last tournament of a hectic winter season.
It’s been a crazy time in high school sports, and a lot of what’s happened lately is making all of us reflect on what’s truly important in life.
It was the first big weekend in high school sports across the state. Many ranked teams faced off against each other in hockey, and Minnetonka High School served as the host for the Breakdown Tipoff Classic, featuring many of the state’s top teams and players.
It should be an eventful winter sports season regardless of what sport you follow. From the basketball hardwood to the hockey rink to the wrestling mat, there will be great match-ups and tournaments everywhere over the next four months.
Football attendance, Vikings stadium and maybe a change in when hockey games are played. It’s all covered in this week’s news and notes from Mike Max.