Northwest Suburbs Well Represented at Star Tribune All-Metro Sports Banquet
Athletes and coaches from the northwest suburbs won big awards at the Star Tribune All-Metro Sports banquet.
Park Center boys basketball coach James Ware was named boys sports coach of the year.
Ware led the Pirates to the state Class AAAA title, the first in program history.
Maple Grove three-sport standout Aiden McMahon won the Courage in Competition Award.
McMahon suffered a knee injury during the football season and had surgery, but stayed involved as the Crimson football and boys hockey teams reached state title games.
He worked hard at rehab and was able to come back during the baseball season, helping Maple Grove reach yet another state tournament.
The Wayzata volleyball team was named girls team of the year.
The Trojans won the state Class AAAA title and finished 34-0.