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Top WNBA teams hope to peak in playoffs

Top WNBA teams hope to peak in playoffs

Sep. 19 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The 2013 WNBA Playoffs begin this week: Washington-Atlanta and Indiana-Chicago in the East, and Minnesota-Seattle and Los Angeles-Phoenix in the West in the four best-of-three first-round matchups.   “When...

WNBA rookies learn the ropes

WNBA rookies learn the ropes

Aug. 14 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Wearing a visitors’ uniform in her hometown is nothing new for Tayler Hill. Although she wore the Washington Mystics’ red road colors in the August 8 game against Minnesota, the host crowd warmly...

All-around athlete excelled in many sports – Local prep star memorialized with Stacy L. Robinson Field

All-around athlete excelled in many sports – Local prep star memorialized with Stacy L. Robinson Field

Jun. 26 | STACY ROBINSON, the former St. Paul Central football, basketball and track standout who went on to win two Super Bowls with the New York Giants, was honored a couple of weeks ago after a field was renamed after him. Robinson, who played as a youth...

Park Center-Osseo rivalry showcases b-ball talent

Park Center-Osseo rivalry showcases b-ball talent

Dec. 26 | Quinton Hooker (Park Center) shoots over Bridge Tusler (Osseso).Photo by Mitchell Palmer McDonald   Last year in late December a friend of mine, former Minneapolis North and University of Minnesota women’s basketball player ELLEN HEBERT, suggested...

Former Gopher star now promoting U of M ‘engagement’

Former Gopher star now promoting U of M ‘engagement’

Dec. 19 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Quincy LewisPhoto courtesy of U of M Quincy Lewis says a large part of his new role as an associate development officer at the University of Minnesota is to create and maintain “the passion” among the school’s...

Up-and-coming hoopster girls to watch

Up-and-coming hoopster girls to watch

Nov. 28 | The girls’ basketball season has begun with eight of the state’s top players already signed with Division I schools. If you ever get a chance to get to a game, check these players out. (The college each signed with is in parentheses). NIA COFFEY...

Up-and-coming hoopster girls to watch

Up-and-coming hoopster girls to watch

Nov. 28 | The girls’ basketball season has begun with eight of the state’s top players already signed with Division I schools. If you ever get a chance to get to a game, check these players out. (The college each signed with is in parentheses). NIA COFFEY...

Motivational speaker transfers NBA skills to the business world

Motivational speaker transfers NBA skills to the business world

Nov. 28 | Walter Bond teaches audiences the importance of connecting By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Walter BondPhoto by Charles Hallman After leaving the NBA, Walter Bond was told he didn’t have enough experience during his job searches. “We’re...

U of M hoopsters off to promising start

U of M hoopsters off to promising start

Nov. 14 |               Rachel BanhamPhotos by Sophia Hantzes The 2012-13 college basketball season is now underway. Both Minnesota teams opened their campaigns last week with wins, but it’s way too early to call the season...

Prep stars updates

Prep stars updates

Nov. 7 |   MARCUS MARSHALL — The former All-State shooting guard from St. Paul Johnson not only won the slam dunk contest at Missouri State’s Midnight Madness, but the freshman is also starting. GABE WALKER — The sensational running back helped...