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2014 All-Star Classic summary

2014 All-Star Classic summary

Jun. 18 |       Here is snapshot of the 21st Annual Inner City All-Star Classic played at Schoenecker Arena on the University of St. Thomas Campus a couple of weeks ago. The game features some of the metro area’s top graduating girls’ and...

Elite Youth Basketball draws notables

Elite Youth Basketball draws notables

May. 31 | The Howard Pulley Panthers 17U boys’ basketball team, led by SACAR ANIM (DeLaSalle), BROCK BERTRAM (Apple Valley), BJORN BROMAN (Lakeview Christian), AMIR COFFEY (Hopkins), JOSH COLLINS (DeLaSalle), ALEX ILLIKAINEN (Grand Rapids), JARVIS JOHNSON...

2014 All-Star Classic lineup

2014 All-Star Classic lineup

May. 7 | According to DEREK REUBEN, director of the Inner City All-Star Classic, the rosters are set for the annual boys’ and girls’ basketball contests featuring the metro area’s top seniors. Reuben, who was named the state’s Mr. Basketball after...

A little African American history for  you prep sports fans!

A little African American history for you prep sports fans!

Apr. 21 |               Since 1975, 42 individuals in 40 years have been recognized as the state’s best players by being named Mr. Basketball (the honor was shared in 1979 and 1998). Of the 42 winners, 15 (36 percent) are...

A new era of North-Central rivalry?

A new era of North-Central rivalry?

Dec. 6 | At the conclusion of St. Paul Central’s 52-51 nonconference boys’ basketball victory over Minneapolis North, DEREK REUBEN and JURIAD HUGHES expressed excitement. “The rivalry is back,” said Reuben. “You know I had to come see this game,”...

Hoops superstar Tayler Hill gives back to South High

Hoops superstar Tayler Hill gives back to South High

Oct. 17 | Former Minneapolis South girls’ basketball superstar TAYLER HILL, who recently finished her first season as a guard for the WNBA Washington Mystics, gave a free basketball clinic for girls ages 6-14 at her alma mater a couple of weeks ago. Hill,...

Top prep hoopsters vie for All-Star Classic honors

Top prep hoopsters vie for All-Star Classic honors

Jun. 19 |   The 20th Annual Inner City All-Star Classic (ICASC), a basketball event held at the University of St. Thomas last Sunday, was certainly one to remember. The event featured the top girls and boys prep basketball players from the Class of 2013.   Girls’...

Inner City All-Star Classic started as single game, now an annual event

Inner City All-Star Classic started as single game, now an annual event

May. 8 |     The 20th Annual Inner City All-Star Classic is set for Sunday, June 16 on the campus of the University of St. Thomas. The game features some of the top senior girls’ and boys’ basketball players of color in the metro area. The idea...

Top preps of yesteryear — where are they now?

Top preps of yesteryear — where are they now?

Jul. 18 | ROYCE WHITE (DeLaSalle/Hopkins): The first-round NBA draft choice from Iowa State is in Las Vegas playing for the Houston Rockets. KAMMRON TAYLOR (Minneapolis North): The 6-2 guard, who led Minneapolis North to the 2003 Class 4A state boys’ basketball...

First Annual All Star Classic a success

First Annual All Star Classic a success

Jun. 27 |           Lemar Anderson BRIAN SANDIFER wanted to reunite the young African American boys’ basketball players who made the mark in the metro area over the past decade. The former football/basketball standout and Saint Agnes...