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Big week in Twin Cities boys’ basketball

Big week in Twin Cities boys’ basketball

Feb. 26 |               This past week was one to remember in prep boys’ basketball. First I had to choose between two of the top games in the state on Tuesday. That Saturday I ended up attending a Twin City title matchup...

Johnson defeats Central in St. Paul battle

Johnson defeats Central in St. Paul battle

Feb. 5 | Richard Coffey Nia Coffey Theairra TaylorPhotos by Sophia Hantzes JALEN MOBLEY scored 25 points to lead St. Paul Johnson, the No. 1 boys’ basketball team in Class 3A boys’ basketball, to a 75-67 hard-fought victory over archrival St. Paul Central...

Quite a week for Minneapolis South

Quite a week for Minneapolis South

Jan. 31 |             It was an interesting week, to say the least, for the Minneapolis South boys’ basketball team. Despite the dismissal of one key player and the benching of two more for disciplinary reasons, the Tigers,...

Jones’ shot at the buzzer lifts Washburn over North

Jones’ shot at the buzzer lifts Washburn over North

Jan. 22 | With four seconds remaining, Minneapolis Washburn guard JEFF JONES, the state’s Mr. Football, received the inbounds pass, dribbled quickly across half court, and launched a one-handed, running three-point shot that careened successfully off the...

City Conference race heating up

City Conference race heating up

Dec. 26 | In recent years the Minneapolis City Conference has not received the attention it used to get in the 1980s, ‘90s, and the early part of the 2000s. This year could prove to be a very competitive season for the conference, which has plenty of talented...

Had to watch Whitney Young beat Apple Valley on TV

Had to watch Whitney Young beat Apple Valley on TV

Dec. 20 |               The biggest high school boys’ basketball game of the year, and I couldn’t make it. Parent-teacher conference duties as a social studies teacher at a St. Paul public high school prevented me from...

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,”...

Run & Shoot League ‘catches’ kids  to grow future leaders

Run & Shoot League ‘catches’ kids to grow future leaders

Aug. 14 |       The idea for the Run & Shoot High School Basketball League came about three years ago, says its founder-director. He didn’t know at the time where it would lead. When Dunwoody Academy moved into North High’s building in...