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Pam Borton discusses her coaching  past, her Team Women present,  her undetermined future

Pam Borton discusses her coaching past, her Team Women present, her undetermined future

May. 26 | Except for last year, Pam Borton and I have always had an “exit” interview at season’s end. We resumed our tradition last week, but at a local eatery this time and not in her coaches’ office. “I had 12 great years [as Gopher women’s basketball...

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...

I remember when the  community supported us

I remember when the community supported us

Apr. 18 |               First in a series   By Lovell Oates Contributing Writer On February 7 and 8 there was an African American history celebration held at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Lino Lakes. During...

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’...

All-Star Classic girls’ games  feature future stars

All-Star Classic girls’ games feature future stars

May. 29 |     In 1994, the first Inner City All-Star Classic (ICASC) basketball game was played in the gymnasium of Richard R. Green Central Park Community School in Minneapolis. The game featured the top senior boys’ basketball players of color...

Budding lawyer became educator and top sports official instead

Budding lawyer became educator and top sports official instead

Feb. 20 |   Someone recently told me that people sometime confuse Jimmy Robinson for Jimmy Lee. We asked Jimmy Robinson to talk about his career and help make the distinction clear. The late Jim “Jimmy” Lee, who’s featured on this week’s MSR front...

U of M honors late MSR senior sportswriter

U of M honors late MSR senior sportswriter

Feb. 14 | Kwame McDonald was highly regarded as educator, activist and friend to many   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team honored the late Kwame McDonald during halftime of Sunday’s Gophers-Illinois...

More should be done to honor Kwame McDonald

More should be done to honor Kwame McDonald

Feb. 13 |   Why is it that we Blacks must often wait for the shortest month each year to be honored, to get our accomplishments recognized, to get our heritage respected? Why do we often have to be half-past dead to finally get our bouquets? It took one...

Stereotypes at play in neglect of girls’ coaching achievements

Stereotypes at play in neglect of girls’ coaching achievements

Feb. 6 |       DeLaSalle Girls’ Basketball Coach Faith Johnson-Patterson will receive the Special Merit Award at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul on Feb. 6 at the 2013 Minnesota National Girls and Women in Sports Day ceremony. The...

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...
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