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Local prep star returns as WNBA player

Local prep star returns as WNBA player

Aug. 14 |     TAYLER HILL was back where her storied high school career as a guard for Minneapolis South ended in style four years ago. Only this time, the 2009 McDonald’s All-American and Miss Basketball came back to the Target Center as a member...

Jimmy Lee gets ‘overdue’ induction into High School Hall of Fame

Jimmy Lee gets ‘overdue’ induction into High School Hall of Fame

May. 22 | Only known photo of Jim “Jimmy” Lee with his teams as shown on overhead projector at induction ceremonyPhoto by Charles Hallman      Jim “Jimmy” Lee posthumously “crossed the threshold” Sunday as the only Black member of...

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...

State championships not the highest goal  of coaching

State championships not the highest goal of coaching

Mar. 28 |     There are only 25 Blacks listed on the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) list of state boys’ and girls’ basketball tournament head coaches. Louis Boone, who coached Washburn to the 1994 state boys’ title, is one of 17...

More prominent Black players in  MN state tournaments

More prominent Black players in MN state tournaments

Mar. 21 |       Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) Associate Director Lisa Lissimore and retired basketball official Jim Robinson continue their discussion from last week on city Black athletes who played in state high school basketball...