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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...

State well represented in  All-American game

State well represented in All-American game

Apr. 9 | A Minnesota prep basketball player representing the state in the McDonald’s All-American game, featuring the nation’s top players, is rare. That changed when Apple Valley’s TYUS JONES, REID TRAVIS of DeLaSalle, and Findlay Prep’s RASHAD VAUGHN...

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...

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,...

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,”...

NLI signing day for top hoopsters

NLI signing day for top hoopsters

Nov. 22 | For former Minneapolis North boys’ basketball standout RICO ALEXANDER, November 12, 2013 was a very special day. It wasn’t only because his daughter, 5-foot-6-inch girls’ basketball standout guard ALEXIS ALEXANDER (Champlin Park), was signing...

Top DeLaSalle multi-sport prospect makes his choice

Top DeLaSalle multi-sport prospect makes his choice

Nov. 15 | Last year at this time, DeLaSalle forward REID TRAVIS was a two-sport athlete (football-basketball) who had everyone in the state guessing which one he would play in college. Today he is a student athlete who will play basketball next season at one...

Twin City Conferences look strong for 2013 state playoffs

Twin City Conferences look strong for 2013 state playoffs

Oct. 24 | Don’t look now, but there is a possibility that the Minneapolis and St. Paul City Conferences could have tremendous representation when the state high school football playoffs start in a couple of weeks. A combined four schools (two from Minneapolis...

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,...

Twin Cities face-offs open season

Twin Cities face-offs open season

Sep. 4 |   For the first time in recent memory, Minneapolis City Conference teams faced off against their St. Paul City counterparts in nonconference high school football contests to begin the season featuring the state’s top prospect, while a former...