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Local standout highlights

Local standout highlights

Jul. 23 |     This week’s column features five outstanding individuals who have made their communities proud. They include a prep football star that won’t have to deal with recruiting this fall, three former prep stars who are giving back to...

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...

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...

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...

Exciting weekend hoops action

Exciting weekend hoops action

Feb. 14 |             There was plenty of boys’ and girls’ basketball action last week as two boys’ basketball games were blowouts that turned into competitive contests, one contest was an upset, and the girls’ game between...

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...

My top photos of 2013

My top photos of 2013

Jan. 2 |               Minneapolis Washburn running back Jeff Jones, who was named Mr. Football, runs against St. Paul Central in September.                       Central...

Hometown hip hop group captures national spotlight

Hometown hip hop group captures national spotlight

Dec. 26 | 3DC becomes YouTube holiday sensation   By Mitchell Palmer McDonald Contributing Writer This holiday season, members of the hip-hop group 3DC — Dameon “Dame Jones” Jones (14), Devon “D.J.” Johnson (13), D’antanie “D.T.” Johnson...

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...

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...