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A fast start, a final game, and a superstar returns

A fast start, a final game, and a superstar returns

Dec. 2 | This week’s column features a perennial state boys’ basketball power off to a fast start, a former boys’ basketball state champion and top football prospect playing his final collegiate game, and a former boys’ basketball standout who returned...

Plenty of action in semifinal playoffs

Plenty of action in semifinal playoffs

Oct. 31 | In the prep football semifinal playoffs last week, one team avenged an early season loss, top seeds from Minneapolis and St. Paul moved a step closer to a state playoff birth, two more top seeds representing each of the Twin Cities didn’t make...

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...

MSR Prep sports columnist Mitch McDonald now Dr. Mitch

MSR Prep sports columnist Mitch McDonald now Dr. Mitch

Oct. 23 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Longtime educator and MSR prep sports columnist-reporter Mitchell McDonald earlier this month added yet another title before his name: Doctor. McDonald graduated on October 5 with his Doctor of Education degree...

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,...

Proud dad’s encouragement pays off

Proud dad’s encouragement pays off

Oct. 3 | After a recent 47-25 loss to St. Paul Central in a nonconference football game, Minneapolis Washburn defensive back KIRK BROWN wasn’t in the mood to talk to anyone — not even his father. “What did I tell you?” SEAN BROWN said to his son as...

Central prevails over Washburn on the gridiron

Central prevails over Washburn on the gridiron

Sep. 26 |               St. Paul Central’s football team made a serious statement last week during its 47-25 nonconference football victory over perennial Minneapolis City Conference power Washburn. Before a surprisingly...

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...

Two winning coaches with much in common

Two winning coaches with much in common

Aug. 28 |     GIOVAN JENKINS (Minneapolis Washburn) and SCOTT HOWELL (St. Paul Central) are two of the state’s most successful football coaches with plenty in common. Both were star players for the teams they now coach. Both went on to play at state...

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...