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Former Johnson star, former  Henry coach in new ventures

Former Johnson star, former Henry coach in new ventures

May. 22 |     This week’s brief column highlights a former high school boys’ basketball star who had an outstanding first year in college and a former Minneapolis City Conference coach returning home — well, sort of.   MARCUS MARSHALL was...

Inner City All-Star Classic started as single game, now an annual event

Inner City All-Star Classic started as single game, now an annual event

May. 8 |     The 20th Annual Inner City All-Star Classic is set for Sunday, June 16 on the campus of the University of St. Thomas. The game features some of the top senior girls’ and boys’ basketball players of color in the metro area. The idea...

Three top coaches

Three top coaches

Apr. 10 |   There are so many great high school basketball coaches in the state that there are too many to recognize. Here are three basketball coaches who deserve a little recognition for their efforts.     Since becoming head coach in 2000, VERN SIMMONS...

State tournament highlights

State tournament highlights

Mar. 20 |   Wow! What a state tournament. So much that could be written, but only so much space to fill — two three-peats, a historic moment for a coach, another coach leaving the game, and some outstanding prep careers coming to a close. Here are some...

Exciting state tournament ahead

Exciting state tournament ahead

Mar. 13 |   It should be quite the state tournament this weekend. Two teams are hoping for a three-peat. Two city conference teams made it to the tournament, and a host of Division I signees will be participating. In Class 4A, Hopkins hopes to make it...

Johnson defeats Southwest to win  TC title

Johnson defeats Southwest to win TC title

Mar. 6 |     PEIRRE CONWELL scored 28 points, QUASHINGM SMITH-PUGH had 21, and KANTRELLE KIRK added 10, leading St. Paul Johnson to a 99-72 Twin City boys’ basketball victory over Minneapolis Southwest. The game was hosted by the Minneapolis City...

A special day at Robbinsdale Cooper as 14 players sign letters of intent

A special day at Robbinsdale Cooper as 14 players sign letters of intent

Feb. 20 |   A couple of weeks ago, I got invited to witness the signing of Robbinsdale Cooper football player and defensive back MALIK RUCKER. The senior was to sign his letter of intent to play and further his education at the University of Iowa. The...

Twin Cities boys’ crown up for grabs

Twin Cities boys’ crown up for grabs

Feb. 14 | At the present time, it’s anybody’s guess who will represent the Minneapolis and St. Paul City Conferences in the Twin Cities boys’ basketball game next month. While St. Paul is in a three-way tie with Highland Park (led by DION BRADLEY), St....

St. Paul City Conference  race wide open and rife  with ironies

St. Paul City Conference race wide open and rife with ironies

Jan. 30 |     DION BRADLEY, the 5-10 scoring machine from St. Paul Highland Park, continues to amaze. The senior scored 32 points in leading the Scots to a surprising 85-75 victory over City Conference leader Central. The victory not only put Highland...

Check out the pics

Check out the pics

Jan. 23 | With Johnson and Central playing for St. Paul City Conference bragging rights in boys’ basketball (at the time of this publication), here are some boys’ basketball pictures from this season and one from the past, along with the following descriptions: 1....