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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....

Prep Scene — Change of plans worked out nicely

Prep Scene — Change of plans worked out nicely

Jan. 16 |   Last Friday evening, the plan was to attend an important Classic Suburban Conference girls’ basketball matchup between host Tartan and Richfield. I wanted to see JESSICA JANUARY, Richfield’s leading scorer (headed to DePaul University...

Prep Scene: Faced with a tough choice, I opted for history

Prep Scene: Faced with a tough choice, I opted for history

Jan. 9 |   Last Thursday evening, I had a choice to make. The top-rated team in Class 3A boys’ basketball, DeLaSalle, was scheduled to play Park Center, the No. 1-ranked team in Class 4A. Across the metro, a girls’ basketball matchup was scheduled...

Best prep photos of 2012

Best prep photos of 2012

Jan. 2 |   So many pictures to choose from. Here are my favorites from 2012. Keep in mind that the choices have nothing to do with individual or team accomplishments. If I like it, I chose it. Happy New Year.   Mitchell Palmer McDonald welcomes reader...

Park Center-Osseo rivalry showcases b-ball talent

Park Center-Osseo rivalry showcases b-ball talent

Dec. 26 | Quinton Hooker (Park Center) shoots over Bridge Tusler (Osseso).Photo by Mitchell Palmer McDonald   Last year in late December a friend of mine, former Minneapolis North and University of Minnesota women’s basketball player ELLEN HEBERT, suggested...

Prep Scene— Top hoops performers, second time around

Prep Scene— Top hoops performers, second time around

Dec. 19 |   Mistakes can happen anywhere and anytime. This column is no exception. I overlooked one of the state’s best basketball players last week and then realized the photos submitted last week were inadvertently misidentified. This week, I took...

Up-and-coming hoopster girls to watch

Up-and-coming hoopster girls to watch

Nov. 28 | The girls’ basketball season has begun with eight of the state’s top players already signed with Division I schools. If you ever get a chance to get to a game, check these players out. (The college each signed with is in parentheses). NIA COFFEY...