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State championships not the highest goal  of coaching

State championships not the highest goal of coaching

Mar. 28 |     There are only 25 Blacks listed on the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) list of state boys’ and girls’ basketball tournament head coaches. Louis Boone, who coached Washburn to the 1994 state boys’ title, is one of 17...

Pratt leads Washburn past Johnson for TC title

Pratt leads Washburn past Johnson for TC title

Mar. 7 |   In the Twin City boys’ basketball championship game at St. Paul Washington High School last Saturdayafternoon, Minneapolis Washburn forward JERRY PRATT didn’t start in the annual intercity contest — but he made sure he was around for...

Washburn playing well

Washburn playing well

Feb. 22 | Before the beginning of the 2009-2010 boys’ basketball season, Minneapolis Washburn coach REGGIE PERKINS was asked how his team, then the defending Class 3A state champs, was going to be that year. “We are young,” Perkins said then, “but...

A memorable week in boys’ basketball

A memorable week in boys’ basketball

Jan. 18 |   Last week I saw three boys’ basketball contests. Two went into overtime, and two teams served notice that the Minneapolis and St. Paul City Conference titles won’t be that easy to reclaim by the defending champs.   Tuesday, January...

Mpls high school athletics now  stepsisters to suburbs

Mpls high school athletics now stepsisters to suburbs

Dec. 14 |   Degree of affluence, open enrollment are factors in league’s decline     Is the Minneapolis City Conference today a non-factor locally, especially in the higher profile sports such as football and basketball? The city’s daily...