Senior Naomi Bunker helped the Concordia Academy-Roseville volleyball team place fourth in the Class AA state tournament last weekend.
With his brother, 2007 Johnson graduate Tyrell Barze — a standout in his own right on the football team during his high school career — contributing his wisdom to the Governors as an assistant coach, the older Barze looked on as sophomore Joey Moberg’s two touchdown runs, Nelson’s 96 yards rushing, and a stingy defense led them to their first state playoff berth since 1981.
The Hawks not only showed that they were deserving of the number-one seed, but they avenged a surprising 13-12 loss to the Orioles in the 2017 section championship last season.
I saw former Apple Valley and Howard Pulley standout basketball great Tyus Jones (no relation) score 10 points in the Minnesota Timberwolves home-opening win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
If the Islanders keep up this pace, the cheer team will continue to get their exercise in and then some.
Jett’s name is not unfamiliar in Minnesota prep circles. After starring in both football and basketball during his freshman and sophomore year at St. Agnes High School, he transferred to St. Bernard’s and decided to focus on basketball.