The 2019 state girls’ basketball tournament will be one to remember with outstanding performances from Hopkins, DeLaSalle, Minnehaha Academy, Stillwater, and Robbinsdale Cooper.
Kenisha Bell, a 5’9” guard who starred at Bloomington Kennedy, recently completed an outstanding regular-season career at the University of Minnesota, scoring 23 points on “Senior Day” and leading the Gophers to an 81-63 win over Michigan State University.
The Minutemen came back after the host Polars built a 41-35 halftime lead behind the three-point shooting of Eli Campbell…
In the past few weeks, girls’ basketball was certainly at its peak.
This week’s photo focus is on former metro-area prep basketball stars Amir Coffey (Hopkins), Kenisha Bell (Bloomington Kennedy), and Gabe Kalscheur (DeLaSalle)
This past season I missed two of the greatest girls’ basketball games of the season because I either chose to attend other events or simply called it an evening.
Black History Month resonated officially and unofficially throughout the Big 10 Conference women’s basketball matchup between the University of Minnesota and Rutgers.
This past week I saw a matchup of two of the state’s top boys’ basketball teams, a contest between two Southside City Conference rivals, and a record-setting freshman point guard at the collegiate level in women’s hoops.
Two boys’ basketball games played respectively in the St. Paul City and Minneapolis City Conferences could be an indication of things to come in terms of competitiveness.
Coleman was a former Minneapolis North basketball standout who went on to star at the University of Minnesota and the University of Maryland before embarking on a seven-year NBA career. He passed away last week at the age of 57.