Tyus Jones, shown here representing Apple Valley in the 2013 boys’ basketball state tournament, recently started his fourth NBA season as a 6’2” point guard for the Timberwolves.
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Former St. Paul Como girls’ basketball standout Andrayah Adams is transferring to Texas Tech University after spending the past two seasons playing for St. Johns University (NY).
The St. Paul City Conference boys’ and girls’ track meet held last week at St. Paul Harding High School last week had plenty of highlights.
This week’s “Fab Five” athletes are members of the Minneapolis North’s 2016 Class A state championship boys’ basketball team.
This week’s “Fab Five” features five former metro area basketball players who teamed up to give the North Dakota State College of Science men’s basketball team a successful season.
This week’s Fab Five photos feature two former girls’ basketball players who were named to the All-MIAC team last month (Danica Cambrice and Tamira McLemore), a former prep football standout who played his final season last fall (Malik Rucker), a former prep girls’ basketball player and state champion as a player who coached a high […]
This week’s five photos feature two senior girls’ basketball players making their college choices (Raena Suggs and K’Lynn Lewis), a senior boys’ basketball player winning a prestigious award (O’Dell Wilson IV), a three-time conference player of the year in girls’ basketball (Morgan Hill), and a girls’ basketball coach who has successfully led her alma-mater (Tanysha […]
This week’s “Fab Five” photos feature five boys’ basketball players — Daniel Oturu (Cretin-Derham Hall), Tre Jones (Apple Valley), Tyrell Terry (DeLaSalle), Wendell Matthews (Columbia Heights) and Lu’Cye Patterson (Brooklyn Center) — who played well in the boys’ basketball tournament a couple of weeks ago. Cretin-Derham Hall won the Class AAAA title; Apple Valley was runner-up; Columbia Heights place second in AAA competition; DeLaSalle emerged as […]
This week’s “Significant Six” features six players — Jaylen Suggs, JaVonni Bickham, Terry Lockett, Lorenzo Smith, Chet Holmgren and Prince Aligbe — helped Minnehaha Academy capture their second straight Class AA state boys basketball title last week with a 73-60 victory over Caledonia. Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald welcomes reader […]