This week’s “Fab Five” athletes are members of the Minneapolis North’s 2016 Class A state championship boys’ basketball team.
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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 […]
This week’s “Significant Six” features six players – Aja Wheeler, Kierra Wheeler, Jada Buford, Ja’Hyia Gaston, Ty’Neecia Longs and Andrea Tribble – who helped Robbinsdale Cooper capture their first-ever Class AAA state girls’ basketball title last week with a 49-37 victory over Northfield. They were led by Kiara Buford, a two-time state champion as a […]
This week’s “Fab Five” photos feature five former metro area boys’ basketball players who played well this season in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC), one of the top Division III leagues in the country. They include a former Mr. Basketball finalist who played in the MIAC tournament title game (Riley Dearring), a former all-conference […]
This week’s “Fab Five” photos feature five girls’ basketball players – Maykayla Van Nett, Raiyne Adams, Kaylynn Ashberry (St. Paul Como Park), and Morgan Hill and Jade Hill (Minneapolis South) – who turned in brilliant performances in the Twin Cities girls’ basketball championship last Saturday. Como Park defeated South 80-74 to capture their fourth straight […]
This week’s “Fab Five” photos feature a girls’ basketball player who signs a National Letter of Intent (Haley Moore), a boys’ basketball player who recently reached the 1,000 point mark (Cire Mayfield), the leading scorer for her basketball team (Monique Wooten), a former prep star leading his college team (Harry Sonie), and a valued contributor […]