JOHNNY ALLEN JR. wants to do something to give back to the community. “I want to help our youth in some kind of way,” said Allen, a former St. Paul Highland Park football star during the mid-1990s. “It was important to me to give something back.”
Well, Allen is already doing that and plans to do even more. While football camps and basketball camps are becoming a regular presence across the metro area, Allen, along with former high-school teammate THETIS WHITE, facilitated an agility camp for youth ages 7-17 recently at Jimmy Lee Recreation Center in St. Continue Reading →
For the first time in recent memory, Minneapolis City Conference teams faced off against their St. Paul City counterparts in nonconference high school football contests to begin the season featuring the state’s top prospect, while a former top Minnesota prospect helped the University of Minnesota claim victory in their opening game.
Jones leads Washburn
Running back JEFF JONES, the top prospect in the state, left no doubt which school he would represent for his senior year. Jones, rumored to open the season for state power Eden Prairie, scored six touchdowns, including the game-winner with 16 seconds remaining, leading Minneapolis Washburn to a 56-50 victory over St. Paul Highland Park. Continue Reading →