The only bad thing about high school basketball in the metro area is that there are so many games to choose from and I am unable to make them all. This week I saw three games featuring some of the state’s top players in girls’ and boys’ basketball.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
I looked on as Tartan defeated St. Paul Central 60-64 in a nonconference match-up. DARRION STRONG led the winners with 16 points. Continue Reading →
Degree of affluence, open enrollment are factors in league’s decline
Is the Minneapolis City Conference today a non-factor locally, especially in the higher profile sports such as football and basketball? The city’s daily newspaper named just two Washburn players (second team) on their all-metro selections. No city females in volleyball. Only Washburn (boys) was listed in the paper’s top 10 — not a male or female conference basketball player was mentioned in their so-called ones to watch. What happened? Continue Reading →