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Anderson, Webb, Okonkwo and January set state records



TAYLOR ANDERSON (Hopkins), PHILLIS WEBB (Osseo), ANULI OKONKWO (Osseo) and JESSICA JANUARY (Richfield) made a name for themselves last March at the girls’ state basketball tournament. 

Anderson, a point guard, led the Royals to their second consecutive Class 4A championship. Webb, a shooting guard, helped the Orioles place second in the Class 4A. Okonkwo, a guard, was a major contributor to Osseo’s success. January, also a point guard, led the Spartans to their first-ever appearance and a runner-up finish in Class 3A. The foursome made plenty of noise last weekend at the Boys’ and Girls’ Track and Field Championships at Hamline University, each contributing a record-setting performance. Continue Reading →

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Without trying, Robinson left unforgettable legacy


STACY ROBINSON, who starred at St. Paul Central and went on to play wide receiver for the New York Giants, passed away last week after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 50. Robinson spent six years with the Giants as a wide receiver and earned two Super Bowl rings after an All-America career at North Dakota State. Before that, Stacy was one of the state’s top high school athletes as a junior and senior, excelling in football, basketball and track before graduating in 1980. Continue Reading →

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