Prep stars updates


MARCUS MARSHALL — The former All-State shooting guard from St. Paul Johnson not only won the slam dunk contest at Missouri State’s Midnight Madness, but the freshman is also starting.

GABE WALKER — The sensational running back helped St. Paul Central capture its sixth consecutive City Conference title.

KACHINE ALEXANDER — The former University of Iowa and Benilde-St. Margaret’s star is an assistant women’s basketball coach at Concordia University-St. Paul.

REID TRAVIS — The triple-threat quarterback has a chance to lead the DeLaSalle football team to a state championship after helping the basketball team capture one last spring. Chris Williams — The DeLaSalle running back is one of the best in the state.

JEFF JONES — The running back helped Minneapolis Washburn earn its 11th straight City Conference crown.

TAYLER HILL — The former Minneapolis South and McDonald’s All-American was recently named preseason Big Ten Player of the Year.

QUINTON HOOKER — The Park Center senior guard, who verbally committed to North Dakota, could be a finalist for Mr. Basketball when all is said and done.

RA’SHEDE HAGEMAN — The former Minneapolis Washburn All-American (as a tight end), now a junior at the University of Minnesota, has emerged as one of the top defensive ends in the Big Ten.

ELIJAH CAMPBELL — The St. Paul Central running back was half of one of the state’s top backfields.


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