For the past decade or so, Crystal Flint has been facilitating and hosting basketball camps for inner-city youth.
Good start for the Polars and Coach Charles Adams. Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald surveys the team’s new season.
Clyde Turner — one of the best basketball players to ever wear a University of Minnesota basketball uniform — has held his annual basketball camp for the last 34 years.
Since the first Mr. Basketball award was given in 1975, 19 of the 45 winners (42 percent) have been African American.
Donnell Gibson is an educator, coach, role model, hero, and creator of his own foundation and summer camp, which starts up next week.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference was well represented with former metro area prep stars that garnered post-season honors in women’s basketball after the 2018-2019 season.
Faith Johnson-Patterson is well known in Minnesota high school basketball lore. Twenty-nine years ago, I saw the Hall of Fame coach in a different light.
Here are five girls’ basketball players and state championship performances I will never forget.
Florene Pattain, mother of seven and longtime St. Paul resident, was the recipient of Arline V. Winfield Special Mother Award.
Eric Lagos and Eva Langenbrunner were selected as top male and female winners out of 10 finalists at the 43rd Annual Winfield Awards banquet.