Good start for the Polars and Coach Charles Adams. Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald surveys the team’s new season.
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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.
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.
Here are five girls’ basketball players and state championship performances I will never forget.
Frank White, a historian, author, curator and former high school basketball official, couldn’t be more proud of his family legacy.
A flood of memories came to me after Tanysha Scott led her alma mater DeLaSalle to their first Class 3A state tournament girls’ basketball championship since 2013.
State champions Minnehaha Academy (Class AA), DeLaSalle (Class AA) and Hopkins (Class AAAA) brought home basketball titles from the girls’ and boys’ tournaments respectively while continuing legacies that reach back in time.
This past week I saw a matchup of two of the state’s top boys’ basketball teams, a contest between two Southside City Conference rivals, and a record-setting freshman point guard at the collegiate level in women’s hoops.
Two boys’ basketball games played respectively in the St. Paul City and Minneapolis City Conferences could be an indication of things to come in terms of competitiveness.