Former Minneapolis North standout Tyler Johnson (6) catches this pass and outruns Keaton Ellis for a 38-yard touchdown in the Gophers’ 31-26 victory over Penn State While former Minneapolis North football and basketball standout Tyler Johnson, a senior receiver, was helping the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football team upset number-four Penn State at TCF … [Read more...]
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Minneapolis North Football Coach Charles Adams and the Polars have done it again. With a 56-0 victory over St. Agnes, North punched its sixth-straight ticket to the Class 2A state playoffs, winning the Section 4AA title. North has made it to the state playoffs every year since 2014. The Polars won the Class A title in 2016. Led by quarterback Zach Yeager, running back … [Read more...]
Minneapolis North’s football team just keeps on winning. The Polars, ranked number three in Class 2A, defeated St. Paul Central 37-7 at James S. Griffin Stadium in St. Paul last Saturday afternoon. Behind the outstanding play of junior quarterback Zach Yeager, sophomore defensive lineman Chester Watley, junior running back Terrance Kamara, junior linebacker David Wylie and … [Read more...]
Members of the 1994 St. Agnes Class A state boys’ basketball champions: (l-r) Jahmai “Pancho” Phipps, Marlon McCoy, Coach Dick Ghizoni, Lester Jackson, Char Davis The induction of the 1994 State Championship Boys Basketball Team into the Saint Agnes High School Athletic Hall of Fame—including Marlon McCoy, Lester Jackson, Char Davis, Jahmai “Pancho” Phipps, Michael … [Read more...]
Senior defensive lineman Quientrail Jamison-Travis had seven tackles, fellow classmate and lineman Darius Hanson returned a fumble 36 yards for a touchdown, and sophomore defensive back Meiko Anderson had one interception, leading Minneapolis North to a 26-6 opening season victory over St. Paul Johnson last Friday evening. Both teams made it to the state playoffs at U.S. … [Read more...]