Apple Valley's Tre Jones named AP Player of the Year

Apple Valley's Tre Jones named AP Player of the Year

Apple Valley junior guard Tre Jones has been selected as the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year for high school boys basketball.

Champlin Park's McKinley Wright named Minnesota's Mr. Basketball

March 26
Wright, who was honored as the Star Tribune’s Metro Player of the Year, was candid about how important winning the Mr. Basketball Award was to him.

Apple Valley does it again to Champlin Park, wins 4A title

March 25
The Eagles defeated the previously unbeaten Rebels 60-54 to win the Class 4A championship, just as they did two years ago.
High Schools
March 28

Past Minnesota AP prep boys basketball players of the year

Recent winners of the Associated Press Player of the Year award for Minnesota high school boys basketball: 2017_Tre Jones, G, Apple Valley 2016_Amir Coffey, G,…
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March 28

2017 Minnesota AP all-state teams for prep boys basketball

The 2017 Associated Press All-State teams for Minnesota high school boys basketball:PLAYER OF THE YEARTre Jones, Apple ValleyFIRST TEAMTre Jones, junior, Apple ValleyMcKinley Wright, senior,…
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March 26

Scoggins: Big brother's shadow keeps shrinking for Tre Jones

Tre Jones continues to blaze his own path — a similar path of excellence — and managed to one-up his brother, Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones.
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March 26

Osseo, Minneapolis North and Blake among those getting new postseason homes

Every two years the MSHSL reclassifies teams based on enrollment, while section placement is based on geography. Fewer than 10 percent get changed.
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March 25

Scoggins: Keeping up with Tre Jones no easy feat

Tre Jones continues to blaze his own path — a similar path of excellence — and managed to one-up his brother, Tyus.
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March 25

Prep basketball notes: McKenzie coaches another repeat state champion

“I try to give the kids everything I have,” Larry McKenzie said.
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March 25

Minnehaha braces for criticism after title win

Private school champions tend to generate criticism, deserved or not.
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March 25

Drumlines, color guards spent a lot of time competing — some at highest levels

Many spend a lot of their time competing, a handful at national, world championships.
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March 25

DeLaSalle completes quest for unprecedented sixth straight 3A title

The Islanders raced out to a big lead and never let Austin get close en route to a 72-44 victory.
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March 25

Less flair, more grit as Minnehaha Academy fends off Crosby-Ironton for 2A title

Freshman Jalen Suggs scored 22 points, including 13 down the stretch, to lead the Redhawks to their second championship in five years.
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March 25

Minneapolis North bows out of Class 1A with one more championship

The Polars, who are moving to Class 2A next season, trounced North Woods to win their second title in a row.
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March 24

Class 3A boys' basketball championship preview: DeLaSalle vs. Austin

A look at the Islanders vs. Packers
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March 24

Class 4A boys' basketball championship preview: Champlin Park vs. Apple Valley

A look at the Rebels vs. Eagles.
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March 24

2A: Crosby-Ironton's 'iron five' too much for St. Cloud Cathedral

The Rangers' durable starters, led by 'monster' Noah Gindorff, defeated the Crusaders 53-42 to advance to the Class 2A championship.
High Schools
March 24

2A: Minnehaha Academy explodes in second half against Annandale

The Redhawks turned up the defensive intensity and overwhelmed the Cardinals with a 31-6 run en route to a 76-44 victory.
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March 24

Minneapolis North dominates another 1A opponent, hits century mark

The Polars defeated Springfield 100-56 to advance to the championship game on Saturday where they will try to defend their state title against North Woods.
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March 24

North Woods edges Goodhue 51-49 on Goggleye's free throws

After hitting a half-court buzzer-beater to get his team into the semifinals, Cade Goggleye hit two free throws with four seconds left for the victory.
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March 24
North Woods forward Tate Olson (15) celebrates on the floor with guard...

Buzzer-beater II: Goggleye a deadeye from half-court (and ESPN notices)

Sophomore Cade Goggleye sent North Woods into the 1A boys' basketball semifinals with the state high school basketball tournament's second dramatic buzzer-beater in two days.
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March 23
Red Lake Warrior fans cheered during the boys' basketball Class 1A qua...

Twenty years ago: Recalling Red Lake's 'greatest comeback' ever

It was 1997 when Wabasso beat Red Lake 119-113 in a wild 1A basketball semifinal. But what Ogichidaag fans (and others) still talk about is how Red Lake rallied from 14 points down with 75 seconds left to force the overtime.
High Schools
March 23

Bigger challenge: North's coach wants to move from Class 1A to 3A

Increased enrollment is expected to result in the Polars, who have dominated Class 1A in recent years, moving up at least one class. But coach Larry McKenzie prefers a leap to 3A