Jones does it all for Apple Valley, sets up 4A title game rematch

Junior Tre Jones posted a triple-double in leading the Eagles to a 77-54 victory over Maple Grove.

Champlin Park's run finally comes, too much for Wayzata

March 23
With the game tied at 53, the undefeated Rebels went on a 14-3 surge that carried them to a 70-62 victory and a berth in Saturday's championship game.

1A: Half-court three-pointer at the buzzer lifts North Woods

March 23
Sophomore Cade Goggleye's shot from just inside half court gave the Grizzlies a 54-51 victory over Central Minnesota Christian.

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

March 23
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

DeLaSalle tunes up for 3A title game with 86-60 victory over Columbia Heights

March 23
The five-time defending champion Islanders used a solid first half as a springboard to defeat the Hylanders.

3A: High-flying Austin back for another title shot against familiar nemesis

March 23
The Packers had little trouble defeating Marshall 73-53, setting up a championship game against DeLaSalle.

1A: Shark-like Minneapolis North attacks early, routs Red Lake

March 23
The Polars, in a rematch of last year's semifinal with the Warriors, raced to a 27-0 lead en route to a 93-46 running time victory.
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March 23

Red Lake basketball community still celebrating 'the greatest comeback' 20 years later

Red Lake returns to boys' state tournament on the 20th anniversary of its legendary comeback against Wabasso to force overtime in the 1997 Class 1A semifinals.
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March 23

1A: Goodhue goes over the top to get past Lake Park-Audubon

Faced with a 6-10 defender, the Wildcats made 10 three-pointers in the first half en route to a 57-37 victory.
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March 23

1A: Springfield rides second-half surge to rally past Nevis

Trailing by nine points at halftime, Springfield went on a 10-0 run en route to a 73-65 victory.
High Schools
March 22

Notes: Champlin Park's John knew Rebels had won by teammates' reactions

Champlin Park’s 6-8 senior center didn’t see teammate Sam DuBois’ desperation game-winning three-pointer.
High Schools
March 22

2A: Freshmen guard trio sparks Minnehaha Academy past Lake City

Jalen Suggs, Terry Lockett and Kaden Johnson combined for 47 points to lead the Redhawks to a 77-63 victory.
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March 22

2A: High-scoring 6-6 duo leads St. Cloud Cathedral past New Richland-HEG in overtime

Michael Schaefer and Mitchell Plombon combined for 58 points in the Crusaders' 70-59 victory.
High Schools
March 22

2A: Strong shooting, stiff defense keys Crosby-Ironton win

The Rangers defeated Breckenridge 64-50, led by 26 points from senior forward Trey Jacobs.
High Schools
March 22

2A: Annandale rallies past Jackson County Central and into familiar spot

The Cardinals' 66-61 victory, paced by clutch free throws by Jarod Wilken, puts them in the semifinals for the fourth time in five years.
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March 22

Hero's return: North High legend El-Amin back at state tournament

Khalid El-Amin, the star of Minneapolis North's three consecutive state championships teams from 1995-1997, returned to the tournament Wednesday where he is trying to start a career in broadcasting.
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March 22
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Watch Champlin Park's game-winning, buzzer-beating desperation shot

Sam Dubois isn't one of the big name players for undefeated Champlin Park. But it was his shot that put the No. 1-seeded team in the 4A semifinals.
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March 22

3A: Gach brothers help Austin outlast St. Thomas Academy

The Packers' Duoth Gach scored 17 points and his brother, Both, scored 14 en route to a 55-49 victory.
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March 22

4A: Davison, Pickford lead Maple Grove past Andover

Mindful of a first-round loss last year, the Crimson defeated the Huskies 73-50 to claim a spot in the semifinals.
High Schools
March 22

3A: Hot shooting, pressure defense lifts Marshall past Grand Rapids

The Tigers defeated the Thunderhawks 83-64 to advance to the semifinals on Thursday.
High Schools
March 22

4A: Jones, Apple Valley find another gear to rally past Oturu-led Cretin-Derham Hall

In a battle of star juniors, the Eagles' Tre Jones ignited a second-half run to overcome a 12-point deficit en route to a 76-67 victory.
Sports
March 22

'Mr. Hockey' Mittelstadt moves on from state tournament heartache

Tthe Gophers recruit and projected first-round NHL draft pick returned to his USHL team in Green Bay and tallied six points in his first three games.
High Schools
March 22

3A: DeLaSalle finally puts away Big Lake in quest for sixth straight title

Big Lake stayed close to the Islanders, and held a brief lead in the second half, before the No. 1-seeded team in 3A pulled away in the closing minutes.
High Schools
March 22

4A: Buzzer-beater rallies undefeated Champlin Park past Chaska

Sam Dubois scored his only points of the game on a three-point shot from about 30 feet away as No. 1 seed Champlin Park rallied past Chaska, which had led by as many as 12 points in the second half.
High Schools
March 22

4A: Wayzata rallies in second half to defeat Lakeville North

n the final seconds, Gavin Baumgartner made two free throws to give the Trojans the lead and Jacob Beeninga made two more to clinch a 69-66 victory.
High Schools
March 22

3A: Columbia Heights starts well, holds on to finish off Fergus Falls

The fifth-seeded Hylanders defeated the Otters 77-74 and advance to play top seed DeLaSalle.
High Schools
March 21

Full of top talent, 4A boys' basketball tournament worth the wait

Many basketball fans have waited all season for this week, when they get to spend four days enjoying one of the most talented groups of high school players to take part in the state tournament.