Tag Archives: Basketball

50 Years of Title IX

Honoring girls sports at MA Title IX: No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. Minnehaha has a long history of …

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The NIL Era

Young athletes profit Larry McKenzie, the Minneapolis North boys basketball coach, spent 42 years training high school athletes. Over his lengthy career—which included several games against the Minnehaha Academy Redhawks—McKenzie secured a record six state championship titles. Nonetheless, the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame member announced in July that he’s decided to “hang up the whistle”. The news came …

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Slideshow: M.A. girls’ basketball in state quarterfinal

2022 Minnesota Class AA Girls’ Basketball Tournament QUARTERFINALS: MINNEHAHA 82, CRYSTAL LAKE WELLCOME MEMORIAL 29 Photos and slideshow by Reid Westrem

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Tell Me About It – Season 1 Episode 1: Addi Mack

Tell Me About It Season 1, Episode 1: Addi Mack     Host Ann Oakman interviews freshman Addi Mack, who has just scored her 1,000th career point in her first high school game.  

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Where is the Paralympic Spotlight?

Joshua Turek wins another gold medal for wheelchair basketball “God save all dressed in green, Long live our noble Queen, God save the Queen.” sang the 20,000 fans packed into North Greenwich Arena at the 2012 London Summer Paralympic Games. The United States wheelchair basketball team was facing off against …

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A surprising way that pro sports can get even better

Could promotion and relegation enliven U.S. sports? For the citizens of Berlin, Germany, it was a time ripe for celebration. Berliners stormed the streets of the city as they chanted and waved flags. They sang their anthem with lyrics such as, “We from the East always go forward shoulder to …

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Short Takes: MSHSL/Target Center keep things absurd

SEEKING TO REVIVE USUAL ABSURDITY, MSHSL EXPLORES NEW TARGETS On April 10, the Minnehaha boys’ basketball team won their fourth-consecutive state championship at Target Center, but neither the Talon newspaper nor the Antler yearbook took photos of the historic event. Why not? Because we’re lazy? No, because we were denied …

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Chet Holmgren’s growth, charted

For Holmgren, a long road to the top Nation’s top recruit credits work, listening, mindset, mentors for his rise For the last few years, Minnehaha senior Chet Holmgren and former-teammate Jalen Suggs, now a freshman guard for top-ranked Gonzaga, have dominated state championships, AAU showcase tournaments, and ESPN rankings. Now, …

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Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James: Who’s the greatest?

Minnehaha’s best basketball minds give their opinion If you were asked right now to picture the greatest basketball player ever, who comes to mind? Now, if you were asked what factors led you to this decision, would you be able to explain? Pundits have argued for years about who is …

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Class of 2020: Athlete destinations

Senior destinations for Redhawks athletes Compiled by Grace Kassebaum, Mykelti Dillard Smith and Luke Von Arx. Congratulations to the following members of Minnehaha Academy’s Class of 2020: Swimming: Andrew Karpenko Softball: Kate Pryor Basketball: Mia Curtis and Jalen Suggs Football: Craig McDonald, Kaden Johnson and Terry Lockett

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