Tag Archives: Basketball

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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Sno Daze 2020: Seniors, faculty clash on the court

Redhawks manage to hold annual event before school closures At the end of the school day on Friday, Feb. 28, a series of teams made up of seniors took on the faculty in a basketball game. The longtime tradition was held once again at North Campus for the first time …

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Slideshow: M.A. boys are section champs

Minnehaha boys win Section 4AAA hoops title After winning three straight Class AA state championships, the Redhawks were going for a four-peat, but a day after their victory, the coronavirus forced the cancelation of the Minnesota state basketball tournaments. Final score: Minnehaha Academy 94, Totino-Grace 58 Photos and slideshow by …

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Slideshow: Girls’ basketball at St. Peter

Redhawks defeat Saints Photos and slideshow by Molly DiNardo.

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Boys basketball VS MSHSL rules

Minnehaha Academy’s boys’ basketball is arguably the best high school basketball team the state of Minnesota has ever seen. The roster is made up of eight-division one recruits, with three of them nationally ranked: Jalen Suggs, who’s ranked 5th in the class of 2020; Chet Holmgren ranked 2nd in the …

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Minnehaha 78, Sierra Canyon (Calif.) 58

Were you there? 17,378 fans were. Relive the excitement or see what you missed with this slideshow from senior Annika Johnson, Minnehaha’s student photographer for the game.   Click the link to read the StarTribune’s story about the game.

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