Faith, And A Good Surgeon, Are On Sara Kaminski's SideMinnehaha Academy junior Sara Kaminski shoots baskets with her father. The last of four athletic siblings, she has built quite a resume; a three-sport athlete whose first love is basketball. But maybe it is what Adrian Peterson demonstrated in his MVP season that makes this story remarkable.
Meet The Geuberts -- Eastview's Basketball FamilyWhen parents meet playing basketball in college, you know there is a pretty good chance their kids may gravitate to the sport. The Geuberts look like the all-American family, because, in many respects, they are. Dan and Melissa have three children, two of whom are twins and high school seniors -- Madison and Drew.
Andrew Wiggins' Sisters Have Basketball Dreams Of Their OwnWhen your dad played in the NBA, your mom was an Olympic sprinter and your big brother's the number-one pick in the NBA draft -- it sets you up for the understatement of the year. "I think we've got good genes," Angelica Wiggins said. "Really good genes." Her sister, Taya Wiggins, agrees.
Champlin Park Aims To Remain UndefeatedThe best high school basketball team in the state so far has been Champlin Park. The Rebels are unbeaten, and they're motivated by what they did not do a year ago. Osseo took Champlin Park out in the section finals to go to state in 2014.
High School Sports Rally: Feb. 6, 2015David McCoy checks out girls hockey, Blake vs. St. Louis Park. A 'Super Fan' in New Prague is inspiring the team. Plus all the best highlights from High School Sports around the state.
Apple Valley’s Tre Jones Steps Out Of Brother’s ShadowNothing like filling the shoes of one of the greatest players in state history, Tyus Jones. But when that player is also your big brother? "I don't think about it too much," Apple Valley guard Tre Jones said. "But if I do hear the stuff, I mean, it just pushes me and makes me feel like I need to get a lot better so I can accomplish some of the things that he has."
Bjorn Broman Is State’s Leading Scorer – By A Long ShotHe's the state's leading scorer and it's not even close. Bjorn Broman is averaging 50 -- 50 points a game -- this season. "I just want to get wins," Broman said. "And whatever my role is on the team, I'll do."
Flooding Challenges Maple Grove High's Basketball TeamsMaple Grove High School has two good basketball teams, and both are state tournament contenders. But last Saturday, their schedule changed because they don't have a home court. Their gymnasium was flooded due to a pipe burst, leaving it unplayable.
Eastview Heads To Title Game With Mother-Daughter PowerOn Saturday night, Eastview meets Bloomington Kennedy for the class 4A title. Eastview is ranked number one in the state, and they have an interesting combination: head coach Melissa Geubert and point guard Madison Geubert are mother and daughter. Melissa tries not to focus on it at the expense of the team.
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Beats Rushford-Peterson For 1A TitleBrian Goodwin scored 14 of his 24 points in the second half to lead Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa past Rushford Peterson 52-40 in the Minnesota 1A state championship game on Saturday. After blowing an early double-digit lead, the top-ranked Jaguars (31-1) won their second state title in three years thanks to Goodwin's poise in the final 10 minutes. Down 34-30 with 10:33 to play, Goodwin fueled a 13-5 game-deciding run that included seven-consecutive free throws.
Hopkins’ Win Over Shakopee Provokes Shot Clock DebateHigh school tournament time is almost a guarantee for something exciting. In the boys’ basketball, Thursday night's game between Hopkins and Shakopee was a thriller, going in to a fourth overtime. Many argue you win basketball games by playing the game. Thursday night Hopkins won by not playing.
2-11-14 Bob McDonald Day On The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeThe Governor has proclaimed today to be "BOB McDONALD DAY IN MINNESOTA." Dave Lee caught up with Coach this morning.