Basketball Helps Reinvigorate Struggling North Minneapolis HighA huge high school basketball matchup Tuesday night was about more than just the game -- the top-ranked North High School Polars faced the top-ranked Hopkins Royals.
Back On The Court, Hopkins' Coffey Prepping For College Career In MinnesotaAfter blowing out his knee and ending his junior season, Amir Coffey back on the court at Hopkins, and he's getting ready to put on a Gophers jersey next year.
Minnesota Basketball Star Siyani Chambers Turning Heads At HarvardSiyani Chambers was Mr. Basketball in the state his senior year at Hopkins High School. Now he's making a name for himself in college, and he's already set his sights at the next level.
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.
College Program For Developmentally-Delayed Adults Sees Strong StartIn its first year, Bloomington-based Beyond Limits is already off to a great start. The two-year college is designed to help developmentally delayed young adults learn valuable life skills.
Cheerleader Gets 3 Years For Prostituting Her TeammateA former suburban Minneapolis high school cheerleading captain has been sentenced to three years in prison for prostituting a younger squad member. Eighteen-year-old Montia Parker was sentenced Friday. She will spend at least two years behind bars before she's eligible for release.
Teen Cheerleader Guilty Of Prostituting GirlProsecutors say a high school cheerleader is admitting she talked a fellow student into prostituting herself, then kept the money. Eighteen-year-old Montia Parker pleaded guilty Friday to three prostitution-related counts.
Brooklyn Park Man Charged With Soliciting Teenage ProstituteA Brooklyn Park man is charged with one count of prostitution involving a 16-year-old who was pulled in to prostitution by a fellow Hopkins High School cheerleader. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s office, 27-year-old Oladipupo Ademola Legunsen is accused of soliciting sex from a high school sophomore on March 6, which he saw posted in an ad on Backpages.com. The victim was allegedly solicited by 18-year-old Montia Marie Parker of Maple Grove, who knew the victim from the cheerleading team at Hopkins High, where she was a senior.
Police: Hopkins Cheerleader Used Teammate As A ProstituteAn 18-year-old Hopkins High School senior cheerleader allegedly used her sophomore teammate as a prostitute, according to a criminal complaint filed in Hennepin County. Montia Marie Parker, 18, of Maple Grove was arrested on one count of second-degree felony sex trafficking, and one count of felony solicitation, inducement and promotion of prostitution.
MN Player Helps Lift Harvard Over New Mexico In NCAA UpsetThe NCAA Tournament is already giving people a lot to talk about, and it's also busting a lot of brackets. But the biggest upset of the day came with the help of a young man from Golden Valley, Minn.
Hopkins Beats Bloomington Kennedy 68-45 For TitleNia Coffey scored 25 points and had 16 rebounds to lead Hopkins to a 68-45 win Saturday over Bloomington Kennedy for the basketball state title.
If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 2/8Our featured game on Friday was Lakeville North took on Hopkins in boys basketball.