Hopkins High School
Siyani 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.
When 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.
In 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.
A 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.
Prosecutors 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.
A 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.
An 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.
The 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.
Nia 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.
Our featured game on Friday was Lakeville North took on Hopkins in boys basketball.
When you play for the Hopkins Girls Basketball Team, you play for state titles – which they’ve achieved the past two seasons. It’s not the same team in 2013, but they’re capable again of a high-quality season.
Trent Lockett is quite a basketball player. But he’s also quite a son.
Royce White is one of the most talented basketball players that didn’t play for Tubby Smith because of off-the-court issues. He’s now at Iowa State under the tutelage of former Timberwolf Fred Hoiberg.
This week’s High School Rally Star is actually Rally Stars. Hopkins is the number one rated boys basketball team in the state and they have two pretty good reasons why.
Though he’s on the cusp of recording his 13th CD, which highlights and honors some of the greatest songs of his extensive career, Robinson’s humility is something to behold.
Big-band jazz giant Stan Kenton will be celebrated with a concert Saturday at Hopkins High School.