Robbinsdale Cooper High School
Just a four-hour drive from his hometown in Minneapolis, Rashad Vaughn is making a name for himself at the Milwaukee Bucks. The Robbinsdale Cooper High graduate was drafted in the first round after just one year in college.
Rashad Vaughn has been crisscrossing the country over the last month, joining dozens of NBA draft prospects at workout after workout while hoping to solidify his status as a first-round selection.
A fugitive Minnesota terror suspect was back on Twitter Tuesday, spreading false information about a Texas attack to ISIS sympathizers. WCCO reported Monday how the Minnesotan known as Mujahid Miski encouraged one of two gunmen involved in an attempted attack on a Texas event.
Officials believe terror groups are still here, recruiting in Minnesota. A delegation from the state will travel to Washington next week to be part of a summit on countering violent extremism. The goal is to find ways to engage at-risk communities and to stop extremists from recruiting for terror groups.
It’s not easy to achieve perfection on the ACT, but that’s exactly what one Robbinsdale Cooper High School student accomplished in December. Not only did Min-Hyung Choi receive a perfect 36 on the test, he didn’t even need to take it this early — and he’s only a sophomore. Inside Robbinsdale Cooper, roughly 1,700 teens make up the student body. But Min-Hyung stands out in the crowd.
New details are emerging about the 33-year-old former Minnesotan who died while fighting in Syria.
The State Department has confirmed that a man who grew up in Minnesota has died while fighting for a terrorist group overseas. Thirty-three-year-old Douglas McCain, who grew up in New Hope, died over the weekend in Syria.
Our featured game on Friday was Lakeville North took on Hopkins in boys basketball.
On Wednesday, Jerry Kill announces his recruiting class as part of signing day. The Gophers missed out on some key in-state recruits and are hoping they stole a couple from other areas of the country.
If you weren’t able to watch the Rally after the news Friday night, we’ve got all the high school winter sports action in in the videos below.
Forward Rodney Williams has had to challenge himself to get to his senior year. And he’s finally emerging as a go-to leader for the Gopher basketball team. It’s been a work in progress that feels like it’s finally where it should be.
Robbinsdale Cooper High School football has a dual-threat of speed with potential Division-I athletes in Malik Rucker and Billy Kellogg.
Jazzmin and Ashli Lee are leaders on and off the court for the Robbinsdale Cooper basketball team. The twin sisters are identical in their hopes of guiding the Hawks to a successful postseason.
Each week we like to say thanks to school organizations that are giving back to the community. This week: It’s coach Mike Gerads and his Robbinsdale Cooper swim teams.