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High School Sports Rally: Sept. 6, 2013

Friday’s High School Sports Rally had it all! The featured game was between high-ranked East Ridge and the Roseville Raiders, who upset Cretin-Durham Hall last week. Watch the highlights below. — Other games played Friday […]

09/06/2013

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Prep Blog: Prep Bowl Moving To TCF Bank Stadium

There has been talk of moving the Prep Bowl, Minnesota’s annual series of high school football championship games, outdoors since TCF Bank Stadium was built on the University of Minnesota campus. At its annual board meeting last week, the Minnesota State High School League approved moving the high school football state championships to TCF Bank Stadium starting in 2014.

06/07/2013

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Mike Max’s News & Notes For 5/25

Century Community College left-handed ace Jared Dettman, who is pitching in the Junior College World series, should get drafted for a second time next week. Cedar Rapids Kernels’ manager Jake Mauer sees some similarities between first-round prospect Byron Buxton and his brother – the Twins’ Joe Mauer. The Timberwolves are concerned about Kevin Love’s conditioning since his injury ended his season.

05/25/2013

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Mike Max’s News & Notes For 4/20

Flip Saunders’ best bet with the Timberwolves might be to join the front office and serve as a backup plan as coach if Rick Adelman does not come back or has to take a leave during the year.

04/20/2013

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Tyus Jones Talks New Gophers Coach, Recruiting

Tyus Jones is one of the most sought after high school basketball players in the country, and he still has one prep season left.

04/15/2013

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Tyus Jones: Gophers ‘Still On My List’

The college basketball season ended Monday night, but the competition continues for another big prize: Apple Valley’s Tyus Jones. Most figure Minnesota is a longshot to land Jones, the most coveted point guard in the country. But he continues to insist the Gophers have a chance.

04/09/2013

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Apple Valley’s Dustin Fronk: The Other Stand-Out Guard

You can’t talk about college basketball in Minnesota without talking about the state’s top talent – Tyus Jones. The Apple Valley junior is the most coveted point guard in the country. But you ought to know about one of his teammates.

04/08/2013

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Pitino’s Hired: Now What?

New University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Rich Pitino is here.

But what does it mean to the local basketball community?

04/05/2013

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Prep Blog: Local ‘Big 3’ Recruits Unique For Minnesota

It’s one of the most unique times there’s ever been for boys high school basketball in Minnesota. The state has had plenty of Division I recruits before, and more emerge every year.

04/02/2013

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What Do Recruits Want In New Gophers Coach?

Sources in Virginia Commonwealth say they expect head men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart to sign a contract extension with the school, spurning potential offers from the Gophers and UCLA.

03/26/2013

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Prep Blog: Apple Valley Wins State Basketball Title

When the clock hit zero in the Class 4A title game Saturday night, the emotion that spilled out onto the court said it all.

03/26/2013

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AV’s Jones, DeLaSalle’s Travis Share AP Award

This time, Tyus Jones has to share the honor. The Apple Valley junior point guard was named Monday the co-winner of the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year award for high school boys basketball, with DeLaSalle junior power forward Reid Travis. Jones was the sole recipient his sophomore season.

03/25/2013

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Jones Leads Apple Valley To 1st State Hoops Title

Highly recruited Tyus Jones had 28 points and 11 rebounds to lead Apple Valley past Park Center 74-57 to win the Class 4A state boys basketball championship Saturday night.

03/23/2013

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Apple Valley, Park Center Move To 4A championship

Apple Valley will play Park Center for the Class 4A boys basketball championship.

03/21/2013

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John Calipari In The Stands As Tyus Jones Cruises In First State Game

There’s no question as to who’s the biggest name at the Minnesota state high school boys basketball tournament Wednesday at the Target Center.

03/20/2013

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