DeLaSallians Sound Off On Upcoming NBA DraftCoach Dave Thorson is conducting his annual basketball camp at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis. He is asked to turn his attention to two players he coached two years ago in Michael Jordan's Summer Camp.
ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For March 21, 2014: Reid Travis He has enjoyed a high school career rivaled by few, winning state titles in all three of his varsity seasons, and he has Stanford set in his future.
Travis, DeLaSalle Beat Austin For Class 3A CrownFor Reid Travis, his basketball career has only begun. Still, his last game for DeLaSalle was hard to let go. Finishing with a third straight state championship, then, was the way to do it. Travis scored 16 points on 8-for-9 shooting, and DeLaSalle overwhelmed Austin again for the Class 3A title during a 60-40 victory on Saturday night.
Minneapolis Prep Star Rashad Vaughn Chooses UNLVFormer Robbinsdale Cooper star and Golden Valley native Rashad Vaughn moved to Las Vegas, Nev., over the summer to play his final prep season at Findlay Prep and face top national competition. He announced on CBS Sports Tuesday night that he’ll attend UNLV.
Minnesota’s ‘Big 3’ Picked for McDonald’s All American-GameThe rosters for the 2014 McDonald’s All-American Game, featuring the top high school basketball stars in the country, were released Wednesday night. The game will be played in April 2 at the United Center in Chicago, Ill, and it will have a notable Minnesota feel.
Prep Blog: Local Prep Stars Nominated For National ShowcaseThe best high school basketball players, boys and girls, will take over Chicago, Ill., in early April for the McDonald’s All-American Game. When the final rosters are announced for both games, there’s likely to be plenty of Minnesota flavor on display.
Prep Blog: None Of The Local “Big 3” Chooses GophersIt’s a unique time for boys high school basketball in Minnesota as the in-state talent seems to get more elite every year. I’m not sure it will ever get to the level that’s out on the east coast, but the brand that’s on display right now on courts throughout the state might be the strongest it’s ever been.
Prep Teams Hit Target Center For Timberwolves ShootoutIf you’re looking for some of the best high school basketball in Minnesota and the Midwest, you’ll want to be at the Target Center on Saturday. For the 18th straight year, the Minnesota Timberwolves are hosting the Timberwolves Shootout Saturday in Minneapolis.
2013 In Review: Top Local Sports StoriesIt was another eventful year in local sports with three local professional teams making the playoffs, a high profile coach getting dismissed and a football team having a turnaround season.
Tyus Jones Chooses To Take His Talent To Duke Another one of Minnesota’s star basketball recruits announced Friday that he will be leaving the state.
High School Sports Rally: Nov. 8, 2013The state football tournament is well underway, but one of the biggest stories of the day had to do with Minnesota basketball talent.
5-Star DeLaSalle Recruit Reid Travis Chooses To Attend Stanford One of Minnesota's three sterling five-star recruits is leaving his home state to play college basketball at Stanford. DeLaSalle's Reid Travis' top two finalists were the Gophers and the Cardinal and he decided at Friday's press conference at his high school to head west.
Mike Max’s News & Notes: The Wild’s Next Step, Vikings Mini Camp UpdateOne year to the day the Minnesota Wild made the splash of the off season -- signing Zach Parise and Ryan Suter – the latter was named to the first all NHL team.
Prep Blog: Prep Bowl Moving To TCF Bank StadiumThere 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.
Mike Max’s News & Notes For 5/25Century 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.