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Lynx Draft NRHEG Grad Carlie Wagner
New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva graduate Carlie Wager lived her childhood dreams by playing for the University of Minnesota. Another dream came true Thursday night when she was drafted by the Minnesota Lynx.
Saying Goodbye to the Seniors is Hard for Basketball Coach
For Owatonna girls' basketball coach Lindsey Hugstad-Vaa, saying goodbye to the nine seniors on the 2017-18 roster is a difficult thing to do. The group has been there from day one for her. Many of them were members of the junior varsity team that she coached when she first arrived in Owatonna.…
Five Seniors Share Basketball MVP Award
With a well-balanced, athletic group of seniors, Owatonna boys' basketball had the best season in a number of years. On Monday night, coach Josh Williams announced that the team Most Valuable Player Award would be shared by all five. Abe Havelka, Andrew Jackson, Dalton Kubista, Nolan Malo and A…
Small Towns, Big Men Named to First Basketball Hall of Fame Class
The 1960 Edgerton boys' basketball team, which is the smallest school to win the Minnesota state championship during the single-class era, is among the honorees into the first Minnesota Basketball Hall of Fame class. Players from that team were among those recognized at Monday's Minnesota …
Basketball Season Finishes with a Flourish at the State Tournament
A game-winning, alley-oop slam dunk by future Golden Gopher Daniel Oturu put an exclamation point on the Minnesota state high school boys' basketball championships Saturday night. The basket was good for a 79-78 win for Cretin-Derham Hall over defending champ Apple Valley and future Duke star T…
No Gym – No Problem
What a season it was for the Minnehaha Academy boys basketball team - a team without a home won its second straight state championship.
Minnehaha Academy Holds Off Caledonia to Repeat as Champs
Minnehaha Academy won its second straight Class AA boys' basketball championship Saturday 73-60 over Caledonia at Target Center. The Warriors roared back from a 12-point halftime deficit to close to within 59-57 with 8:15 left, but the Redhawks closed the game on a 14-3 run to capture the crown…
Minnehaha Academy Flies Back into the Title Game
Minnehaha Academy will try to repeat as state Class AA champions on Saturday after powering their way past St. Cloud Cathedral 77-51 Friday night in the semifinals at Target Center. The Redhawks hit eight three-pointers to build a 42-24 lead by halftime. Jalen Suggs scored 17 of his 25 points before…

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