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Minnetonka High sending 31 to DECA Internationals
Minnetonka Philharmonic Orchestra receives high honors at music festival
Hopkins, Robbinsdale residents awarded 2017 Bush Fellowships
Hopkins City Council approves $140K in grants
Wayzata team takes first in State Rec Tournament
Published March 28, 2017 at 10:00 am
Timberwolves president talks about his career, Target Center renovations
Published March 27, 2017 at 2:26 pm
Sitting because of a bum knee injured in a recent Polar Plunge, Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx president Chris Wright shared reflections on his 26-year career with the franchise during the March 15 TwinWest Chamber’s Leadership Luncheon. Wright talked about his “incredible journey,” of an...
Maple Grove’s Gifford named state AA Cross Country Running Coach of the Year
Published March 25, 2017 at 1:34 pm
By Bob San Sun Press Newspapers Maple Grove boys’ cross country running head coach Matt Gifford was recently named Class AA Coach of the Year by the Minnesota High School Cross Country Coaches Association. Gifford directed the Crimson to their first ever podium finish with a third -place showing...
Maple Grove seniors look for grand finale at state basketball
Published March 24, 2017 at 1:23 pm
By Bob San Sun Press Newspapers After a frustrating loss to Lakeville North in last year’s state quarterfinal game, Maple Grove guard Brad Davison said: “When you get down here you are supposed to do something.” Maple Grove is going back to the state tournament and the Crimson,...
Maple Grove turns back Rogers to defend section basketball title
Published March 24, 2017 at 1:14 pm
By Bob San Sun Press Newspapers The Maple Grove Crimson routed Rogers 68-41 to open the 2016-17 season. But going into the Section 8 championship game against Rogers March 16 at Monticello, the Crimson knew it would be an entirely different game because section championship games are not like...
Champlin Park earns spot in state title game
Published March 23, 2017 at 7:55 pm
The Champlin Park boys basketball team is in position to win the Rebels’ first-ever team state title, as the Rebels advanced to the Class 4A state title game with a 70-62 win over Wayzata March 23. McKinley Wright led the Rebels with 21 points, while Theo John added 18 points, 10 rebounds...
Miracles and milestones for the Trojans
Published March 22, 2017 at 3:46 pm
It was a day for miracles and milestones, as the Wayzata High boys basketball team edged Lakeville North 69-66 in the opening round of the State Class 4A Tournament March 22 at Target Center. The miracle was Wayzata’s rally from a nine-point second half deficit. Two milestones went along with the...
Green thrives despite tragedy
Published March 22, 2017 at 1:51 pm
Growing up, Armstrong High School senior Calvin Green had a close relationship with his mother. Green was an only child for eight years, and, without a father figure in his life, he became a “momma’s boy.” “I had to spend every second with her,” Green said. “She was not only my mother,...
Crimson boys roll past Elk River in section hoop
Published March 18, 2017 at 10:38 am
By Bob San Sun Press Newspapers Seniors Tywhon Pickford and Brad Davison had monster games to lift Maple Grove to a 71-59 win over Elk River in the Section 8 boys’ basketball semifinal game March 11 at St. Cloud State. Pickford led the way with 28 points and 12 rebounds while Davison added 26...
Maple Grove’s Davison, Pickford are Mr. Basketball finalists
Published March 17, 2017 at 10:54 am