Monday, February 18, 2013
Mack Johnson, of Roseville, is the only Minnesotan in the American Family Insurance National High School Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships. First-round voting deadline is noon today for him on Facebook.
Mack Johnson is Minnesota's only contestant vying in a national high school basketball competition. And Patch readers can help Johnson go all the way in the contest that is based on Facebook voting. Johnson, a senior at Roseville Area High School, is one of 32 high school boys from across the country in the running for the 2013 American Family Insurance National High School Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships. More specificially, Johnson is currently one of 16 boys still in the running in the 3-Point championships. Fans will decide the final player selected to each competition through Facebook voting (facebook.com/HighSchoolSlam). To vote on mobile, visit highschoolslam.com. Each week for six weeks, contestants will compete in a bracket-…
Friday, January 25, 2013
The St. Louis Park girls, still dealing with the death of Carly Christenson, lost to Spring Lake Park last week, and the Orioles boys beat the Panthers. North Metro TV posted the games on YouTube.
North Metro TV has posted video reports on YouTube from the varsity girls and boys basketball games on Jan. 18, 2013, between Spring Lake Park High School and St. Louis Park High School. The Orioles boys beat the Panthers 78-64. The St. Louis Park girls, however, lost to Spring Lake Park, 68-28. Carly Christenson, who died Jan. 8 of flu-related complications, was a member of the sophomore squad, according to an article in the Sun Sailor. Head coach Tim Sension told the Sun Sailor, "It has been a long couple of weeks emotionally for our team. But the girls are hanging in there." Related stories:
Friday, January 11, 2013
An NBA.com story says the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Timberwolves organized a trip to a home game and Oklahoma City away game for Cody Metz
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Thursday, December 20, 2012
You can register now for the event at the Jewish Community Center.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Hopkins and Benilde get big wins on the basketball court, while Albertville's fire department hands over investigation of Wednesday's structure fire.
Highlights from Madness: Benilde girls' basketball advances to the state quarterfinal; top-rankedHopkins cruises to another Section title; Albertville Fire hands investigation of Wednesday fire over to State Fire Marshal; and tips on drinking some good green beer.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Former Orioles star Jim Petersen talks about his health scare, what the city means to him and much more.
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Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Many successful, well-known people have called St. Louis Park home. From writers to politicians, athletes to filmmakers, the city has a wellspring of noteworthy natives. At 6’10,” Jim Petersen (St. Louis Park High School, class of 1980) may be the tallest of the bunch. Petersen starred on the basketball court at St. Louis Park, where he helped the Orioles reach the state tournament from 1978-80. He finished his high school career with 1,081 points, which is the fourth-most in school history. In 1980, he became the first Minnesotan selected to play in the McDonald’s All-American Game, an annual showcase for the nation’s outstanding high school players. In 2005, he was part of the inaugural class of inductees into the St. Louis Park High …