Tag Archives: Basketball

Season never ends for Redhawks basketball

Tournaments, camps keep AAU athletes busy during warmer months With summer break approaching, winter sports are over for most people but not for juniors JaVonni Bickham, Lorenzo Smith, Jeff Stordahl and freshmen Jalen Suggs, Terry Lockett and Kaden Johnson, members of Minnehaha’s title-winning basketball team. The offseason is a really …

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The importance of fan sections

Fan Section Proves Valuable For Team Morale Some of the bigger schools in the state of Minnesota usually have many fans out supporting their sports teams. There are even small schools who get a large attendance at their games. But other small schools like Great River Falls and Mounds Park …

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Growing up, stepping up

After graduating a handful of key players from last season, the young Minnehaha girls’ varsity basketball players had to adapt to new roles on the court and significant changes in their team dynamics After scoring 21 points for the night, senior captain Sarah Kaminski fouled out with three minutes and thirty seconds …

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Using youth to gain success

The Minnehaha boys’ varsity basketball team plays with one of the largest age ranges in the state—both eighth graders and seniors lead the team as they aim to make a section push and advance to the state tournament for the first time in three years The team made a chain …

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Yesterday in sports: Boys’ Basketball

Last night, the Minnehaha boys’ basketball team beat St. Paul Central in overtime, 91-86. Sophomore JaVonni Bickham and eighth grader Jalen Suggs led the scoring for Minnehaha with 21 points apiece. With the victory, the Redhawks improved to 9-3. The team is averaging 71.2 points per game and currently sits …

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Willing to do what others won’t

Hard work fueled by passion pays dividends for Minnehaha student athletes “Dawson just filled a role as a defensive player last year, and it’s a role that we really needed because we weren’t that great at defense,” said varsity basketball coach Lance Johnson, laughing. Toward the end of the basketball …

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Looking back on Title IX

 Coach, health teacher looks back on forty years of female athletics beginning with Title IX In 1975, only a few years after girls’ basketball became an official sport at Minnehaha Academy, the girls won the school’s first Tri-metro Championship. But even in this proud moment, as the president got up …

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