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Three Centaurs sign collegiate NLIs
Published June 7, 2017 at 9:37 am
Overcoming a tragedy: BC’s Prince makes collegiate commitment
Published May 24, 2017 at 10:29 am
Devonta Prince’s goal, for as long as he can remember, was to grow up and play collegiate basketball. Prince began playing the sport at a young age and began to excel quickly, but a tragedy put a question mark on his future in the sport. Prince was attacked by a dog when he was 8-years-old,...
Champlin Park’s Wright to re-open his college recruitment
Published April 7, 2017 at 2:31 pm
Champlin Park point guard and former University of Dayton commit McKinley Wright announced April 7, that he has asked Dayton for a release from his commitment so his can re-open his collegiate recruitment. “First of all, I would like to thank everyone that has believed and supported me during...
Rebels fall short of state title
Published March 29, 2017 at 11:00 am
For the second time in three years, the Champlin Park boys basketball team posted an undefeated 31-0 record and earned a spot in the state title game. The Rebels were chasing the school’s first-ever team state title in any sport when they played Apple Valley, who beat Champlin Park in the 2014-15...
McKinley Wright is Minnesota’s Mr. Basketball
Published March 27, 2017 at 8:44 am
Champlin Park senior boys basketball player McKinley Wright played a major role in guiding the Rebels to a 31-1 record and to the Class 4A state championship game this season. Wright averaged 22.8 points, eight rebounds and 7.4 assists through the Rebels’ 32 games this season. Wright was rewarded...
Apple Valley ends Champlin Park’s unbeaten streak
Published March 25, 2017 at 9:47 pm
The Champlin Park boys basketball team fell short of an undefeated season, as the Rebels fell 60-54 to Apple Valley in the Class 4A state title game March 25. Marcus Hill led the Rebels with 15 points, while Wright added 14 points and John scored 12 points. Tre Jones led Apple Valley with 24...
Pirates’ season ends at sections
Published March 23, 2017 at 2:20 pm
The Park Center boys basketball team entered the 2016-17 with high aspirations following a successful 2015-16 season. The Pirates posted an overall record of 21-7, but they fell short of earning a trip to the state tournament, as their season ended with a 62-61 loss to Osseo March 14. “I’m...
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,...
Video: Sam DuBois’ buzzer-beater sends Champlin Park to state semis
Published March 22, 2017 at 1:41 pm
Champlin Park earned a 53-50 win over Chaska to advance to the Class 4A state semifinal game after senior Sam DuBois hit a 30-foot three-pointer at the final buzzer. Contact Chris Chesky at
DuBois’ prayer sends Champlin Park to state semifinal game
Published March 22, 2017 at 11:49 am
The Champlin Park boys basketball team earned a spot in the state semifinals with a 53-50 win over Chaska McKinley Wright led the Rebels with 30 points, while Theo John added 11 points and 16 rebounds. The Rebels did not start off the game well, as an 0-for-5 stretch on offense to start the game...