St. Michael-Albertville hit a couple of 3-pointers during a late surge and overtook the Rogers Royals 70-63 on Tuesday evening in St. Michael. Rogers led 59-55 before Jackson Greenwaldt hit a 3-pointer to start the Knights rally and Dallas Freeman sank another to help them pull away. Trevor Rothstein scored 26 points and Greenwaldt 23 [...]
The Spectrum Sting boys lost to PACT Charter 72-57 on Tuesday evening in Ramsey. Danny Mooers scored 22 points and Daniel Nelson 21 for PACT (8-17). Nikki Mayer notched 22 points and Zach Knollenberg 20 for Spectrum (9-12). The Sting lost in overtime to North Lakes Academy 66-64 on a last-second shot Monday at Target [...]
The Maple Grove Crimson stymied the Elk River Elks 66-54 on Friday evening in Maple Grove, avenging an earlier loss to the Elks. Clay Elrod scored 22 points for the Elks (9-7 conference, 15-7 overall), with Mitchell Weege next with eight points. The Crimson, who lost at Elk River 58-47 on Jan. 3, improved to [...]
Elk River is having a solid boys basketball season overall but three conference rivals are humbling the Elks. One of them is Robbinsdale Armstrong. The Falcons waltzed to an 80-44 win on Tuesday evening at ERHS. The Elks have also lost to Champlin Park 95-39 and 83-46, and to Osseo 78-50, but they’re 9-7 in [...]
The Zimmerman Thunder almost pulled off a big upset but fell to St. Cloud Cathedral 42-41 at home on Tuesday evening. Cathedral, ranked No. 2 in Class 2A, took the lead on John Peschel’s layup with two minutes left, and that was the last basket of the game. Zimmerman missed a 10-foot jump shot and [...]
It was a seniors outlasting underclassmen as the Big Lake Hornets beat the Rogers Royals 87-79 on Tuesday evening in Big Lake. Allen Wilson, sophomore guard, scored 27 points for Rogers (4-8 conference, 9-13 overall), while sophomore forward Steffan Musoke had 19 and junior guard Gunnar Bloom 11. For the Hornets, Austin Poe scored 32 [...]
The Zimmerman Thunder were hot and cold on 3-point shooting as they beat Little Falls 60-53 on Friday and lost to Mora 60-52 on Monday. The Thunder shot 7-for-12 on 3-pointers against Little Falls as Tyler Theisen was 2-for-3, David Molinari 2-for04, Max McNulty 1-for-1, and Kristian Bright and Noah Lunning each 1-for-2. Bright sank [...]
The Spectrum Sting beat Hope Academy 88-72 Saturday night, pulling away at the end with timely free-throw shooting. Zach Knollenberg led with 29 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, missing a triple double by one assist. Ben Maki hit 18 points. The Sting (7-8) host Calvin Christian on Tuesday.