by Bruce Strand, Sports editor If you thought Porter Morrell and Jake Wilson were long-range sharpshooters during the regular season, you should have seen them at the state all-star game Saturday, in the 3-point contest, that is. Morrell, Elk River guard, and Wilson, Zimmerman forward, each nailed 17 of them in just 45 seconds, [...]
Elk River’s Porter Morrell and Zimmerman’s Jake Wilson are among 40 seniors selected to the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association all-star games. Morrell, a point guard who averaged 18.5 points and 4.8 assists, and Wilson, a forward who averaged 19.2 points and 7.6 rebounds, will play on the Maroon team coached by Dave Montbriand of Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa. [...]
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Jake Wilson is getting a lot of attention this winter, and not just for his pink shoes. The Zimmerman senior who helped the Thunder win 45 games the past two seasons now finds himself the leader of an otherwise new lineup and drawing much of opponents’ attention. He’s also a [...]
Jake Wilson of Zimmerman has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for University of Minnesota-Duluth, announced Jaime Hilyar, Zimmerman activities director. Wilson, a 6-foot-5 forward, averaged 15.2 points and 5.3 rebounds as junior, helping the Thunder set a team record with 23 wins.