Add another honor to Tre Jones’ growing resume. The Apple Valley point guard was named the 2018 Minnesota Mr. Basketball on Monday night at Target Center, during the third quarter of the Timberwolves’ game against Atlanta. Jones wasn’t in attendance — he was busy playing in the McDonald’s All-American game in Atlanta. Jones scored seven points to go with eight assists in a team-high 25 minutes to lead the West squad to a 131-128 victory.
In its eight state tournament appearance, and fourth championship game, Sauk Centre finally got over the hump. The top-seeded Mainstreeters completed a perfect 33-0 season with a 63-52 victory over third-seeded Roseau on Saturday to win the Class 2A girls basketball state title, completing what Frazee high school alum and Sauk Centre head coach Scott Bergman called a building process to reach the top of the mountain.
With U.S. Bank Stadium firmly entrenched as the home of the Prep Bowl, the Vikings' new practice facility in Eagan also might soon host high school football. The Vikings announced their intentions to host high school football regular-season games in the fall of 2018 at a Minnesota State High School League board of directors meeting on Thursday morning. The field has a capacity of 6,000 people, but can be expanded to hold 10,000.