The Minnesota Boys Basketball Tournament is going on in St. Paul this week. The North Woods Grizzlies, champions of northeastern Minnesota’s Section 7A, are still in the hunt, thanks to this heroic shot by sophomore Cade Goggleye.
North Woods is located between Cook and Orr north of the Mesabi Iron Range in Northern Minnesota. The Grizzlies are the among the last Northern Minnesota teams left in the tournament. They play Goodhue at 2 p.m. today at the Target Center.
The Crosby-Ironton Rangers play St. Paul Cathedral in the Section AA semifinals at 8 p.m. As longtime commenter David Gray points out, the C-I Rangers are on their 21st trip to the state tourney, with coach Dave Galovich approaching 700 career victories.