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17U Post-Season Series: The Moment

What is the moment to remember from the 17U season? For many teams there are many but for us at NHR these are the moments that will etched in our minds from this 17u season, team by team.
August 10, 2018

17u Post-Season Series: The Stock Raisers

The Grassroots season will always have players that prove themselves better than nearly everyone expected.  Team by team we give you the top stock raiser from the 17u level. 
August 8, 2018

17U Post-Season Series: Expectations Met?

Over the next several days NHR is going to tackle several different items from the 17u season in relation to players, teams, and events.  We start with what teams met expectations, what teams exceeded expectations, and what teams underachieved. 
August 7, 2018

The 17U All State Team

Four months of 17u basketball ended last weekend in Las Vegas but several players from Minnesota 17 and Under teams had fantastic seasons and we honor those seasons today with the 17U All State Team.
August 3, 2018

Summer Slam Preview

Want to see the best players in both North Dakota and South Dakota compete against one another? Your best chance is Summer Slam this weekend! The preview is here.
July 13, 2018

Minnesota 17U: Who To See & Where They’ll Be (Part 2)

Minnesota teams are right now in planes, airports, or loaded vehicles getting ready to kick off the July period in front of coaches.  Who from Minnesota should they go see?  NHR lets you know now. 
July 11, 2018

NHR State Tournament: Championship Sunday

Heat Nelson and Fury Kline left Champlin Park on Sunday holding championship items signifying fantastic weekends.  NHR wraps up weekend coverage today honoring the best of June 3rd.
June 4, 2018

NHR State Tournament Saturday: They Earned Respect!

Who Earned Respect at NHR State on Saturday?  We run you through the list right now as these are the guys you want on your team and give you nightmares when they are in the other jersey. 
June 3, 2018

#NHRState : 17U Elite Eight Prediction

Who at the 17u level is making the push to the Elite Eight at #NHRState? We give you our thoughts at NHR right now!
May 30, 2018

NHR State: First Look

The spring season finishes up this weekend with the Northstar State Tournament.  What teams are fighting for the first title of June?  NHR gives you the first look now. 
May 29, 2018

The Fury Shootout: Sunday

The Fury Shootout saw an influx of teams from the around the country as the Riverside Hawks won the 17u title while Greenwood Elite took home the 16u crown.  Local Minnesota players showed well on Sunday and NHR gives you the highlights. 
May 21, 2018

The Fury Shootout Preview

The Fury Shootout tips-off Friday night and continues on through Sunday afternoon at Burnsville High School. This is a solid field of teams will provide an interesting weekend.
May 16, 2018

Battle at the Lakes: Saturday Afternoon

At Wayzata High School Saturday morning 17U play opened up at the Battle at the Lakes.  A packed gym for D1 Minnesota, standout performances from North and South Dakota, and a strong showing from Tommy Chatman Jr highlighted. 
May 12, 2018

Battle at the Lakes: Minnesota's Road of 64

To win the Battle at the Lakes a team has to navigate six games in the 64 team field in the top bracket.  What do the best 17u teams in Minnesota have to face to make a Sweet 16, Elite Eight, or championship run? 
May 10, 2018

Battle at the Lakes: The 17U Names to Know

The Battle at the Lakes is bringing more talent to the Twin Cities than any other event this spring/summer. Who are some of those top players at the 17u level? Prep Hoops runs through the list now.
May 9, 2018

Battle at the Lakes: First Look

The Battle at the Lakes continues to grow into a multi-state powerhouse event that falls into the "can't miss" category. What does this year's event look like? A 64 Team Bracket to establish the best of the Midwest.
May 8, 2018

The Proving Grounds: Saturday Evening

As we move into Championship Sunday at the Proving Grounds in the Twin Cities we take a look at a few of the better performances from Saturday night and look at who is playing for gold on Sunday.
April 29, 2018

The Proving Grounds: Saturday Afternoon

Bracket play has begun on the Proving Grounds and one team up for the task has been the Kansas City Spurs.  A championship in Omaha and now the Spurs want one in the Twin Cities.  
April 28, 2018

The Select Classic Preview

This weekend 90 teams will be in Lakeville for the Select Classic including 24 teams at the 17u level and 19 in the 16u level of play.
April 17, 2018

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