Minneapolis North fulfills expectations

Three years ago, Tyler Johnson, Isaac Johnson, O’ Dell Wilson IV and Jamil Jackson Jr. were the foursome that was going to lead Minneapolis North back to the Promised Land. They were going to restore the memories of dominance in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s.

Their coach, Larry McKenzie, was new to North but an accomplished veteran — winning four consecutive Class 3A titles at Minneapolis Patrick Henry from 1999-2002 — who had just finished a short stint at Holy Angels.

Expectations were high. The Polars were talented but young. READ MORE…