Fox 9 (March 9, 2017)

Minneapolis North cruised to their second straight boys class A-state title over the weekend, winning by 47 points.

But despite recent success, the team still plays like they have something to prove.

“They played like that all year.. they were on a mission,” said Head Coach Larry McKenzie.

Many of the 2017 Polars have been playing together since they were kids. But, whether or not they would ever play together at North High was in doubt when just five years ago the school nearly closed because of falling enrollment.