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Page 20 • Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 Sherman CONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 17-year span (1997-2013). She twice won three con- secutive state champion- ships - 2003-05 for Minne- apolis North and 2011-13 for DeLaSalle. As a player, she was just as impressive, scoring 2,119 career points. Johnson Patterson went on to play for the University of Wisconsin, where she sailor.mnsun.com scored 1,120 career points. She is currently the head girls coach at Minneapolis Edison. Janet Karvonen- Montgomery The title of “living leg- end” has often been used to describe the New York Mills High School great, who put girls prep basket- ball on the map in the late 1970s. The 1980 graduate led the Eagles to three con- secutive state titles (1977- 79) and added a third place in her senior year. Karvonen held the all-time State Tournament scoring record of 329 points un- til it was broken in 2014. She was named a Parade Magazine All-American and played college basket- ball for Old Dominion and Louisiana Tech. great plays for the Minne- sota Lynx in the WNBA. At Hutchinson High, Whalen fell just short of the 2,000-point mark, fi n- ishing with 1,996. During her high school career, she scored in double fi g- ures 82 straight times and compiled 21 career triple- doubles. At the U of M, Whalen continued to excel Lindsay Whalen in all phases of the game. The former Hutchin- She is the Gophers’ second son High and University all-time point leader with of Minnesota basketball 2,285 points. In addition to playing for the Lynx, Whalen is pursuing a future in sports broadcasting as an analyst on the Minnesota Timber- wolves NBA games. games. Furthermore, they outscored their opponents by an average count of 38- 12. Mildred Berg (1930) and DeVera Bratrud (1939) each had 50-point games during the school’s monu- Grand Meadow mental winning streak. Girls Team The 94 straight wins From 1929 to 1939, the stand as a Minnesota re- Grand Meadow girls bas- cord to this day. ketball program was second to none in the Minnesota Follow the Sun sportswriters on Twitter at MNSunSports and on prep ranks. Over an 11-year Facebook at facebook.com/ period, this legendary pro- SunSportsStaff. gram won 94 consecutive                                     &   ! " # ! $$ #      #% $$ !! $ " !"  ! # " ! ! !! "!% ! & " $$     ! "  " $$ !  "  " ! #% &    !  !  %      !"% "%  !   " %"  $  !                                                                                         )           1 =*!13 85859?). (7 ;$! (:1 &7!1 *:1 3 & )9 %(&7 3 &( *>%&73 &( !&7137 < & >(: *:1 3 (:1 +, (1 %(1 (:1 &7!1 *1("7 < & >(: 37 >(:1 **(!&7%&7 > 95959?) & *:1 3 > 85859?) %!&!%:% *:1 3 ( (:1. &7137 !3 !$$ :1!& 7  *1(%(7!(&$ *1!( :7 $$ !&7137 !3 <!; ! 7  *:1 3 %(:&7 !3 *! (1 7  =*!17!(& ( 7  *1(%(7!(&$ *1!(. !&&!& (1 1&#>2 (&3:%1 $(& *1(1%3 !3 *1(;! > 1$$> !&3:1 1$ & 377  171 &&!$ !&37!7:7!(&3 7 *17!!*7!& $(7!(&3.  >(:1 $($ &<$ > &13& $(7!(& (1 7!$3. !&3  )8?'85944'). =$:3 !&3:1& <(1# *1  89.44. (% &<$ > &13& $(7!(&3 1 !&*&&7$> (<& & (*17. / &<$ > &13&0 & $$ (7 1 %1#3 < 1 &(7 1 71%1#3 ( &13& (1*(17!(&. 9?) &13& (1*(17!(&. $$ 1! 73 131;. 9?)  :1 . $$ 1! 73 131;.