boys basketball

Boys basketball team end-of-season awards

Apr 17, 2024
The Lake City High School boys basketball team presented awards following a memorable season that included a second place finish in the Class AA state tournament. Award winners: • 2023-24 Hiawatha Valley League All-Conference honorees were Jaden Shones, Keegan Ryan, Hunter Lorenson. • Defensive...

Three Tigers on All-Tournament Team

Mar 27, 2024
Three Lake City boys basketball players were named to the Class AA All-Tournament team. They are Jaden Shones (standing, fourth from left), Rylee Fick (standing, fifth from left), and Hunter Lorenson (standing, sixth from left).

Tigers compete on state’s biggest stage

Mar 27, 2024
People from around the state were able to follow the Lake City High School boys basketball team’s run to the Class AA championship at Williams Arena on Saturday, where it nearly upset a Breck team that had just one loss this season. The Tiger warm-ups for the tournament featured the phrase “Spread...

Tigers come up one play short in state championship game

Mar 27, 2024
Lake City’s quest for a fourth state championship in school history came up one play short as the 2023-24 season finished in dramatic fashion at Williams Arena Saturday night. The Tigers had the ball with 9.3 seconds remaining trailing by two, but a steal by Breck and subsequent two free throws...

Berge: Grateful for an unforgettable season

Mar 27, 2024
Hello Lake City! As I woke up Sunday morning and reflected on the last few weeks, one word comes to mind. Gratitude. It was an amazing month for our Lake City Basketball Team, our fans, and our Lake City community. And I am so grateful. This is what coaching is all about. These opportunities do...

Class AA semifinal: Lake City 69, Albany 59

Mar 27, 2024
Lake City advanced to the state championship for the first time in 34 years as the Tigers knocked off defending champion Albany 69-59 in the Class AA State Semifinals Friday night at Williams Arena. After missing the meeting between the two teams in Hopkins Dec. 9, Hunter Lorenson dazzled on the...

Class AA quarterfinal: Lake City 72, Pelican Rapids 61

Mar 27, 2024
With the season hanging in the balance, Hunter Lorenson scored seven points in the final minute of regulation as Lake City dug deep to force overtime against Pelican Rapids in the 2024 Minnesota Class AA State Quarterfinals at Target Center. The Tigers depth and experience then paid off as they...

Class AA championship: Breck 76, Lake City 72

Mar 27, 2024
It was an absolute electric atmosphere for a highly anticipated championship clash between the top two teams in Class AA on Saturday, March 23. Fans lined up for city blocks in Minneapolis a hour before tipoff to secure a seat to one of the great games in state championship history that featured...

Kudos to Tigers

Mar 27, 2024
Wow! We had an absolutely wonderful weekend up at the state basketball tournament. I must take some time and thank the school, coaches, and the team for a lovely event. The school can be so proud of the way this team represented the school and community. The level of commitment, heart and...

Tiger boys win Section 1AA title, advance to State

Mar 20, 2024
Following its blowout victory over Cannon Falls in the Section 1AA final on March 14 (see related story on page 8), the Lake City High School boys basketball team received the third seed in the 2024 Minnesota Class AA State Tournament and faced Pelican Rapids (24-5) on Wednesday night at Target...


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