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MSHSL Quickie Quiz -- April 2022

Posted: Friday, April 22, 2022 - 2:53 PM



 

MSHSL Quickie Quiz

 

Test your League knowledge with this month's Quickie Quiz.

In 1958, the national average of member schools that participated in baseball in each state was 63.1 percent. What was the participation rate for Minnesota State High School League member schools?

91.2 percent

What activities did Polar Explorer Ann Bancroft participate in while in high school?

Tennis and track and field. The Mendota Heights native began her schooling at St. Paul Academy before transferring to Henry Sibley High School.

What member school did Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar attend?

She is a 1978 graduate of Wayzata High School and was the valedictorian of her class.

What former Minnesota basketball prep standout is now an attorney and is a national advocate for Native American studentss?

Jessie Stomski Seim, a 1998 graduate of Tartan High School. She went on to have a hall of fame career at the University of Wisconsin.

What former Minneapolis Roosevelt student was called by Hank Aaron “a very good baseball player” and by Ernie Banks a “smooth” player?

Toni Stone. She was the first woman to play professional baseball regularly in a major men’s professional league. In 1953, she joined the Indianapolis Clowns of the Negro American League and replaced Aaron at second base.


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