Posted On: 06/5/17 4:00 AM

Welcome to the Family Feud, AAU Style, at the Minnesota Stars Summer Kickoff. Meet the Hill family, longtime stalwarts of Minneapolis basketball with an impressive list of accomplishments. Their opponent is Minnesota Stars Hersch, featuring not one but two outstanding teams under the direction of Josh Hersch. All that was missing Sunday at Bloomington Kennedy was host Richard Dawson making unwanted advances on the contestants while asking dumb survey questions. Thank goodness. Instead, there were two great championship basketball games, one for the top juniors in the event and the other for the best in the 8th grade.

It’s an odd relationship between the Hills and the Herschs. They go to war on the court in both age groups with neither side giving an inch. When it’s over, everybody seems cool and is looking forward to the next encounter. The rivalry received an added twist this summer, however, when the Tayler Hill squad began being listed in tournament information as the ‘Minnesota Stars Tayler Hill Elite.’ More recently, they switched to slightly modified Stars uniforms. I have no idea what this is all about – or what the Hill crew has to gain from the relationship – but it certainly

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