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Rising Stars High School Basketball League

The Rising Stars Basketball Academy, the Minnesota Youth Athletic Services (MYAS) Training and Development arm has designed a new High School Basketball League for Boys in 9th-12th grade who did not make their High School team during the tryout process.  This League is a competitive League for the Winter Season and will have Developmental Coaches (Retired HS Head & Assistant Coaches) assisting Volunteer Head Coaches at practices.  

Scholarship Application

Registration has been extended!

The deadline to submit applications for Freshmen is December 1st, 2022. 

The deadline to submit applications for 10th-12th graders is December 8th, 2022.

2022-2023 Rising Stars HS League Scholarship Application

Jeffrey Schultz

Program Director


Players Receive:

  • 12 practices (in North or South Metro) starting in early December
  • 1 clinic led by our developmental head coaches
  • 14 Games (mid-December through early March / mid-March)
    • 10 League games, Single-game elimination Playoffs and 3-game weekend tournament
  • MN Rising Stars Basketball Academy Uniform and Long sleeve shooting shirt
  • Development Coach assistants (Retired HS Head & Assistant Coaches) at each practice. 
  • Practice & Game Facilities
  • Game Officials
  • League Management with Site Director
  • Sports Engine with Team Calendar and Game Standings


How to Register:

  • Players will register individually through this website
  • Players can submit community, friend and coach requests during the registration process
  • Player fee:  $375 for the entire season
  • Registration is open!  Please note, 9th Grade registration will close on December 1st @ 5pm and 10th-12th Grade registration closes on December 8th, also @ 5pm.  

More Details

  • Designed for high school students who did not make their high school team (confirmation will be made with High School Coach), yet are looking to compete, while continuing to develop their basketball skills. 
  • Head Coaches will be a Parent Volunteer Head Coach with Retired High School Head & Assistant Coaches assigned to support and assist player development at practices.
  • Practices will typically be held on Saturdays (a few Fridays and Sundays)
  • League Game Dates: (subject to change)
    • December 18
    • January 8, 22, 29
    • February 5, 12 / Playoffs 19 & 20
  • MYAS Tournament:
    • March 5
      • All RSHSBL Teams will play in this 3-game guaranteed Tournament.  
        • This does not count in League Standings, this is a MYAS Tournament Play.  
  • North and South Practice and Game Locations:
    • Stillwater
    • Blaine
    • Arden Hills
    • St. Paul
    • Minnetonka
    • More to come!