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Joy Miller (right) shows off the 1,000-point plaque that motivated her oldest daughter, Mikayla (left) during her childhood. Already Goodhue’s all-time leader in career points, Mikayla broke her mom’s 25-year-old record for points in a game on Jan. 21 with 46 points against Zumbrota-Mazeppa. (Republican Eagle photo by Joe Brown)

Girls Basketball: Millers bound together by baskets

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GOODHUE – It didn’t take long for Mikayla Miller to figure out one of her goals in basketball.

As a kid, Mikayla would run into the Goodhue gym and look into the trophy case. Inside, she saw the 1,000-point plaque of her mother, Joy (Matthees) Miller. She became determined to make a place for herself in the trophy case.


“She’s like, ‘I’m going to be right next to you,’ and it just took off from there,” Joy said.

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Joe Brown
Joe Brown is the sports editor for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he worked at the Marshall Independent and the St. Cloud Times. For updates on local sports, follow Joe on Twitter at @RE_JBrown.
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