Sports

  • Speaking of Sports

    | Published on February 6, 2023 at 2:48pm CST

    Playoff seedings taking shape . . . By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter The winter sports’ playoffs began Saturday for the Minnewaska Area dance teams and the basketball and wrestling teams aren’t far behind.  I thought it was time to look again at some possible first-round playoff opponents for the Lakers.   •  In girls basketball, which is set… Read More

  • Laker wrestlers win six-straight matches

    | Published on February 6, 2023 at 2:46pm CST

    The Minnewaska Area wrestling team is on a roll, winning six-straight matches over the last two weeks.  The Lakers went 2-0 at a home triangular, Tuesday, Jan. 24, beating Sauk Centre-Melrose (48-29) and Kimball Area (51-28) and also went 2-0 at a quadrangular at Osakis, Friday, Jan. 27 and 2-0 at the EVW triangular last… Read More

  • Minnewaska Area boys fall to Monte and SC

    | Published on February 6, 2023 at 2:43pm CST

    The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team dropped four games over the last two weeks, falling to Montevideo last Tuesday night (70-47) and Sauk Centre, Friday (74-55), while also losing to BOLD (79-63) and Litchfield (67-47) the previous week. The Lakers fell to 1-18 overall and 0-10 in the conference and have just seven more regular-season games… Read More

  • Minnewaska girls lose to Monte, but earn big win over Sauk Centre

    | Published on February 6, 2023 at 2:42pm CST

    The Minnewaska Area girls basketball team broke a three-game losing streak with a 47-41 victory at Sauk Centre, Thursday.  The Lakers recorded 13 steals and had seven players hit the scoring column during one of the biggest wins of the season for the young team.  “It feels really good to beat a tough Sauk Centre team”… Read More

  • Lakers’ Jazz dance team earns state berth

    | Published on February 6, 2023 at 2:39pm CST

    The Minnewaska Area varsity Jazz dance team punched a return-ticket to state with a runner-up finish at the Section 4A Dance Tournament, Saturday at Wadena-Deer Creek High School. The High Kick team meanwhile, came up just short, placing fourth of 10 teams to miss out on a trip to state by one place.  The State Class… Read More

  • C-squad Hoop Scoop

    | Published on February 6, 2023 at 2:28pm CST

    By Coach Brian Walker The Laker C-squad was looking to win its 4th straight game against the Benson Braves recently, but Benson’s height around the hoop and some timely 3 point shooting spoiled the Laker winning streak by defeating Minnewaska 46-35.  We need to continue to be aggressive to take the ball to the hoop even… Read More

  • Braves rally to beat Lakers on last-second shot

    | Published on January 30, 2023 at 3:11pm CST

    Benson made a three-pointer just before the buzzer to give the Braves a 59-56 victory over Minnewaska Area during a home game for the Lakers last Friday night. It was the latest tough loss for Minnewaska, which was playing without one of its top scorers and rebounders in Hunter Kloos, who is out with an injury… Read More

  • Laker girls top Litchfield in low-scoring game, 35-33

    | Published on January 30, 2023 at 3:07pm CST

    The Minnewaska Area girls basketball team won their fifth game in their last seven games with a 35-33 victory at Litchfield last Saturday.  The Lakers improved to 5-9 overall with their latest win.  Minnewaska Area was also set to play at Morris Area-CA last Tuesday and at BOLD, Friday, but results of those two games will… Read More

  • Minnewaska Area wrestlers host SC-Melrose and Kimball for triangular

    | Published on January 30, 2023 at 3:00pm CST

    The Minnewaska Area wrestling team was set to host Sauk Centre-Melrose and Kimball Area for a triangular last Tuesday night.  Results of the triangular will be highlighted in next week’s paper. The Lakers were 5-7 overall and 1-3 in the WCC going into the home triangular.  Coming up is a quadrangular at Eden Valley-Watkins, Tuesday (tomorrow)… Read More

  • Varsity dance teams both first at BBE Invite

    | Published on January 30, 2023 at 2:51pm CST

    The Minnewaska Area varsity dance teams had great showings at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Invitational, Thursday, Jan. 19. The Varsity Jazz and High Kick teams both placed first at the meet.  It was the second meet title for the Jazz team, which also won the championship at a home invitational to open up the year. The JV teams did… Read More

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