Sports

  • Rockford hands Lakers fifth-straight loss

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:36am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area Lakers threw three interceptions that were returned for touchdowns during a 43-0 Homecoming loss to Rockford, Friday night at home. The Lakers were in the game for most of the first half, but an interception returned for a touchdown just before halftime put the Rockets up 29-0 and Rockford would go on to… Read More

  • Tennis team finishes 8-0 in WCC

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:35am CDT

    Playoff time is fast approaching and it looks like Minnewaska Area will be seeded fourth in the upcoming Section 6A Team Tourney. During last week’s action, the Lakers earned sole possession of the WCC title with a 6-1 win at Sauk Centre last Tuesday to finish the conference schedule with a perfect 8-0 record. The Lakers also… Read More

  • Soccer team falls to state-ranked foe

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:34am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys team was shut out twice last week against some very tough opponents.   The Lakers fell 3-0 to state-ranked St. Cloud Cathedral last Tuesday night at home and also lost at Little Falls, Thursday, 1-0.  The Lakers fell to 5-7 overall and 4-4 in the Granite Ridge Conference with the latest results.  … Read More

  • Cross-country teams both fourth at Paynesville

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:33am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area cross-country teams both finished fourth at the Paynesville Invitational last Tuesday at the Koronis Golf Course. Rocori won both meets by wide margins, including winning the girls’ meet by 56 points over runner-up NLS (25-81) and the boys’ meet by 20 points over runner-up Sauk Centre (39-59). Maeson Tank placed fourth overall for the… Read More

  • Volleyball team earns five-game win over BOLD

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:32am CDT

    Two points.  That’s all that separated BOLD and Minnewaska Area during a WCC volleyball matchup, Thursday night at Olivia, won by the Lakers 23-25, 25-23, 25-23, 23-25, 17-15.  It was the third-straight conference win for the Lakers, who improved to 5-4 in the WCC and 6-6 overall with their latest win. Minnewaska, which is tied for… Read More

  • Should be strong for many years

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:31am CDT

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter I’m still getting to know the student-athletes at Minnewaska Area, but I’ve gotten to know them well enough to know that Laker sports should be very strong for years to come.  I was thinking about the great young talent on the girls tennis team this year, but then I… Read More

  • Students take part in trap fundraiser

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:29am CDT

    Although there is no official fall trap shooting this year at Minnewaska Area High School, several students did take part in a recent competition at the United Way Trap Tournament at Alexandria Shooting Park, Tuesday, Sept. 20. Individual and team competitions, axe throwing, a raffle and games made for a night full of camaraderie and fun… Read More

  • Athlete of the Week

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:28am CDT

    Dreya Barsness (Volleyball) Dreya Barsness, a junior with the Minnewaska Area volleyball team, is the latest Laker “Athlete of the Week”, selected by the Pope County Tribune.  She is the daughter of Chad and Sheila Barsness. Dreya is one of the key reasons the Lakers are 6-6 so far this season and have won their last… Read More

  • Gators have two home meets set for this week

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:27am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area-Morris Area Gators’ swimming and diving team did not have any meets last week, but has two home meets scheduled for this week.  The Gators are 2-3 in dual meets this year, beating Litchfield and Montevideo, but also falling to Albany, Melrose Area and Sauk Centre. The Gators were set to host Holdingford,… Read More

  • MAHS Hall of Fame banquet took place Saturday night

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:27am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area Schools Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet took place Saturday night at the Minnewaska House in Glenwood. This year’s Minnewaska Area Schools Athletic Hall of Fame inductees included:   •  Robert Fierke (Villard) Class of 1961);  •  Ken Neumann (Glenwood Class of 1975);  •  Craig Johnshoy (Starbuck Class of 1981);  •  1981 Starbuck High School football team;  •  Stacey… Read More

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