Sports

  • More about inequality in sections

    | Published on November 7, 2022 at 11:36am CST

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter I mentioned in one of my last columns about the inequality of basketball and football sections and how the larger schools have a better chance to reach state than the smaller schools.  I decided to check out the volleyball sections, especially after the MSHSL added a fourth class this… Read More

  • Hunting safety begins with personal responsibility

    | Published on November 7, 2022 at 11:35am CST

    With many hunting seasons underway, and about 400,000 hunters set to converge on the state’s fields and woods for the Nov. 5 firearms deer opener, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters there’s no such thing as a successful hunt if it isn’t safe. Done right, hunting is an exceptionally safe activity that brings families… Read More

  • MAHS Winter Sports meeting set for Monday, Nov. 14

    | Published on November 7, 2022 at 11:34am CST

    With the winter sports season drawing near, the Laker Activities Department is scheduled to hold a winter sports meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14 in the auditorium at MAHS.   The meeting will give the Laker Activities Department an opportunity to deliver a unified message about our activities and provide coaches an opportunity to cover… Read More

  • Ankeny, Tank earn trip to State Cross-Country Meet

    | Published on October 31, 2022 at 12:57pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area girls cross-country team fell just short of earning a repeat trip to the State Cross-Country Meet, but two members of the Laker cross-country teams did earn state berths at the Section 6A Meet, Friday at Staples-Motley. The host Cardinals won both team titles with Wadena-DC edging the Lakers by eight points for second… Read More

  • Gators place third at WCC Meet

    | Published on October 31, 2022 at 12:56pm CDT

    Led by McKenzie Luetmer’s two individual titles and a championship by Clare Barnstuble in diving, the Minnewaska-Morris Gators swimming and diving team placed third at the WCC Swimming and Diving Meet at UM-Morris, Friday. Melrose Area, which recently won the Section 6A True-Team Meet, also won the WCC title with 668 points, followed by Sauk Centre… Read More

  • Lakers top EVW in four games to open up playoffs

    | Published on October 31, 2022 at 12:55pm CDT

    Playing one of their best matches of the season, the Minnewaska volleyball team beat Eden Valley-Watkins in the opener of the Section 3AA Volleyball Tournament, Friday night at EVW High School, 25-20, 18-25, 25-18, 25-18. Dreya Barsness has 16 kills to lead the Lakers, while Dacia Fleury had 14 kills, Avery Fier had 11 kills and… Read More

  • Lakers eliminated by Albany in 6AAA opener, 59-12

    | Published on October 31, 2022 at 12:54pm CDT

    Albany scored seven first-half touchdowns on the way to a 59-12 victory over Minnewaska Area during the opening round of the Section 6AAA Football Tournament last Tuesday night at Albany. Albany came into the game as the second seed and the Lakers, who ended the season with a 0-9 record, were seeded seventh. Albany moved on to… Read More

  • Boys soccer team will lose 10 players to graduation and also loses coach Ted Hill to retirement

    | Published on October 31, 2022 at 12:54pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys soccer team finished the 2022 season with a 7-8 overall record, which included a 5-4 mark in the Granite Ridge Conference.  The Lakers started out 0-3 and 2-5 before turning things around and going 5-3 over their final eight games, including a 2-0 loss to Prinsburg in the Section 8A Tourney opener…. Read More

  • MAHS Winter Sports Meeting set for Monday, Nov. 14

    | Published on October 31, 2022 at 12:53pm CDT

    With the winter sports season drawing near, the Laker Activities Department is scheduled to hold a winter sports meeting, Monday, Nov. 14.  The meeting will give the Laker Activities Department an opportunity to deliver a unified message about our activities and provide coaches an opportunity to cover important details about the upcoming season.  Laker winter… Read More

  • Practices for dance and junior high girls basketball underway

    | Published on October 31, 2022 at 12:52pm CDT

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter The start of the winter sports season at Minnewaska Area is underway, believe it or not.  The dance teams and junior high girls basketball teams have already opened up practices to prepare for the start of the official winter schedule.   Meanwhile, the first official practice for varsity girls basketball… Read More

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