Sports

  • Fier leads Lakers to four-game win over West Central Area

    | Published on October 9, 2023 at 2:28pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area Lakers avenged a three-game loss to West Central Area earlier this season with a four-game win over the Knights, Thursday night at WCA High School, 15-25, 25-21, 25-13, 25-14.  The Lakers, who improved to 9-6 overall and 6-5 in the conference, played better as the match went on against WCA, which handled… Read More

  • Tank and Ankeny place fourth at Sauk Centre Invitational

    | Published on October 9, 2023 at 2:26pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area cross-country teams raced at the Sauk Centre Invitational last Tuesday night.  The Lakers placed second in the boys meet, won by Sauk Centre, while the girls team placed third behind Rocori and NLS. Minnewaska Area also had two fourth-place finishers in the individual competition as Lauryn Ankeny placed fourth in the girls meet… Read More

  • Girls tennis team sweeps Sauk Centre in 6A opener, 7-0

    | Published on October 9, 2023 at 2:25pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area girls tennis team won its first playoff match with a 7-0 sweep of Sauk Centre, Thursday night at home during the Section 6A quarterfinals. The Lakers earned the third seed and had little problems with the sixth-seeded Mainstreeters, whom Minnewaska Area also beat in the regular-season finale nine days earlier. Minnewaska, coached by Tara… Read More

  • Trap team wins fall tourney

    | Published on October 9, 2023 at 2:21pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Lakers trap team had a hybrid fall season that was run through DelTone gun range in St Cloud.   The Lakers had 19 participants this fall and finished up with a Fall Championship Tournament, Saturday, Sept. 30.  Eleven team members made the trek to compete as individuals as well as a team.   After shooting… Read More

  • Fall playoff possibilities

    | Published on October 2, 2023 at 2:53pm CDT

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter With the ending of September, it’s also the time to begin thinking about playoff possibilities. •  The girls tennis team will be the first to commence with playoffs.  The Lakers were 11-7 overall to close out the regular-season.  NLS and Osakis should be the top two seeds, but Minnewaska… Read More

  • Rockford tops Lakers during Homecoming, 34-7

    | Published on October 2, 2023 at 2:52pm CDT

    Rockford scored the only 20 points in the second half to turn a 14-7 halftime lead into a 34-7 victory over Minnewaska Area, Friday night at Veterans Field at Glenwood State Bank Stadium. The Lakers played a good first half, scoring late in the first half to close a 14-0 deficit to 14-7.  Minnewaska Area had… Read More

  • Cross-country teams both third at Paynesville

    | Published on October 2, 2023 at 2:50pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area cross-country teams continue to excel this fall.  The Lakers, who have continually been near the top of area meets this season, competed at the Paynesville Invitational last Tuesday. Both teams placed third out of eight teams with a strong Rocori squad earning first in both meets. Maeson Tank led the boys team with a… Read More

  • Girls tennis tops SC to earn WCC title

    | Published on October 2, 2023 at 2:49pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area girls tennis team clinched its ninth-straight WCC title with a 6-1 victory at home against Sauk Centre last Tuesday night. The Lakers improved to 8-0 in the conference and 11-6 overall with the latest win.  No other WCC team had less than two losses. Minnewaska Area was also set to compete in the WCC… Read More

  • Band shows support for the Lakers

    | Published on October 2, 2023 at 2:48pm CDT

    Members of the Minnewaska Area High School band entertain the crowd before the start of the Minnewaska Area vs. Pierz football game, Friday, Sept. 15.  The band is always a welcome addition to any sporting event.

  • BOLD rallies for 3-1 win over Lakers

    | Published on October 2, 2023 at 2:47pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area volleyball team came within one point of taking a two games to none lead over BOLD during a WCC match at home, Thursday, but the Warriors came roaring back to win game two and then proceeded to win the match in four games to avert the upset, 14-25, 28-26, 25-22, 25-22. Two nights… Read More

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