• MAHS section placements for winter

    | Published on November 21, 2022 at 11:36am CST

    Minnewaska Area High School will play in three different sections this winter.  The Lakers play in Section 3AA for boys and girls basketball, Section 5A for wrestling and Section 4A for Dance Jazz and High Kick. The Minnesota State High School League redoes the section alignments every two years and the new section alignments for the… Read More

  • Gators finish sixth at Section 6A Meet

    | Published on November 14, 2022 at 11:41am CST

    McKenzie Luetmer earns state berth in 50-yard freestyle event The Minnewaska Area-Morris Area Gators competed at the Section 6A Swimming and Diving Meet, Thursday through Saturday at Alexandria Discovery Middle School. The Gators placed sixth of nine teams in a meet won by Melrose Area, but the Gators did get one state berth as McKenzie Luetmer placed… Read More

  • Three Lakers earn All-Conference in soccer

    | Published on November 14, 2022 at 11:40am CST

    Five members of the Minnewaska Area boys soccer team earned conference honors following the completion of the 2022 season. Seniors Aaron Feigum and Genaro Contreras Mondragon, along with junior Blake Nelson, were named to the Granite Ridge All-Conference team, while senior Noah Palmer and junior Connor Quelle were named to the honorable mention team. In addition, Feigum… Read More

  • Ballhagen, Johnson, Majerus and Weber among stat leaders for Laker football

    | Published on November 14, 2022 at 11:38am CST

    Austin Ballhagen, PJ Johnson, Jack Majerus and Austin Weber were among the leaders for the Minnewaska Area for the 2022 season.  The Lakers, coached by first-year head coach Jared Lyle, finished the season 0-9 after going 1-8 the previous season. The Lakers, who ended the season with a 59-12 loss to second-seeded Albany in the Section… Read More

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

    | Published on November 14, 2022 at 11:37am 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

  • Great season of volleyball for the Lakers

    | Published on November 14, 2022 at 11:37am CST

    The Laker volleyball team closed out the 2022 season with an overall record of 13-15 and a WCC mark of 8-6 to place third of eight teams. Sauk Centre won this year’s conference race with a perfect 14-0 record, followed by BOLD (11-3), Minnewaska Area (8-6), Melrose, Morris Area-CA and West Central Area (all 7-7), Montevideo… Read More

  • Sport shorts . . .

    | Published on November 14, 2022 at 11:35am CST

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter •  Vikings off to one of best starts in team history — The Vikings are off to one of the best starts in team history, but being a longtime Vikings’ fan, you can’t blame me if I’m still a little apprehensive of how the season will turn out. I was a… Read More

  • Catch-and-release muskie record

    | Published on November 14, 2022 at 11:34am CST

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources certified the state catch-and-release record muskie, a 58.25-inch fish caught by Eric Bakke of Princeton. The previous record was a tie for 57.25-inch muskies, which were caught on Lake Vermilion in 2019 and 2021.  Bakke was fishing on June 11 on Mille Lacs Lake with fishing partner Jon Blood… Read More

  • 2023 invasive aquatic plant management grant applications now open

    | Published on November 14, 2022 at 11:33am CST

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources offers grants to lake associations and other groups for invasive aquatic plant management projects. Invasive aquatic plants are non-native plants that can potentially reduce native plant diversity and create recreational nuisance in lakes. The DNR’s invasive plant management goal is to minimize harmful effects caused by invasive plants while also… Read More

  • Staying safe on cold water is everyone’s responsibility

    | Published on November 14, 2022 at 11:33am CST

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds anyone whose autumn plans include spending time on or around the water to keep safety in mind. While more boating-related accidents happen during the summer, boating fatalities are higher during the cold-water season. As water temperatures drop, water-based activities become riskier. A fall into a cold lake, pond or… Read More

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