• O’Neil and Erickson lead C-squad boys in scoring

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 2:44pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area C-squad boys basketball team finished the 2022-23 season with a 9-14 overall record.  According to head coach Brian Walker, the team played its best basketball at the end of the season, going 7-7 over its last 14 games after starting out the season 2-7. “These players have a bright future ahead of them… Read More

  • Speaking of Sports

    | Published on March 13, 2023 at 2:34pm CDT

    Should that really be a record? By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter Pete Maravich, possibly the first, second or third-best college player of all time, scored 3,667 points in 83 games while playing for his father at LSU from 1966-1970.  That averages out to 44.2 points per game.  That record has stood since 1970 for points in a… Read More

  • Thorfinnson, Dahl and Kolstoe among stat leaders for Minnewaska girls basketball in 2022-23

    | Published on March 13, 2023 at 2:32pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area girls basketball team had a successful season this winter, going 12-13 overall and 6-6 in the WCC to place fourth of eight teams. The Lakers were 0-7 to start out the season, after playing seven state-ranked teams, but then went 12-5 over their next 17 games before losing to West Central Area in… Read More

  • Wildman, Smith, Boelke and Ankeny top wins’ list for Minnewaska Area wrestling team

    | Published on March 13, 2023 at 2:31pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area wrestling team had a great season, finishing 16-9 overall and sending two wrestlers to the state tourney for the second-straight season. The Lakers, who were also 2-3 in the conference, started out 4-4 and 5-7 before winning 11 of its final 13 matches.  Minnewaska Area tries to stay away from doing too much… Read More

  • Laker wrestlers come home with state hardware

    | Published on March 6, 2023 at 3:05pm CST

    Wildman fifth, Smith sixth at State Tourney The Minnewaska Area wrestling team had two state participants this year and both came home with state hardware after placing among the top six. Eighth-grader Miles Wildman went 3-2 at the state tourney to place fifth at 106 pounds, while sophomore Chase Smith, seeing action in his second-straight state tourney,… Read More

  • Tigers knock off Lakers in Section 3AA opener

    | Published on March 6, 2023 at 3:02pm CST

    The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team had its season end with a 65-38 loss at Morris Area-CA, Saturday night, during the opening round of the Section 3AA Boys Basketball Tourney.   The Lakers, who trailed 26-12 at halftime before being outscored 39-26 in the second half, made 27 of their 38 points from three-point land with… Read More

  • Minnewaska girls end season with 12-13 record

    | Published on March 6, 2023 at 2:58pm CST

    The Minnewaska Area girls basketball team ended the season with a 12-13 overall record after losing to West Central Area in the Section 3AA opening round, 74-59. The Lakers were seeded third in their half of the section, while the Knights came in as the sixth seed after losing to Minnewaska Area twice during the regular season…. Read More

  • Minnewaska Area dance teams have successful season

    | Published on March 6, 2023 at 2:56pm CST

    The Minnewaska Area dance teams had a very successful season this year.   The Jazz team won the Minnewaska and BBE Invitationals, while also placing second at four other meets, including the Section 4A Meet to earn a berth at state. The High Kick team meanwhile, was also first at BBE and placed second at four other… Read More

  • C-squad basketball Hoop Scoop

    | Published on March 6, 2023 at 2:53pm CST

    By Coach Brian Walker The Laker C-squad had not played or practiced for 10 days due to weather and cancellations, so when the team took the floor against a talented Melrose squad last Monday we really didn’t know what to expect.  What we got was a very entertaining first half with both teams battling to an… Read More

  • Bits and pieces from the world of sports

    | Published on February 27, 2023 at 2:32pm CST

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter Bits and pieces from the world of sports •  What does the NBA stand for? — When I was in high school, we used to have a drill we’d do called the NBA drill, which stood for “No babies allowed.”  It was basically a two against one drill where the two… Read More

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