• Boys soccer team ties with Pelican Rapids and Melrose 

    | Published on September 18, 2023 at 2:18pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys soccer team has had four ties this season, including 1-1 ties in its last three games.  During the most-recent two games, the Lakers tied with Pelican Rapids last Saturday on the road, and also tied with Melrose Area during a game at Melrose last Tuesday.  Minnewaska Area, which is 3-1-4 overall and… Read More

  • Ankeny earns first, Tank fifth at LPGE Invitational

    | Published on September 18, 2023 at 2:13pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area cross-country teams had a very busy week last week, competing in the LPGE Invitational last Monday and the Little Crow Meet at NLS, Thursday. Things settle down for the teams over the next few weeks as the Lakers are set to race at the Melrose Invitational, Tuesday, Sept. 19, followed by the Paynesville… Read More

  • Jacob Bryce, one of the top wrestlers in school history

    | Published on September 18, 2023 at 2:11pm CDT

    Jacob Bryce Minnewaska Area High School Class of 2004 The name Bryce has become synonymous with Minnewaska wrestling. Jacob Bryce, following the lead of his father and two older brothers, became one of the best wrestlers to ever compete at Minnewaska Area High School. What many don’t know is that Jacob was also a solid football player… Read More

  • I should have learned to dive

    | Published on September 11, 2023 at 2:35pm CDT

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter  Kids, when you get a chance, make sure to learn to dive the proper way.  I took swimming lessons when I was younger, but only learned to surface dive or dive from the side of the pool.  Growing up, some of my friends could dive really well,… Read More

  • Longtin leads Gators to two home wins over Monte, Albany

    | Published on September 11, 2023 at 2:30pm CDT

    The Minnewaska/Morris swimming Gators won their last two meets, beating Montevideo (110-75) and Albany (97-86) in a pair of home duals, Aug. 31 and Sept. 5, respectively. Melena Longtin had four firsts during the win over Albany, while Lyla Stadtherr, Becca Femrite and Mesa Kittelson and Soffia Stadtherr were among other Gators with multiple titles. The Gators… Read More

  • Cross-country teams place high at WDC Invitational

    | Published on September 11, 2023 at 2:28pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area cross-country teams placed third and fifth at the Wadena-Deer Creek Invitational last Tuesday night.  WDC won the girls’ title by 11 points over runner-up Little Falls, while Bertha-Hewitt edged Park Rapids for the boys’ title. Leading the way for the Lakers were Lauryn Ankeny in second and Piper Citrowske-Lee in 21st for the… Read More

  • Tennis team wins two WCC matches

    | Published on September 11, 2023 at 2:27pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area girls tennis team won two more WCC matches last week to move into sole possession of first place in the WCC.  The Lakers beat Montevideo last Tuesday night at home, 5-2, and then swept LQP-DB in another home match Thursday, 7-0. Minnewaska is now 4-0 in the conference and 6-3 overall heading into… Read More

  • Neubert and Arians lead SC to 46-8 win over Lakers

    | Published on September 11, 2023 at 2:25pm CDT

    Sauk Centre scored 30 unanswered points on the way to a 46-8 victory over Minnewaska Area, Friday night at Sauk Centre.  The Lakers fell to 0-2 heading into this week’s home game against Pierz, set for 7 p.m., Friday. Sauk Centre scored the first two touchdowns to go up 16-0 early in the second quarter, but… Read More

  • Volleyball team has 4-2 week while placing third at tourney

    | Published on September 11, 2023 at 2:17pm CDT

    The Lakers are 5-3 overall after a busy week of matches.  The Lakers swept Benson in the opener, but then fell in five games to BOLD, Aug. 31.   In matches last week, the Lakers swept Montevideo last Tuesday, 3-0, before losing in three games at home to West Central Area, Thursday, 3-0.  The week ended… Read More

  • Soccer team ties with LF-LPGE

    | Published on September 11, 2023 at 2:15pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys soccer team had a loss and tie last week during two home games.  The Lakers fell to a strong St. Cloud Cathedral team at home last Tuesday, 3-0, and Minnewaska also played to a 1-1 tie with Little Falls/LPGE in a home game, Thursday. The Lakers are now 2-1-2 overall this season,… Read More

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