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  • Laker baseball stays hot with four more wins

    | Published on May 13, 2024 at 2:32pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area baseball team improved to 9-0 in the WCC with three conference wins last week.  The Lakers opened up last week’s action with a 12-0 rout of Melrose Area last Monday night in a game made up from the previous week. Three nights later, the Lakers had little problem in sweeping a pair of… Read More

  • Laker boys second at pair of WCC meets

    | Published on May 13, 2024 at 2:29pm CDT

    he Minnewaska Area boys golf had a busy week, golfing in three WCC meets during the week before hosting the Minnewaska Area Boys Golf Invitational, Friday and Saturday. The Lakers placed third of the eight conference teams at a meet at Olivia last Monday night, and also placed second at a pair of meets at home… Read More

  • Waska girls golf team clinches WCC title with three more wins

    | Published on May 13, 2024 at 2:27pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area girls golf team won three more WCC meets last week to clinch another conference title.  The Lakers won a meet at BOLD last Monday, and also won a pair of meets at Benson and Minnewaska, Thursday. In the results that follow is also information about the Alexandria Invitational where the Lakers golfed, May 4…. Read More

  • Girls track first, boys fourth at Section True-Team

    | Published on May 13, 2024 at 2:26pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area girls track team won the Section 5A True-Team title during a meet at Montevideo last Tuesday night, while the boys team finished third. The Laker girls earned a berth in this Saturday’s State True-Team Track Meet, while the boys team is hoping to earn a wildcard berth in the meet. Minnewaska Area also competed… Read More

  • Starbuck Stars top New London and Paynesville

    | Published on May 13, 2024 at 2:24pm CDT

    The Starbuck Stars amateur baseball team picked up a pair of league wins, Friday and Sunday.  The Stars hosted New London, Friday, winning 9-0, and Starbuck also rallied to beat Paynesville at home, Sunday, 4-2. This week, the Stars (2-1 record) have a pair of road games, beginning with a game at Clinton, Saturday, and continuing… Read More

  • Mogard homers during doubleheader loss to Tigers

    | Published on May 13, 2024 at 2:21pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area softball team fell four times last week, including two close losses at West Central Area, Thursday night.  The Lakers fell to 3-13 overall and 2-10 in the conference after the latest defeats. This week, the Lakers are set to play a doubleheader at Benson, Tuesday (tomorrow) before hosting Ottertail Central, Thursday, and Osakis,… Read More

  • Trap team moves into third in conference standings

    | Published on May 13, 2024 at 2:20pm CDT

    After two weeks of competition, the Minnewaska Trap Team has jumped up in the ranks from fifth place to third.  “The team shot very well last week, so this move up in the standings really is not a surprise to me at all,” stated coach Jennie Stone. “We still have room for improvement with three… Read More

  • Lakers have great track program

    | Published on May 6, 2024 at 2:49pm CDT

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter It takes a lot to put together a top-notch track program.  You not only need excellent athletes that can place high in several events, but you also need to have depth and you have to have almost all the events covered with athletes capable of scoring points in… Read More

  • Girls golf wins two more WCC meets; second at home invitational

    | Published on May 6, 2024 at 2:48pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area girls golf team won another pair of WCC meets last week at Sauk Centre and Melrose to extend its lead in the conference. The Lakers also hosted the 7-team Minnewaska Area Invitational, Friday, placing second behind Detroit Lakes with a 334 total.   Tying for medalist honors were Annika DeBoer and Ava Kollman… Read More

  • Jensen’s homer and walk-off double help Lakers win twice

    | Published on May 6, 2024 at 2:40pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area baseball team stayed unbeaten in the WCC after pulling out two close home wins over Montevideo last Tuesday night (4-0) and against Melrose Area, Thursday.  Both games were the first of a scheduled doubleheader, but both times, the second game was postponed due to weather. One of the heroes of each game was… Read More

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