• Baseball players take part in Legion All-Star series

    | Published on September 11, 2023 at 1:56pm CDT

    After tremendous spring and summer seasons, three Minnewaska baseball players were selected to play in the 2023 Minnesota Legion Prospect All Star Series.   Levi Johnson was a member of Team Patriots in the Jr. Legion All Star Series held Aug. 4-6 in Eagan, where he competed with and against some of the best 2025 and… Read More

  • 1985 Glenwood Lakers boys basketball team lost only once and won State Class A consolation title

    | Published on September 11, 2023 at 1:51pm CDT

    Glenwood Lakers 1985 Boys Basketball team State Class A consolation champions One may contend that the 1985 Region 6A Champion Glenwood Lakers have stood the test of time as the most successful prep boys basketball team in the history of Pope County. The Lakers finished with a school-record 26 victories in a season to remember. Glenwood… Read More

  • Speaking of Sports

    | Published on September 1, 2023 at 1:39pm CDT

    Make sure to read the instructions By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter When I was younger, we used to have proficiency tests once a year to make sure the students of our school were on par with other students throughout the state and country.  I think they were called the Iowa Basic Tests.  I usually had no… Read More

  • Soccer team is 2-0-1 after 1-1 tie with Hillcrest Lutheran

    | Published on September 1, 2023 at 1:38pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys soccer team earned a tie with Hillcrest Lutheran during its third game of the season last Tuesday nigh at Fergus Falls.  The Lakers, who are 2-0-1 for the season, took the lead against a strong Hillcrest team before the the home team came back to earn the tie. Minnewaska has a very… Read More

  • Barsness and Fleury lead Lakers to win in volleyball opener

    | Published on September 1, 2023 at 1:37pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area volleyball team opened up the season with a three-game sweep of Benson last Tuesday night, 25-17, 25-11, 25-17.  The Lakers were 13-15 overall last year and didn’t graduate any players from last year. The Lakers also played at BOLD, Thursday, losing 3-2, but results from that match were not in time for the… Read More

  • Lakers fall in opener against Tigers, 40-20

    | Published on September 1, 2023 at 1:36pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area football team opened up the season with a 40-20 loss to Morris Area-CA, Thursday night at Minnewaska Area High School.  The Lakers opened up the game with a fumble recovery by Carter Meyer in the end zone less than two minutes into the contest and also had an interception moments later near… Read More

  • Tennis team opens up WCC schedule with two wins

    | Published on September 1, 2023 at 1:30pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area girls tennis team won a pair of WCC matches last week over Benson-KMS (6-1) and Morris Area-WCA (5-2). The Lakers, who improved to 4-3 overall and 2-0 in the conference, have a very busy week ahead with a match at home against Montevideo, Tuesday (tomorrow), at LQP-DB, Thursday, and at the Pine City… Read More

  • Cross-country teams open up season at Morris

    | Published on September 1, 2023 at 1:28pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area cross-country teams opened up the season at the Morris Area Invitational last Monday at the Pomme de Terre Golf Course in Morris. The Laker girls placed third of nine teams, while the Minnewaska Area boys were fourth of eight teams. NLS won the girls meet with 47 points, followed by West Central Area (88)… Read More

  • Swim team falls to Litchfield in first dual of season

    | Published on September 1, 2023 at 1:26pm CDT

    Melena Longtin, Ella Roering and Mesa Kittelson all placed first for the Minnewaska-Morris Gators during a dual meet at Litchfield last Tuesday, but it still wasn’t enough as the host Dragons edged the Gators 55-43. The Gators, coached  again this season by Sam Oellien, who is assisted by Kathy Walker (diving coach), Shannon Dougherty, Summer Rydell… Read More

  • Craig Pederson, one of the top three-sport athletes in school history at Starbuck High School

    | Published on September 1, 2023 at 1:25pm CDT

    Craig Pederson, Starbuck High School, Class of 1986 Small schools offer many opportunities for involvement. There were just 31 students in Starbuck’s graduating class of 1986. Craig Pederson seized the opportunity to not only be involved in, but to excel in, multiple sports along with band, choir and other activities. It didn’t happen very often that a… Read More

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