• PJ Johnson named MVP of Laker baseball team in 2023

    | Published on June 30, 2023 at 12:53pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area baseball team, coached by Joe Alexander and Chris Lence, recently announced the season awards from the 2023 season.  The Lakers shared the WCC title this spring with Montevideo after both teams finished the season with 13-1 conference records. Minnewaska Area started out 4-3, but came back to finish 15-5 overall after winning 11… Read More

  • Speaking of Sports

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 2:39pm CDT

    Thanks to the coaches! By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter First of all, thanks to all the coaches for their help throughout the year.  Most people aren’t aware of all the hard work coaches put in, but when you work with them all year and see the amount of work they put in, you appreciate them even more. First… Read More

  • Lindemann, Tank, Ankeny, Kolstoe and Luetmer earn major track awards for 2023

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 2:36pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area track and field teams held their season-ending banquet recently, announcing the various team and postseason honors. The Lakers had another great season of track in 2023, sending seven athletes to the state meet in nine different events.  Earning state trips for the boys team was Maeson Tank (400 and 800), while qualifying to… Read More

  • Stars shut out Kensington, 10-0

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 2:35pm CDT

    The Starbuck Stars won their sixth game in their last eight tries with a 10-0 shutout of Kensington, Saturday night at home.  The Stars scored at least one run in six of their seven at-bats, including three runs in each of the sixth and seventh innings to end the game with two outs in the… Read More

  • Glenwood-Lowry Legion off to 3-3 start

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 2:33pm CDT

    The Glenwood-Lowry baseball team is off to a 3-3 start this summer.  The team, coached by Joe Alexander, opened up the season with an 8-7 home loss to Morris, June 8.  The team then went 2-2 at a tournament at Alexandria, June 16-18, beating Tracy (18-7) and Becker (8-1), but also losing to Champlin Park… Read More

  • Pickleball courts a big hit with community

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 2:31pm CDT

    The Glenwood City Park pickleball courts are ready for use and already, pickleball players and area residents are raving about the new addition to the community.  About 35 members of the local pickleball association were on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, June 1, and since that time, the courts have been busy with players of… Read More

  • Minnewaska Trap team places 12th at State Shoot

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 2:29pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area High School trap team competed at the State Shoot, Friday at Prior Lake.  The MAHS team had earned the first-place varsity trophy at the State Championships in Alexandria the previous week to earn the berth at the State Shoot.   The Minnewaska Area team placed 12th overall in the team competition and also… Read More

  • Speaking of Sports

    | Published on June 19, 2023 at 2:36pm CDT

    High school shorts By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter •  Thanks to Karin Tank — I forgot to thank Karin Tank in last week’s paper for taking pictures for the Pope County Tribune at the State Track Meet.  Normally, Holly Kovarik has been helping me out with track pictures at away meets, but she was unable to attend state… Read More

  • Minnewaska Area trap team wins varsity first place at State Championships

    | Published on June 19, 2023 at 2:35pm CDT

    For the first time in team history, the Lakers’ Trapshooting team brought home the 1st place Varsity trophy from the State Championships last Tuesday in Alexandria. The conditions were amazing, with only a little bit of gusty winds.  “The whole team seemed so relaxed this year, and I believe that made the difference for us,” said… Read More

  • Larson 21st, DeBoer 25th and Kollman 57th at State Class AA Golf Tourney

    | Published on June 19, 2023 at 2:33pm CDT

    •  Arivia DeBoer and Ava Kollman both return for Lakers Two Minnewaska golfers competed in the State Class AA Girls Golf Tournament at Ridges on Sand Creek in Jordan last Tuesday and Wednesday.  Competing at the state meet for the Lakers were sophomore Arivia DeBoer and freshman Ava Kollman. DeBoer had a total of 167 over 36… Read More

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