• “Athlete of the Week”

    | Published on October 17, 2022 at 12:06pm CDT

    Lauryn Ankeny (Girls Cross-Country) Lauryn Ankeny, a ninth-grader with the Minnewaska Area girls cross-country team, is the latest Laker “Athlete of the Week,” selected by cross-country coach Jennifer Johnsrud.  Lauryn is the daughter of Beth and Dane Ankeny. During the first seven meets, Ankeny has placed first at LQP, second twice, third twice, fifth and sixth to… Read More

  • Lakers win 5th-straight WCC match

    | Published on October 10, 2022 at 11:40am CDT

    The Lakers pulled out their second five-set conference win in the last week with a 25-19, 25-20, 21-25, 23-25, 15-13 victory at West Central Area, Thursday night.  One week earlier, the Lakers beat BOLD in a five-game thriller at MAHS.  Two nights earlier, the Lakers swept Montevideo in a conference match to lift their WCC… Read More

  • Soccer team tops Rocori and Melrose

    | Published on October 10, 2022 at 11:39am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys soccer team won two more home matches last week to end the regular season with a 7-7 overall record, including a 5-4 record in the Granite Ridge Conference.  The Lakers topped Rocori last Monday night, 3-1, and also routed Melrose Area last Tuesday, 5-1. Also included in the results that follow is… Read More

  • Morris Area holds off Lakers for 28-14 win

    | Published on October 10, 2022 at 11:38am CDT

    The Lakers had their chances, but a failure to score in the red zone (inside the opponent’s 20-yard line) led to a 28-14 loss at Morris Area-CA, Friday night during the Tigers’ Homecoming game. The Lakers outgained the Tigers by a 317-299 margin and both teams also had 15 first downs and two turnovers. However, Minnewaska… Read More

  • Girls tennis team wins 6A opener

    | Published on October 10, 2022 at 11:37am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area girls tennis team won its first Section 6A match against Melrose, Thursday, beating the Dutchmen, 6-1, to earn a match against top-seeded Litchfield, Tuesday (tomorrow) in the Section 6A Final Four at Rogers. Litchfield and second-seeded Osakis are both ranked among the top six teams in state Class A.  The winner of the… Read More

  • Sports shorts . . .

    | Published on October 10, 2022 at 11:36am CDT

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter •  Vikings pull off pair of big wins — I still can’t believe how lucky the Vikings were with their win over New Orleans in the game played in England two Sundays ago.  It takes quite a few lucky bounces to have a ball kicked from 50-60 yards out… Read More

  • Boys second, girls third at SM Invitational

    | Published on October 10, 2022 at 11:35am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area cross-country teams ran into two of the top teams in the state last week.  The Lakers placed second and third at the Staples-Motley Invitational last Monday night in meets easily won by the host team and Thursday, the Lakers placed 14th and eighth at a large meet at Perham-Dent with the host… Read More

  • Gators win two home meets

    | Published on October 10, 2022 at 11:34am CDT

    The Minnewaska-Morris Gators swimming and diving team won two home meets last week.  The Gators topped Holdingford last Tuesday at UM-Morris (105-81) and also beat Perham-New York Mills, Thursday at UM-Morris (106-80).   “It was a busy week for the Gators, but we were able to pull off two wins this week,” coach Sam Oellien said. … Read More

  • More success for Trap Shooters

    | Published on October 10, 2022 at 11:34am CDT

    Although there was no fall trap season for the MAHS shooters, they had the opportunity to participate in a fall league through DelTone range in St. Cloud.  Minnewaska had several students compete in the 10-round league, which ran through Sept. 22.  On Sunday Sept 25, there was an in-person Fall Championship in St. Cloud.  Six… Read More

  • Rockford hands Lakers fifth-straight loss

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:36am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area Lakers threw three interceptions that were returned for touchdowns during a 43-0 Homecoming loss to Rockford, Friday night at home. The Lakers were in the game for most of the first half, but an interception returned for a touchdown just before halftime put the Rockets up 29-0 and Rockford would go on to… Read More

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