• Trap team thanks community for support going into State Shoot

    | Published on June 12, 2023 at 2:49pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area trap team is set to compete at the state tournament, Tuesday, June 13 at Alexandria.  There will be 22 team members there competing as a team as well as individually. In the final conference standings, Kenyon-Wanamingo won the 8-team pool with 9,432 points, followed by Minnewaska (9,250), Cambridge (7,873), Mesabi East (5,983), Mora… Read More

  • Speaking of Sports

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 3:08pm CDT

    Shorts from the world of sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter •  Baseball and softball can be such rough sports — Baseball and softball can be such rough sports come tournament time.  Whereas other sports might give athletes a chance to get comfortable and to work their way into the postseason, the section opener for softball… Read More

  • Track teams qualify seven athletes to State Track Meet

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 3:06pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area track and field teams qualified seven athletes in nine events to the State Track Meet during the Section 5A Track Meet last Wednesday at St. John’s University in Collegeville. The Laker girls finished third in the 20-team field, while the Lakers boys were 10th of 19 teams Earning state trips for the boys team… Read More

  • Larson earns second-straight trip to state golf

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 3:05pm CDT

    Riley Larson earned his second-straight trip to the State Boys Golf Tournament by tying for sixth place at the Section 3AA Golf Finals last Wednesday at Oakdale Golf Course in Buffalo Lake. Larson and his teammates finished fourth overall as NLS earned the Section 3AA team title by five strokes over Luverne.  Larson, a senior, had… Read More

  • Two girls earn state golf berths for Lakers

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 3:03pm CDT

    Redwood Valley edged Minnewaska by 30 strokes to win the Section 3AA Girls Golf Tournament last Wednesday at the Oakdale Golf Course in Buffalo Lake. Redwood Valley had an eight-stroke lead over the Lakers after the first day, but the Cardinals topped the field by 11 strokes the second day and extended its lead over the… Read More

  • Baseball team upset by Tigers in 3AA opener

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:59pm CDT

    Only four days after sweeping the Morris Area Tigers to earn a share of the WCC title, the Minnewaska Area baseball team was shut out by Morris Area, 2-0, in the opening round of the Section 3AA Baseball Tournament, Saturday at Paynesville High School. Such is the life of a high school athlete, who experiences more… Read More

  • Three Minnewaska trap shooters place among 100 in state

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:58pm CDT

    The trap team shot very well this year, but in the end, were not able to bring home the Class 2A conference 4 title, according to coach Jennie Stone, “Kenyon-Wanamingo had a strong week 5 and we fell short,” Stone said.  “A solid second place is a respectable finish, though. There are a lot of… Read More

  • Stars go 2-1 at Stearns Tourney

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:54pm CDT

    The Starbuck Stars went 2-1 at the Stearns County Classic Tournament, Saturday and Sunday.  The Stars won two games, Saturday, beating Litchfield (3-2) and Lake Henry (5-1) before losing a close game to Foley, Sunday (6-4). The Stars are now 3-4 overall heading into this week’s action, which includes a home game with Paynesville, Saturday and… Read More

  • Softball team eliminated by WCA in 3AA opener

    | Published on May 26, 2023 at 2:01pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area softball team ended its season in the opening round of the Section 3AA Softball Tourney.  The Lakers were seeded seventh and lost to the second-seeded WCA Knights last Tuesday night in Barrett, 12-0. The Lakers ended the season with a 2-14 overall record, which included a 2-10 mark in the WCC to tie… Read More

  • Boys tennis team ends season at sections

    | Published on May 26, 2023 at 2:00pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys tennis team ended the season at the Section 8A Tourney at Crookston last week.  The Lakers were seeded fourth in the Section 8A Team Tourney, but were upset by fifth-seeded Fergus Falls in the opener, 4-3, to finish the season with an 11-8 overall record. In the individual tourney, Drew Bleick and… Read More

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