Sports

  • Tennis team tops NLS to claim WCC title

    | Published on May 6, 2024 at 2:39pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys tennis team earned another WCC title as the Lakers swept New London-Spicer in a key conference match last Tuesday night, 7-0. With the win, the Lakers closed out the WCC schedule with a perfect 6-0 record, while NLS and Montevideo tied for second with 4-2 marks. One day earlier, the Lakers suffered their… Read More

  • Softball team sweeps Montevideo 16-10, 9-4

    | Published on May 6, 2024 at 2:33pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area softball team earned a doubleheader sweep of Montevideo, Thursday night at home, 16-10, 9-4.  The Lakers, who are now 3-9 overall, also lost a home game against NLS last Tuesday night (23-2) and fell at Breckenridge-Wahpeton, Friday (10-2). This week, the Lakers have a pair of doubleheaders, beginning with a twinbill at home… Read More

  • Trap team improves average almost two points

    | Published on May 6, 2024 at 2:31pm CDT

    Due to the threat of thunder and lightning storms last weekend, the Minnewaska Laker trap team postponed its week #2 competition from last Sunday to last Monday, April 29.  It proved to be a wise move as the weather was much tamer and the winds were much less blustery than Sunday, according to coach Jennie Stone…. Read More

  • Track teams both second at home invitational

    | Published on May 6, 2024 at 2:27pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area track and field teams hosted the 7-team Minnewaska Area Invitational last Tuesday, finishing up the event right before a rainstorm hit the area. The Lakers finished second in both competitions as Eden Valley-Watkins/Kimball earned the team title in the girls meet by 27 points over the Lakers (167-140) with Pelican Rapids placing third… Read More

  • Boys golf second and fourth at WCC meets

    | Published on May 6, 2024 at 2:24pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys golf team golfed in two more WCC meets at Sauk Centre and Melrose Area last Monday. The Lakers placed fourth at Melrose with a 178 total before taking a short break and golfing again at Sauk Centre where Minnewaska Area had a 163 to finish second, just six strokes behind West Central… Read More

  • Stars open up season with loss to Atwater

    | Published on May 6, 2024 at 2:23pm CDT

    The Starbuck Stars amateur baseball team got the 2024 season underway with a 4-3 loss at Atwater, Sunday afternoon.  The Stars, coming off an 8-9 season from a year ago, were also set to play at Kensington, Saturday, but that game was eventually called off. This week, the Stars are set to host NLS, Friday, and… Read More

  • Women’s League Golf spring banquet,  May 14

    | Published on May 6, 2024 at 2:21pm CDT

    Interested in golf?   Past, present and potential members of Minnewaska Women’s League are invited to the annual spring banquet, set for 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 14 at the Minnewaska House. League play on Tuesday mornings and other days for fun. You can sign up each week for 9 or 18 holes with no commitment to… Read More

  • Lakers compete at Elite Track Meet at Fargo

    | Published on May 6, 2024 at 2:21pm CDT

    The Lakers had several members of the track and field team compete at an elite meet at Fargo, Saturday, April 20.  According to head coach Zach Traphagen, the meet allowed the athletes a chance to see how they stack up against state-caliber competition. “It was a great experience for these kids to get the chance to… Read More

  • Big day of Laker sports Tuesday, April 30 . . . weather permitting

    | Published on April 29, 2024 at 2:50pm CDT

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter Wow, if you’re looking for a good day to catch the Minnewaska Laker sports teams in action, Tuesday, April 30, is the day for you; that is, of course, if Mother Nature gives the student-athletes a break.   The Minnewaska Area track and field teams are set to host… Read More

  • Tennis team edges Montevideo to improve to 14-0

    | Published on April 29, 2024 at 2:46pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys tennis team stayed unbeaten last week with a pair of WCC wins. The Lakers shut out Lac qui Parle-DB last Monday night, 7-0, and also won at home against Montevideo, Tuesday, 4-3. The Lakers are now 4-0 in the conference and 14-0 overall heading into the biggest week of the season so far. Minnewaska… Read More

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