• Gators top Litchfield with win in final relay

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:12pm CDT

    The Gators’ swim team placed first and second in the final event of the night to edge Litchfield in the home opener last Tuesday, 91-89. The Lakers won five of the 12 events, but none was more important than the final victory in the 400 yard freestyle relay. The Gators, who were also set to host Montevideo… Read More

  • Chamber Cup Golf Tournament

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:11pm CDT

    Pictured above left is the winning Glenwood State Bank team from the recent Chamber Cup, sponsored by the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce.  From left to right are Paul Martinson, Chris Roering, Kurt Ogdahl and Robbie Hyland. Pictured above right are members of the runner-up team at the Chamber Cup, the Starbuck Telephone team, Matt Katzenmeyer,… Read More

  • MAHS Hall of Fame Banquet set for Oct. 1

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:09pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area Schools Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet is set for Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Minnewaska House in Glenwood. A reception and dinner is set for 5 p.m. that night followed by the induction ceremony at 7 p.m.  Tickets can be purchased on the Vanco Events website at Once at the site, click on:… Read More

  • 1981 Starbuck football team second in state

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:09pm CDT

    Prior to 1981, no Starbuck High School boys’ athletic team had qualified for a state tournament.  That changed when Coach Bill Bailey’s 1981 football team extended their undefeated regular season to four additional playoff contests and a berth in the state championship game. Starbuck had seven undefeated football teams before a playoff existed, thus leaving it… Read More

  • Heritage Christian tops Lakers in soccer opener

    | Published on August 29, 2022 at 11:56am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys soccer team opened up 2022 soccer action with a 6-2 loss to Heritage Christian Academy at home, Saturday.  The Lakers trailed 2-1 after a very close first half, but Minnewaska Area ran out of steam in the second half as Heritage scored the final three goals for the victory. The Lakers are… Read More

  • Tennis team falls twice at Litchfield triangular

    | Published on August 29, 2022 at 11:55am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area girls tennis team ran into two of the strongest teams in the state during the Litchfield triangular last Wednesday. The Lakers fell to 0-4 overall for the season with a pair of 7-0 losses to Virginia (Rock Ridge) and the host Dragons. “It’s a good test for our team to play such good teams… Read More

  • Speaking of Sports

    | Published on August 29, 2022 at 11:54am CDT

    One man’s treasure is another person’s junk By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter It’s amazing how some things seem to gain value over time, while other things seem to go from valuable to almost worthless.  My wife and I have been purging our “stuff” for the past 4-5 years as we moved out of our home of… Read More

  • Minnewaska football team to open up season at Royalton

    | Published on August 29, 2022 at 11:52am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area football team is set to open up the season at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1 at Royalton followed by the home opener at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 9 against Pierz. Minnewaska Area, which took part in a full-contact scrimmage Saturday at Melrose, will be coached this year by first-year head coach Jared Lyle,… Read More

  • “Athlete of the Week”

    | Published on August 29, 2022 at 11:51am CDT

    Alia Randt is the first Minnewaska Area “Athlete of the Week” for the 2022-23 school year, selected by Tara Reichmann, the head coach of the Minnewaska Area girls tennis team. Alia is a ninth-grader on the girls tennis team playing first singles and is off to a 1-6 start playing against the toughest competition each team… Read More

  • Minnewaska volleyball opener set for Tuesday at Benson

    | Published on August 29, 2022 at 11:50am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area volleyball team is set to open up the season Tuesday (tomorrow) at Benson followed by the home opener against BOLD, Thursday. The Lakers are coached by Michele Johnson, who is assisted this year by Caleb Greene, Jackie Skoglund and Kari Nelson. Minnewaska Area has seven of its first nine scheduled competitions at home this… Read More

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