• Softball team opens up season with doubleheader loss to Melrose

    | Published on April 8, 2024 at 12:38pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area softball team got the season underway Friday at home with a doubleheader loss to Melrose Area.  The games had been postponed from Thursday, April 4 and were rescheduled for Friday at the last minute. Melrose is one of the top teams in the area and didn’t show any mercy against the Lakers and… Read More

  • Stetson falls to UConn in NCAA Tourney opener

    | Published on April 8, 2024 at 12:36pm CDT

    Treyton Thompson, a native of Glenwood, played in the NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament this winter for the Stetson Hatters.  Thompson, who played high school ball at Alexandria High School from 7th-10th grade before moving on to La Lumiere School in LaPorte, IN for his junior and senior seasons, played for the MN Gophers his first… Read More

  • What a crazy winter . . .

    | Published on April 1, 2024 at 12:21pm CDT

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter Wow, this has been a crazy winter! Pelican Lake had its ice-in date Nov. 28 this winter, but by the end of December, the lake had opened up again after a significant rainfall around Christmas. The lake froze again (ice-in) within a week and it stayed that way through March… Read More

  • Tracksters have first meet postponed; set to race again Tuesday

    | Published on April 1, 2024 at 12:18pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area track and field teams are hoping for another great season after sending seven athletes in nine events to the State Track Meet last spring. The girls track team also placed third at the Section 5A Meet and first during the WCC Meet, while the boys team was fourth during the WCC Meet and… Read More

  • Tennis team lost only one player from last year’s team

    | Published on April 1, 2024 at 12:17pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys tennis team is hoping for another great season after going 11-8 last year, including a 5-1 mark in the WCC to place second behind NLS. The Lakers, coached by Tara Reichmann and Chad Quelle, opened up the season Thursday, March 28 with two wins at an indoor triangular at Fargo. Minnewaska beat Moorhead… Read More

  • JV boys basketball team finishes season with 16-10 record

    | Published on April 1, 2024 at 12:16pm CDT

    by coach Nick Danielson We started the season off strong with two wins against Redwood Valley and Montevideo, but then really struggled to find any consistency and at times, had a hard time scoring the basketball over the next month.  At the midpoint of our season, we were just below .500, but we finished the season… Read More

  • Laker wrestling team announces season awards

    | Published on March 25, 2024 at 12:59pm CDT

    Miles Wildman is MVP . . . The Minnewaska Area wrestling team had a great season in 2023-24, sending five wrestlers to the State Class AA Wrestling Tourney. The Lakers were moved from Section 5A to Section 8AA, but the change didn’t bother Minnewaska Area one bit as the Lakers sent the second-most wrestlers to the state… Read More

  • Hormann’s bring home state hardware

    | Published on March 25, 2024 at 12:57pm CDT

    Jayda and Kashton Hormann competed at the MN/USA State Wrestling Tournament at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester last weekend. Jayda wrestled in the girls 12U 75-pound division, bringing home fourth place, while Kashton wrestled in the boys 10U 53-pound division, coming home with the fifth place medal.  Jayda and Kashton are the children of Devin and… Read More

  • Baseball team hoping to repeat as WCC champion

    | Published on March 25, 2024 at 12:56pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area baseball team, coached by Joe Alexander, Chris Lence, Jesse Johnson and Andy Goracke, is hoping to repeat as conference champions after sharing the WCC title with Montevideo last spring. The Lakers lost only PJ Johnson to graduation.  Although he was the conference MVP, the Lakers have enough returning players to compensate for the… Read More

  • Dahl, Thorfinnson, Kath, Ankeny among leaders for Lakers

    | Published on March 25, 2024 at 12:55pm CDT

    •  Minnewaska girls earn 20 victories during great season that ends just two wins short of state The Minnewaska Area girls basketball team had another great season in 2023-24.  The Lakers went 20-9 overall this winter, including a 10-2 mark in the WCC to place second behind Sauk Centre. Minnewaska Area, which went 12-13 two years ago,… Read More

Sign In