• Volleyball team earns five-game win over BOLD

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:32am CDT

    Two points.  That’s all that separated BOLD and Minnewaska Area during a WCC volleyball matchup, Thursday night at Olivia, won by the Lakers 23-25, 25-23, 25-23, 23-25, 17-15.  It was the third-straight conference win for the Lakers, who improved to 5-4 in the WCC and 6-6 overall with their latest win. Minnewaska, which is tied for… Read More

  • Should be strong for many years

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:31am CDT

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter I’m still getting to know the student-athletes at Minnewaska Area, but I’ve gotten to know them well enough to know that Laker sports should be very strong for years to come.  I was thinking about the great young talent on the girls tennis team this year, but then I… Read More

  • Students take part in trap fundraiser

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:29am CDT

    Although there is no official fall trap shooting this year at Minnewaska Area High School, several students did take part in a recent competition at the United Way Trap Tournament at Alexandria Shooting Park, Tuesday, Sept. 20. Individual and team competitions, axe throwing, a raffle and games made for a night full of camaraderie and fun… Read More

  • Athlete of the Week

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:28am CDT

    Dreya Barsness (Volleyball) Dreya Barsness, a junior with the Minnewaska Area volleyball team, is the latest Laker “Athlete of the Week”, selected by the Pope County Tribune.  She is the daughter of Chad and Sheila Barsness. Dreya is one of the key reasons the Lakers are 6-6 so far this season and have won their last… Read More

  • Gators have two home meets set for this week

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:27am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area-Morris Area Gators’ swimming and diving team did not have any meets last week, but has two home meets scheduled for this week.  The Gators are 2-3 in dual meets this year, beating Litchfield and Montevideo, but also falling to Albany, Melrose Area and Sauk Centre. The Gators were set to host Holdingford,… Read More

  • MAHS Hall of Fame banquet took place Saturday night

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:27am CDT

    The Minnewaska Area Schools Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet took place Saturday night at the Minnewaska House in Glenwood. This year’s Minnewaska Area Schools Athletic Hall of Fame inductees included:   •  Robert Fierke (Villard) Class of 1961);  •  Ken Neumann (Glenwood Class of 1975);  •  Craig Johnshoy (Starbuck Class of 1981);  •  1981 Starbuck High School football team;  •  Stacey… Read More

  • Tennis team clinches WCC title

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:20pm CDT

    The Minnewaska girls tennis team clinched at least a share of the WCC title with three conference wins last week over MACCRAY (6-1), YME (7-0) and Melrose Area (7-0).  The Lakers, who also dropped a 5-2 decision at home to NLS last Tuesday, improved to 7-7 overall and 7-0 in the conference with the latest… Read More

  • Greseth, Mondragon notch winning goals

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:19pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area boys soccer team improved its record to 5-5 overall with a pair of wins last week.  The Lakers edged Zimmerman last Tuesday night, 2-1, getting the winning goal by Ryan Greseth in the 66th minute. Two nights later, Genaro Contreras Mondragon scored in the 5th minute against St. John’s Prep and that was… Read More

  • Lakers fall to Thunderhawks, 45-18

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:17pm CDT

    Montevideo’s Francis O’Malley ran for 348 yards and seven touchdowns to lead the Thunderhawks to a 45-18 victory over Minnewaska Area during a Mid State 1 game at Montevideo, Friday night. O’Malley scored three first-half touchdowns to lead the Thunderhawks to a 21-12 halftime lead and then scored four more touchdowns in the second half as… Read More

  • Volleyball team earns two sweeps

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:16pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area volleyball team played two of their best matches last week during shutout win over Morris Area last Tuesday and Benson, Thursday. The Lakers, who also went 1-2 to place fourth at a home invitational, Saturday, Sept. 17, improved to 5-6 overall and 4-4 in the conference with their latest wins. This week, Minnewaska Area… Read More

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