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On The Street
April 12, 2017
Softball: Lakers take walk-off loss
The Minnewaska softball team looked to have the game in hand with a 2-0 lead heading into the bottom of the sixth inning, but Montevideo scored two in the sixth and one in the seventh to steal a 3-2 walkoff win and hand the Lakers their first loss of the spring on Tuesday. The pitchers'...
April 12, 2017 - 11:08am
April 10, 2017
Softball: Minnewaska hosts Saturday invitational
The Brandon-Evansville and Minnewaska softball teams each won big twice Saturday at the Minnewaska softball invite. The Chargers topped Breckenridge-Wahpeton...
April 10, 2017 - 2:41pm
March 30, 2017
Lakers baseball battles to fill holes in lineup
The Minnewaska baseball team graduated four players last season who started for three or more years in the lineup. This year, many Lakers are looking to earn a role in one of those spots. The team will rely heavily on its one-two punch on the mound. Senior Colin Richards and junior...
March 30, 2017 - 4:30pm
March 28, 2017
Lakers to rely on seniors, pitching this spring
The Minnewaska Area fastpitch softball team returns 11 letterwinners from last year, including six seniors and five juniors. The Lakers lost their opening subsection tournament game to Benson-Hancock by a score of 19-17 to finish their season 10-11. This year, the West Central Conference...
March 28, 2017 - 12:49pm
March 7, 2017
Boys Basketball: Lakers season ends in subsection shootout
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball season came to an end Saturday night when it fell to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City in the first round of the Section 3A North Subsection Tournament by a score of 86-79. The Lakers went into the game as the No. 5 seed facing the fourth-seeded Falcons...
March 7, 2017 - 4:43pm
March 1, 2017
Boys Basketball: Jensen, Johnsrud knock down 20 each in Minnewaska win
Juniors Garrett Jensen and Jackson Johnsrud led the Minnewaska Area boys basketball team to a 68-62 victory over Yellow Medicine East on Tuesday to finish the Lakers season with an 11-13 record. The Lakers scored 34 points in each half, while the Sting had 31 in each half. Jensen...
March 1, 2017 - 10:32am
February 24, 2017
Boys Basketball: Minnewaska can't keep up with ACGC, falls 68-55
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team fell to 10-13 on the season with a 68-55 loss to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Thursday. The game was a preview of the opening round of the Section 3AA Tournament, as ACGC will host the Lakers on Saturday, March 4 at 7 p.m. Garrett Jensen put...
February 24, 2017 - 1:11pm
February 18, 2017
Boys Basketball: Lakers lose close battle against Sauk Centre
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team dropped a close one Friday night, falling 69-63 to Sauk Centre. The Lakers shot 24-53 from the field, including a 12-25 effort from three-point range. Jake Peters was a large part of the offense, shooting 5-7 from three on the way to a team-leading...
February 18, 2017 - 11:43am
February 15, 2017
Minnewaska edges BOLD
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team outlasted BOLD on Tuesday, beating the Warriors 65-62 and improving to a 10-11 record with three games left before sections. The Lakers were led by a Jake Peters double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Jackson Johnsrud tallied 18...
February 15, 2017 - 2:23pm
Wrestling: Forfeits doom Lakers in 5A opener
The Minnewaska wrestling team lost its Section 5A Tournament opener on Tuesday in a 54-30 match against Benson. The Lakers got a pin from Jackson Stadsvold at 106 pounds in 3:06 to take an early lead. The Braves countered with a pin of their own from Hunter Mondor at 113 before Mason...
February 15, 2017 - 10:58am
February 13, 2017
Wrestling: Lakers fall to BBE
The Minnewaska wrestling team ran into a 13-4 Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa squad last Thursday night as the Jaguars made easy work of a 63-10 match. BBE won the first eight matches. Seven of those were good for six points each after six Minnewaska forfeits and a pin by the Jaguars' Mark...
February 13, 2017 - 2:24pm
February 11, 2017
Boys basketball: Slow first half downs Lakers
The Montevideo boys basketball team build a 24-11 lead by the break and held on after both offenses got going in a 61-51 win over Minnewaska on Friday. The Lakers shot just 36 percent (17-46) and 3-of-21 from three. Matt Gruber and Jackson Johnsrud both had 12 points for Minnewaska,...
February 11, 2017 - 8:24am
February 8, 2017
Minnewaska gets hot down the stretch
After starting the season 2-5, the Minnewaska Area girls basketball team has won 13 of 14 games. This week, the Lakers started off with a 60-51...
February 8, 2017 - 1:35pm
Wrestling: Lakers earn split at Eden Valley-Watkins tri
The Minnewaska wrestling team traveled to Eden Valley on Tuesday to compete in a triangular with Eden Valley-Watkins and New London-Spicer. The Lakers earned a split on the day, beating the Eagles 45-24 and losing to the Wildcats 43-24. Eden Valley-Watkins forfeited four bouts to...
February 8, 2017 - 1:28pm
Boys Basketball: Lakers can't overcome first-half deficit
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team outscored Litchfield by 10 points in the second half on Monday, but the Dragons had gained plenty of cushion in the first half and still came out on top 77-69. Four Lakers scored double digits, including juniors Jackson Johnsrud (14) and Garrett...
February 8, 2017 - 1:24pm