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Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
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On The Street
May 10, 2016
Softball: Lakers get back on track
The Minnewaska softball team curbed a two-game losing skid with a 13-9 non-conference road victory at Paynesville Area on Friday night. The Lakers (9-7, 6-5 West Central) got the win in the circle from Rachel Erickson, who threw seven innings and allowed nine runs on eight hits, but...
May 10, 2016 - 9:09am
May 4, 2016
Girls golf: Waska tops WCC-North meets
The Minnewaska girls golf team won a pair of West Central Conference-North meets at GreyStone Golf Club in Sauk Centre and Meadowlark Country Club in Melrose on Tuesday. The Lakers took first in the Sauk Centre conference meet out of eight programs after shooting a 174, before winning...
May 4, 2016 - 2:45pm
April 22, 2016
Softball: Lakers win in shootout at Sauk
The Minnewaska softball team got above .500 with an 18-9 West Central Conference win at Sauk Centre on Thursday night. The Lakers (5-4, 4-2 WCC) piled on eight runs in the third inning and tacked on four more in the fifth and sixth frames. Senior Mason Schlief went 3-for-5 with three...
April 22, 2016 - 12:33pm
April 20, 2016
Softball: Lakers sweep ACGC
The Minnewaska softball team swept Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City in a home West Central Conference doubleheader on Tuesday evening in Glenwood. The Lakers (4-4, 3-2 WCC) coasted to a 13-1 five-inning win in the early contest before pulling out a 16-11 victory in the late game over the...
April 20, 2016 - 11:20am
April 15, 2016
Softball: BOLD sweeps Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team dropped a pair of West Central Conference contests to BOLD in a home doubleheader on Thursday in Glenwood. The Lakers (2-1, 1-1 WCC) were defeated 8-3 in the first game before being edged 12-11 in the late contest. In Thursday's second game, Minnewaska...
April 15, 2016 - 11:33am
April 13, 2016
Baseball: Icy weather inhibits Lakers in season-opener
The Minnewaska baseball team began its season in the cold and windy elements of an early April evening, unable to find any offensive rhythm until...
April 13, 2016 - 12:02pm
Softball: Offensive barrage paces Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 16-7 West Central Conference victory against Montevideo on Tuesday night in Glenwood. Junior pitcher Morgan Hess got the win for the Lakers, pitching seven full innings and allowed 10 hits and three earned runs to go...
April 13, 2016 - 11:41am
Girls golf: Lakers win WCC tourney
The Minnewaska girls golf team finished first at the West Central Conference tournament at Minnewaska and again at Morris on Tuesday. The Lakers shot a 180 in Morris behind a 42 from Ashlyn Guggisberg. Emily Harste added a 44, Annika Peterson shot a 46 and Madi McGinty finished off...
April 13, 2016 - 11:40am
March 23, 2016
Lakers softball welcomes new faces
The Minnewaska Area softball team brings back only four returning starters this spring from last season's West Central Conference and subsection runner-up squad. Lakers head coach Steve Hoffmann stated he likes the outlook of his team's pitching entering his 31st season with the program...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Laker baseball poised for conference repeat
The Minnewaska Area baseball team expects to once again be in contention for a West Central Conference title this spring after claiming the North division league championship a year ago and finishing as the Section 6AA runner-up to the 2A state champion St. Cloud Cathedral.
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 22, 2016
Minnewaska boys track returns core nucleus
The Minnewaska boys track and field team has most of its athletes back from the 2015 season after losing just two letter winners to graduation in Thorin Erickson and Jacob LaFave. A total of 16 letter winners return with Greg Helander (sprints), Marcelo Arredondo (pole vault), Tony...
March 22, 2016 - 9:08pm
February 24, 2016
3AA boys basketball: Lakers shoot way to sub-section title game
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team advanced to the Section 3AA semifinals with a convincing 69-49 victory over the three-seed Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta on Tuesday night in Granite Falls. The 3AA-North's second-seeded Lakers (19-8) face the sub-section's top-seed Montevideo...
February 24, 2016 - 10:38am
February 23, 2016
Girls basketball: Lakers hold off ACGC to close regular season
The Minnewaska Area girls basketball team closed out the regular season with its fourth-straight win in a 57-51 West Central Conference victory over Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Monday night in Glenwood. The Lakers (19-7, 9-5 WCC) were led by Abby VerSteeg with 23 points, five rebounds...
February 23, 2016 - 9:51am
February 22, 2016
3AA boys basketball: Lakers push past Braves
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team advanced to the Section 3AA quarterfinals with a 64-52 victory over seventh-seeded Benson on Saturday night in Glenwood. The North's second-seeded Lakers (18-8, 7-7 West Central) will face third-seeded Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta (16-11, 7-7...
February 22, 2016 - 1:00pm
February 19, 2016
Boys basketball: Melrose takes 11th-straight in win over Lakers
The Minnewaska boys basketball team ran into a rough shooting night as the Lakers dropped a 50-30 game to a very good Melrose team on Thursday. The Dutchmen are 24-2 and have won 11 straight games now after holding the Lakers to 33 percent shooting (12-of-36). That included a 4-of-16...
February 19, 2016 - 9:24am