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On The Street
February 8, 2017
Girls Basketball: Minnewaska tops ACGC, moves to 13-1 in last 14
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 - 12:10am
February 5, 2017
Boys basketball: Lakers knock off Benson with four in double figures
The Minnewaska boys basketball team halted a three-game skid with a 65-55 win at Benson on Friday night. The Lakers (8-9) shot 50 percent from the field (21-42) and hit 20-of-27 free throws. Four players finished in double figures as Dannis VanDyke led the way with 16 to go along...
February 5, 2017 - 11:18am
February 3, 2017
Wrestling: Lakers come up short in comeback effort
The Minnewaska Area wrestling team secured pins in the 182 and the 195 to come within a point Thursday night, but the heavyweight bout was a double forfeit and ended the match and handed Breckenridge a 37-36 win. Four Lakers forfeits accounted for two-thirds of the Cowboys points,...
February 3, 2017 - 2:17pm
February 1, 2017
Boys Basketball: Minnewaska drops another close one
After losing 44-43 to New London-Spicer last Saturday, the Minnewaska boys basketball team lost another close game Tuesday, falling 53-51 in overtime to Morris Area-Chokio-Alberta The Lakers were 17-of-42 from the field and 4-for-10 from three-point range, each for 40 percent. They...
February 1, 2017 - 12:43pm
January 28, 2017
Boys basketball: Lakers fall just shy against unbeaten Melrose
The Minnewaska boys basketball team has lost three straight games in tough fashion after falling three points shy of a now 16-0 Melrose team on Friday night. The Lakers (7-9) battled back from a nine-point deficit at the half to outscore Class AA's third-ranked Dutchmen 27-21 in the...
January 28, 2017 - 12:16pm
January 23, 2017
Boys Basketball: Lakers drop one-point game to New London-Spicer
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team lost a nail-biter Saturday night, falling to New London-Spicer 44-43. Junior Garrett Jensen led the Lakers' offensive effort with 13 points, while Dennis VanDyke had 10 points and eight rebounds. The loss brings Minnewaska to 7-7 on the season...
January 23, 2017 - 12:22pm
January 21, 2017
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
The Minnewaska wrestling team went to Benson for a dual on Friday night and came back after a 54-24 loss. The Lakers got an early win from Jackson Stadsvold at 106 pounds with a pin in 39 seconds. Mason Blair added a pin in 3:29 at 120 pounds before the Braves took the next five matches,...
January 21, 2017 - 11:35am
January 20, 2017
Wrestling: Minnewaska tops B.O.L.D. by criteria
Both teams finished with 39 points in Thursday's matchup between Minnewaska and B.O.L.D., but the Lakers came out on top by the criteria tiebreak. MAHS's Jackson Stadsvold (106), Max Reichmann (113) and Mason Blair (126) each secured pins, while David Lilenthal won at 120 over Zeke...
January 20, 2017 - 10:58am
Boys basketball: Five in double figures carry Lakers past ACGC
The Minnewaska boys basketball team edged Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Thursday night in a 74-72 final. The Lakers shot 54 percent (28-51), including 11-of-22 from three. Jake Peters hit four of those triples on his way to a 21-point, eight-rebound, five-steals night. Jackson Johnsrud...
January 20, 2017 - 10:17am
January 6, 2017
Wrestling: ACGC dominates the mat in win over Minnewaska
Freshman Dylan Jergenson earned the Lakers' only pin in the match against Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Thursday. The Falcons easily downed Minnewaska 55-16. The other Lakers winners were Mason Blair in the 120, Tyson Meyer in the 160 and Tyler VanLuik in the 220. Blair topped ACGC's...
January 6, 2017 - 2:48pm
Boys basketball: Jensen puts up 18 in Lakers' loss to Montevideo
Minnewaska Area junior Garrett Jensen's 18 points weren't enough for the Lakers to overcome Montevideo's attack on the road Thursday night, as Minnewaska fell to the Thunder Hawks in a close 56-53 battle. Dennis VanDyke put up 13 points in the contest for the Lakers, including two...
January 6, 2017 - 1:48pm
December 23, 2016
Boys basketball: Minnewaska moves to 3-3 with Thursday win
Juniors Matt Gruber and Jackson Johnsrud had 20 and 19 points, respectively, to lead Minnewaska Area to a 64-56 win over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa on Thursday in Glenwood. The Jaguars' Evan Wiener went eight-for-nine from the free throw line in the first half, contributing to 13 points...
December 23, 2016 - 12:32pm
December 9, 2016
Boys basketball: Lakers drop home opener in overtime loss
Senior Jake Peters led the Minnewaska boys basketball team with 14 points Thursday, but the Lakers weren't able to keep up with Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta. The Tigers claimed the win in overtime, 80-74. Minnewaska (1-1) had a 40-32 lead going into the intermission, but MACA made up...
December 9, 2016 - 1:35pm
November 30, 2016
Lakers leaning on youth
The Minnewaska wrestling team is relying heavily on young incoming wrestlers to contribute toward filling weight classes this winter. "The Minnewaska wrestling program is looking to build on last year's returning letter winners with another group of seventh graders," head coach Dieken...
November 30, 2016 - 12:00am
October 26, 2016
5AA football: Bulldogs' big third finishes Minnewaska season
The Minnewaska football team ended its season in the opening game of the Section 5AA tournament in a 42-14 loss at Paynesville on Tuesday night. The Lakers (2-7) rode tailback Ryan Christianson to a season-high 178 yards on 29 carries with a touchdown, but allowed 350 rushing yards...
October 26, 2016 - 2:13pm