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November 22, 2017
Boys basketball: Lakers hoping for a big start
The Minnewaska boys basketball team hits the court confidently with eight returning letter winners ready to play in the 2017-2018 season. "We have experience returning this season along with newcomers that potentially can solidify a competitive season for our team," head coach Phil...
November 22, 2017 - 12:25am
October 29, 2017
Football: Lakers' run ends in the final seconds to Holdingford
The Minnewaska football team was one of a handful of programs that looked capable of winning the Section 5, Class AA championship. On Saturday, another one of those teams had just a little bit more. A perennially strong Holdingford program secured a 21-18 win in the section semifinals...
October 29, 2017 - 2:34pm
October 27, 2017
Volleyball: Lakers' season ends in Paynesville
The Minnewaska volleyball team ended its season in Paynesville with a three set defeat in the opener of the Section 3, Class AA tournament on Thursday night. The Lakers overall season record finishes at 4-20. Paynesville (17-7) took the first set 25-12. The Lakers pushed in the...
October 27, 2017 - 10:11am
October 25, 2017
Football: Lakers cruise to the semifinals
The Minnewaska football team's impressive season took another step on Tuesday as the Lakers dominated their way to the Section 5, Class AA semifinals....
October 25, 2017 - 12:21pm
October 19, 2017
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
The Minnewaska football team finished off its regular season with a convincing win over Benson on Wednesday that moves the Lakers to 6-2 heading...
October 19, 2017 - 11:31am
October 18, 2017
Volleyball: Lakers drop last match to Tigers
The Minnewaska volleyball team was on the road for its final game of regular season play on Tuesday night. A three set defeat to Morris Area-Chokio-Alberta completed a four match losing streak for the Lakers. This is the second time this season the Lakers have fallen to the Tigers...
October 18, 2017 - 12:31pm
October 13, 2017
Volleyball: Lakers fall to Dutchmen in conference match
The Minnewaska volleyball team fell in its third straight loss when it hosted Melrose on Thursday night for a West Central Conference match. The first set was close, but the Dutchmen took the set 26-24. The Lakers lost momentum from there. They failed to get double digits on the...
October 13, 2017 - 9:54am
October 11, 2017
Volleyball: Lakers fall to 4-17 overall after conference loss
The Minnewaska volleyball team headed to Sauk Centre on Tuesday night and returned home with a three set West Central Conference loss. The loss makes the Lakers' overall record 4-17 with a conference record of 1-11. The Mainstreeters took the first set 25-15 and then carried that...
October 11, 2017 - 10:46am
October 9, 2017
Football: Sauk Centre edges Lakers
The Minnewaska football team suffered a narrow defeat at the hands of the Mainstreeters in Sauk Centre on Friday night. The Streeters were the first team to get on the board when quarterback Casey Schimmers made a connection with Cade Neubert for a 42-yard touchdown. Schimmers made...
October 9, 2017 - 3:55pm
October 6, 2017
Volleyball: Lakers fall to Thunder Hawks in conference match
The Minnewaska volleyball team hit the road on Thursday night and returned home with a four set West Central Conference defeat at the hands of the Montevideo Thunder Hawks (9-10). The Lakers came out strong and won a close first set 25-23. But they were unable to maintain the momentum....
October 6, 2017 - 11:05am
October 4, 2017
Tennis: Lakers win conference match against Staples Motley
The Minnewaska tennis team scored a win in West Central Conference play against Staples Motley on Tuesday at the Stay-Fit Athletic Center. The only match Staples Motley took was fourth singles. Lakers' Maddie Kluver lost to Jenna Dvorak, 6-1, 6-4. Karra Hanson had a close match with...
October 4, 2017 - 11:16am
Volleyball: Lakers score conference victory against ACGC
The Minnewaska volleyball team scored its first West Central Conference victory when the Lakers hosted Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Tuesday night. The Lakers took the first set 25-22. The Falcons fought back and claimed the close second set, 27-25. But the Lakers took the match by...
October 4, 2017 - 11:03am
October 2, 2017
Football: Lakers own Tigers, win 35-7
The Minnewaska football team recovered from its loss last week to BOLD and added another win to their season record when they hosted Morris Area-Chokio-Alberta on Friday night. The Lakers completely shut the Tigers out of the first quarter. Matt Gruber was the only player to get...
October 2, 2017 - 12:08pm
September 30, 2017
Volleyball: Lakers lose seventh conference matchup
The Minnewaska volleyball team dropped a West Central Conference match against Morris Area-Chokio-Alberta in three sets on Thursday night at home. The Tigers took the first set 25-14 and the second set 25-11. The Lakers fought back and almost had a third set upset, but Morris Area...
September 30, 2017 - 12:19am
September 29, 2017
Volleyball: Minnewaska falls to BOLD in four sets
The Minnewaska volleyball team headed to Olivia to play fellow West Central Conference member BOLD and walked away with a 3-1 defeat on Thursday night. The Lakers took the first set, 25-23. But the Warriors responded and took the next three sets by an ever increasing margin. The...
September 29, 2017 - 2:55pm