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September 6, 2017
Volleyball: Lakers fall in five sets to BOLD
The Minnewaska volleyball team pushed BOLD to the limit on Tuesday but couldn't get its first win of the season after a five-set loss. The Lakers (0-3, 0-2 West Central Conference) won the second set 26-24 and the fourth one 25-16. The Warriors (1-1, 1-1 WCC) had just enough by winning...
September 6, 2017 - 12:03pm
September 1, 2017
Volleyball: Lakers lose to Braves in Conference match
The Minnewaska volleyball team lost its first conference match to Benson on Aug. 31. The Lakers fought hard and took the first set 29-27 but lost steam in the second and third sets, losing 25-10, 25-15, respectively. The last game was a close one but ultimately the Braves took it...
September 1, 2017 - 12:09pm
Football: Lakers beat Irish as confidence builds after a two-win season
The Minnewaska football team won just two games last season, but these players and coaches believe this is a much different group this time around....
September 1, 2017 - 12:37am
August 29, 2017
Volleyball: Lakers drop opener against KMS
The Minnewaska volleyball team dropped its season opener in four sets as Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg won 26-24, 25-16, 14-25, 25-14. Ellie Danielson had 10 kills to lead the Lakers at the net. Sierra Lindemann had 23 assists, while Bailey Stewart led the way from the back row with 16...
August 29, 2017 - 9:35am
August 25, 2017
Football: Lakers look to improve on 2-7 record
The Minnewaska football team finished 2-7 overall a season ago and 2-4 in the conference. This year, with 21 returning letterwinners, second...
August 25, 2017 - 12:00am
July 19, 2017
Legion Baseball: Richards fans 10 to take game one
Double-digit strikeouts, two hits allowed and a complete game shutout. Colin Richards’ performance on the mound , combined with some offensive...
July 19, 2017 - 11:30am
July 5, 2017
A smooth transition
The Minnewaska baseball team had the second seed out of the North in Section 8AA this past school season, but a 3-1 third-round loss to the South's...
July 5, 2017 - 9:24am
June 13, 2017
Golf: Guggisberg, Stensrud finish first day at state near the top
Minnewaska senior Ashlyn Guggisberg carded a 73 at the Ridges at Sand Creek on Tuesday to lead the girls golf team in the first day of the state...
June 13, 2017 - 6:43pm
June 2, 2017
Track and Field: Beckius, Danielson state-bound in two events
Minnewaska senior Mariah Beckius and freshman Ellie Danielson are headed to Hamline. The two athletes finished in the top two in two of their events Thursday at the Section 6A meet in Fergus Falls to advance to state, which is set to take place June 9-10 at Hamline University in St....
June 2, 2017 - 12:41pm
May 31, 2017
3AA Golf: Minnewaska girls win 13th straight section title, boys fall one short
The Marshall girls golf team looked like a program that could challenge Minnewaska's run of 12 straight section titles, but the Lakers know how...
May 31, 2017 - 3:19pm
May 30, 2017
Softball: Minnewaska season ends against Morris
After picking up an 8-5 win over Jackson County Central on Saturday, the Minnewaska softball team ended its season with a 9-4 loss to Morris Area-Chokio-Alberta. The Lakers and Tigers split the regular-season series. Morris won the first bout 3-1 on May 15, but the Lakers came back...
May 30, 2017 - 11:10am
May 26, 2017
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
The Minnewaska and West Central Area boys and girls track and field teams competed in the subsection 21 meet on Thursday, with the top five finishers...
May 26, 2017 - 1:01pm
Track and Field: Minnewaska girls win West Central Conference Championship
The Minnewaska girls track and field team racked up 185 points on Wednesday to take home the West Central Conference title. Freshman Ellie Danielson finished first place in the 400 (1:03.76), 800 (2:26.01) and high jump (4 feet, 10 inches) and joined Kristin Glover, Emma Kovarik,...
May 26, 2017 - 12:35am
May 25, 2017
Girls golf: Lakers first after day one of 3AA Tournament
The Minnewaska girls golf team's run at a 13th straight section title got off to a good start on Wednesday as the Lakers won the opening round of the 3AA meet at the Oakdale Golf Club by shooting a 345. The top five teams qualify for day two of the tournament. Morris and Marshall...
May 25, 2017 - 9:18am
May 24, 2017
Softball: Lakers fall in second round, face long road to championship
The Minnewaska softball team started the Section 3AA tournament just how they wanted to with a five-inning, 11-1 win over second seeded Yellow Medicine East on Tuesday afternoon. But then in the evening they went up against third seeded New London-Spicer, a team they didn't play in...
May 24, 2017 - 10:13am