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Minnewaska boys basketball
Boys basketball: Lakers' season ends at hands of Monte
The Minnewaska boys basketball team had a solid season come to an end this past Saturday as second-seeded Montevideo won a 65-40 game at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. The Thunder Hawks (21-7) secured their spot in the section championship against Jackson County...
February 29, 2016 - 1:13pm
February 8, 2016
Boys basketball: Lakers fall at Montevideo
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team lost its fifth game of the season in a 72-58 West Central Conference defeat at Montevideo on Friday night. The Lakers (15-5, 5-5 WCC) were led by senior forward Austin VerSteeg with 17 points and six rebounds. Senior Matt McIver scored 11 points...
February 8, 2016 - 1:27pm
February 2, 2016
Boys basketball: Lakers beat state-ranked Eagles
The Minnewaska boys basketball team halted a two-game losing streak on Monday night as the Lakers (15-4) beat Eden Valley-Watkins 60-48. It was a battle of two good Class AA programs as the Eagles came in with a 17-1 record and ranked seventh in the Jan. 27 polls after their only...
February 2, 2016 - 2:34pm
December 23, 2015
Boys basketball: Lakers 8-1 after edging Patriots
The Minnewaska boys basketball team is 8-1 heading into Christmas after edging Pequot Lakes 59-57 on Monday night. The Patriots (6-3) couldn't contain a hot-shooting Lakers team that finished 57 percent from the field (24-42). Austin VerSteeg was 7-of-11 from the field and finished...
December 23, 2015 - 2:20pm
December 18, 2015
Boys basketball: Lakers improve to 6-1
The Minnewaska boys basketball team improved to 7-1 by holding off Montevideo (4-3) in a West Central Conference showdown on Thursday. The Lakers shot 54 percent (20-37), including 5-of-8 from three. They also went 12-of-14 from the free throw line to secure the win. The Thunderhawks...
December 18, 2015 - 12:56pm
December 9, 2015
VerSteeg lead Lakers hoops to 5-0
Senior forward Austin VerSteeg led the Minnewaska Area boys basketball team with 19 points and 10 rebounds to improve to 5-0 on the season with a 50-41 win over Litchfield on Tuesday night in Glenwood. VerSteeg connected on 7-of-11 field goal attempts in the nine-point victory over...
December 9, 2015 - 11:33am
March 4, 2015
Laker boys fall in 6AA opener
A huge night from Austin VerSteeg wasn’t enough to fend off New London-Spicer for the Minnewaska boys basketball team in the 6AA South opener last Thursday night. The Lakers trailed by four at the break and saw their season end in a 69-63 game against the Wildcats (12-15). Fifth-seeded...
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
February 6, 2015
Hot shooting leads Lakers over Benson
The Minnewaska boys basketball team held off Benson in a 65-53 game on Tuesday night by shooting almost 48 percent from the field. Riley Thompson had a big night with 20 points and six rebounds. Austin VerSteeg finished with 14 points and 10 boards, while Brandon French added 11...
February 6, 2015 - 12:00am
January 21, 2015
ACGC pulls out close contest vs. Minnewaska
The Minnewaska boys basketball team dropped a close contest with Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 63-60 in Grove City Friday. The Lakers trailed 32-30 at halftime and were unable to make up the deficit in the second half. Riley Thompson led the Minnewaska scoring with 22 points. Austin...
January 21, 2015 - 12:00am
January 9, 2015
Minnewaska boys grow winning streak
The Minnewaska boys basketball team won its fifth straight game on Tuesday night by running past Benson 64-46. Riley Thompson and Austin VerSteeg each had 20 points to lead the charge for the Lakers. VerSteeg added 10 rebounds and five assists, while Thompson also grabbed seven...
January 9, 2015 - 12:00am
Minnewaska boys down BBE
The Minnewaska boys knocked BBE to 3-7 on the season and improved to 6-4 itself with a 71-57 win over the Jaguars on Monday night. It was the fourth straight win for the Lakers. Minnewaska shot 51.8 percent from the field overall and at a near 60 percent clip (25-of-42) from inside...
January 9, 2015 - 12:00am
December 31, 2014
Offense carries Lakers past ACGC
The Minnewaska boys basketball team won a West Central Conference game against ACGC on Monday night by outlasting the Falcons 85-75. The Lakers shot almost 52 percent overall, going 33-of-64 from the field. They hit on 5-of-16 three attempts as Austin VerSteeg finished with a team-high...
December 31, 2014 - 9:06am
December 12, 2014
Lakers fall despite McIver’s 27 points
The Minnewaska boys basketball team fell to 1-3 on the season with a 68-57 loss against Morris Area on Tuesday night. The Lakers (1-3) got 27 points from Matt McIver in the losing effort. He was the only Lakers player in double figures as Riley Thompson added eight and Michael Gruber...
December 12, 2014 - 12:00am
March 5, 2014
Minnewaska Laker boys’ basketball season ends in overtime
The Minnewaska boys saw their season end in heartbreaking fashion after a 74-73 loss to Paynesville Area in overtime of the 6AA South quarterfinals. The Lakers put four players in double figures, but it wasn’t quite enough. Riley Thompson led the way with 24 points and six rebounds....
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
February 26, 2014
Lakers knock off Hillcrest boys
The Minnewaska boys held off a good Hillcrest Lutheran Academy team in a 65-63 game on Thursday night. The Lakers got three players in double figures with Matt McIver leading the way with 19 points, five steals, two rebounds and two assists. Riley Thompson and Jayden Beecher added...
February 26, 2014 - 12:00am