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Girls Lacrosse Bids Farewell to Two Seniors

The Mound Westonka High School girls lacrosse team celebrated two soon-to-be-graduates at a home game May 16. Honored on Senior Night were Maddie Niederer and Emma Kerr. The White Hawks faced off against Buffalo-Maple Lake and fell 5-15.

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Boys Tennis Ends Regular Season 14-2

The Mound Westonka High School boys tennis team finished up regular season play going 1-2 in their last three matches. First up for the White Hawks was a tough match for the Wright County Conference Championship at home on May 9 against undefeated Orono. The boys fought hard but lost 1-6, with the only win […]

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Girls Golf Shines at Pre-Section Meet

By Kristen Beyer The Mound Westonka High School girls golf team has played several conference meets this spring and had a standout performance at last week’s pre-section meet. The entire conference was out to compete for the first time this season. On May 2, the White Hawks played nine holes at Southbrook Country Club in […]

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13-run Inning Lifts White Hawks Past Rockets

A 13-run seventh inning propelled the Mound Westonka High School baseball team to a 17-4 win at Rockford on May 11. The game started out as if the White Hawks would coast to victory. They scored runs in each of the first three innings. Junior Evan Dahl led off the game with a single and […]

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Smerillo Wins Three Events at True Team Meet

By Sarah Reinhardt The Mound Westonka High School boys and girls track and field team competed in the Section 6AA True Team Meet on May 9 at Willmar High School. Eleven schools competed in the meet, entering no more than two athletes in each individual event and one team per relay event. The philosophy of […]

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National Honor Society Welcomes 43 New Members

By Lorrie Ham A total of 43 Mound Westonka High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) at a special ceremony for students and their families on May 7. Another 29 seniors, who were inducted into the program last year, were also on hand for special recognition. Advisor Sarah Lyngby welcomed the […]

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MWHS Students Compete at Quiz Bowl Nationals

Members of the Mound Westonka High School Quiz Bowl team competed at the 2017 Small School National Championship Tournament April 28-30 in Chicago. MWHS placed 19th out of 96 public school teams. Participants included sophomore Jacob Berg, junior Kate Ferrell, and seniors Sean Engelhardt, Julius Kowalsky, Carter Matt and Garrett Ryan. All team members contributed […]

Hackbarth, Ogreen Crowned at MWHS Prom

By Lorrie Ham A total of 246 students channeled old Hollywood glamour at the Mound Westonka High School prom on May 6. The evening started with a Grand March at the high school, followed by the coronation of Prom Queen Sienna Hackbarth and King Nate Ogreen. Other members of the royal court included seniors Zach […]

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White Hawks Softball Ranked 10th in State

By Tera White After a week of rainouts and cold weather cancellations, Mound Westonka softball resumed play with four additional wins and no losses. The White Hawks have a 9-1 record and gained recognition as No. 10 in state AAA softball in the coaches’ poll. This is an exciting recognition for the effort and teamwork […]

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Thirteen Wins, Zero Losses for MWHS Boys Tennis

By Jennifer Linder The Mound Westonka High School boys tennis team continued its undefeated season by tacking on three more wins. The White Hawks are now ranked No. 7 in state in Class A. First up for the White Hawks was a match against Hutchinson on April 27. The Tigers were scheduled to play at […]

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