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Purple Panthers Pounce on White Hawks’ Pride

By Jason Hirdler There’s an old proverb that says, “Familiarity breeds contempt.” Throughout the past couple of months, the Mound Westonka High School girls basketball team has been building themselves somewhat of a reputation in the Wright County Conference. The White Hawks have played well for the better part of the season, and they have

White Hawks Wrestlers Drop Conference Duals

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling team wrestled five duals in two days, which included three conference duals. Unfortunately, the White Hawks come out on the losing end of all three. On Jan. 10, the White Hawks traveled to Dassel-Cokato to take on the Chargers and the Annandale-Maple Lake Lightning. The White Hawks faced the

White Hawks Send the SSP Packers Packing

By Jason Hirdler Crow Creek Dakota, Sioux Nation The Mound Westonka High School girls basketball team was on the road again on Jan. 12. The White Hawks traveled east of the Big Waters of Minne’ Tonka to South St. Paul, where they took on the Kaposia Packers. In 1851 when the Europeans arrived in the

White Hawks Girls Basketball Shocks Chargers

By Jason Hirdler The quarter moon hung low in the western sky on Jan. 10, as the Westonka Mystery Machine drove through the creaky, rust-laden iron gates that spanned the entrance to the Dassel-Cokato parking lot. The waning moon was blanketed in a layer of reddish-brown cloud cover, like Nutella being spread thinly over an

Undefeated White Hawks Girls Hockey Beats Waconia, Ties New Prague

By Bob Kuehl The Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian girls hockey team remains undefeated after defeating Waconia, 6-2, and tying New Prague, 2-2, last week. The team’s record is currently 15-0-3 going into action this week. Against Waconia on Jan. 8, the White Hawks knew their opponent was a first-year team and had some depth issues. The

All Teams Schedule: Week of Jan 14 – Jan 20

Jan 15 Girls Freshman Basketball C-Squad at Mayer Lutheran High School Mayer Lutheran 4:30 pm | Mayer Lutheran High School Jan 15 Boys Junior Varsity Hockey at Orono High School Orono 5:00 pm | Orono High School Jan 15 Boys Freshman Basketball C-Squad at Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Glencoe-Silver Lake 5:30 pm | Glencoe-Silver Lake

White Hawks’ Nest Invaded by Cardinals

By Jason Hirdler After nearly two weeks without a home game, the White Hawks girls basketball team flew home to roost. On Jan. 8, the team hosted the Annandale Cardinals at Mound Westonka High School. The two conference rivals gamboled back and forth, with neither team able to sink the first basket. After the 3-minute

White Hawks Wrestlers Sweep Spectrum Squad

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestlers returned to action from Winter Break on Jan. 3, competing at Spectrum High School in a quad with the host Sting, as well as Rockford and St. Croix Lutheran. The White Hawks faced Spectrum in the first match of the evening and, after losing a few matches early, cruised

MWHS Names Triple ‘A’ Winners

By Lorrie Ham Mound Westonka High School has chosen seniors Lauren Kelly and Aiden Maloney to represent the school at the regional Triple “A” Awards banquet. An on-court recognition ceremony for the state-wide winners will be held in conjunction with the boys state basketball tournament in March. Sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League

White Hawks Nordic Ski Hits the Trails in 2019

By Sarah Reinhardt The Mound Westonka Nordic ski team had a busy start to racing in 2019, starting with a classic ski race at Wirth Park in Minneapolis on Jan. 3 against teams in the Twin City Nordic Ski Conference. The White Hawks boys team came in second place once again to an always strong