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All Teams Schedule: Week of Feb 17 – Feb 23

Feb 17 Girls Freshman Basketball C-Squad vs. Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Glencoe-Silver Lake 4:15 pm | Mound Westonka High School Feb 17 Boys Freshman Basketball C-Squad vs. Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Glencoe-Silver Lake 5:30 pm | Mound Westonka High School Feb 17 Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Glencoe-Silver Lake 5:30 pm |

Westonka Speech Takes First Place at St. Michael-Albertville Tourney

By Kelsey Rausch Westonka Speech had a stellar weekend at the St. Michael-Albertville tournament on Feb. 8. A total of 22 students broke into outrounds and earned a spot on the podium. With so many competitors earning top spots, the team scored enough points to walk away with the first-place trophy in the large schools division.

MWHS Athena Award Winner is Melissa Drill

By Lorrie Ham Mound Westonka High School is proud to name senior Melissa Drill as the 2020 recipient of the Athena Award. Candidates for this “outstanding female athlete” award must demonstrate excellence in individual or group sports. Drill is a three-sport White Hawks athlete, participating in volleyball, basketball and softball. “Melissa is a great representative

Sexton Gets 1,000th Career Point as Conference-Leading White Hawks Go 3-2

By Jenny Linder The Mound Westonka High School boys basketball team continued its winning ways, going 3-2 over the last two weeks. The White Hawks started on the road by defeating conference opponent Watertown-Mayer with a convincing 75-44 victory. MWHS was led by seniors Jayden Heimerman with 19 and Jameson Sexton with 17. Up next

Nemecek Qualifies for State Nordic Ski Meet

By Ron McGown Fresh off a strong performance in January’s Conference Meet, the Mound Westonka White Hawks Nordic skiers were eager to test themselves against the perennial powerhouses of Armstrong, Wayzata and Hopkins. The Section 6 Classic Pursuit gave them that opportunity Feb. 6 at Theodore Wirth Park in Golden Valley. The section race was

White Hawks Girls Basketball Celebrates Seniors

By Mara Drill The Mound Westonka High School girls basketball team is celebrating Senior Week. Senior captains Melissa Drill and Sam Otto along with Makala Shelton and Hailey Peterson have been playing basketball together since fifth grade. Taylor Hollins joined the White Hawks last year and has made a great addition to this group from

White Hawks Girls Hockey Team Advances to Section Final

The Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian girls hockey team has advanced to the Section Championship game for the second year in a row. The White Hawks defeated Delano 6-0 Feb. 8 to advance. Ninth-grader Gretta Pioske started the scoring off at 8:17 of the first period, when she picked up a loose puck near center ice, took

2020 State Dance Tournament Information

The Mound Westonka High School Hawkettes Dance Team is once again headed to the state tournament! The varsity jazz team was named Section Champion at the 3AA Dance Team Tournament on Feb. 1, and the varsity kick team took second place. This will be the team’s 14th consecutive trip to state. State Dance Tournament Information

Westonka Speech Places Third at Prior Lake Invite

By Kelsey Rausch Westonka Speech competed at the Prior Lake Invitational Feb. 1 and saw great success. First and foremost, the team had over 20 competitors receive awards, which resulted in a third-place finish overall for the team. Most notably, four entries earned NIETOC bids—one of three necessary to gain entry into the National Individual

White Hawks Wrestlers End Dual Meet Season

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling squad recently ended their dual meet season, dropping the last four duals. The White Hawks were without four starters and struggled to fill a squad, contributing to the disappointing finish. “The injury bug really hit us and we’re hoping to get a few of the guys back before the