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Girls Hockey Advances in State Tourney

White Hawks to Face Breck Friday, Feb. 22 The Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian girls hockey team defeated Mankato East/Loyola 4-2 Wednesday afternoon in the state quarterfinals. The third-seeded White Hawks will move on to face the No. 2 seed, Breck, in the state semifinals. The puck drops at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, at the

Gymnastics Team Advances to State, Section 5A Champs

  State Gymnastics Meet Feb. 22 & 23 University of Minnesota Maturi Pavilion Team Competition – Friday, Feb. 22, 11 a.m. Individual Competition – Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m. The Watertown-Mayer/Mound Westonka gymnastics team won the Section 5A Championship on Feb. 14 to qualify for state for the fifth consecutive year! The team is advancing to the state team

Don’t Miss the Second Annual Variety Show, Sponsored by Student Senate

2nd Annual Variety Show Sponsored by MWHS Student Senate Wednesday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m. Westonka Performing Arts Center Student Senate is hosting a variety show, featuring the talent of students at Mound Westonka High School. The show will feature 20 different acts of singing, dancing, acting, comedy and poetry. Along with all this, there will

Westonka Speech Earns Second-Place Team Trophy

By Lorrie Ham The Westonka speech team competed at the STMA Invitational on Feb. 9, earning enough individual trophies to score the second-place team trophy in the large school division. Individual successes that contributed to the second-place finish included two first-place finishes, two third-place finishes, one fourth-place finish, one fifth-place finish and one seventh-place finish.

Westonka Speech Competes in Middle School Tourney

By Lorrie Ham Westonka Speech competed in a middle school tournament hosted by New Prague on Valentine’s Day and placed second overall in the team division. Mound Westonka High School eighth-grader Ilana Andrev placed first in Extemporaneous Speaking, and ninth-grader Griffin Meisel placed third. Andrev was also the champion of Informative Speaking, her second first-place

White Hawks Ward Off Watertown Girls Bball

By Jason Hirdler On Feb. 19, the Mound Westonka High School girls basketball team hosted the Watertown-Mayer Royals. This conference matchup was the final regular season home game at the “White Hawks’ Nest.” With emcee Jeff Peterson and statistician Chad Mack (Truck) at the helm, the “raptors in red” did not disappoint. This clash of

Storm Cloud Looms Over Hawks’ Nest, Rays of Light Come Through

By Jason Hirdler On Feb. 16, the Chanhassen Storm came to the White Hawks’ Nest for a non-conference matchup with the Mound Westonka High School girls basketball team. The Class 4A powerhouse came in beaming with confidence and with determination, almost to the point of overlooking the home team underdogs. But they were in for

Dragons Fly Into Hawks’ Nest, Birds Conquer Dragons

By Jason Hirdler On Feb. 15, the Litchfield Dragons set out to annex the White Hawks’ Nest. The Dragons flew into the Westonka realm to seek revenge against the Mound Westonka High School girls basketball team and came in with determination. They exploded to a 9-2 lead and salivated at the fact that they had

Hawkettes Make Finals, Place Among Top Teams in State

The Mound Westonka Hawkettes dance team had one of the top placements in the team’s history at the Minnesota State High School League Dance Team Tournament, held Feb. 15 at Target Center. The Hawkettes were coming off of the Section 3AA championship, in which they qualified as section champions in jazz. In the preliminary jazz

White Hawks Girls Hockey Defeats Hutch to Advance to State Tourney

By Bob Kuehl The Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian girls hockey team earned its third state tournament berth in its history on Feb. 14 at Gustavus Adolphus College by defeating Hutchinson by a score of 2-1. This victory put the White Hawks record at 22-0-5 and earned them the No. 3 seed in the MSHSL state Class