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MWHS Theater Presents ‘Emergency Prom’

By Lorrie Ham The Mound Westonka High School Theater Department will present Emergency Prom by Steve Moulds March 13-15 in the high school theater. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. on March 13 and 14 and 2 p.m. on March 15. “We are very excited to be working on our second show of the season, Emergency

Wear Nets 1,000th Point in Basketball Finale

The six seniors on the White Hawks boys basketball team showed leadership, determination and heart in three close losses to finish out the season. In the final game of his high school career, senior Gabe Wear joined an elite group of athletes who have reached the 1,000 career point milestone. The White Hawks seniors were

Hockey Season Ends in Competitive Section Match

By Scott Ellingboe The White Hawks boys hockey team had its season come to an end in section playoffs Feb. 18. Seeded 10th in Section 2A, the White Hawks were matched up against the seventh-seeded St. Louis Park Orioles, which ended the regular season with an 8-14-3 record. Going into the game, the White Hawks

White Hawks Wrestlers Send Six to State

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling team placed eight wrestlers in the Section 6AAA Individual Wrestling Tournament Feb. 20 and 21 at Wayzata High School. Of those eight, six placed in the top two and will be advancing to the Minnesota State High School League State Wrestling Tournament on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27 and

Gymnastics Team Takes Third in State Meet

Watertown-Mayer/Mound Westonka took third place at the Class A Minnesota State High School League State Gymnastics Meet Feb. 20. Detroit Lakes took home the championship, followed by Melrose in second place. In the individual competition on Feb. 21, Mound Westonka High School eighth-grader Teagan Schmidt was ranked 16th in the state on uneven parallel bars

Bennyhoff Returns to All-State Academic Team

Mound Westonka High School senior Sam Bennyhoff was recently named to the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association All-State Academic Team, which recognizes “excellent students who also happen to be excellent wrestlers.” Junior or senior wrestlers are chosen based upon the following criteria: Cumulative GPA (3.95 GPA = 395 points) State tournament participation (25 points per year)

Hawkettes Steal the Show at State

The Mound Westonka High School dance team’s award-winning season culminated with season’s-best performances at the Minnesota State High School League State Dance Team Tournament, held Feb. 13 and 14 at Target Center. The Hawkettes’ road to state included a clean sweep of both the Wright County Conference and Section 3AA dance tournaments. Competing against Minnesota’s

MSHSL Shines Spotlight on Westonka Scholars

The Minnesota State High School League recently awarded 145 Spotlight on Scholarship certificates to Mound Westonka High School students in grades 9-12 for their achievements in the classroom and their participation in fine arts and athletics this winter. This follows a fall season when 115 MWHS students in grades 10-12 were honored by the MSHSL.

Gabe Wear Named ASPIRE Athlete of the Week!

Mound Westonka High School senior Gabe Wear earned the title of ASPIRE Athlete of the Week after receiving over 45 percent of online votes cast Feb. 15-18. Wear is Westonka’s second Athlete of the Week recipient this season—a rare feat, according to ASPIRE representatives. Wear was one of five semi-finalists selected by committee for Athlete

Westonka Gymnast Heads to State!

Mound Westonka High School eighth-grader Teagan Schmidt is headed to the Minnesota State High School League State Gymnastics Tournament Feb. 20-21. For the first time in 16 years, Watertown-Mayer/Mound Westonka won the Section 2A team title Feb. 13 with a score of 145.725, followed by New Prague (143.75), Mankato West (141.2), Waconia (136.65) and Waseca