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Thanks for Supporting Westonka Basketball

The Mound Westonka basketball teams would like to thank everyone who supported the White Hawks at the Chipotle fundraiser on Nov. 25. The event raised $1,400 for the Westonka Basketball Boosters, which has directly supported the teams through new uniforms, camps and tournaments, assistant coaches, etc. Without your support this is not possible – Thank

Boys Hockey Opens Season With Pair of Wins

By Scott Ellingboe (Photos by Sarah Reinhardt) The 2014-2015 Mound Westonka boys hockey season opened at home the weekend of Nov. 21-22 with games against Greenway and Hibbing/Chisholm. White Hawks Defeat Raiders in Season Opener The first game, against the Greenway Raiders on Friday, was very physical and seemed to catch the White Hawks somewhat

Wrestlers Look to Repeat Last Year’s Success

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling team will look for more success this year after a breakout season last year. The White Hawks had a spectacular showing last season, going 17-5 and finishing second in both the Wright County Conference and in Section 6AAA. Individually, the White Hawks sent a record eight wrestlers to state

Westonka Bantam A is Consolation Champion

By Andrea Nelson (photo by Rich Silverstein) The Westonka Bantam A hockey team took to the ice for its first tournament of the year at the prestigious Coon Rapids Cardinal Classic. After a tough opening loss (4-6) to the St. Paul Capitals, the White Hawks rebounded nicely with a win over Duluth Denfield (4-2) and

‘Band Geeks’ is a Hit!

By Lorrie Ham The Mound Westonka High School Theatre Department presented four energetic performances of the musical comedy “Band Geeks” Nov. 13-16. The high-stepping tribute to high school marching bands and misfits everywhere was well-received by enthusiastic audiences at each show. Assistant director Meagan Anderson said, “We were fortunate enough to have the support from

White Hawks Post Best-Ever State Finish

By Kristen Beyer The six Mound Westonka-Holy Family girls swim team members that advanced to the Class A State Swim Meet Nov. 13 and 14 had the best performances in White Hawks team history. The girls placed 16th out of 42 qualifying teams, scoring 40 points. This is the highest the team has ever placed,

Martin Signs with Peacocks

Senior Haley Martin signed a National Letter of Intent to play DII basketball at Upper Iowa University Front row: Haley Martin (center) with her father, Paul, and mother, Michelle Back row (from left): White Hawks assistant coach Eddie Kutz, White Hawks co-captain Cori Anderson, Westonka Activities Director Jeff Peterson and White Hawks head coach Ray

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7th Grade Girls Take Second in Rockford Basketball Tourney

The White Hawks seventh-grade girls basketball team took second place at the Rockford Showcase Girls Basketball Tournament Nov. 15 and 16. The team went 3-1 in the tournament. The coaches are Gary Wollner and Carey Kroll.

Student Senate, NHS Surpass Blood Drive Goal

By Lorrie Ham The Mound Westonka High School Student Senate and National Honor Society (NHS) teamed up to host a blood drive at the high school on Nov. 4. A total of 57 units of blood were collected, surpassing the drive goal of 54 units. According to Ann Evans of the Memorial Blood Center, that’s