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Boys Soccer Ends Season in Section Playoffs

By Colin Mather The Mound Westonka boys soccer team ended its season Oct. 9 with a 2-4 loss in the second round of section playoffs to the No. 1 seed, Breck. Breck took the initiative early on with two goals in the first 10 minutes. Westonka pulled a goal back at the 20 minute mark,

Seniors Recognized, Conference Season Concludes

By Kristen Beyer On Oct. 7, four White Hawks seniors were recognized as they swam their last meet in their home pool against Marshall and Buffalo. Three White Hawks swimmers are graduating this year from Mound Westonka—Hannah Daly, Liz Mason and Lauren Ehlers—and Sam Smed is graduating from Holy Family. Because it was dual-dual meet,

White Hawks Runners Earn All-Conference Honors

The Mound Westonka High School cross country team competed in the Wright County Conference meet, held Oct. 9 at Glencoe-Silver Lake High School. Five White Hawks runners earned All-Conference recognition at the meet: juniors Ella Kohls, Michael Milner and Evan Richter and seniors Jack Smyth and Sam Taggart. The White Hawks boys team made a

Homecoming Draws Cheers Despite Loss

The White Hawks football team marched into Haddorff Stadium Friday night through a sea of red and white. However, despite great fanfare and school spirit, it was the New London-Spicer Wildcats who came away with the win at Mound Westonka High School’s Homecoming. White Hawks head coach Nick David said his team was excited to

Boys Soccer Earns Playoff Win

By Colin Mather Mound Westonka boys soccer team played its second game in a week against Delano on Oct. 7. The first encounter on Oct. 2 was the last regular season game for both teams. The White Hawks ended up losing that contest 1-2, giving them a final regular season record of 6-10. The second

Girls Soccer Advances to Section Round 2

By Kendall Nygard The Mound Westonka High School varsity girls soccer team defeated the Southwest Christian Stars 2-0 in the first round of the Section 6A playoffs at a home game on Tuesday, Oct. 7. Senior Cori Anderson racked up two goals, one in each half. Anderson was assisted by junior Ashley Luehmann and senior

Jazz Band Auditions

Jazz Band auditions for the 2014-2015 school year will be in late November. Details will be discussed in band classes, and music will be handed out ahead of time for students to practice. Auditions will be accepted on the following instruments: Alto Sax Tenor Sax Bari Sax Trumpet Trombone Drums/Vibes Keyboard Guitar Bass Please see

White Hawks Gear Up for Homecoming

After a pair of losses, the Mound Westonka White Hawks football team is gearing up for an exciting Homecoming battle this week against New London-Spicer. On Sept. 26, the Panthers of Glencoe-Silver Lake shut out the White Hawks 0-48. After a scoreless first quarter, the formidable Panthers offense scored seven unanswered rushing touchdowns. The White

Soccer Teams Advance in Sections

It was pitch perfect for the White Hawks boys and girls soccer teams Tuesday night, as both teams advanced to the second round of the Section 6A Tournament. In an away game at Delano High School on Oct. 7, the No. 9-seeded White Hawks boys team faced off against the No. 9-seeded Tigers. The White

Bowling Wins Two in a Row

By Bryan Helland The Mound Westonka bowling team won two matches in a row on Oct. 6 at Louisville Lanes in Shakopee. In the first match, the White Hawks played against the “field,” which meant that they had to beat the lowest score from all of the other six teams at the match. They accomplished