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White Hawks Battle in Conference Play

The Mound Westonka High School baseball team continues to battle in the Wright County Conference to stay above .500. The White Hawks are currently 3-4 in the conference and 8-7 overall. This past week saw the White Hawks lose to the No. 8-rated Glencoe-Silver Lake Panthers on May 12 and defeat Southwest Christian by a

Pop Singers Present ‘Final Countdown’

The Westonka Pop Singers will present “The Final Countdown” this Friday, May 15. The audience will enjoy a countdown of great pop music, from current chart-busting hits to retro memories of the ’70s and ’80s. The show begins at 7 p.m. in the Mound Westonka High School theater. Tickets are available at the door and are

Westonka Celebrates Senior Athletic Standouts

By Becca Neuger Mound Westonka High School celebrated standout athletes from the 2015 graduating class at the Yost-Haddorff-Leopold Athletic Recognition Breakfast May 13 at the Gillespie Center in Mound. The event recognized this year’s Athena and Yost-Haddorff-Leopold Award winners, as well as senior three-sport athletes and state tournament participants. Activities Director Jeff Peterson recognized each

White Hawks Defend St. James Tourney Title

It was an undefeated week for the Mound Westonka High School boys varsity tennis team. In a match against the Delano Tigers on May 5, the White Hawks came away with a solid 6-1 victory. The team then headed south for a match against Fairmont on May 8, and the White Hawks earned a 5-2

McDonald, Born Rule the Big Top at MWHS Prom

By Lorrie Ham Queen Lauren McDonald and King Connor Born were crowned May 2 at the Mound Westonka High School Prom. This year’s prom had a carnival theme, which provided an entertaining evening for the juniors and seniors who attended. At the conclusion of the Grand March under the MWHS ‘big top,’ this year’s prom

Join the Westonka Pop Singers

Join the Westonka Pop Singers Open auditions for the 2015-2016 Westonka Pop Singers will be held Tuesday, May 19 and Friday, May 22 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the MWHS theater. Auditions are open to all students entering grades 9-12. Preregister to audition at www.westonkace.org. Pop Singers Auditions Flyer Questions? Contact director Sonja Graham

Boys Tennis Tops Tigers, Falls to Fire

The Mound Westonka High School varsity boys tennis team split two matches last week against conference rivals. The White Hawks defeated the Hutchinson Tigers 4-3 in a close contest on April 29 but fell to the Holy Family Fire 5-2 the next day. Against the Tigers, the White Hawks won three of four singles matches

Multi-Sport White Hawks to Play College Football

By Becca Neuger Three Mound Westonka High School seniors plan to continue their football careers at the collegiate level next season. Kyle Johnson and Charlie Sir will don purple and gray at the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, and Cole Anderly will join the Raiders of Central Lakes College in Brainerd. “I am

Westonka Presents Coffeehouse Jazz

By Lorrie Ham Mound Westonka High School musicians will present Coffeehouse Jazz on May 8 and 9 in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Church in Mound. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. The event will feature Madd Jazz (MWHS jazz choir) and the MWHS Jazz Band, performing traditional

Westonka DECA Earns Hardware at Internationals

By Becca Neuger Thirty-one Mound Westonka High School students were among the 18,000 competitors at the 2015 DECA International Career Development Conference, held in Orlando April 25-28. Over half of Westonka’s representatives advanced to the final round of competition this year, and 16 students placed in the top 10 internationally. Additionally, two MWHS students earned