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White Hawks Ski at State

Three Mound Westonka High School skiers competed at the Minnesota State High School League state tournaments at Giants Ridge in Biwabik, Minnesota, Feb. 11 and 12. Juniors Anson Kuznik and CJ Hoffman skied in the state alpine competition on Feb. 11, placing 21st and 79th, respectively, out of 88 total competitors. The following day, junior

JV Players Bring Intensity to Varsity Court

By Tera White The White Hawks girls basketball team played with a different strategy at Dassel-Cokato on Feb. 5. Westonka was down by 12 points at half time. When the team came back to the court, coach Ray Finley alternated the varsity lineup with a full line of five JV players. The JV lineup brought

Boys Hockey Gets Wins at Home, On the Road

By Scott Ellingboe The first week in February was an important one for the White Hawks boys hockey team, beginning with a conference matchup at home against the Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato Dragons on Feb. 3 and ending with a non-conference game in New Ulm on Feb. 7. The White Hawks’ win against Hutchinson a of couple weeks

Wrestlers Take Second at Leopold Haglund Tourney

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling team completed a busy week to end the regular season by claiming a runner-up finish at their home Leopold Haglund Invitational on Feb. 6. The White Hawks were neck and neck with state-rated Waconia in the final round but were unable to score enough points, as the Wildcats took

Vote Wear for Northstar Hoops Player of the Week

Mound Westonka High School senior Gabe Wear is a finalist for Northstar Hoops Report Player of the Week in Minnesota after his stellar performances last week. Wear helped snap a four-game White Hawks losing streak with 27 points against Dassel-Cokato and 31 points (career high) against Coon Rapids. He is averaging 19.9 PPG this season. Vote

Junior Hawkettes Dance Camp & Dance Spectacular

Students in grades K-7 are once again invited to participate in the Junior Hawkettes Dance Camp. The camp, which is now in its 13th year, will be held after school Feb. 23-26 in the Mound Westonka High School cafeteria. Participants will learn basic dance technique and a dance routine from MWHS Hawkettes dance team members.

Seniors Step Up Big in Boys Basketball Wins

White Hawks vs. Chargers – Feb. 5 With White Hawks junior captain Jordan Jensen out with a fractured finger, seniors Gabe Wear (27 points) and Michael Abegglen (11 points) stepped up big to get a home conference win over the Dassel-Cokato Chargers, 61-56, on Feb. 5. Earlier this season, the White Hawks lost at Dassel-Cokato,

Girls Hockey Earns Huge OT Win in Season Finale

In front of a packed arena on Jan. 31, celebrating senior night and ending the season with aplomb, the Westonka girls hockey team came out with an outstanding effort and win over favored New Prague. Seniors Abby Brustad, Samantha Burris, Jori Mazurek, Hannah O’Borsky and Mathilda Wiklund started the game with excitement, emotion and determination

Two Skiers Advance to State Alpine Meet

The Westonka Alpine Ski Team finished the regular season at the Section 5 Championships, held Feb. 5 at Afton Ski Area. Mound Westonka High School juniors Anson Kuznik and CJ Hoffman will represent Westonka at the Minnesota State High School League Alpine Ski Championships next Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Giants Ridge. Kuznik (pictured right above)

Nordic Ski Competes at Sections, Abegglen is State-Bound

Mound Westonka High School junior Samuel Abegglen is headed to the state Nordic ski meet after finishing sixth in the section competition Feb. 5. The White Hawks boys Nordic team finished fifth out of 13 teams in the Minnesota Section 2 Nordic Skiing Championships, which were held at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis. Competing against