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Wrestling Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2015

Kraig Condon (accepting the award for his dad, John Condon), Joe Anderson, Hector Morales and Bill Koch with their Mound Westonka Wrestling Hall of Fame plaques Four Mound Westonka alumni were inducted into the Mound Westonka Wrestling Hall of Fame on Thursday, Jan. 22. Joe Anderson Anderson is a 1990 graduate of Mound Westonka High

Kyle Johnson Commits to Play Football at the University of St. Thomas

Mound Westonka White Hawks senior football player Kyle Johnson recently committed to continue his education and football career at the University of St. Thomas. Johnson had a standout football career at Mound Westonka High School, during which he received a long list of accolades. He was a two-time Wright County All-Conference selection, the 2014 Wright County Conference Defensive

Nordic Team Training, Bonding on MLK Day Trip

The Westonka Nordic skiers spent the long weekend Jan. 17-19 on a training and team bonding trip to Maplelag Ski Resort in Callaway, Minnesota. The annual trip featured focused training as well as a variety of fun skiing activities, including a Nerf biathlon and ski soccer. After returning from Up North, the White Hawks competed

‘Band Geeks’ Earns Outstanding Performance Nod

By Lorrie Ham After a successful run in November, the Mound Westonka High School 2014 fall musical production, “Band Geeks,” was awarded Outstanding Overall Performance of a Musical by the Hennepin Theatre Trust SpotLight Musical Theatre Program. MWHS was also recognized for Outstanding Performance by a Chorus. Not only was the award a first for

Alpine Ski Enjoys Success on the Slopes

The Westonka Alpine ski team has been enjoying great success as it enters the busy part of the season. On Jan. 13, the team traveled to Kimball, Minnesota for the Powder Ridge Invite. Junior Anson Kuznik led the boys team with a second-place finish, and junior CJ Hoffman came in eighth overall. On the girls

Senior Skaters Recognized

The Mound Westonka High School boys hockey team honored its senior players prior to the Jan. 13 home game against the Holy Family Fire. Senior players Cory Nelson, Drew Nelson, Collin Palm, Mark Hildahl, Ross Ellingboe, Zach Niederer and Dustin Koehnen, student manager Murphy Hanson and statisticians Abby Getzinger and JoJo Hardie were recognized along

Seniors Key in White Hawks Win Over Blake

The Westonka girls basketball team defeated Blake 53-46 in the last non-conference game of the season Jan. 13. White Hawks seniors Addie Clarke, Haley Martin, Molly Regan, Tavish Mackell and Cori Anderson all contributed to the away win. Co-captains Anderson and Martin had strong performances against the Bears. Anderson had an impressive seven assists and

White Hawks Wrestlers Go 3-1 on Week

The Mound Westonka High School wrestling team dropped a Wright County Conference dual but picked up three wins to improve its overall record to 7-3 on the season. On Jan. 15, the White Hawks traveled to Maple Lake to take on conference foe Annandale-Maple Lake. The Lightning are currently ranked sixth in Class AA and

Hawkettes Capture Conference Championship

The Mound Westonka High School dance team earned a clean sweep at the Wright County Conference Championship Jan. 17, capturing first place in both the jazz and high kick divisions and winning the overall conference title. The overall conference champion is determined by points earned at meets throughout the season and at the WCC Championship.

White Hawks Bounce Back to Defeat Wildcats

The White Hawks boys basketball team bounced back, after losing to Wayzata Jan. 13, with a come-from-behind victory at New-London Spicer on Jan. 17. Westonka trailed 39-31 at the half, struggling on the defensive end early on. A strong second half, with the White Hawks outscoring the Wildcats 41-24, totaled a 72-63 victory. “Offensively, we executed