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Brustad, Levens to Represent MWHS in Triple ‘A’ Competition

By Lorrie Ham Mound Westonka High School seniors Abby Brustad and Timothy Levens have been selected to represent their school at the regional Triple “A” Award banquet on Feb. 8 at Gustavus Adolphus College. Sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL), the Triple “A” Award—Academics, Arts and Athletics—is a unique recognition program designed

110 Westonka DECA Students Headed to State

Westonka is advancing 110 students to the state DECA competition, following an exemplary showing at the District Three DECA Conference Jan. 10 at Minnetonka High School. Westonka was entered in 38 of the 42 events at the district level, with 134 Mound Westonka High School students competing. Westonka placed Top 12 in 36 of those events

Melt Away the Winter Blahs at the Westonka Pop Singers Show

The Westonka Pop Singers are excited to announce their upcoming winter show at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23, at the Mound Westonka High School Theater. “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” is is the aptly chosen theme for a cold January evening performance. A wintery mix of jazz, swing, blues and Broadway music awaits the Pop

First Place Hawkettes Win Conference Jazz Meet

The Mound Westonka High School Hawkettes dance team placed first in both the varsity and JV divisions at the Wright County Conference Jazz Meet on Jan. 12. The Hawkettes are currently in first place in the conference, heading into the Conference Finals on Saturday, Jan. 17 at Waconia.

Wrestlers Claim Runner-Up Title at Hibbing Duals

The Mound Westonka wrestling squad went 3-1 for a second-place finish at the Hibbing Duals Jan. 9 and 10. The White Hawks opened with a huge 73-6 win over Nashwauk-Keewatin Greenway in the first round, then stormed past Walker Hackensack Akeley Nevis 45-24. “Our first two opponents had some young guys, so it was nice

Abegglen Leads Skiers in Conference Races

Mound Westonka High School Nordic ski captain junior Sam Abegglen has been dominating in conference competition. After placing first in the 5k skate race last week, Abegglen won this week’s classic race by over a minute. The Twin Cities Nordic Ski Conference 5k Skate competition was held Jan. 6 at Highland 9 Golf Course in

Boys Hockey Drops Games to Ranked Teams

By Scott Ellingboe The Mound Westonka High School boys hockey team took it on the chin last week, playing 14th-ranked conference rival Orono and 19th-ranked section foe Blake. White Hawks vs. Orono Spartans – 1.6.15 The first game, against the Orono Spartans, was expected to be a difficult match, given that Orono made it to

White Hawks Top Dragons in OT

The Mound Westonka High School boys basketball team defeated Litchfield 54-50 in an overtime conference matchup on Jan. 9. Junior Jordan Jensen (pictured above) led all scorers. Jensen hit four 3-pointers in the first half, en route to 14 points total. Freshman Griffin Sage hit a go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute of regulation, and

Abegglen, Wharram Selected as MWHS ExCEL Representatives

By Lorrie Ham Juniors Sam Abegglen and Nikki Wharram have been selected as the Mound Westonka High School recipients of Minnesota State High School League’s ExCEL Award. ExCEL—Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership—is a unique recognition focused on state high school juniors who are active in school activities, show leadership qualities and are model citizens.

U10 Girls Hockey Places Fourth at Fargo Tourney

By Ryan Johnson The Orono-Westonka girls U10 B Red hockey team took home fourth place at the Scheels Girls U10/U12 International Tournament in Fargo, N.D. Jan. 2-4. Four Westonka students play on this team: Shirley Hills Primary School fourth-graders Ashlee Johnson and Alaina Mather; Hilltop Primary School fourth-grader Chelsea Farley; and Grandview Middle School fifth-grader