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Seniors Lead White Hawks in Win Over Delano

By Sandy Spray-Kerr The Mound Westonka High School girls soccer team finished up the dual season Oct. 2 with a win 1-0 over Delano on senior night. Prior to the game and following a rainstorm, a beautiful rainbow appeared over the field, setting the stage for the matchup. Seniors participating in their last conference dual

Girls Soccer Conquers Crusaders, Falls to Spartans

By Kendall Nygard and Sandy Spray-Kerr The Mound Westonka varsity girls soccer team finished out the month of September with a pair of challenging games. The White Hawks beat the Mayer Lutheran Crusaders 6-0 in an away game Sept. 29. Senior captain Jori Mazurek scored within the first minute of the game on a corner

Bowling Team Loses Hard-Fought Battles

By Bryan Helland On Sept. 26, the White Hawks bowling team faced Shakopee and New Prague at the Country Club Lanes bowling center in Excelsior. In the Shakopee match, the White Hawks lost four games to one, fighting hard but not getting the breaks they needed. The White Hawks were led by juniors Weston Boser

Sir Shedding Mound Westonka’s Lake Boy Image

By: Star Tribune A big part of Mound Westonka’s growth has been the play of Charlie Sir, a senior quarterback. The difference between the 2014 Mound Westonka football team and past teams is not immediately obvious. The White Hawks are 2-3, coming off their worst loss of the season, 48-0 at Glencoe-Silver Lake. But a

Sweep of Spectrum

The JV and varsity volleyball teams made a clean sweep of the Sting representing Spectrum on Tuesday night. Both teams showed that playing together gets the job done. Not only is a win nice, but one against a Section team will hopefully lead to better seeding in the post-season rankings.

White Hawks Defeat Royals

Senior Liz Mason takes second in the 200-yard freestyle against the Watertown Royals By Kristen Beyer The Mound Westonka-Holy Family girls swim and dive team won its fourth conference meet of the season against the Watertown Royals on Sept. 25. The White Hawks started the meet down by 10 points in the first half of

White Hawks Volleyball Loses Three Matches

By Jerry Barber The White Hawks’ first West Division conference match was played on Sept. 18 at Dassel-Cokato. The first set showed excellent team play by the White Hawks. They won the first set 25-21 with good play by junior Samantha LaTour in service receiving and digging and junior Tess Thurston hitting at the net.

Freshmen Practice Respect at Annual Retreat

By Lorrie Ham Mound Westonka High School freshmen and the senior Link Crew leaders took part in the annual Ninth Grade Respect Retreat Sept. 24 at the Pond Arena. Put on by the nonprofit organization Youth Frontiers, the Respect Retreat inspires students to respect themselves, to respect others and to stand up for respect in

Student Senate Promotes School Spirit

This year’s Mound Westonka High School Student Senate is led by senior Abe Thaler, president; junior Nikki Wharram, public relations chair; junior Meghan Matt, secretary; and senior Mitchell Wanous, vice president. Photo by Lorrie Ham By Lorrie Ham Even though the new school year started less than a month ago, members of the Mound Westonka

White Hawks Place High at Grasshopper Invite

The Mound Westonka High School boys and girls cross country teams hosted the Grasshopper Invitational Sept. 16 at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista. It was an exciting meet for all levels of runners, with the White Hawks earning first place in the boys middle school, boys JV and girls JV team events. The White Hawks