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Girls Soccer Shuts Out New Prague

By Sandy Spray-Kerr The Westonka girls soccer team improved its overall record to 2-2 with a shutout away win against New Prague on Sept. 4. Sophomore Tatum Anderson scored first from a cross shot by senior Cori Anderson. Senior Cheyenne Hirdler sealed the win with a score off a header from fellow senior Jori Mazurek. Unfortunately,

MWHS Varsity Volleyball Invitational

Mound Westonka High School is excited to host seven other schools for the 2014 MWHS Varsity Volleyball Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 6. The White Hawks open up with their first tournament match against Rockford at 9 a.m.

Register for Jr. Hawkettes Dance Clinic

Young dancers who have ever imagined performing under the lights during halftime on a Friday night now have a chance to experience the excitement first hand. The Mound Westonka Hawkettes Dance Team invites aspiring young dancers, grades K-7, to a special one-day dance clinic Friday, Sept. 19. The clinic runs from 3:45-5:30 p.m. in the

10 Years of Link Crew

By Lorrie Ham The Mound Westonka High School Link Crew program is celebrating its 10th year. To kick off the exciting year, advisors hosted a Link Crew Reunion Aug. 7 and invited all of the leaders from past years. About 60 former Link Crew leaders, along with several staff advisors, attended the event at Surfside

Girls Soccer Defeats Rockford in Home Opener

By Sandy Spray-Kerr The Mound Westonka High School girls varsity soccer team won its first game of the season during the White Hawks’ home opener against the Rockford Rockets. In the first half, the White Hawks took five shots on goal compared to the Rockets’ three. Rockford was first to score after 32 minutes of

White Hawks Football Wins Big in Season Opener

The White Hawks football team won its season opener for the first time since 2005, beating Medford 30-15 on Aug. 29. Senior captain running back Kyle Johnson rushed for 158 yards on 19 carries and scored three touchdowns to help secure the victory. Senior captains Charlie Sir and Reid Dahl also had big nights. Quarterback

White Hawks Host Invite, Win Dual Meet

By Kristen Beyer The White Hawks girls swim team had a busy week, hosting a five-team invitational on Aug. 26, followed by a dual meet against New Prague on Aug. 28. Mound Westonka Invitational Swim Meet Teams competing in the invitational were Orono, Delano, Big Lake, Marshall and Mound Westonka–Holy Family. The White Hawks swam

White Hawks’ Martin to Play D2 Basketball

Mound Westonka High School senior basketball player Haley Martin recently gave her verbal commitment to Upper Iowa University. Martin averaged 13.9 points per game for the White Hawks in 2013-2014. White Hawks head coach Laci Howard talked about Martin’s commitment to play basketball at the NCAA Division II level. “Haley is a great student athlete

White Hawks Girls Soccer Opens Competition

The Mound Westonka High School girls soccer team opened competition Aug. 23 with a non-conference game at Breck High School. The White Hawks are under a new coaching staff this year, with Wayne Bellamy serving as head coach for both the girls and boys teams. Assistant coach for the girls team is Lily Everett, who

Girls Swim & Dive Plunges In

By Kristen Beyer The Mound Westonka-Holy Family girls swim and dive team hosted its first home meet Aug. 21 and opened the season by defeating the St. Peter Saints 114-72. The girls took first place in all 12 events except diving. MW-HF starts this season with a roster of about 25 girls, with a mix