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Jazz Band Auditions

Jazz Band auditions for the 2014-2015 school year will be in late November. Details will be discussed in band classes, and music will be handed out ahead of time for students to practice. Auditions will be accepted on the following instruments: Alto Sax Tenor Sax Bari Sax Trumpet Trombone Drums/Vibes Keyboard Guitar Bass Please see

White Hawks Gear Up for Homecoming

After a pair of losses, the Mound Westonka White Hawks football team is gearing up for an exciting Homecoming battle this week against New London-Spicer. On Sept. 26, the Panthers of Glencoe-Silver Lake shut out the White Hawks 0-48. After a scoreless first quarter, the formidable Panthers offense scored seven unanswered rushing touchdowns. The White

Soccer Teams Advance in Sections

It was pitch perfect for the White Hawks boys and girls soccer teams Tuesday night, as both teams advanced to the second round of the Section 6A Tournament. In an away game at Delano High School on Oct. 7, the No. 9-seeded White Hawks boys team faced off against the No. 9-seeded Tigers. The White

Bowling Wins Two in a Row

By Bryan Helland The Mound Westonka bowling team won two matches in a row on Oct. 6 at Louisville Lanes in Shakopee. In the first match, the White Hawks played against the “field,” which meant that they had to beat the lowest score from all of the other six teams at the match. They accomplished

Swim and Dive Defeated by Delano, Hutch

By Kristen Beyer The White Hawks girls swim and dive team had a tough week, losing to both Delano and Hutchinson. On Tuesday, Sept. 30, the team traveled to Delano, where they lost by a very close margin of 87 to 83 points. The White Hawks started out the night by taking second in the

Student Senate Presents Homecoming Week

MWHS Homecoming Court: Coco Wagner, Sebastian Rodriquez, Abby Getzinger, Lily Durand, Fletcher Friday, Hannah O’Borsky, Tyler Hanratty, Reid Dahl, Mitchell Wanous, Samantha Burris, Michael Abegglen, Lauren Crawford, Charlie Sir & Bridget Olsen. Photo by Lorrie Ham By Nikki Wharram, MWHS Student Senate PR Chair With Homecoming taking place later than usual this year, students at

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