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Boys Basketball Goes 6-3 in December

By Jenny Linder The Mound Westonka varsity boys basketball team, under the leadership of head coach Andre Phillips, kicked off its season Dec. 3 with a win on their home court against St. Croix Lutheran, 70-53. Leading scorers for the White Hawks were senior Jameson Sexton with 28 points and sophomore Jason Spaeth with 24.

Girls Basketball Has Busy End to 2019

  By Mara Drill The month of December was a busy one for the White Hawks girls basketball team. On Dec. 10, the team played against a tough opponent, the Orono Spartans, and, with an injured junior Greta Blanck watching from the sidelines, were defeated after an early lead in the game. The next two

Come Out for Hockey Against Hunger Jan. 11

Come support White Hawks high school hockey and help battle against hunger. Join the Mound Westonka Hockey Boosters for the annual food drive Saturday, Jan. 11, at David M. Thaler Arena. For every non-perishable food item donated, spectators receive $1 off admission. Monetary donations accepted – all donations go to the Westonka Food Shelf. Games

MWHS Tonkabots Robotics Program Continues to Excel

Mound Westonka High School is entering its fifth year as a member of the FIRST Robotics League, an international robotics program created by inventor Dean Kamen for the purpose of fostering interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) among students. FIRST stands for “For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,” and through

White Hawks Wrestlers Sweep Quad, Place Ninth at Bunyan Invite

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling squad had a busy week, hosting a home quad on Dec. 12 and traveling to three different tournaments over the weekend. The White Hawks won all three duals at their home quad, starting out with a close 40-33 win over conference foe Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie. “We didn’t wrestle the

White Hawks Girls Hockey Faces Off Against Trio of Ranked Opponents

By Bob Kuehl The Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian girls hockey team just completed its toughest week of the season, facing off against three ranked opponents, with the first two games on the road. On Tuesday, Dec. 10, the White Hawks traveled to Victoria to take on the 18th-ranked Class AA team in the state, the Holy

MN Hockey Hub Top Performer of the Week!

Boys Hockey Sophomore Forward Michael Doshan, recorded a season-high six points during an 11-1 defeat of Rochester Lourdes on Dec. 7. He produced his second consecutive two-goal effort and added four assists, including one on the power play. Earlier in the week, he scored twice and added an assist in a 7-2 win at Southwest Christian/Richfield on Dec. 5.  Thanks for

White Hawks Swimmers and Divers Celebrate Season

By Lindsey Storm The Mound Westonka-Holy Family girls swim and dive team celebrated another record-breaking season at the end of the season banquet hosted at the Lafayette Club on Dec. 7. Coach Ben Hanson opened the award show with highlights of the season. This was Hanson’s third season as head coach for the White Hawks.

White Hawks Girls Basketball Opens Season

By Mara Drill Mound Westonka girls basketball kicked off the season Nov. 22. The team opened with close games against St. Anthony and Delano. In both games, the White Hawks started strong and led most of the game. As the minutes ticked down, the White Hawks’ shots stopped dropping, and they were unable to pull

White Hawks Wrestlers Win Battle of the Hawks, Runners-Up at Fridley Invite

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling team had a busy weekend, earning the first dual meet win of the season and placing second at the Fridley Invitational. On Dec. 5, the White Hawks traveled to Chaska High School to take on the Chaska/Chanhassen Stormhawks in the annual “Battle of the Hawks.” The White Hawks came