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MWHS Volleyball Heads Into Section Playoffs

By Tera White The Mound Westonka High School volleyball team ended the regular season with a victory in four close sets at New London-Spicer on Oct. 15. With an overall 10-12 record, the White Hawks were 4-5 in the Wright County Conference West. Playing more student-athletes from the bench has added depth to the team

WESTONKA ATHLETIC/ACTIVITIES STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Junior Adam Nobs had a career day at St. Paul Central Wednesday night rushing for 143 yards on 25 carries (5.7 yards per carry) and all of our 4 TD’s to beat St. Paul Central.  Adam is a lead by example type player. He works extremely hard and always tries to do the right thing.  There is

White Hawks Soar at Cross Country Conference Championship

By Alicia Sunnarborg The Mound Westonka cross country team had a fantastic day at the Wright County West Conference Championship on Oct. 16 in Watertown. It was a beautiful day for running, and after competing at the same course a week ago, the White Hawks were ready. Mound Westonka High School eighth-grader Laura Sunnarborg led

Boys Soccer Season Ends in Section Semis

By Thomas Weltin At the start of the Section 6A boys soccer playoffs on Oct. 9, the No. 4-seeded Mound Westonka White Hawks hosted the International School of Minnesota Huskies at Haddorff Field. It rained heavily for the duration of the game. In addition, high winds made a normal soccer game close to impossible. Notably

WESTONKA ATHLETIC/ACTIVITIES STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Senior Captain Ela Springer had 2 goals this past week, and is leading well.  Ela is always organizing events behind the scenes, building possessions from the back and always has a great attitude. Her heart to serve her team shines bright.

White Hawks Football Loses Heartbreaker at Home

By Matt Funderburk ’21 The Mound Westonka High School football team was looking for a statement win on Oct. 12 against the St. Croix Lutheran Crusaders. However, a questionable call by officials late in the game likely cost the White Hawks both the win and also a higher section seeding. The White Hawks were hoping

White Hawks Cross Country Earns First at Watertown Invitational

By Alicia Sunnarborg The Mound Westonka cross country team competed in the Watertown Invitational on Oct. 9. It was a cold, windy, rainy day, but the runners persevered. The White Hawks girls varsity claimed their second win of the season with strong performances throughout the lineup. Eighth-grader Laura Sunnarborg earned the first varsity win of

Boys Soccer Has Mixed Results Leading Up to Section Playoffs

By Thomas Weltin On Oct. 2, the Mound Westonka High School boys soccer team traveled to Mayer for a makeup game that was canceled a few weeks back due to inclement weather. While it did not rain during the match, the pitch at Mayer-Lutheran High School was in desolate condition, as the rain in recent

White Hawks Football Comes from Behind to Narrowly Avoid Upset

By Matt Funderburk ‘21 After getting shut out 27-0 last week at home against Providence Academy in a lackluster performance, the Mound Westonka High School football team traveled to face the Minneapolis Southwest Lakers on Oct. 5. The White Hawks were looking to get ahead early; however, that plan was quickly shattered when the Lakers

White Hawks Volleyball Celebrates Seniors

On Oct. 4, the Mound Westonka High School volleyball team celebrated its seven senior student-athletes (pictured above, from left): Grace Bowe, Maddy White, Grace Elling, Jennifer Schaible, Isabel Speakman, Melanie Musselman and Ellie Skogsberg. The MWHS band played, creating a rousing atmosphere. Wearing pink earned free admission to the game. The proceeds of “Dig Pink”