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Westonka Speech Reaches Podium in Chaska

By Lorrie Ham Westonka Speech competed at the Feb. 23 Chaska Invitational, where several Mound Westonka High School competitors ended up on the podium. Sophomore Josh Nkhata broke into Finals for Drama and placed fourth overall in the category. Nkhata also broke in to Next-In Finals for Creative Expression and placed fifth. Junior Grace Hanson

White Hawks Girls Basketball Soars Past Rockets

By Jason Hirdler The final 2019 regular season basketball game for the Mound Westonka High School girls basketball team was played Feb. 22 at Rockford High School. Earlier in the season, the Rockets defeated the White Hawks in a close game, 58-54. On paper, these two teams were evenly matched up – both with a

White Hawks Wrestlers Send Four to State

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling squad competed at the Section 5AAA individual wrestling tournament on Feb. 23 at St. Michael-Albertville High School. The White Hawks competed in 13 weight classes and came home with 11 place winners, including four state entrants. “Overall we wrestled really well and had our best performance, top to bottom, of the

Westonka Boys Hoops Wins 11th in a Row

By Chris Prok The Mound Westonka White Hawks boys basketball team has now won 11 games in a row, bringing their season record to 19 wins with six loses. The team is tied with the New London-Spicer Wildcats for first place in the Wright County West Conference. The White Hawks are also starting to gain

Girls Hockey Takes Fourth at State

By Bob Kuehl The Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian girls hockey team brought home the fourth-place trophy from the 2019 Minnesota State High School League Girls State Hockey Tournament. The White Hawks defeated Mankato East/Loyola in the quarterfinals on Feb. 20 and suffered their only two losses of the season to Breck in the Feb. 22 semifinals

All Teams Schedule: Week of Feb 25 – Mar 03

Feb 25 Varsity Track vs. Preseason Meeting @ Mound Westonka High School 3:00 pm | Mound Westonka High School Feb 25 Junior Varsity Track vs. Preseason Meeting @ Mound Westonka High School 3:00 pm | Mound Westonka High School Feb 26 Boys Freshman Basketball C-Squad at Annandale High School Annandale 5:30 pm | Annandale High

Don’t Miss the Second Annual Variety Show, Sponsored by Student Senate

2nd Annual Variety Show Sponsored by MWHS Student Senate Wednesday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m. Westonka Performing Arts Center Student Senate is hosting a variety show, featuring the talent of students at Mound Westonka High School. The show will feature 20 different acts of singing, dancing, acting, comedy and poetry. Along with all this, there will

Westonka Speech Earns Second-Place Team Trophy

By Lorrie Ham The Westonka speech team competed at the STMA Invitational on Feb. 9, earning enough individual trophies to score the second-place team trophy in the large school division. Individual successes that contributed to the second-place finish included two first-place finishes, two third-place finishes, one fourth-place finish, one fifth-place finish and one seventh-place finish.

Westonka Speech Competes in Middle School Tourney

By Lorrie Ham Westonka Speech competed in a middle school tournament hosted by New Prague on Valentine’s Day and placed second overall in the team division. Mound Westonka High School eighth-grader Ilana Andrev placed first in Extemporaneous Speaking, and ninth-grader Griffin Meisel placed third. Andrev was also the champion of Informative Speaking, her second first-place

White Hawks Ward Off Watertown Girls Bball

By Jason Hirdler On Feb. 19, the Mound Westonka High School girls basketball team hosted the Watertown-Mayer Royals. This conference matchup was the final regular season home game at the “White Hawks’ Nest.” With emcee Jeff Peterson and statistician Chad Mack (Truck) at the helm, the “raptors in red” did not disappoint. This clash of