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Mound Westonka Advances 155 to DECA State Competition

By Becca Neuger A total of 155 students from Mound Westonka High School will be competing in this year’s state DECA competition, following a very competitive showing at the District III DECA Conference Jan. 12 at Bloomington Jefferson High School. Mound Westonka competes in DECA District III, along with the Blake School and Bloomington Jefferson, Brooklyn

Nordic Team Competes at Elm Creek

By: Ron McGown Deteriorating snow conditions over the last week have caused many area Nordic skiers to shift their activities to regional parks that make snow. The Twin Cities Nordic Ski Conference is no exception, so the Mound Westonka White Hawks Nordic ski team traveled to Elm Creek Regional Park on Jan. 9 to compete

White Hawks ‘Hockey Against Hunger’ Event Was Great Success

By Becky Moen A long tradition of community service and teamwork continues as the Mound Westonka High School girls and boys hockey teams held their 19th Annual Hockey Against Hunger Food Drive this past Saturday, Jan. 11. Generous hockey fans, players and families gave food and monetary donations during the full day of JV and

Finck, Gormley Named MWHS ExCEL Award Winners

By Lorrie Ham Juniors Avery Finck and Merrick Gormley have been selected as the Mound Westonka High School recipients of the Minnesota State High School League’s ExCEL Award. ExCEL – Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership – is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities,

Mound Westonka High School Now Offering Boys Lacrosse

Introducing Head Coach Derek Michalski Beginning spring 2020, Mound Westonka is proud to offer MSHSL varsity and JV boys lacrosse. Thank you to the many community members who made this a possibility for MWHS students! White Hawks boys lacrosse has named Derek Michalski as its first head coach. Get to Know Coach Michalski Prior to

White Hawks Nordic Team Competes in Mesabi East Invite

By Lawrence Nemecek and Ron McGown On Jan. 4, the Mound Westonka White Hawks Nordic ski team traveled to Giants Ridge Ski Area in Biwabik to compete in the Mesabi East Invitational. Nearly 900 skiers turned out for the biggest high school meet in the nation on the challenging terrain of the Giants Ridge trail

Girls Hockey Loses in Overtime to Tigers

By Bob Kuehl The Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian girls hockey team started the new year the same way it ended 2019, going to overtime. The Jan. 3 road game against Delano was the fifth overtime game in a row for the young White Hawks. The other four either ended in a win or tie. This time

White Hawks Nordic Ski Opens Season

By Randee McGown The Mound Westonka Nordic ski team took advantage of the chilly sunshine at Wirth Park Dec. 10 to put together a sixth-place finish at the second meet of the season. The skate race took place on the beautiful natural snow trails overlooking downtown Minneapolis and included the Twin City Nordic Ski Conference

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