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MWHS Girls Basketball Hosts Pediatric Cancer Night

By Tera White The Mound Westonka High School girls basketball team had a couple of tough losses last week but also hosted a successful night at home for pediatric cancer awareness. On Jan. 23, the White Hawks hosted Glencoe-Silver Lake and wore gold shoelaces to raise awareness for pediatric cancers. The national event is called

White Hawks Wrestlers Pick Up Three Road Wins

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling squad picked up three more wins over the past two weeks at a triangular in Edina on Jan. 18 and a quad at Wayzata on Jan. 25. Sandwiched between those dates was a Jan. 20 team tourney in Rogers, where the White Hawks lost all three duals. The White

White Hawks Girls Hockey Splits with Rated Foes

By Bob Kuehl The Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian girls hockey team knew it would be in for some intense hockey last week. The White Hawks’ two opponents were No. 9-ranked Delano/Rockford on Jan. 25 and 10th-ranked Proctor/Hermantown on Jan. 27. Both games were on the road. Thursday’s game didn’t start the way the White Hawks wanted it

MWHS Nordic Skiers Earn Awards at Conference Race

By Sarah Reinhardt The Mound Westonka boys and girls Nordic ski team competed in the Twin City Nordic Ski Conference Championship meet on Jan. 26 at Baker Park in Medina. The snowstorm earlier in the week added to the small base of snow – just enough to set classic tracks and hold the race on

Hawkettes Claim Wright County Conference Dance Titles

By Molly Carlson The Mound Westonka Hawkettes knew they were in for an exciting competition at the Wright County Conference (WCC) Dance Championships this past Saturday, Jan. 20. This was the only time this season that the Hawkettes were able to compete on their home court, and they were excited to host a huge day

Hummelsund is Athletic/Activities Student of the Week

The Westonka Activities Department is proud to name Mound Westonka High School junior Taylor Hummelsund Athletic/Activities Student of the Week for the week of Jan. 22, 2018. She is one of the captains of the Westonka Speech Team this year. Last year, Hummelsund impressed coaches by working harder than almost anyone on the team. She

Girls Basketball Brings Home Another Conference Win

By Tera White Mound Westonka girls basketball brought home another conference win with a 53-45 victory on the road at Rockford on Jan. 19. Westonka was trailing throughout the first half. They got it within four points after a 13-point deficit, but in the last two minutes of the first half, the Rockets pulled ahead

Nordic Skiers Improve Times on Home Turf

By Sarah Reinhardt The Mound Westonka High School Nordic ski team raced on home turf Jan. 16 at Baker Park in Orono. After a significant snowfall and colder temps, it finally felt like winter to the skiers. The normal 5km skate ski course was shortened to 4.8 km because a portion of the course didn’t

White Hawks Boys Hockey Wins One, Loses One

By Bill LaTour On Jan. 16, the Mound Westonka High School boys hockey team traveled to Litchfield to play the Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato Dragons. This was a big game in terms of it being a conference matchup but also, more importantly, to see how the White Hawks would respond to their tough, last-second defeat by Orono the

White Hawks Boys Basketball Loses Two in Challenging Week

By Tim Boser The Mound Westonka High School boys basketball team had a challenging week of games, playing two upper-tier conference opponents. The White Hawks started the week on Jan. 16 by making the long trip to New London-Spicer High School, where they fought hard to overcome an early deficit but came up short in