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White Hawks Wrestlers End Regular Season

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling team ended the regular season with back-to-back individual tournaments. The White Hawks hosted the Leopold Haglund tournament on Friday, Feb. 7, placing seventh in a very competitive field. “We had some ranked teams and a lot of good individuals at our tourney. It was a very good tune-up for

16th Annual Junior Hawkettes Dance Camp and Dance Spectacular

Students in grades K-7 are once again invited to participate in the Junior Hawkettes Dance Camp. The camp, which is now in its 16th year, will be held after school Feb. 24-27 in the Mound Westonka High School cafeteria. Participants will learn basic dance technique and three different dance routines from MWHS Hawkettes dance team

Hawkettes Make Finals, Place Among Top Teams in State

The Mound Westonka Hawkettes Dance Team once again had one of its top placements in the team’s history at the Minnesota State High School League Dance Team Tournament, held Feb. 14 and 15 at Target Center. The Hawkettes were coming off of the Section 3AA Championship, in which they qualified as section champions in jazz

White Hawks Girls Hockey Loses in Section Final

By Bob Kuehl The Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian girls hockey team saw its season end with a 5-1 loss to the Hutchinson Tigers Feb. 13 at the Lund Center on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College. The White Hawks started strong and dominated the first period but couldn’t get a goal. Two shots fired by ninth-grader

All Teams Schedule: Week of Feb 17 – Feb 23

Feb 17 Girls Freshman Basketball C-Squad vs. Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Glencoe-Silver Lake 4:15 pm | Mound Westonka High School Feb 17 Boys Freshman Basketball C-Squad vs. Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Glencoe-Silver Lake 5:30 pm | Mound Westonka High School Feb 17 Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Glencoe-Silver Lake 5:30 pm |

Westonka Speech Takes First Place at St. Michael-Albertville Tourney

By Kelsey Rausch Westonka Speech had a stellar weekend at the St. Michael-Albertville tournament on Feb. 8. A total of 22 students broke into outrounds and earned a spot on the podium. With so many competitors earning top spots, the team scored enough points to walk away with the first-place trophy in the large schools division.

MWHS Athena Award Winner is Melissa Drill

By Lorrie Ham Mound Westonka High School is proud to name senior Melissa Drill as the 2020 recipient of the Athena Award. Candidates for this “outstanding female athlete” award must demonstrate excellence in individual or group sports. Drill is a three-sport White Hawks athlete, participating in volleyball, basketball and softball. “Melissa is a great representative

Sexton Gets 1,000th Career Point as Conference-Leading White Hawks Go 3-2

By Jenny Linder The Mound Westonka High School boys basketball team continued its winning ways, going 3-2 over the last two weeks. The White Hawks started on the road by defeating conference opponent Watertown-Mayer with a convincing 75-44 victory. MWHS was led by seniors Jayden Heimerman with 19 and Jameson Sexton with 17. Up next

Nemecek Qualifies for State Nordic Ski Meet

By Ron McGown Fresh off a strong performance in January’s Conference Meet, the Mound Westonka White Hawks Nordic skiers were eager to test themselves against the perennial powerhouses of Armstrong, Wayzata and Hopkins. The Section 6 Classic Pursuit gave them that opportunity Feb. 6 at Theodore Wirth Park in Golden Valley. The section race was

White Hawks Girls Basketball Celebrates Seniors

By Mara Drill The Mound Westonka High School girls basketball team is celebrating Senior Week. Senior captains Melissa Drill and Sam Otto along with Makala Shelton and Hailey Peterson have been playing basketball together since fifth grade. Taylor Hollins joined the White Hawks last year and has made a great addition to this group from