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MWHS Girls Tennis Loses Hard-Fought Matches

By Renee Burris Last week, the Mound Westonka High School girls tennis team played New London-Spicer on Sept. 18. They fell 3-4 as a team, but had some very intense, long and exciting tie-breaking wins. The No. 2 doubles pair of senior captain Lauren Burris and senior Leandra O’Connell went three full sets at 5-7,

WESTONKA ATHLETIC/ACTIVITIES STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Eighth-grader Ellen Pruitt consistently demonstrates a work ethic that is exemplary for her age as well as for her peers and the Mound Westonka High School girls tennis program. She is a versatile player and is willing to play any position asked and always with a positive attitude. Ellen always tries her best and looks

White Hawks Boys Soccer Unbeaten This Week

By Thomas Weltin On Sept. 18 the Mound Westonka High School boys soccer team played host to the Waconia Wildcats. The Wildcats had a very young team in years past and have groomed their players to now reach the team’s peak with a lot of seniors. Waconia came into Haddorff Field unbeaten and, with the

MWHS Girls Soccer, Volleyball Team Up for Breast Cancer Awareness

The Mound Westonka High School girls soccer and volleyball teams have joined forces to support local charity Hope Chest for Breast Cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and both teams are dedicating a game night to support Hope Chest. Hope Chest’s mission is to provide the quickest access to assist with the most urgent

White Hawks Football Moves to 4-0 with Shutout of Academy Force

The Mound Westonka High School football team earned its first shutout of the season with a 48-0 victory over Academy Force at Haddorff Field on Sept. 21. The White Hawks started the scoring early when junior Cameron Oates returned an interception 22 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter. Senior quarterback Brandon Hokkanen connected

MWHS Girls Soccer to Help Kick Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and on Oct. 1 Mound Westonka High School girls soccer will be teaming up with the Hope Chest for Breast Cancer Foundation to raise awareness and funds during the White Hawks’ home game at 5 p.m. The Girls Soccer Boosters will be selling cookies with 100 percent of proceeds

White Hawks Take Second at Grasshopper

By Alicia Sunnarborg The Mound Westonka cross country team had a busy week with two meets. On Sept. 18, the White Hawks hosted the Grasshopper Meet at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista. Four days later, they traveled to the Milaca Mega Meet, the largest single day high school cross country meet in the world. The

White Hawks Volleyball Hosts Youth Night

By Tera White The Mound Westonka High School volleyball team hosted a well-attended youth night on Sept. 18 despite a couple of tough losses this week. Youth had free admission, T-shirts were provided to the first 50 kids and the varsity players signed mini volleyballs for the fans. Losing in three sets to both Delano

All Teams Schedule: Week of Sep 24 – Sep 30

Sep 24 Girls Varsity Tennis vs. Eden Prairie High School Eden Prairie 4:15 pm | Mound Westonka High School Sep 24 7th Grade Football vs. Delano High School Delano 4:15 pm | Mound- Grandview Middle School Sep 24 Girls Junior Varsity Soccer at Jordan High School Jordan 4:15 pm | Jordan High School Sep 24