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White Hawks Wrestlers Receive End-of-Season Awards

The Mound Westonka wrestling squad held its banquet on March 12 at Mound Westonka High School, capping off an excellent season. “We had a great year and took another step towards achieving our goals as a program,” said co-head coach Todd Munsterteiger. “Now we need to follow it up with an even better offseason.” Earning team

Sophomore Shines at Speech Tourney

By Lorrie Ham Westonka Speech competed March 8 at the National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) National Qualifier Tournament, where sophomore Merrick Gormley became the first Mound Westonka High School student to advance to the semifinals. There were a total of 20 schools competing for the Southern Minnesota District, with 393 competitors. Westonka Speech had

Tonkabots Show Determination, Grit at Northern Lights Robotics Competition

By Becca Neuger The Mound Westonka Tonkabots FIRST Robotics Team demonstrated strong engineering, teamwork and problem-solving skills at the 2019 Northern Lights Competition in Duluth. The Tonkabots had 15 students in grades 8-12 participate in the team event, which was held March 7-9 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. For nearly 30 years, the FIRST

Jen Schaible is MWHS Athena Award Winner

By Becca Neuger Mound Westonka High School is proud to name senior Jennifer Schaible as this year’s Athena Award recipient. Candidates for this “outstanding female athlete” award must demonstrate excellence in individual or group sports. Schaible has been a standout athlete on the White Hawks basketball, volleyball and softball teams throughout her high school career.

Westonka Hosts First Annual Female Athletes Breakfast

By Molly Carlson Why we play. This was the theme that was discussed and celebrated at the first annual Westonka Female Athletes Breakfast, which was held at the Westonka Performing Arts Center on March 14. Organized by a group of female coaches from Westonka Schools, this breakfast pulled together female athletes from grades 8-12 to

Westonka DECA to Host Bingo Night Fundraiser

Westonka DECA is sending 19 Mound Westonka High School students to the 2019 DECA International Career & Development Conference, which will be held April 26-May 1 in Orlando. The help cover the cost of travel, lodging and competition at Internationals, the group is hosting DECA Bingo Night April 3 at MWHS. The DECA Bingo Night

White Hawks Girls Hockey Team Celebrates Season

The Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian girls hockey teams held an awards banquet last week at the Lafayette Club. After a nice dinner and introductions of each player on both the JV and varsity teams, awards were given out. The White Hawks varsity had a number of award winners, as they completed their most successful season in

All Teams Schedule: Week of Mar 11 – Mar 17

Mar 12 Varsity Baseball vs. Unknown Baseball Event 5:00 pm | Mound- Grandview Middle School Mar 13 Girls Varsity Basketball at Tbd TBD TBA | Target Center Mar 14 Girls Varsity Basketball at Tbd TBD TBA | Target Center Mar 15 Girls Varsity Basketball at Tbd TBD TBA | Target Center Mar 16 Girls Varsity

Westonka Speech Advances to Sections

By Lorrie Ham Westonka Speech competed at the Wright County Conference meet Feb. 28. With a total of 93 sweepstake points, Westonka placed second in the conference, the highest placement in recent years, and will advance to sections. Two Westonka Speech competitors were the champions in their categories: eighth-grader Grace Cunningham in Discussion and junior