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White Hawks Nordic Skiers Earn Conference Honors

By Ron McGown January’s cold weather may keep some people indoors and bundled up, but for the Mound Westonka White Hawks Nordic ski team, things are really heating up. On Jan. 14, the team competed in a 5K classic race at Theodore Wirth Park in Golden Valley, and junior captain Carly McGown led the White

White Hawks Boys Basketball on Top of WCC West

By Jenny Linder The Mound Westonka High School boys basketball team came out strong after Winter Break, going 4-1 so far in 2020. Class 4A St. Louis Park was the first post-break test for the White Hawks on Jan. 7. With sophomore Jason Spaeth leading the way with 23 points and senior Jameson Sexton netting 21, the

‘Thank A Coach/Advisor Week’ Celebrates Contributions to Students

“Thank A Coach/Advisor Week” is taking place from Jan. 27 through Feb. 2. This campaign is designed to promote, recognize and support the thousands of coaches and advisors across Minnesota that are making an integral, positive and lifelong impact on youth in the classroom and athletic settings. “We are extremely proud of the time, energy and

White Hawks Girls Basketball Begins Conference Play

The Mound Westonka High School girls basketball team went on the road this month and began conference play. The White Hawks faced a tough Watertown team. After battling back and forth for the majority of the first half, the Royals were able to take command and control to defeat the White Hawks. Senior Makala Shelton

White Hawks Girls Hockey Loses Close One to Holy Family

By Bob Kuehl The Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian girls hockey team did everything it could against the visiting Holy Family Fire on Jan. 18 but win. The White Hawks fell 3-1, despite outshooting the visitors 50-28. It was a great back-and-forth game from the beginning. The Fire got on the scoreboard with 2:51 left in the

MWHS Girls Hockey Wins Three of Four

By Bob Kuehl The Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian girls hockey team has been busy, winning three of its past four games. On Jan. 7, the White Hawks hosted their neighbors from the south, Waconia, in a Wright County Conference game. After a slow start, the home team exploded for 10 goals in a 10-1 victory. Sophomore

White Hawks Wrestlers Back in Action

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling team swooped back into action after the holiday break, wrestling seven dual meets over a one-week span to kick off the new year. On Jan. 3, the White Hawks traveled to Eastview to take on the Lightning and the Henry Sibley Warriors. The White Hawks were doubled up by

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