Mound Westonka Varsity Track

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Schwartz Presented with Breaking Barriers Award

Celebrating 45 years since Title IX granted females the right to fully participate in athletics, the annual Minnesota Girls and Women in Sports Day awards ceremony was held Feb. 1 at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. Mound Westonka High School teacher and coach Sara Schwartz was among the 12 groups or individuals honored

Join Us for National Signing Day 2017

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, please join the Westonka Activities Department in recognizing nine Mound Westonka High School seniors who have committed to continuing their athletic and academic careers at the collegiate level next year. The 2017 National Signing Day ceremony will begin at 8 a.m. in the MWHS Little Theatre. 2017 National Signing Day Participants

Sara Schwartz Honored for ‘Breaking Barriers’

Mound Westonka High School teacher and coach Sara Schwartz remembers attending one of Minnesota’s first Girls and Women in Sports Day celebrations when she was just 12 years old. “My mom took my sister, brother and me to the state capitol for the event because she wanted us to understand its importance,” she said. This

Senneka, Woychick are MWHS ExCEL Reps

By Lorrie Ham Juniors Sam Senneka and Audrey Woychick have been selected as the Mound Westonka High School recipients of Minnesota State High School League’s ExCEL Award. ExCEL—Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership—is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for the state’s high school juniors who are active in school activities, show leadership qualities and

Altman is State Champion in Wheelchair Shot Put

Josh Altman, 2016 Mound Westonka High School graduate, is the 2016 state champion in the wheelchair shot put. On June 10, Altman set a new school record with a throw of 18’6.5″. Photos by Sara Schwartz [complete_gallery id=”58121″ class=”alignnone” ] The 2016 MWHS track and field team earned several end-of-season academic honors. The White Hawks

White Hawks Clock Season’s Best Times at Sections

The Mound Westonka High School track and field team finished its season last week at the Section 2AA Meet. The meet was held June 1 and 3 at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Junior Dylan Smerillo led the White Hawks with a third-place finish in the 100-meter dash (11.21) and a fourth-place finish in

Boys Track Claims Conference Championship

For the first time in several decades, the Mound Westonka High School boys track and field team is the conference champion. The White Hawks claimed an upset win at the Wright County West Conference Meet on May 17. “This was a total team effort as 21 different athletes scored points for the team, and the

Boys Track Has Best Ever True Team Finish

The Mound Westonka High School boys track and field team had its best ever finish at the Section 6AA True Team meet, which was held May 10 at Orono High School. The White Hawks boys placed third out of 11 teams. Leading the boys was junior Dylan Smerillo, finishing second in the 100- and 200-meter

Track Team Overcomes Cold, Wind at Orono Meet

The Mound Westonka High School track and field team competed at Orono High School on April 26. “There were many strong performances in the cold and wind,” said coach Sara Schwartz. Winning their events were senior Claire Rude in the girls 3,200-meter run; junior Dylan Smerillo in the boys 100- and 200-meter dashes; senior Michael

Smerillo, Altman Set New Records in Track Win

The Mound Westonka High School boys track and field team won its four-team meet April 19, defeating Watertown-Mayer, Rockford and Glencoe-Silver Lake. The White Hawks girls finished fourth. Junior Dylan Smerillo (pictured left above) set a new school record in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.42, beating the record of 23.5 set by