Mound Westonka Varsity Cross Country

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Cross Country Team Has Several Champions

By Adam James Though last week’s rainy weather canceled the second of two meets for the Mound Westonka High School cross country team, it didn’t impact their schedule when they competed at the Norwood-Young America Lions Invitational on Sept. 10. Hosted at Baylor Park, the Westonka runners joined other middle school and high school racers

White Hawks Run the Gerry Smith Invitational

By Adam James The Mound Westonka White Hawks cross country team followed up its season opener in Maple Lake with a run in the Gerry Smith Invitational cross country meet at the Montgomery National Golf Club on Sept. 5. The event featured over 1,000 runners, representing junior high boys and girls, JV boys and girls,

MWCC to Host ‘Runfaiser’ for Mental Health Minnesota

The Mound Westonka High School boys and girls cross country teams are raising awareness this fall of the growing mental health crises in communities across the nation. On Aug. 22, Shannah Mulvihill, executive director of Mental Health Minnesota, met with White Hawks student-athletes to kick off the fall MWCC “Runfaiser” event. Mental Health Minnesota was founded in 1939

A Strong Start for the Westonka Cross Country Team

By LeAnn James The Mound Westonka boys and girls cross country teams began the season by competing at the Maple Lake Invitational on Aug. 30. The weather conditions were favorable with temperatures in the mid-60s to low 70s. The varsity boys took advantage of the ideal running conditions and placed second out of 12 teams.

WESTONKA ATHLETIC/ACTIVITIES STUDENT OF THE WEEK

8th grader Laura Sunnarborg is an amazing person. She excels in the classroom, in sports, and in her personal life. This past weekend she represented MWHS and our Community at the State CC Meet and ran a great race with a time of 19:58. Although so young, she is very mature. But she is also

Sunnarborg Competes at State Cross Country Meet

By Alicia Sunnarborg The Minnesota State High School League State Cross Country Meet was held Nov. 3 at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. It was a cold morning with temperatures hovering in the 30s. Laura Sunnarborg qualified for Mound Westonka by earning 10th place with a time of 19:21 at the Section 2AA Meet

Sunnarborg Advances to Cross Country State

By Alicia Sunnarborg The Mound Westonka cross country team peaked at the perfect time this season. Many personal bests were achieved at the Section 2AA Championship meet on Oct. 25 at Gale Woods. Eighth-grader Laura Sunnarborg improved on her previous best time by 20 seconds to run the 5k in 19:21. She placed 10th, earning

White Hawks Soar at Cross Country Conference Championship

By Alicia Sunnarborg The Mound Westonka cross country team had a fantastic day at the Wright County West Conference Championship on Oct. 16 in Watertown. It was a beautiful day for running, and after competing at the same course a week ago, the White Hawks were ready. Mound Westonka High School eighth-grader Laura Sunnarborg led

White Hawks Cross Country Earns First at Watertown Invitational

By Alicia Sunnarborg The Mound Westonka cross country team competed in the Watertown Invitational on Oct. 9. It was a cold, windy, rainy day, but the runners persevered. The White Hawks girls varsity claimed their second win of the season with strong performances throughout the lineup. Eighth-grader Laura Sunnarborg earned the first varsity win of

CC Competes at Thundering Royal Elk Invite

By Alicia Sunnarborg The Mound Westonka cross country team competed in the Thundering Royal Elk Invitational on Oct. 4 at Fox Hollow Golf Course in St. Michael. This meet was one of the tougher races on the White Hawks’ schedule. Many of the schools competing were large schools not in the White Hawks’ conference or