Sports

Two Waconia cross country runners are headed to the state meet after both athletes qualified at the section meet in Hutchinson on Oct. 23. Junior Alex Carrabre is headed back for his second state appearance, while senior Alora Rands is making her first trip to state. Rands said that going into the race, she considered [...]

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After beating Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart (BLHS) 26-6 in the first round of the Section 4A tournament on Oct. 21, the Mayer Lutheran football team faced off against the undefeated Minneapolis North Community Polars on Oct. 25. Although the Crusaders kept it close early, electric plays from the Polars’ quarterback could not be overcome, and Minneapolis North [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran volleyball team has moved on to the Section 4A semifinals, after a pair of 3-0 home victories versus North Lakes Academy on Oct. 22 and St. Agnes on Oct. 24. LHS vs. North Lakes Academy The Crusaders opened the section tournament with a win versus North Lakes Academy. Mayer Lutheran won in [...]

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The Waconia volleyball team opened up the Section 2AAA tournament with a 3-0 home victory over Mankato East on Oct. 22, but lost 3-0 on the road in the second round to a strong Delano team on Oct. 24. The loss ended the season for the Wildcats, who finished X-X overall on the year. A [...]

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The Waconia football team’s season came to an end on Oct. 21 as it lost 23-7 at Chaska in the first round of the Section 2AAAAA playoffs. The Wildcats lost the game, but not for lack of effort. “The kids played really hard,” said coach Sam Baker. “We just couldn’t execute in the red zone.” [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran/Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity cross country team traveled to Milaca on Thursday, Oct. 23 to compete in the Section 5A Championships, with both teams finishing 17th. Though their season ended, seven Crusaders ran faster than the last meet at Milaca, with freshman Clara Leverich and sophomore Parker Esterberg, improving by more than 1 minute. [...]

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