Sports

The Waconia cross country team great results on Thursday, Sept. 4 at a meet in Montgomery, with both varsity teams and both junior varsity teams placing in the top five. “Our best ever team finish,” said coach Christian Gilbert. “Huge improvement over years past.” The girls varsity team placed third and the boys varsity team [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran boys soccer team dropped to 0-2 on the season with a 3-0 loss to Metro United on Thursday. The Crusaders allowed all three goals in the first half before bouncing back with strong play in the second half. “Once again, we had a tough first half,” said coach Josh Hanley. “We have [...]

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The Waconia boys soccer team continues to play strong defense but is waiting for the goals to come, as the Wildcats dropped another closely contested game, losing 1-0 at Holy Family on Sept. 2. “We continue to play solid team defense, which is keeping us in our games,” said coach Tyrel Seim. “We will need [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran/Central girls soccer team split a pair of games this past week, besting Bethany Academy on Saturday, Sept. 6 and falling to Rockford on Tuesday, Sept. 8 The Crusaders earned a 2-1 victory over Bethany Academy, before losing to a tough Rockford team. McKayla Lobitz scored both goals for the girls against Bethany [...]

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The Waconia swimming and diving team traveled to Hutchinson on Thursday, Sept. 4. The Wildcats faced a tough Tiger team, and ultimately lost 97-81. “Hutch is very often the state champion, so we knew it would be a tough meet and used it to put down some beginning foundation times for events for the girls [...]

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For their strong play, the Waconia Lakers baseball team earned a first-round bye in the Class C Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournament, but their season ended in round two, as they were ousted by Howard Lake 3-2. “Our goal in the beginning of the season was to make the state tournament and see what happens [...]

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