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A week of surprising wins and losses has shaken up the Crow River Valley League with just one week left in the regular season. The Waconia Lakers have fallen from their throne atop the CRVL North division after two league losses last week bumped them to second place under now league leader Winsted. The Winsted [...]

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Although the season may have ended earlier than wished, the Waconia baseball team has a lot to be proud of from the 2014 campaign, including the team’s first Wright County Conference championship since 2008. With a 16-4 overall record, the Wildcats were an impressive 12-1 in the WCC – East standings, easily winning the conference [...]

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In a world of activities that require specific skill sets, lacrosse pulls the best from traditional sports and blends them into a fast-paced, racquet-wielding game that looks like a cross between field hockey, ice hockey, and soccer. A little bit of everything is included: hockey’s physicality, basketball’s footwork, and the wrist flexibility needed to cast [...]

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With just one departing senior in Brittany Johnson, the Waconia girls’ golf team is looking ahead to next season and eagerly anticipating the return of much of its varsity squad. Johnson’s place on the team, however, will be hard to fill, according to WHS head coach Dan Benham. “Anytime you graduate a senior, it’s tough [...]

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In the words of Mayer amateur baseball manager Joe Berrios, last Tuesday’s game at Young America wasn’t pretty. In a seven-inning shut out, the Blazers fell to the Cardinals 12-0 on July 1. Young America pitcher Aaron Cook kept the Blazers’ offense quiet, allowing just two hits in his seven innings of work. Both Mayer [...]

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