Sports

Senior Elizabeth Miller has been selected as Watertown-Mayer’s 2014 Athena Award winner. The award goes to a female senior athlete who demonstrates dedication and excellence in sports. Watertown-Mayer has participated in the Athena Awards program since 2006 and Miller was chosen as this year’s selection by the girls’ sports coaches at WMHS. She will join [...]

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Waconia coach Dan Benham is stepping down from his post as varsity boys’ hockey coach for WHS and is opening the Wildcats to a new era under whomever will take over next season. After 11 seasons with the program, Benham said there were a variety of reasons to step down now, but the most important [...]

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The Waconia baseball team kicked off its 2014 campaign with two non-conference wins last week, picking up victories against Shakopee and Minnetonka, both fellow Section 2AAA teams. Hosting Shakopee in their home opener on April 11, the Wildcats and the Sabers were evenly matched throughout the game. The Sabers took an early 1-0 lead in [...]

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The season couldn’t have started any more satisfying for the Watertown boys’ baseball squad, as the Royals blew past Tri-City United 6-3 on Thursday, April 10, due in large part to a pair of sensational performances on the mound. Senior starting pitcher Michael Herd threw fire at TCU for five innings, giving up just one-earned [...]

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The Waconia track and field teams kicked off the outdoor season last week with a quadrangular meet at Mankato West on April 8. The Wildcat girls topped host team Mankato West, Waseca, and Glencoe-Silver Lake to start the season with a win, while the Waconia boys finished fourth. With 101 total points, the Wildcat girls [...]

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Mayer Lutheran opened the 2014 softball season with two Minnesota River Conference games last week, losing both. After a few hours of practice in the parking lot, the Crusaders were able to get on a dirt infield for the first time on Tuesday, April 8. Unfortunately for Mayer Lutheran, that first infield experience would also [...]

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