Sports

The Mayer Lutheran volleyball team is starting to roll. The Crusaders won five of their last six matches, a stretch that included a third place finish at the Mankato Tournament. MLHS vs. Maple River The Crusaders opened up the Mankato Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 6 with a big win versus Maple River, taking both sets [...]

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The Waconia football team hadn’t won at home since 2011, and the Wildcats wanted to put an end to that losing streak as they hosted Dassel-Cokato on Friday, Sept. 12. “The kids were nervous,” said coach Sam Baker. “They really wanted to get this one.” And after a half of miscues by both teams, big [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran/Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity cross country team traveled to Norwood Young America on Tuesday, Sept. 9, and many of the runners posted faster times than previous meets. The Crusader girls finished 17th and the boys were 21st. Emily Berry led the girls by finishing 15th overall with a time of 16:48, an improvement of [...]

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After struggling to score in their first few games, the Waconia boys soccer team seems to have finally found the answer. With only one goal in their first four games, the Wildcats scored eight goals in their last two as they broke through to a .500 record. “It is always good to see the things [...]

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In its home opener, the Mayer Lutheran football team clashed with the Central Raiders, in a game that saw both teams light up the scoreboard on Friday, Sept. 12. The teams combined for 42 points in an exciting fourth quarter, but the Crusaders were unable to muster a win, losing 56-35 to Central. “We had [...]

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The Waconia swimming and diving team clashed with a tough Mound Westonka/Holy Family team at home on Thursday, Sept. 11 and came away with a 103-83 win. “My girls swam like champions and that is just what they got,” said coach Amy Howard. “We had a serious conversation the day before about what we were [...]

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