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In a best-of-three series against No. 4 Glencoe last week, the No. 5 Mayer Blazers were eliminated from the CRVL North playoffs in two games, dashing the team’s hopes of a Region 7C tournament entry. Facing the Brewers in Game 1 on Wednesday, July 23 in Glencoe, the Blazers took an early 1-0 lead in [...]

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BY Nik Franck After a miserable June, the Young America baseball team put together a nice little July, winning some tough games against big South Division rivals like Plato, Carver, Hamburg and Brownton. On Sunday, they put a cherry on top with a first round playoff series defeat of the Hamburg Hawks, two games to [...]

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Basketball, swimming, golf, or bowling. Whether it’s in school or in the community, athletic opportunities abound for Waconia area residents, including Special Olympic athletes. The Wild West team, as it has come to be known, is a community-based group of 52 Special Olympic athletes from Waconia, Watertown, Mayer, Victoria, New Germany, St. Boni, and other [...]

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For the second consecutive season, the Waconia Lakers played Winsted in the Crow River Valley League North Division title game in the final regular season game, and for the second time, the Lakers found themselves on the losing end of a close game that would award Winsted the title. Waconia finished the regular season with [...]

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The Mayer Blazers will have to get past Glencoe in a best-of-three series this weekend for a shot at the Region 7C tournament that begins later next week. The Blazers ended the regular season last weekend with losses to Watertown and Winsted, finishing the year with a 5-15 record, fifth in the Crow River Valley [...]

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