Sports

The grandstand project at Lions Field in Waconia continues to roll forward as spring slowly approaches and baseball teams are eager to get outside. The Waconia Baseball Association officially launched its capital campaign to raise funds for the stadium Monday night at the American Legion. While the original design has been altered slightly since its [...]

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History was made this season by the Waconia U10B and U12 girls’ hockey teams. The two teams became the first teams in the Waconia Hockey Association’s 21-year history to advance to the state tournament. Prior to last season, when the Bantam A and U12B teams advanced to the regional level, no WHA team had ever [...]

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Team: LHS softball Head coach: Kris Gustin Assistant coaches: Mark Hill and Abby Turbes Conference: Minnesota River Section: Class A, Section 2 2013 finish: With an extended winter last season, the Crusaders’ regular season schedule was compacted into double-headers against conference teams. In those game, Mayer Lutheran finished 0-12. In four games, it was called [...]

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Team: Mayer Lutheran track and field Head coach: Tim Bierbaum Conference: Minnesota River Section: Class A, Section 4 2013 finish: Mayer Lutheran had a strong season in 2013, bringing home multiple top-five finishes and two school records. The girls were second at St. Croix Lutheran and Belle Plaine, third at another Belle Plaine meet, and [...]

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Team: WHS girls’ golf Head Coach: Dan Benham Ass’t coach: Pat Hayes Conference: Wright County Section: Class AAA, Section 2 2013 finish: Like many other spring sports, the Wildcat girls’ golf team battled the weather last season, making the beginning of the season messy. The ‘Cats won an invitational at Dassel-Cokato and won the front [...]

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The 2013-14 Waconia wrestling team set high expectations for this season with a talented group of wrestlers that also boasted some experience and certainly lived up to the standard. Waconia finished the dual season 14-9 with large margins of victory over Marshall, LeSueur-Henderson, Tri-City United, Orono, New Ulm, St. Peter, and Norwood Young America. In [...]

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