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Despite the loss of some key seniors, Watertown-Mayer girls basketball looks to build on a successful season last year despite the loss of some key seniors. Minnesota River Conference All Conference selections and sophomores Claire Killian and Kirstin Klitzke both return for the Royals, who finished 18-10 overall in a tie for third place in […]

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The Royals wrestling squad returns a state qualifier and several other key members as it looks for a strong 2014-15 season. Head coach Joe Traen, in his 31st year, expects a successful season from his team. Junior Jackson Sweeney, who qualified for the state tournament at 120 pounds, is the key return, although he’s moving […]

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Coach: Patrick Lenton Assistant coaches: Mark Grundhofer, Andy Mair, Kyle Ryan and Jason Miller Captains: Matt Fulkerson and Cal Rassman. Assistant captains: Collin Reus and Joe Benson. 2013 results: The Wildcats finished the season 10-12-1. Lenton said the season had its ebbs and flows, but the ‘Cats had a big moment at the end of […]

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The Waconia boys basketball team fell behind 34-10 at Colombia Heights on Nov. 20, but refused to hang their heads, fighting back to win the season-opener in overtime 72-64. “It was a good testament of this team,” said coach Patrick Hayes. The Wildcats dropped behind early, and trailed 38-19 at half. “We didn’t handle their […]

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The Holy Family/Waconia girls hockey team took a 2-0 lead on Nov. 18 when they hosted Benilde-St. Margaret’s, but the Red Knights stormed back, scoring a trio of goals in the third period to win 3-2. “I thought we played well, we didn’t play great,” said coach Ryan Rice. After a scoreless first period, senior […]

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Coach: Carl Pierson Assistant coaches: Anna Philp and Dustin Neibauer Captains: Anna Schmitt, Kendall Eder and Kelsey Eder 2013-14 results: The Wildcats finished 10-16 overall, but their record doesn’t tell the whole story. “It was an interesting season,” said Pierson. “We set a ton of records.” The Wildcats played a very up-tempo offense, becoming the […]

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