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The Mayer Lutheran football team tried to overcome the injury bug as it traveled to Belle Plaine on Friday, Sept. 19, but fell to the Tigers 34-10. The Crusaders started the season with the smallest roster in the conference, and the injuries aren’t doing them any favors. “We are getting very thin when it comes [...]

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The Waconia cross country team ran fast and ran hard at Crown College on Tuesday, Sept. 16, with many runners posting top finishes. The girls won the home meet and the boys took fourth. “The Crown College meet was another great success for our team,” said coach Christian Gilbert. “This course tends to be a [...]

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A record crowd was on hand to watch the Waconia football team host Holy Family Catholic, and the Wildcats didn’t disappoint. Big plays and more than 600 yards of total offense had the crowd roaring, as the Wildcats playmakers put on a show in the 55-36 win. “It was a great win,” said coach Sam [...]

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After a 7-1 home win against the International School of Minnesota on Sept. 18, the Mayer Lutheran girls soccer team likes what it sees. Midway through the season, the Crusaders are excited with their play as of late. “We’ve improved,” said senior Hannah Zahrte. “Definitely,” said junior Paige Schneider. The Crusaders controlled the game against [...]

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In its latest action, the Waconia boys soccer team played a tough stretch of games, beating Hutchinson 4-3 and dropping games to Buffalo (2-0) and Cretin-Derham Hall (1-0). Though the Wildcats continue with a tough slate of games this week, playing five games in eight days, they’re looking to play their best soccer as the [...]

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The Wildcat girls swimming and diving team started the week with a strong win at Watertown-Mayer on Thursday, Sept. 18. The 200-yard relay team of senior Taylor Beynon, eighth-grader Anneli Paulson, senior McKinna Kahl and junior Carolyn Schmieg got the Wildcats started with a first-place finish, with a time of 2:0.13. From there, the Waconia [...]

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