Sports

Over 300 athletes will participate in the inaugural HITS Twin Cities Triathlon – Waconia, MN this weekend. Designed for seasoned triathletes as well as first-timers, the HITS Triathlon Series features five distances over a single weekend offering “A distance for everyone!” More than 40 athletes will attempt Minnesota’s very first full distance triathlon this weekend. [...]

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A spirited championship game between the Waconia Lakers and Green Isle Irish in the 2014 Region 7C baseball tournament held in Brownton on Sunday, Aug. 10 was cut short by inclement weather but the Lakers aren’t complaining — in the end, they finished the tournament undefeated and are the Region 7C champs. According to Jeremy [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Baseball fields continue to draw crowds in the area with the Crow River Valley Baseball League season just wrapping up, constant men’s and women’s softball leagues and the State Amateur 35 and older baseball tournament taking part in Norwood Young America, Hamburg, Green Isle, Arlington and Gaylord, Aug. 16-17 and [...]

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Gymnasts at Waconia’s Laketown Gym were excited last week, and rightly so, as legendary choreographer Geza Pozsar was in town to work with Laketown’s competitive athletes. Pozsar, who has trained Olympic greats like Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, the “Magnificent Seven,” and most recently, McKayla Maroney, spent last week at the Laketown Gym, working one-on-one [...]

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After opening the 2014 Region 7C Tournament with quality victories over the Brownton Bruins and Green Isle Irish last weekend, the Waconia Lakers have advanced back to the Class C state tournament for the first time since the team’s consecutive state tournament appearances in 2011 and 2012. “We played two really good baseball games over [...]

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Although it feels like summer just arrived, the beginning of the school year and fall sports practices are just around the corner! Here are some important practice start dates and reminders for those interested in participating in a fall sport at Waconia High School or Clearwater Middle School.   WACONIA HIGH SCHOOL Cross Country: First [...]

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