Sports

The Mayer Lutheran/Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity cross country team improved all year, with many runners whittling down their times each race. With a relatively small team, success was not measured in wins and losses, but by the improvement shown. In the season’s  final three races, 14 runners posted their fastest times all year. Several Crusaders showed […]

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The Waconia swimming and diving team’s season ended at the state meet in Minneapolis on Nov. 13 and Nov. 14, with several swimmers competing among the state’s best and senior Taylor Beynon taking to the medal stand. “What a fantastic ending to a fantastic season,” said coach Amy Howard. “The girls had a great time […]

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The Holy Family/Waconia girls hockey team opened the season with a 4-2 road loss to Chaska/Chanhassen on Nov. 6, before bouncing back with a pair of home wins, defeating Bloomington Jefferson 4-1 on Nov. 11 and St. Cloud 3-1 on Nov. 13. According to coach Ryan Rice, the Wildfire started flat but found some life […]

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Coach: Pat Hayes Assistant coaches: Craig Stanton, Rich Gove, Ha-Keem Abdel-Khaliq, Tom Konrardy, Chad Henke and Don Tangen. Captains: 2013 results: 20-9, tied for second in the conference and lost in the section championship. Key losses: Ryan Boll, Tommy Gove and Jacob Herd, the top three scorers from the 2013-14 season, have moved on and […]

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New to Waconia this year is unified bowling, a sport that pairs special needs athletes with non-disabled peers to play on the same team. The two groups, who aren’t often in the same classes at school, meet up at the bowling alley after school, bowling, laughing and having a good time. “We’re just helping some […]

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With eyes on the pursuit of a Minnesota River Conference title and beyond, the Watertown-Mayer boys basketball team is counting on its returning experience and dedication to the game to be catalysts for a great season, which starts with the season and home opener against Rockford at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21. The team, […]

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