Sports

Basketball, swimming, golf, or bowling. Whether it’s in school or in the community, athletic opportunities abound for Waconia area residents, including Special Olympic athletes. The Wild West team, as it has come to be known, is a community-based group of 52 Special Olympic athletes from Waconia, Watertown, Mayer, Victoria, New Germany, St. Boni, and other [...]

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For the second consecutive season, the Waconia Lakers played Winsted in the Crow River Valley League North Division title game in the final regular season game, and for the second time, the Lakers found themselves on the losing end of a close game that would award Winsted the title. Waconia finished the regular season with [...]

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The Mayer Blazers will have to get past Glencoe in a best-of-three series this weekend for a shot at the Region 7C tournament that begins later next week. The Blazers ended the regular season last weekend with losses to Watertown and Winsted, finishing the year with a 5-15 record, fifth in the Crow River Valley [...]

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With just under one month to go before the HITS Triathlon series descends on Waconia August 16-17, the routes for the swim, bike, and run courses have been finalized and announced. The series, which offers five different courses ranging from the short Open to the full-length Full course, will take swimmers into Lake Waconia. Bikers [...]

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A week of surprising wins and losses has shaken up the Crow River Valley League with just one week left in the regular season. The Waconia Lakers have fallen from their throne atop the CRVL North division after two league losses last week bumped them to second place under now league leader Winsted. The Winsted [...]

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Although the season may have ended earlier than wished, the Waconia baseball team has a lot to be proud of from the 2014 campaign, including the team’s first Wright County Conference championship since 2008. With a 16-4 overall record, the Wildcats were an impressive 12-1 in the WCC – East standings, easily winning the conference [...]

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