Sports

For some, football is just a pastime: a pick up game here, a youth team there, maybe play a little in high school. But for those that dream of playing at the next level, collegiate or professional, football becomes a way of life. For Waconia native Eli Teeselink, that passion for football and a desire [...]

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The Mayer amateur baseball team added two losses to the season record last week, dropping games on the road in Cologne and Glencoe. The Blazers are now 2-9 this season and fifth in the CRVL North standings. The Blazers took a hard fall against Cologne on June 18, falling in a 12-2 game. Mayer also [...]

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Saying goodbye to seniors is always difficult for area sports teams, but what if those seniors make up almost the entirety of your varsity roster? Thus is true for the Mayer Lutheran boys’ golf team and, after a successful 2014 season that saw a conference championship, the Crusaders will have some big holes to fill [...]

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The first year of the ASPIRE Athletes of the Week wrapped up last Thursday with a dinner at the Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove, celebrating the 35 athletes, their coaches, athletic directors, parents, siblings, friends, and teammates. The night was hosted by Frank Vascallero from WCCO TV. Recent Waconia graduate Kiela DeVlaeminck was [...]

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With such a young roster in 2014, there are certainly good things to come in future years for the Mayer Lutheran baseball team. Head coach Dave Lane conceded that this season was probably a bit of a disappointment for the senior players, but said that the underclassmen grew up quickly, stepping into varsity roles with [...]

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The Waconia High School Trapshooting Club recently sent two competitors to the 2014 State Clay Target Tournament’s individual competition on June 14 at the Minneapolis Gun Club in Prior Lake. The top 100 shooters from the regular season were invited to the individual competition based on their shooting average throughout the year. At this state [...]

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