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The 2013-14 Lakettes dance season may not have had the performance successes the team had hoped for, but there were plenty of new experiences and fun to be had along the way. The team began the year on a high note, receiving a donation from the Waconia Lions to purchase new uniforms for the varsity [...]

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The Waconia boys’ hockey team might look a little different next season. With roughly 14 seniors on the varsity and junior varsity squads, the Wildcats are losing much of both their offensive and defensive lines. “With a group that large we will be definitely be a younger team next season,” WHS head coach Dan Benham [...]

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West Metro Miracle League is calling all super special children and youth ages three to 19 with cognitive or physical challenges to register today through March 30 for its 2014 baseball season. With games every Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday during May and June at Bennett Family Park in Minnetonka, players are paired with a volunteer [...]

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Four Wright County Conference boys’ basketball teams are headed to this week’s state tournament, but the Waconia Wildcats are not among the elite. For the third time in as many seasons, the Wildcats advanced to the section finals, but failed to qualify for the state tournament, this time falling to Holy Family. In front of [...]

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Holy Family Catholic High School proved to be a tough rival last week for Waconia High School, as the Fire took down both the boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams. In the Section 6AAA quarterfinals, the Fire eliminated the Waconia girls’ team in a 101-93 overtime game in Victoria on March 4. The initial 18 [...]

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The No. 3 Mayer Lutheran girls’ basketball team was knocked from the Section 2AA tournament last week after a loss to No. 2 Jordan. In a close 49-46 loss on March 6 in Northfield, the Crusaders were up 15-8 in the first half, before the Jaguars began to chip away. “We had a good roll [...]

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