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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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The popularity of high school trapshooting has been spreading like wildfire throughout the state and country over the past few years. This year, the passion for trapshooting took root at Mayer Lutheran High School. The Claybreakers, as they’re known, were formed in the spring of 2014 by LHS staff members Chris Thole and Gary Loontjer. [...]

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What they lacked in games last week, the Waconia Lakers made up for in runs. Collecting 10 runs on nine hits, the Lakers made quick work of Mayer at home on Wednesday, June 11, downing the Blazers in an eight-inning 10-0 shut out. Jeff Chrest carried the Laker offense with three hits and five RBIs [...]

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