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The University of Northwestern contributed 51 winners to the 293 winter and spring sport student-athletes from the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference to earn academic All-Conference accolades. The individual award winners posted a minimum grade point average of 3.5 or better in their semester(s) of competition. Northwestern’s 51 winter and spring academic All-Conference winners join 52 [...]

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A busy weekend for Mayer’s amateur baseball team gave the Blazers their third win of the season, picking up a 7-6 victory over New Germany on June 28. The Blazers are now 3-11 this season.   Hamburg 14, Blazers 4 The weekend began with a road game at Hamburg on Friday, June 27. Mayer took [...]

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More growing pains plagued the Mayer Lutheran softball team in the 2014 season, as the Crusaders worked with their third new head coach in three seasons, after resurrecting the program just a few years earlier. Regular girls’ basketball coach Kris Gustin stepped up when the Crusaders needed a coach and, with little softball coaching experience [...]

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Join the Waconia Baseball Association on Wednesday, July 9th at Lions Field for the 2014 Waconia Baseball Youth Recognition Night! The night begins with the Junior Legion 2 team taking on Orono at 5:30 p.m., followed by free food, giveaways, and prizes at 6:30. The Senior Legion team hosts Prior Lake at 8 p.m. and [...]

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While the Crusader track and field teams may not have been rolling in hardware this season, the athletes found inner successes on the track and in the field, as each individual continued to improve throughout the season, definitely the teams’ greatest successes in 2014, according to LHS head coach Tim Bierbaum. “The greatest thing that [...]

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Standards, expectations, hopes, and team goals were all set high from the very beginning of the Waconia softball team’s 2014 season, as the Wildcats returned a bulk of their 2013 squad, chomping at the bit for more. WHS set its standards high from the beginning, playing in the championship game of the Mankato West tournament. [...]

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