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While the season record may not show the growth of the Waconia football team this season, the behind the scenes work done by the Wildcats surely has. Despite a 1-8 record under Sam Baker’s first season as head coach, the Wildcats “really layed a solid foundation for the future,” according to Baker. “Regardless of wins [...]

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From left, Tom Hoernemann, Mark Bartels, Dan Kimball, and Tom Marcsisak keep things running smoothly for the Crusader football team up in the press box. The concession stand’s open,  for your enjoyment tonight, with lots of taste treats,  for you palate’s delight.   There’s hot dogs and popcorn, candy and pop, enough calories to make [...]

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Entering last Friday night’s Section 2AAA football final, host Glencoe-Silver Lake was the state’s No. 2 ranked team, and Watertown-Mayer was No. 3. It didn’t take long, though, for Glencoe-Silver Lake to show that there was a big difference between No. 2 and No. 3. The Panthers rolled to a 27-0 halftime lead and eventually [...]

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The No. 6 seeded Waconia football team finished the 2013 campaign 1-8 after a loss to No. 3 Chanhassen in the first round of the Section 2AAAAA tournament. Traveling to Chanhassen on Oct. 22, the Wildcats trailed 21-0 at halftime. In the third quarter, the Waconia offense began to click as the ‘Cats scored two [...]

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In a close upset on Oct. 22, the Mayer Lutheran football team’s hopes of a return trip to the state tournament were dashed. Moving down to Class A this season, the No. 4 Crusaders were upset in a tight 30-29 game by the No. 5 Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity Bulldogs last week. “This was a game [...]

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It took Watertown-Mayer a bit longer to put Rockford away than many people might have expected Saturday afternoon after a disastrous start for the Rockets, but the second-seeded Royals eventually pulled away from the sixth-seeded Rockets in the fourth quarter of a 35-14 win. Watertown-Mayer’s victory over Rockford in the second-round of the Section 2AAA [...]

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