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St. John’s volleyball team captures MLAA title
Published November 22, 2015 at 9:00 am
Volleyball team wants to redefine what it is to be ‘Royal’
Published September 4, 2015 at 2:51 pm
Head coach: Andrea Raser Assistant coaches: Ashley Neaton, Kelley Hanson Recap of last season: We had a large varsity team and nine seniors who wanted to have a great season, however we had a really hard time last year coming together as a team. We started the season off very strong, but our team...
Royals drop season finale, prepare for playoffs
Published October 29, 2014 at 11:39 am
In its final match of the regular season, the Watertown-Mayer Royals volleyball team squared off against the Minnesota River Conference’s top team, Belle Plaine, and lost in three straight sets on Tuesday, Oct. 14 in Watertown. After dropping the first set 25-14, the Royals had a chance to walk...
Wildcats volleyball starts season 2-1
Published September 5, 2014 at 10:50 am
The Waconia volleyball team split a pair of games against tough opponents this past week, beating Mayer Lutheran on Aug. 26 and losing to Eden Prairie on Aug. 28. The Wildcats opened the week with a road win against the Crusaders, winning in straight sets. Senior Anna Schmitt recorded a team-high...
LHS splits its first two matches
Published September 5, 2014 at 10:38 am
The Mayer Lutheran volleyball team opened the season by splitting a pair of home matches, besting New Prague on Aug. 22 and falling to Waconia on Aug. 26. LHS 3, New Prague 2 In game one, the Crusaders came out playing very scrappy and working through some of their first game jitters. The offense...
WHS Volleyball Preview – Wildcats make the most of each moment
Published September 3, 2014 at 8:03 am
Head coach: Jim Lee Assistant coaches: Steven Wert and Emma Conrad Conference: Wright County Section: Section 2AAA (12 teams) – Buffalo, Chanhassen, Chaska, Delano, Hutchinson, Mankato East, Mankato West, New Prague, Prior Lake, Shakopee and Willmar. 2013 finish: The Wildcats finished 2013 with a...
Pioske claims fifth title, wins Elite 89 award
Published January 29, 2014 at 3:31 pm
Waconia native Kara Pioske recently captured her fifth consecutive national championship with the Concordia University volleyball team. Pioske, a 2009 graduate of WHS, has been a member of the team for five years and helped add five national championships. The Golden Bears now have seven...
WHS record holder named Big Sky Freshman of the Year
Published January 29, 2014 at 3:30 pm
As a freshman at the University of North Dakota, Anna Pioske is making waves on the Division I volleyball team. A 2013 graduate of Waconia High School, Pioske helped the UND team to capture its first ever Big Sky Conference title with a 17-3 record. The team was 22-11 overall this season. Pioske...
2013 Sports Year in Photos
Published January 1, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Crusaders reflect on themes, goals of 2013
Published December 12, 2013 at 9:18 pm
While Southwest Christian once again separated the Mayer Lutheran volleyball team from a state tournament appearance this season, there was plenty to be proud of during the Crusaders’ 13-16-2 year. The season began strongly as the Crusaders defeated Bloomington Jefferson and Robbinsdale Armstrong...