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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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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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Senior Jacob Steinbauer joined an elite group of Waconia wrestlers last weekend after finishing third in the Class AA state tournament at 145 pounds and becoming the winningest wrestler in WHS history. After two state appearances with no medal to call his own, Steinbauer came to the 2014 tournament with the goal of placing in [...]

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Of the seven events the Watertown-Mayer/Waconia/Delano boys’ swimming and diving team sent to the state competition last week, just two advanced to the finals, but all displayed a great Royal effort to cap a stellar season by the team. Junior diver Tristan Gens was one of the two Royals to advance to the finals. In [...]

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With a solid upset of No. 2 Benilde-St. Margaret’s Saturday night, the No. 3 Waconia boys’ basketball team has landed in the section finals for the fourth consecutive season. In both 2013 and 2012, the Wildcats state hopes ended in the section title games, falling to Marshall and Mankato East. However, 2011 was Waconia’s year [...]

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