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The Waconia girls’ basketball team wrapped up the regular season last week with a win over Mound-Westonka. Defeating the White Hawks 92-78 on Feb. 28, WHS head coach Carl Pierson said poor shooting plagued the team early, as Mound-Westonka opened a 17-1 lead in the first five minutes of play. “Fortunately our defense solidified and [...]

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In her first state tournament appearance, Waconia sophomore Ella Hommer represented the Wildcat gymnastics squad at the Class A individual championships last Saturday, Feb. 22 at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion. Hommer competed on the balance beam, after a strong Section 2A performance the week before, where she finished second with a score of [...]

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Senior Jacob Steinbauer (145 pounds) will make his third and final state tournament appearance and is the sole representation of the Waconia wrestling team, after a grueling Section 2AA tournament. Competing at sections in Mankato over the weekend, the Wildcats didn’t do as well as they expected, according to WHS head coach Kelly Wagener. “We [...]

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Despite their sub .500 season thus far, at 9-14, the Waconia girls’ basketball team continues to topple state records, setting the bar even higher at the Wildcats’ Monday night game against Glencoe-Silver Lake. In the 122-115 overtime win, the Wildcats sunk a record-breaking 23 three-point shots in the game (including 12 in the first half), [...]

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Update: The Waconia Wildcats defeated the Blake Bears 66-46 on Feb. 25. WHS will now advance to Saturday night’s semifinal game against No. 2 Benilde-St. Margaret’s. Game starts at 6 p.m. at Chanhassen High School. Once in contention for their sixth consecutive Wright County Conference title, the Waconia boys’ basketball team had to settle for [...]

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Upsetting the No. 8 seeded Orioles of St. Louis Park, the No. 9 Waconia boys’ hockey team captured a first round playoff win on Feb. 19. Trailing 2-0 in the second period, junior Matt Fulkerson brought the Wildcats within one goal at 13:50, scoring on a power play with assists from juniors Cal Rassman and [...]

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