Wildcat boys’ basketball

The standard of Waconia boys’ basketball success was not broken this season, as the Wildcats battled for their sixth straight WCC championship and played in their fourth consecutive section championship. Although the team fell short of both a conference championship and a state berth, there is still plenty to be proud of and remember. In [...]

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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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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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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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Defeating Delano and Glencoe-Silver Lake last week, the Waconia boys’ basketball team continues to be the No. 2 team in the Wright County Conference, with just two games left in the season. Sitting at 11-2 in the WCC headed into Tuesday night’s (Feb. 18) matchup against Orono, the Wildcats trailed Holy Family Catholic, who leads [...]

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The eight-game win streak of the WHS boys’ basketball team was snapped last week as the ‘Cats fell to current conference leader Holy Family, a team that has been consistently ranked in the top three of Class AAA for many weeks. In the 62-41 loss in Victoria on Feb. 6, the Wildcats struggled to find [...]

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