Wildcat football
In September 2014, University of Northwestern student-athlete Josh Sinnen was named a semifinalist for the Campbell Trophy, a prestigious award that has been won by the likes of Peyton Manning and Tim Tebow. Sinnen’s work on and off the football field put him in such revered company, but only a fe...Read More
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All-American tight end and Waconia native Maxx Williams announced Jan. 2 that he will enter the 2015 NFL Draft. Williams, who was a redshirt-sophomore in 2014, will forgo his final two years of eligibility at Minnesota. According to the University of Minnesota, Williams played in 12 games in 2014 an...Read More
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The Waconia football team made several breakthroughs this past season, and after several down years, things are looking up for the Wildcats. “The kids have bought in,” said coach Sam Baker. “They believe in what we’re doing. They like what we are doing.” Waconia finished the year with a 4-...Read More
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The Waconia football team’s season came to an end on Oct. 21 as it lost 23-7 at Chaska in the first round of the Section 2AAAAA playoffs. The Wildcats lost the game, but not for lack of effort. “The kids played really hard,” said coach Sam Baker. “We just couldn’t execute in the red zone....Read More
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With three minutes remaining, the Waconia football team had a chance to take the lead over visiting New Prague, but the Wildcats’ attempt to convert on a fourth-and-seven failed. After a couple of plays and a controversial call, the Trojans ran the clock out to beat the Wildcats 13-7 in Waconia on...Read More
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For some, football is just a pastime: a pick up game here, a youth team there, maybe play a little in high school. But for those that dream of playing at the next level, collegiate or professional, football becomes a way of life. For Waconia native Eli Teeselink, that passion for football and a desi...Read More
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