Wildcat football

After being redshirted in 2012, Waconia native Maxx Williams certainly burst onto the University of Minnesota Golden Gopher football scene in 2013. The 6-foot-4, 254-pound tight end played all 13 games for Minnesota this season and started seven of them. He led the team in receiving yards with 417 yards and was tied to lead [...]

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While the season record may not show the growth of the Waconia football team this season, the behind the scenes work done by the Wildcats surely has. Despite a 1-8 record under Sam Baker’s first season as head coach, the Wildcats “really layed a solid foundation for the future,” according to Baker. “Regardless of wins [...]

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The No. 6 seeded Waconia football team finished the 2013 campaign 1-8 after a loss to No. 3 Chanhassen in the first round of the Section 2AAAAA tournament. Traveling to Chanhassen on Oct. 22, the Wildcats trailed 21-0 at halftime. In the third quarter, the Waconia offense began to click as the ‘Cats scored two [...]

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With a 21-0 shutout loss to Orono on Oct. 16, the Waconia football team wrapped up the 2013 regular season last week. Finishing 1-7 overall, with a 1-4 Wright County Conference – East record, the Wildcats finished in a three-way tie for the bottom of the conference with Mound-Westonka and Holy Family (both 1-4, WCC [...]

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With tough winds and a few too many penalties, the Waconia football team fell 42-28 at Glencoe-Silver Lake on Oct. 11. “We moved the ball well at the start, then just got negated by a couple penalties,” WHS head coach Sam Baker said. “Then we just got stuck on our own end with that wind.” [...]

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While it may not have been during Waconia’s week, the Wildcat football team picked up a homecoming victory last week by upsetting Holy Family 17-10 on Oct. 4 in Victoria. As the Fire celebrated homecoming last week, the ‘Cats were focused on making up for their homecoming loss to Mound-Westonka the week before. “Last week’s [...]

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