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Battle against aquatic invasive species on Lake Minnetonka continues
Hopkins, Wayzata nonprofits among those battling it out in Brackets for Good
Minneapolis woman charged with burglary, identity theft for crimes committed across metro area
‘Little Women’ coming to town Feb. 23
Tonka’s national cheer champs!
Published February 22, 2017 at 11:21 am
Third-period surge lifts Minnetonka in girls hockey
Published February 20, 2017 at 8:13 am
Girls hockey team survives Jaguar scare Earlier this season, the Minnetonka High girls hockey team routed the Jefferson Jaguars 12-1, but Skipper head coach Eric Johnson wasn’t expecting that kind of game when the teams faced off in a Section 2AA Tournament game Feb. 10 at Pagel Activity Center....
Tonka skiers extend season for their retiring coach
Published February 18, 2017 at 2:05 pm
It was an emotional afternoon for Minnetonka High Nordic skiing coach Mike Mason Feb. 9 at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis. Three Skipper skiers extended Mason’s retirement by a week when the qualified for state in the Section 2 Meet. Mason will take those three skiers to Biwabik for this...
Goalie of the Year finalist stars for Tonka girls team
Published February 17, 2017 at 1:53 pm
Every goalie who pulls on the pads in high school girls hockey knows what it’s like to feel the pressure. Elizabeth Kubicek of Minnetonka, one of five finalists for Minnesota’s Senior Goalie of the Year Award is the type of player who thrives on that pressure. Recently, she missed the chance...
Excelsior Elementary fourth-grader ascends to the top in national rock climbing
Published February 15, 2017 at 7:23 pm
Excelsior Elementary fourth-grader Gywn Noller from Chanhassen competed at the Feb. 10-12 USA Climbing Bouldering Youth National Championships in Salt Lake City. Gwyn, 10, took fifth place in the qualifiers, eighth in the semi-finals and finished sixth in the finals for female youth D (ages 5-11)....
Third-period surge lifts Tonka
Published February 15, 2017 at 1:16 pm
Earlier this season, the Minnetonka High girls hockey team routed the Jefferson Jaguars 12-1, but Skipper head coach Eric Johnson wasn’t expecting that kind of game when the teams faced off in a Section 2AA Tournament game Feb. 10 at Pagel Activity Center. Johnson was right, and going into the...
No. 1 Eagles next for Tonka
Published February 14, 2017 at 1:00 pm
After beating Wayzata 5-2 and bowing to Edina in Lake Conference games last week, the Minnetonka High boys hockey team faces its biggest challenge of the season this week. Coach Brian Urick’s Skippers will play No. 1-ranked Eden Prairie (17-4-2) in a Lake Conference game at 7 p.m. at Eden Prairie...
Minnetonka, Hopkins thump opponents from Sioux Falls
Published February 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm
The Minnetonka and Hopkins High boys basketball teams stepped outside Lake Conference play to host opponents from Sioux Falls, South Dakota last weekend. Minnetonka came away with two wins, while Hopkins won its only game. Minnetonka handled Sioux Falls Roosevelt 68-41 Feb. 3 and defeated Sioux...
Skipper skaters roll past Wayzata
Published January 31, 2017 at 12:06 pm
Goalie Elizabeth Kubicek had the hot hand in Minnetonka High’s 4-1 girls hockey victory over Wayzata in a rare Friday night game Jan. 20 at Minnetonka’s Pagel Activity Center. Kubicek stopped all but one of Wayzata’s 29 shots on goal, while the Skippers peppered Wayzata goaltender Stephanie...
Skipper girls face crucial game
Published January 27, 2017 at 3:02 pm
Throughout the 2015-16 season, Minnetonka High girls basketball coach Leah Dasovich had the favorite’s role for almost every game. Although that has changed this season, with Minnetonka fielding a much younger team, the results are still very positive. Following a 55-46 win Jan. 20 at Edina, the...