There wasn’t much question that this was Wayzata’s year to repeat as the state Class AA True Team girls swimming and diving champion, but there was still a high degree of suspense in the state meet Oct. 16 at the University of Minnesota. In a hot duel for second place, Minnetonka edged Edina 1,999 to [...]
On the eve of the Section 6A football playoffs, West Section rivals Wayzata and Minnetonka are getting ready to play for the second week in a row. The kick-off is set for 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Minnetonka’s Einer Anderson Field. On that same turf last week, Minnetonka won the Lake Conference finale 17-6. [...]
When Gene Cherney joined the Hopkins High football coaching staff in 1966, his mission was to install his 4-3 defense for head coach Bob Howells. To make the 4-3 work, Cherney needed a hard-hitting middle linebacker, and on the second day of practice he found one. Cherney pointed to junior Bill Light and said, “There’s [...]
It has been out there for a long time now – that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. For the past two seasons, Minnetonka has been runner-up to Edina in the State Class AA Girls Tennis Tournament. One of these years, Minnetonka head coach Dave Stearns would like to run that gold [...]
Even though overtime was required against Jefferson in the Section 2AA finals, the Minnetonka Skippers’ magical boys soccer season continued Oct. 14 at Minnetonka’s Field of Dreams.
When the Hopkins High girls soccer team went into overtime against Wayzata in the Section 6AA championship game Oct. 14, Hopkins captain Corbin Boyd had one thought: “Let’s do this.”