Wayzata

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. [...]

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So far, 2014 has been a dream season for the Providence Academy football team. The Lions improved to 8-0 Oct. 15 with a 34-12 victory over Spectrum  High School on PA’s home turf. Four touchdowns in the first half put the Lions in charge and produced a 27-6 halftime lead. Quarterback Henry Van Dellen hit [...]

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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 [...]

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The Wayzata Chamber of Commerce is inviting Wayzata to celebrate Halloween early with its annual Boo Blast Saturday, Oct. 25. Plenty of family friendly activities will be offered along with trick-or-treating at stores at Colonial Square, Village Shoppes and on Lake Street 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Boo Blast activities: • Ride the trolley around [...]

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WHS student finds time in busy schedule to run nonprofit A look at the resume of Wayzata High School senior Andrew Quirk might lead one to believe that he has a twin running around. It’s the only logical explanation to how he’s found the time to serve as the student body president, head the Minnesota [...]

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To the Editor: I am writing to strongly endorse Rich Stanek in his re-election to Sheriff of Hennepin County. For more than 25 years, I have known and worked with Stanek and consider him a great example of a friend and servant leader. Our partnership, both personal and professional, has included work with government, service [...]

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The Anna French victory tour continued during the 2014 Lake Conference Girls Cross Country Meet Oct. 9 at Gale Woods Farm. French, a senior at Wayzata High, won her fourth straight individual conference title and became a rare six-time all-conference runner in the process. She ran a 4K time of 14:08 to win the race [...]

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