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Congrats Emily Gustafson!

In an incredible display of athleticism, Wildcat Emily Gustafson (8th grade) completed two outstanding downhill ski runs at the 2020 MSHSL State Alpine Championships to earn an overall 17th place finish!! Emily’s first run came in at an amazing 43.62 on the longer of two courses at Giants Ridge and her 2nd run came in at 37.95

Wildcats lose a heartbreaker to undefeated Marshall

Well, the game was ours to win. Up 7 with 4 minutes to go, up 5 with 1:21 left, everything that could’ve gone wrong went wront; 0-4 FT down the stretch; 2 unforced turnovers; and a missed layup that led to a layup for them. Hindsight is 20-20, and now I, as a coach, have

Boys Swim team performs well at WCC Meet!

The Wildcat boys swimming team wrapped up the conference championships on Saturday in 4th place, just behind Orono who finished third.  The Wildcats had some amazing performances and saw some significant time drops in many events.  The highlight of the meet was the victory in the last event of the day by the boys 400

Wildcat Alpine Skier to STATE!

Congratulations to Wildcat Emily Gustafson (8th Grade) for advancing to the 2020 STATE ALPINE SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS! Emily finished in 12th place overall in a very competitive MSHSL Section 5 competition at Afton Alps to qualify for the state meet. Only 88 female skiers advance to the state championships from throughout Minnesota; so a very exciting feat to have

Wildcats Varsity and JV pick up wins at Orono

The Waconia Wildcats won both the JV and Varsity games at Orono this Friday night. The JV won theirs in a GREAT showing of team basketball, 53-42, over a team that handed them a loss the last time we met, so it was a great show of progress! Really balanced scoring led by Kiley Sazama

WHS National Letter of Intent Signing Day

Waconia High School is pleased to announce that FIVE of our student athletes signed national letters of intent to continue to pursue their passion for learning as part of a collegiate DI or DII athletic team. We celebrated the following student athletes Wednesday morning, February 5th: Max Kalenberg, signed with Southwest Minnesota State University – Baseball Carson Karnes, signed with Southwest Minnesota

Wildcats get big section win vs. Worthington

Worthington made the long drive to Waconia for a big section matchup, but the Wildcats came out with the win, 79-65. We once again had a fairly solid first half, especially scoring the ball, but lacked the defensive discipline at times to really put away a Worthington squad of good shooters. When we have discipline,

Wildcats lose to St. Louis Park

The Wildcats lost to a very tall, physical, and talented St. Louis Park squad in the community clash on Saturday, 58-86. St. Louis park presents a tough challenge that we didn’t step up to meet – they are very large and physical in their diamond and 1 press, and we didn’t deal with it all

Wildcats play solid defensive 2nd half to quell the Fire

Both Holy Family and Waconia shot the ball exceptionally well in the first half, but due to better communication, closeouts, and discipline on defense, the Wildcats had a better half in the second and beat the rival Fire, who has been playing very well as of late, 77-63. As per usual, the game was won