Sports

Coach of the Year


Winona High School football coach John Cassellius has been named the Minnesota Class 4-A coach of the year by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association. 

Winhawks Win


The Winona High School girls basketball team moved into the championship game of the state Class Three-A tournament Thursday with a  58-43 win over Richfield Holy Angels Academy.

Winhawks Win-Play Today


The Winona High School girls basketball team moved into the semi-finals of the Class Three-A state tournament Wednesday with a 64-to-59 win over Minneapolis De La Salle. 

WSU Athletics


SOFTBALL - The Winona State Warriors (9-2) split their first day of action in Florida in softball action. The trip started with a 2-1 loss to Missouri St. Louis (13-6) before winning 11-3 over Pitt-Johnstown (1-1). 

WSU Baseball


#10 St. Edwards (12-5) showed why they are one of the top-teams in the nation, beating Winona State 9-1 on Friday afternoon. 

WSU Wrestling


Three wrestlers from the Winona State University Men's Wrestling Club will compete at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Nationals March 9-11 in Allen, Texas.  

WSU Gymnastics


It was a close meet between Winona State and the University of La Crosse as the Warriors fell to the Eagles 187.950-186.075.   

WSU-Basketball


Behind a combined 44-point performance from Jenny Tuttle and Tara Roelofs, the Winona State (22-8) women's basketball team defeated Augustana 82-76 in the NSIC quarterfinals Saturday night. 

WSU-Gymnastics


MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The Winona State gymnastics team competed in the Best of Minnesota meet, featuring the University of Minnesota, Gustavus and Hamline university. 

WSU Softball-Tennis


SOFTBALL... ROSEMONT, Ill. - Winona State (8-1) made it eight in a row with a 6-2 win over Wayne State (Mich.) on Sunday, marking a perfect 5-5 weekend in Illinois.

WSU Gymnastics


The Winona State gymnastics team scored a 184.575 to take first place in their dual meet with Hamline University on Tuesday night. 

WSU Baseball-Special Youngster


Winona State University's newest baseball player knows the value of perseverance, especially when things get tough.

WSU-Softball & Track


In College Softball, Winona State's offense exploded early on Friday afternoon and it led to sweep of Wisconsin Parkside (0-6). 

WSU Baseball


After dropping the first two games of the series Saterday, the Winona State Warriors (0-3) fell once again on Sunday as the Northeastern State RiverHawks (5-2) handed WSU a 17-5 loss. 

WSU Softball


Winona State (1-1) split their season opening double-header with Grand View College (1-1) on Tuesday. 

WSU Basketball


Following an impressive home win, the Winona State Warriors men's basketball team (11-13, 8-12) hosted their rivals, Minnesota State University Mankato Mavericks (18-8, 13-7) on their final home game of the season for senior night.

College Sports


Saint Mary’s Men’s Cardinals Basketball: MIAC Conference (5-13, 3-11) Wednesday: vs. Bethel

High School Basketball


Rushford-Peterson Trojans Girl’s Basketball: Three Rivers – East Conference Tuesday: vs. Spring Grove W 72-46 

 

College Sports


College Sports:

Saint Mary’s Men’s Cardinals Basketball: MIAC Conference (5-13, 3-11) Wednesday: vs. Bethel  
Saint Mary’s Women’s Cardinals Basketball: MIAC Conference (12-5, 6-4) Wednesday: @ Bethel  
 

Local Basketball Schedule


Local Basketball:
Winona Winhawks Boy’s Basketball: Big 9 Conference Friday: vs. Mankato West
#5 Winona Winhawks Girl’s Basketball: Big 9 Conference Tuesday: vs. Owatonna   

WSU Distinction Awards


Seven Winona State University athletes have been selected as 8th Annual NSIC Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award winners. 

College Weekend Sports


Saint Mary’s Men’s Cardinals Basketball: MIAC Conference (5-10, 3-8) Saturday Jan. 21st @ Concordia College. L 73-68.   

Weekend Local Sports


Winona Winhawks Boy’s Basketball: Big 9 Conference Friday Jan. 20th: @ Rochester Mayo. W 66-64 Tuesday Jan. 24th: @ Red Wing High School.

WSU Basketball


Following a close overtime loss, the Winona State Warriors (8-10, 5-9 NSIC) took on the Augustana Vikings Saturday (14-6, 9-5 NSIC) looking to end their two game skid in the second matchup of their four game home stand. 

Winstars Registration


Registration is now open for the 2017 Winona Winstars Girls Fastpitch Softball Teams. Registration is open for both the traveling and non-traveling teams.

College Local Sports


College Sports:  

Saint Mary’s Men’s Cardinals Basketball: MIAC Conference (5-8, 3-6) Saturday Jan. 21st @ Concordia College  
Saint Mary’s Women’s Cardinals Basketball: MIAC Conference (11-5, 5-4) Saturday Jan. 21st @ Concordia College

Local High School Basketball


Local Basketball:
 
Winona Win hawks Boy’s Basketball: Big 9 Conference (3-6, 2-5)
Friday Jan. 20th: @ Rochester Mayo
 
Winona Win Hawks Girl’s Basketball: Big 9 Conference (10-2, 8-1)
Friday Jan. 20th: vs. Rochester Mayo
 
 

College Sports Results


Saint Mary’s Cardinals Men’s Hockey: MIAC Conference (8-5-2) Friday @ #3 UW-Stevens Point W 4-2     Saturday: @ UW-Stout L 6-5 (OT)  

Local High School Basketball Scores


Local Basketball:   Winona Winhawks Boy’s Basketball: Big 9 Conference (3-6, 2-5) Friday Jan. 13th: vs. Rochester Century, W 81-58.

WSU Basketball


Isaiah Gray saved the Warriors (8-7, 5-6 NSIC) as time expired in regulation before Winona State would outscore Minnesota Duluth (4-12, 3-7 NSIC) 15-7 in the extra session to win 78-70 Friday. 

Twins Caravan


The annual Minnesota Twins Caravan will be making another stop in Winona later this month. 

Claeys Fired


The fallout continued at the University of Minnesota after football players threatened to boycott the Holiday Bowl. 

WSU Basketball


The Winona State Warriors Men's basketnall team(7-5, 4-4 NSIC) scored early and often as they earned a 95-80 win over Bemidji State (3-9, 1-6 NSIC) Saturday.

French Signs


Student-athlete, Jacob French, son of Robert and Amy French, indicated his intent to play baseball for St. Mary’s University by signing an NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Celebratory Signing Form on December 21st. 

WSU Basketball


Upper Iowa (8-4, 5-1 NSIC) heated up midway through the first half, handing Winona State (5-4, 2-4 NSIC) a 95-82 loss on Monday night in McCown Gymnasium. 

WSU Basketball


Winona State (5-4, 2-3 NSIC) held Upper Iowa (7-4, 4-1 NSIC) to just 36.5% shooting on Saturday and left Fayette, Iowa with a big 85-67 win. 

All-State Football


A Winona High Winhawk has been selected to the Minnesota Vikings 15th Annual All-State High School Football Team.

WSU Volleyball


Winona State women's volleyball team reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history this season and picked up their first ever NCAA tournament win in the process. 

WSU-Basketball


Despite a career-high 17 points from Liz Evenocheck, the #12 Winona State Warriors' women's basketball team's (9-2, 4-1 NSIC) comeback effort came up short, falling 66-59 to Concordia St. Paul (7-3, 3-1 NSIC) Saturday. 

WSU Track Recruits


The Winona State University track and field team has announced the addition of six athletes for the 2017-18 season. 

WSU Volleyball


#6 Winona State (27-6) hung with the number one team in the nation Concordia St. Paul (30-2) before falling 16-25, 11-25, 25-21, 22-25 in four sets.

All State Football Selections


Two Winona High Winhawks have been selected to the Associated Press All State Football squad. 

WSU-Kicker


Winona State University kicker Carter McCauley has been named CoSIDA Academic First Team All-American. 

WSU-Larsen


Winona StateUniversity's McKenna Larsen was named AVCA Central Region All-Region Team on Wednesday.

WSU Black Katts


The Winona State University Women's Rugby team, the Black Katts, will compete during The National Final Four on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5-6, in Greenville, S.C. 

WSU Basketball


Winona State (3-1) used 19 points from both Kyle Bauman and Riley Bambenek on Saturday afternoon to defeat Carson-Newman 73-69 in the third place game at the 2016 Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Tournament. 

Winhawk Welcome Back!


Win or lose on Friday the Winona High Winhawks football team will be welcomed back Friday night when they return from Minneapolis. The special welcome is scheduled to take place at 9:30 p.m. in the Senior High gym but the starting time is flexible...

WSU Volleyball


For the first time in program history the Winona State volleyball team is headed to the NCAA Division Two Tournament. The Warriors will be the five seed in the very deep Central Region, where they will meet Minnesota Duluth in the first round. 

WSU-SMU


The Winona State Warriors (2-0) took on the St. Mary's Cardinals in the 89th overall meeting between the neighboring schools Monday. 

WSU Recruits


The Winona State softball team is excited to announce the signing of six athletes for the 2018 season. Jen Giesey, Carly Kordich, Kristiana Ahlers, Ann Smolenski, Rylee Stout, and Rina Niehoff all joined the Warrior family on Wednesday.  

WSU Womens Basketball


The Winona State women's basketball team topped Maryville University behind the 23 point performance from Tara Roelofs.
 
 

WSU Volleyball


#6 Winona State (26-5) fell to #1 Concordia-St. Paul (28-2) on Saturday, exiting the NSIC semifinals in straight sets 25-17, 25-24, 25-20. The Warriors were unable to slow down the Golden Bears who hit .345 in the win.   

WSU Baseball


The Winona State University baseball team will be adding eight student-athletes to the 2017-18 roster.  

WSU Football


The Winona State Warriors had 11 football players named to the 2016 NSIC All-Conference Team. 

WSU Golf


Winona State University Golf Coach Jeff Straight has announced the signing of two golfers who will be joining the Warriors in 2017. 

WSHS-Swimming


Four Winona High School swimmers will be heading to the girls Minnesota state high school swimming and diving championships starting Thursday. 

WSHS All-District


Winona High had 9 players selected for the All-District football team. Plus head coach John Cassellius was selected as the Blue Division coach of the year. 

WSU Football/Volleyball


The Winona State Warriors (8-3, 5-2 NSIC South) finished the season the same way they started it, shutting out their opponent. 

WSU Women's Basketball


The Winona State women's basketball team was able to top University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon (UPRB) 71-67 to wrap up their trip to Puerto Rico. 

Winhawk Tickets


Pre-sale Class AAAA Football Semifinal Game Tickets Available:

The Winhawks sacked the Packers of South St. Paul on Friday, November 11 earning a trip to the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis ...

WSU Volleyball


The #5 regionally ranked Winona State University volleyball team had five players earn NSIC All-Conference Honors on Thursday. Taylor Goar, McKenna Larsen and Danielle Rampart were all named to the First Team. 

WSU Signs Two


The Winona State men's basketball program announceed the additions of Devin Whitelow and Kevion Taylor. The two signed letters of intent on Wednesday and will join the Warriors for the 2017-18 campaign.

Winhawks Tickets and Fan Bus


Tickets are now on sale for the Winona High Winhawk football game Friday against South St. Paul. The Winhawks tangle with the Packers at 7:00 p.m. Friday at Eastridge High school in Woodbury in the Class 4-A quarterfinals.

WSU Basketball


In their final exhibition before the start of the regular season, the Winona State Warriors took on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire BluGolds in Talbot gymnasium Monday night.

WSU Sports


The Winona State Warriors (7-3, 4-2 NSIC South) took home the BiG Sledge with a 42-27 win over the Southwest Minnesota State Mustangs (5-5, 2-4 NSIC South) in the second annual Battle of the Sledge game Saturday in Winona. 

WSU Sports Honors


Warriors kicker Carter McCauley was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic Super Region 3 All-District™ Football Team on Thursday. 

WSU Basketball


In their first of two exhibition games to start the season the Winona State Warriors hosted the Carroll Pioneers. Winona State overcame a turnover plagued first half to defeat Carroll 69-56. 

WSU Community Engagement


For Winona State University's student athletes, community engagement isn't just a requirement, it's a pillar of the WSU athletic program. 

Williams-Cotter Cross Country


Eighth-grader Aubrey Williams of the Cotter High School cross country squad finished seventh at the MSHSL Section 1A meet at Northern Hills Golf Course to qualify for state and reach a goal two years in the making.            

Vikings Turner Quits


Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner has resigned. He's been replaced on an interim basis by Pat Shurmur. The Vikings announced the news on Wednesday, two days after their second consecutive defeat. 

WSU Sports Results


WINONA STATE FOOTBALL
The Winona State Warriors (6-3, 3-2 NSIC South) traveled to Sioux Falls for their final road game of the year to take on NSIC South foe Augustana Vikings (6-3, 3-2 South). The Vikings got the edge over the Warriors, winning the defensive battle 21-20.

 

WSU Football


The Winona State Warriors (6-2, 3-1 NSIC South) traveled to Nebraska and secured their third straight road victory of the season, beating NSIC South foe Wayne State Wildcats (3-5, 2-2 NSIC South) 41-20. 

WSU Volleyball


Winona State (20-3, 11-3 NSIC) picked up their fifth straight win and 20th of the season on Saturday, beating MSU-Moorhead 25-16, 27-25, 25-17. Danielle Rampart had ten kills to lead the Winona State offense.  

WSU Soccer


Winona State (7-7-1, 4-7-1 NSIC) scored early and went on to win 2-0 over MSU-Moorhead (3-11, 2-10 NSIC) on Saturday afternoon. The Warriors outshot the Dragons 24-5 in the match.   

Try Lacrosse Day


Here's a chance for boys and girls to try out the sport of Lacrosse. The Winona HAWKS LaCrosse Club will host TRY LACROSSE DAY on Saturday, Oct 22nd  from 1pm - 4pm at the soccer fields by the Lake Winona Bandshell.

WSU Football


The Winona State Warriors (5-2, 2-1) fell to NSIC South foe #6 Sioux Falls Cougars (7-0, 3-0) on homecoming Saturday. 

WSU-Volleyball


Winona State (17-3, 8-3 NSIC) picked up their second straight win over a top-ten opponent with a dramatic 3-2 win over #6 Augustana (18-3, 9-2 NSIC). It was the Warriors second win over the Vikings this season. 

Hope Lutheran Live Streaming Volleyball TONIGHT!


Hope Lutheran High School multimedia class is live streaming the Lady Patriot Volleyball  HOME JV and Varsity matches tonight Tuesday October 11th played at Immanuel -Silo Lutheran (LCMS) Church and School (pre-k - 8th grade) Lewiston, MN.  

WSU Football-Win Fourth Straight


The Winona State Warriors (5-1, 2-0 NSIC South) went on the road this week looking to spoil their second straight opposing Homecoming, this time versus the Upper Iowa Peacocks (1-5, 0-2 NSIC South).

WSU Women's Cross Country


The Winona State women's cross country team won their second meet this season as they took home first place with three top ten finishers at the Bob Waxlax Invitational.  

WSU Men's Cross Country


The Winona State men's cross country team took second place at the Bob Waxlax Invitational, the team average was just 13 seconds behind that of meet winners, Minnesota State, Mankato.

WSU Sports


Junior kicker Carter McCauley helped the Winona State Warriors (4-1, 1-0 NSIC South) pull off a 34-31 upset over #19 ranked Minnesota State Mankato (3-2, 0-1 NSIC South) Saturday, hitting a 29-yard field goal as time expired. 

SMU Walk of Horror


Once again the Saint Mary's University fastpitch softball team is planning new scares for this year's "Walk of Horror."            

Cotter Boy Soccer


Cotter boys soccer team started fast with senior Sam Young picking up his first goal of the season off a pass from senior Daniel Cardenas-Suarez in the 2nd minute Tuesday night as the Ramblers downed Caledonia 3-0.            

WSU Black Katts


After a competitive opening to the 2016-17 season of DII women’s rugby, the Winona State University Black Katts have earned a spot at #2 in the nation. 

Sports


Volleyball Winona State (11-1, 2-1 NSIC) was held to .091 hitting on Tuesday night, their second lowest percentage of the season, but still came away with a 3-1 victory at Upper Iowa (6-6, 0-3 NSIC). 

Football Polls


The Winona High School football team received an honorable mention in this week's Class 4-A high school football poll. 

Goodview Baseball Award


The Goodview 12 and under baseball team has receive a special award.

Tennis Courts Upgrades


Tennis fans have a refurbished place to take part in their sport.

Cotter Soccer


Late goals by Pine Island-Zumbrota-Mazeppa ended with a Cotter boys soccer team loss on Saturday. 

WSU Athletes Awards


The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association  announced the 2015-16 recipients of Academic Achievement Awards. 

Football is Back


The high school football season kicked off in Wisconsin Thursday night. Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau opened with a 30-to-8 win over Mondovi in Galesville. 

WSU Soccer Pol


The Winona State University women's soccer team has been picked to finish third in the 2016 NSIC Women's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll. 

WSU Volleyball


Winona State University's women's volleyball team has been ranked nationally in a pre-season poll for the first time in program history.

Heath-Olympic Trials


Winona High school graduate Garrett Heath will take part in the Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon, next Monday, July 4th as he attempts to qualify for the Rio Olympics. 

Wild Players in Winona


The Minnesota Wild's annual Summer Road Tour makes a stop in Winona Thursday. The event starts at 3:30 in the afternoon at the Bud King Ice Arena at the foot of St. Charles Street. 

Golf Classic


Golf Pro and Minnesota native Tim Herron will highlight the 26th Annual Ben and Adith MIller Golf Classic at Cedar Valley Golf Course on Monday, August 8th. 

Special Track Meet


The 2016 Special Athletic Track and Field Competition, hosted by Winona Area Public Schools, will be take place on Friday, May 20th at Paul Giel Field. 

Annual Road Race


Applications for grants from the 16th Annual B-K-5-K Road Race are being accepted through Friday, May 20th.               

Steamboat Days-Golf


Steamboat Days will again begin a little early this year. 

Trainor-Sports Award


Micaela Trainor, a St. Thomas University senior third baseman, was named the Division III national softball player of the week by the National Fastpitch Coaches' Association.