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COVID-19 Update

Laker Athletes and Fans, Spring Athletics have been suspended till May 4th. Pending a reopening of schools by the Governor, return to participation protocols will be determined and communicated by the MSHSL Board and MSHSL staff. Stay safe & healthy. -SW Athletic Department


Minneapolis Southwest supports #BeTheLightMN. At 8pm this evening, our stadium lights stayed on for 20 minutes and 20 seconds in honor of our Seniors, the class of 2020. We will miss all our LAKERS! You will always be FAMILY.  

2020-21 Girls Tennis Information

MPLS City Champions: 1978, 1984, 1985, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Twin Cities Champions: 1978, 2007, 2008, 2015, 2016, 2018 Conference Champions: 1978, 1984, 1985, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018   Coaches Names & Email:  Susan Neet, Varsity Head Coach, Tim Burke, Varsity Assistant Coach,

Nick Flaskamp heads to State Wrestling Tournament

Southwest football and wrestling standout Nick Flaskamp is headed to the MSHSL State Wrestling Tournament this week for the 3rd time. Wrestling in #182lbs weight class, Flaskamp continues to break school records. Including:  -Now a 3x State Entrant(tied for most in SW history) -9th on the SW all-time win list (73 career) -Became the 4th Section Champ

Spring Sports Information

Hello Laker Students Athletes & Parents,   Please join us on Monday, February 24th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm for Spring Sports Registration. Our athletic department staff will be located in the Laker Commons collecting Eligibility Packets and helping students/parents complete spring sports registration. If you cannot attend Registration night, we have a helpful

Boys Nordic Places 2nd at STATE!

We had an epic conclusion to the Season with some really hard racing yesterday at the State Meet, in some really tough conditions and finishing in one of the closest team finishes in recent MN State Meet memory. All of our skiers met the challenge and raced really hard, leaving everything out on the (really

Good luck to our Alpine Skiers competing at Sections on Wednesday!

On February 5th, our Southwest Boys and Girls Alpine Ski Teams compete in the Section 4A Championship at Wild Mountain. The top 2 teams and top 10 individuals advance to State on Feb 12th at Giants Ridge. SW Girls 1 Elsa Peterson 2 Adeline Streble 3 Avery Taylor 4 Meghan Abel 5 Elli George 6

Boys Nordic Team and Individual Girls advance to State!

Congratulations to our Boys Nordic Ski Team who won Sections today a Theodore Wirth. Here are a few highlights: Boys Team wins the Team Section Title by 30 points (!) and will advance to the State Meet! Boys took 5 of the top 10 places – Victor Sparks (1st), Jacob Rochell-Share (2nd), Charlie Grabow (3rd), Stas Bednarski (6th) and Cooper

Gymnastics wins Conference Championship!

Congratulations to our Southwest Laker Gymnastics team on being Minneapolis Varsity Conference Champions! Scoring a season high of 125.425 points! Great job Lakers! 1st: Southwest: 125.425 2nd: Washburn: 124.15 3rd: South: 112.675 4th: Roosevelt: 75.625 5th: Edison: 71.025 6th: Henry: 42 7th: North: 30.8 All Around: 1st: Capri Hanson (W) 32.5 2nd: Emma Meyer (W)