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    State Tournament & Section 7AAA Champions

    2011-12, 2012-13, 2012-14

    Section 7AAA Runner Up


    District 7A Runner Up


    Conference Champions





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Hoops News

  • Congratulations Carmen Backes!

    Wildcat Senior Carmen Backes was recognized by the Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches Association as All-State for the 2017-18 season.  Carmen is the third Wildcat player to earn All-State honors joining Bryanna Fernstrom (CLHS '14) and Whitney Tinjum (CLHS '12).  Carmen was also invited to attend the MGBCA All-Star Series, an event that honors the best 40 seniors in the state of Minnesota.   


    Golden Gopher Basketball

    Bryanna Fernstrom ('14) completed a successful senior season with the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers.  Congratulations to Bry on a great college career and good luck with your future plans!

2017-18 Season Awards

  • Mississippi 8 Conference Silver Academic Award

    Chisago Lakes Wildcats


    MGBCA All-State

    Carmen Backes

    Carmen joins Bryanna Fernstrom, Whitney Tinjum, Sara Greene and Hannah Trandahl as Wildcats who have been awarded with All-State recognition.


    MGBCA Academic All-State

    Carmen Backes, Annika Dubbs, Ali Nye, Caisa Strenke, Heather Elfering, 


    M8 Player of the Year

    Carmen Backes


    M8 Academic All-Conference

    Carmen Backes, Annika Dubbs, Hannah Gillach, Caisa Strenke, Ali Nye, Heather Elfering, Lydia Rehder, Sarah Bjelland,

    Lizzy Godden, Lillian Pearson, Grace Clasen, Cece Dircks & Sophie Wood


    M8 All-Conference

    Carmen Backes & Hannah Gillach

    M8 All-Conference Honorable Mention

    Heather Elfering & Anna Peters



  • 2018 graduates Carmen Backes and Heather Elfering join a growing list of graduates in continuing their basketball careers in college! Check out the following players to track their seasons and maybe check out a game!

    • Carmen Backes ('18)- University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Heather Elfering ('18)- Mayville State University
    • Alli Carlson ('16)- Bethany Lutheran College

    These recent graduates join the following group of former Wildcat/Trojan basketball players who continued on to play college basketball (please contact Coach Walker at cwalker@isd2144.org if there is someone missing from this list).

    • Bryanna Fernstrom ('14)- University of Minnesota
    • Marissa Kari ('14)- North Central University
    • Whitney Tinjum ('12)- University of Minnesota & Bradley University
    • Zoe Hansen ('12)- St. Olaf College
    • Jess Peterson ('07)- Northern State University
    • Jenny Quigley ('94)- St. Mary's University, Winona, MN
    • Shannon Martin ('94)- St. Mary's University, Winona, MN
    • Julie Nelson ('91)- Gustavus Adolphus College
    • Sarah Cox ('91)- Gustavus Adolphus College