The Minden Whippets girls basketball team reached the championship game of the Southern Valley Holiday Tournament on Dec. 29-30. Minden was able to snap a three game losing streak defeating the Eagles in the tournament opener to reach the final.
In the finals, Minden faced the Class B Seward Bluejays and were defeated by 12 points 45-33 to take second place.
Minden improved its record to 5-4 on the season entering the second half of its 2016-17 year.
for full story see January 11 Courier