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Ciana Fragnito takes hold of All-State title

Ciana Fragnito takes hold of All-State title

Alex Ehde, Social Media Reporter
January 4, 2017
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Junior Ciana Fragnito grabs the all-state honorable mention on Nov. 18 for the Stillwater girls Varsity Swim and Dive. She finished 8th at the class AA meet, earning the all-state award. Fragnito has been swimming her whole life starting out competitively in 4th grade and starting high school i...

John Lindeberg, spreading joy with a love for adaptive soccer

John Lindeberg, spreading joy with a love for adaptive soccer

McKenna Wohlers, Social Media Reporter
December 16, 2016
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  Sophomore John Lindberg plays for the adaptive soccer team. John has played adapted soccer since he was in 7th grade. Pursuing his goals and doing anything regardless of circumstances is what John is showing people by playing adaptive soccer.  John not only loves to play soccer, he als...

Kallie Clements selected for girls all-state soccer team

Kallie Clements selected for girls all-state soccer team

Sam Johnson, Photographer
December 3, 2016
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Senior captain Kallie Clements proved to be a great role model for the girls of the Ponies soccer team this season, helping them complete a very successful and nearly undefeated season. Because of her leadership skills, success on the field and hard work during both practice and game, Clements was...

Braun’s injury brings determination

Braun’s injury brings determination

Bella Anderson, Social Media Editor
December 1, 2016
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What happens when your life is suddenly changed? Senior Lucas Braun knows what this is like. Last year he tore his Anterior Cruciate Ligament and this changed his life forever. There are many things that he will not be able to do anymore, and will have to take special precautions before doing. B...

Juniors fight for spot on varsity hockey team

Juniors fight for spot on varsity hockey team

Ryan Shepard, Editorial Cartoonist
December 1, 2016
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The boys' varsity hockey team is almost always made up of all seniors this year. There will be a handful of juniors that could be receiving time on the ice. Last season, the team was amazing without losing one conference game and look to do the same this season. Last season, the boys started 8-0 going ...

Villen helps lead soccer team to state

Villen helps lead soccer team to state

Alex Ehde, Social Media Reporter
November 29, 2016
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Senior foreign exchange student Miki Villen leads the boys varsity soccer team to a State Championship win. Coming over from Spain was a big change for Miki, but he is having a blast and gets to go back home with a Minnesota state championship under his belt. Villen has been playing soccer his...

Hannigan leads boys basketball team to fresh start

Hannigan leads boys basketball team to fresh start

Olivia Knox, Distribution Reporter
November 15, 2016
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Brady Hannigan is the new boys basketball team head coach and also a new social studies teacher. His past experience will do great things for the program. The team had a tough 2015-2016 season, going 12-13 in regular season. Hannigan received the chance when former coach Randy Jordan decided to retire. Hannigan playe...

Boys hockey captains prepare to bring back gold

Boys hockey captains prepare to bring back gold

Jack Reinseth, Distribution Reporter
November 13, 2016
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The varsity boys hockey team has a long road ahead of them on their trek back to "the X", but things are looking up. Last year the team got the school record by finishing fourth in state. The team last year, consisted of mostly juniors and six seniors, which means majority of the team is back and hung...

Patrick Allan leads varsity soccer team towards state title

Patrick Allan leads varsity soccer team towards state title

Jared Dean, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
November 12, 2016
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Nothing speaks to the dedication a captain has to his team quite like the complete sense of leadership and awareness that senior soccer captain Patrick Allan possesses.  If a sports captain has to have complete confidence in his teammates, than Allan fits the bill. Allan was able to successfully l...

Jackson Dunleap turns early season disappointment into memorable end

Jackson Dunleap turns early season disappointment into memorable end

Gabe Wagner, Distribution Reporter
November 11, 2016
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  Senior Jackson Dunleap’s varsity football dreams were put on hold when the starting job went to juniors Mason Green and Matt Crowl, but that didn't stop Jackson's drive to achieve his goal that proved to pay off. Dunleap’s  football season didn't start off as he had hoped, but...

Ogaard recovers from multiple concussions

Ogaard recovers from multiple concussions

Bella Anderson, Social Media Editor
November 8, 2016
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How would it feel if all of the sudden someone could not do the thing they love? After three concussions, junior Sophie Ogaard has been faced with the difficult decision to continue what she loves to do even if it hurts her or to hang up her suit. Ogaard's injuries have made it difficult for h...

Hannah Anderson excels as three-sport varsity athlete

Hannah Anderson excels as three-sport varsity athlete

Alex Ehde, Social Media Reporter
November 5, 2016
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Senior Hannah Anderson is talented. She is a three-sport varsity athlete playing soccer, hockey and track. Managing three sports and academics should be hard, but Hannah makes it look easy. She takes her own hard work and dedication and not only puts it into her sports, but also her teammates an...

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