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Yeary shows signs of stardom with basketball

Yeary shows signs of stardom with basketball

Jared Dean, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief
February 15, 2017
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  When the odds are against someone in life and that person really wants to succeed, that person works as hard as possible to achieve that success. Sophomore basketball player Cooper Yeary hasn’t been discouraged by his young age. Yeary has worked hard all season and is now one of the standouts on the te...

Seth Eisele keeps hockey team in check

Seth Eisele keeps hockey team in check

Olivia Weirtz, Layout Editor
February 12, 2017
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  Hockey goalie, Seth Eisele, has been working his whole high school career for this season, when he would become the varsity starter. With taped up red pads, Seth stops countless goals, adding to the team's momentum and giving everyone a little extra hope for an appearance by the ponies a...

Pete Hamilton’s experience helps players improve

Pete Hamilton’s experience helps players improve

Nicholas Gag, SNO Sports Editor
January 12, 2017
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“Hammy is an awesome coach, he’s always there to help both JV and Varsity players on and off the ice.” junior Brandon Peterson said. Anyone can walk into math teacher Pete Hamilton’s class and know how important hockey is to him. Hamilton is not just an avid hockey fan, he is an assistant coach fo...

Jingco’s basketball talent carries team

Jingco’s basketball talent carries team

Noah Ness, Read and Watch Team Editor
January 10, 2017
Filed under Locker Room, Read & Watch

  Everyday after school, and during most days in the summer, one can find junior Manny Jingco playing basketball. Whether it is at a local gym, the high school, or even in his driveway, he is always working to improve all aspects of his game. Basketball is a game he has dedicated hours...

Raleigh accepted on varsity hockey team

Raleigh accepted on varsity hockey team

Ellie Speedling, Social Media Reporter
January 8, 2017
Filed under Locker Room, Read & Watch

  Sophomore Joe Raleigh’s passion for hockey began with watching professional and college teams. Using a stick and a tennis ball as a makeshift puck,  Raleigh practiced what he saw the players on television doing. He may have broken a few things around the house while practicing, but his dad encouraged him to join the...

Former Gopher wrestler, Coach Hartung leads team

Former Gopher wrestler, Coach Hartung leads team

Sam Johnson, Photographer
January 6, 2017
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Tim Hartung, the new coach for the wrestling team, is more than just an  average coach. Hartung was a two-time NCAA champion while he wrestled for the Minnesota Gophers. He also participated in the Olympics, and has coached many Olympic participants. With the task of adjusting a player's ...

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
Filed under Locker Room, Showcase

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...

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