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Weight lifting continues grind for athletes

Weight lifting continues grind for athletes

Ryan Shepard, Cartoon Editor
January 6, 2017
Filed under Read & Watch, Sports, Winter Sports

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKtGbxJdAYU&feature=youtu.be&app=desktop   Not all after school activities have to be about competition with other students or schools, some just about improving. There is a weightlifting program mainly comprised of sports players working out Monday through...

Upcoming gymnastics seasons looks strong

Upcoming gymnastics seasons looks strong

Ryan Berg, SNO Social Media Editor
January 4, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

 Gymnastics is one of the most physically demanding sports.  Exercises require strength, endurance, flexibility and agility, and use of muscle groups that include arms, legs, shoulders, chest, back and core. The Stillwater gymnastics team is looking forward to another good season this year.  T...

Intramural basketball, good alternative for players

Intramural basketball, good alternative for players

Andrew Wilcek, Social Media Editor
January 3, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Read & Watch, Sports, Winter Sports

Intramural basketball has always been a big part of the school. People wonder, what are Intramural sports; intramural are a less competitive sports league run through the high school. The largest sport is basketball, where many teams get together in the gym on Monday nights and play the game they ...

Nordic team looks towards promising season

Nordic team looks towards promising season

Ellie Speedling, Social Media Reporter
December 4, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Their skis slide across the snow that paves the five kilometer course and the frigid wind bites at their ears.  In the distance, family and friends can be heard shouting words of encouragement while  charging towards the finish line. tThese are the elements the nordic team experiences every time they...

Athletes share workout spots

Athletes share workout spots

Thomas Johnson, SNO Sports Editor
December 3, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Sports

Belonging to an athletic gym has some great benefits, but there seems to be a common issue involving gym memberships, that people don't know which gym they should join. There are a myriad of choices even in our local community, and a lot of them are really similar as far as their amenities. The three athletic gyms will include Snap Fitness, River Valley Athletic Club and Lifetime Fitness. All three gyms are located here in the local community, and many athletes use them to prepare for their s...

Protein and nutrition shakes provide benefits to athletes

Protein and nutrition shakes provide benefits to athletes

Ryan Berg, SNO Social Media Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Health and Science, Sports

In one cup of an average protein shake, it is possible to fit up to 33 grams of protein.  It's no wonder people are drinking more and more shakes like these everyday. More people are drinking protein or nutrition shakes, sometimes before a sport or workout and sometimes after.  Some people are drinking...

Youth movement in full effect on boys court

Youth movement in full effect on boys court

Hunter Hippel, Online Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The boys basketball team is getting ready to tip-off their season, but this year is bringing new challenges to the table. Equipped with a new coach and young roster, the team is looking to rebound from a mediocre 12-13 record last season.  That will demand extra contributions and expectations to be shattered this year. The varsit...

Young girls basketball squad ready for season

Young girls basketball squad ready for season

Nicholas Gag, SNO Sports Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

One year older and one year stronger, the girls basketball team is looking to have an impressive year with their young core back again this year. The Ponies only have four seniors in Emily White, Camryn Davis, Emma Murphy and Claire Patterson. Most of their players are freshmen, juniors or sophomo...

Cross Country finishes season with state meet

Cross Country finishes season with state meet

Emma Salmi, Social Media Reporter
November 15, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The boys and girls cross country teams both finished up their 2016 seasons as the boys team competed in the state meet on Nov. 5,  and freshman Libby Tuttle and senior Kyra Anderson competed in the state meet for the girls team. Both teams have had successful seasons despite the graduating of man...

Boys and girls hockey looks for ground early

Boys and girls hockey looks for ground early

Anthony Alvarado, SNO Playlist Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

It seems like many people are roaring about this upcoming hockey season including fans, players and coaches. Coaches are starting to formulate their new plans and approach for the upcoming season, players are anxious to fill the roles of graduated seniors as they get ready for tryouts, and fans are ...

Boys soccer team completes ‘Road to the Bank’

Boys soccer team completes ‘Road to the Bank’

Noah Ness, Read and Watch Video Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

It takes a lot to win the state tournament and achieve a top five national rank in a highly competitive sport like boys soccer. This year's team, led by all-state senior players Patrick Allan, Miguel Caravias and Colman Farrington, achieved a historic undefeated 22-0 record with their win 2-0 in...

Girls swim their way to another great season

Girls swim their way to another great season

Jake Caywood, In Studio Camera Editor
November 13, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The girls swim and dive team has reigned supreme for the past 13 years and this year was no different. The girls went 8-0 in SEC and 9-0 on the season and look to continue their dominance at the section meets on Nov. 10-12. The girls won their 14th straight conference title and completed anot...

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