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Taking a trip for tryouts, baseball

Taking a trip for tryouts, baseball

Stephanie Nielsen, Photographer
March 24, 2015
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

This season's baseball tryouts will be held  further away from home than their usual location. Usually held at the Dome or in Florida, this year's baseball tryouts will be held at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.  Baseball players wanting to join this year's baseball team are heading to Omah...

Golf season underway

Golf season underway

Dan Gorman, Distribution Reporter
March 23, 2015
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

Now that spring is just around the corner the Stillwater boys and girls golf season is about to start. The season starts March 23, the Monday after spring break. Because it is a new season there will be some players lost and some new players that are going to join the team. Both the girls and boys golf team...

The snow melts and lacrosse begins

The snow melts and lacrosse begins

Joey Costa, Advertising Editor
March 11, 2015
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Snow is melting and grass is getting green again. Lacrosse players everywhere are tightening their strings on their sticks because the team's first game is rapidly approaching. The boys and girls lacrosse players are gearing up for their first upcoming games. They are cramming in as much practi...

Hard-working softball captains get rewarded

Ahnika Kroll
May 21, 2014
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Article written by: Raelynn Heintz Just because it is their last season playing for the Stillwater Area High School softball team, does not mean that seniors Lauren Jordan and Sidnee Ronsberg are taking it easy. Both girls were named co-captains at the end of last year’s season and have since be...

Gauger lands job at Target Field

Lucien Lemanski
May 20, 2014
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The smell of fresh cut grass permeates the air then all of a sudden senior Colton Gauger hears the griddle start to fire up for todays game. He walks out from the shop to take a look at the empty Twins' stadium “Yea,” he thinks. “Today is going to be a good day for a baseball game.” Each year the Twins ...

Tennis team rejuvenated by captain Murphy

Tennis team rejuvenated by captain Murphy

Sydney Kuball
May 20, 2014
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Senior, Ryan Murphy, or as most know him "Murph," has been on the tennis team since the seventh grade and he absolutely loves it. He is a guy with talent and a good sense of humor that everybody loves. Murphy brings his team to a whole new level of skill and fun. Murph, the same nickname his dad grew...

Baseball is back in Minnesota

Travis Johnson
May 8, 2014
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The Minnesota Twins have started yet another season, and it has been a rough start for the hometown team. The Twins started their season with a 3-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox. The Twins next game was another one in Chicago, where they fell 6-7 to the White Sox, losing the game on a wild pitch in the...

Donner continues trap shooting career

Donner continues trap shooting career

Olivia Flicker
May 5, 2014
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Five shooters standing in a line with guns ready to fire. Each of them getting ready to shoot as it gets nearer to their turn. With few girls lined up, one of them takes aim and fires at the blaze orange target. Emily Donner (’15) is one of few girls on the Trap Shooting team at Stillwater Area Hig...

Baseball season on deck

Baseball season on deck

Ahnika Kroll
April 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Eyes focused on the pitcher, knuckles white from gripping the bat, clothes dirty from sliding into home plate last inning, junior Sam Kruse hits a single at one of the baseball practices at the high school. Kruse is just one member of the Ponies baseball team this year.  With their first game on April ...

Boys tennis team springs into action

Boys tennis team springs into action

Brinna Dochniak
April 16, 2014
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

  The team is coached by Dave Kahl, who teaches ninth grade science at Stillwater Junior High.  He has been the varsity girls tennis coach since 2006 and also the varsity boys varsity coach since 2008.  The team philosophies emphasize a team concept, positive experience and promoting the game of tenn...

Intramural badminton is a hit

Natalie Gjermo
April 15, 2014
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Yard games. Things people break out a couple of times each summer when they're bored, desperate, or suffering from a mental breakdown. Someone might play an hour of botchy ball, or two rounds of croquet, or maybe some badminton. Now Stillwater is turning that little bit of experience that many people ...

Girls lacrosse reaching for goals

Girls lacrosse reaching for goals

Megan Warlborow
April 14, 2014
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Walking into the Stillwater Dome between 4:30-6:00 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays, people will see teenage girls cradling, hustling and yelling out for the ball. The hard work and determination that it takes to be apart of the Stillwater’s girls lacrosse team creates a strong bond between all the girls. The Stillwater girls lacrosse te...

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