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Number 49 shoots puck on goal during practice. Girls hockey team is putting their all in getting ready for hockey season.

Girls hockey team gears up for season

Isabelle Knighton, Layout Editor November 24, 2021

The girls hockey team is skating towards the start of their season. The girls are preparing to be a strong team this season. They are practicing for tryouts and have captain's practices on Fridays. Girls...

Evelyn Johnson, Ashley Peterson, Erica Stanton, Ella Jackson, Kendall Rogers, Norah Bates, Heather Wiehe, Liberty Quast, Sofia Labelle, Katelyn McDowell

Gymnastics team prepares for upcoming season

Gabrielle Knowlan, Photographer and Copy Editor November 22, 2021

"Our biggest goal this year is to win sections and hopefully win state as well," Dusty Dennis, head gymnastics coach, said. After placing 5th at state last year, the gymnastics team has been working hard...

Adrik Kraftson training with rollerskis at a National Elite Group camp.

Adrik Kraftson nationally ranked in nordic skiing

Ruby Suro, Layout Editor November 16, 2021

Having skied since he was young, Kraftson has grown into a nationally ranked nordic skier and a strong leader in the sport. Along with several other activities, such as cross country, he is committed to...

The girls winter dance team performed at the boys varsity basketball game Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. The varsity team performed a jazz routine and the junior varsity performed a kick routine.

Winter dance team performs at basketball games

Ava Hoelzel, Photographer February 3, 2020

The girls winter dance team performs at basketball games and competitions throughout the season. The junior varsity and varsity team consists of seventh graders up to seniors. In many of the routines they...

Senior Captain Grace Cote prepares to shoot free throws. The team beat Woodbury 97-69 Dec. 6.

Girls basketball team kicks it into high gear

Joseph Devins, Business Editor-in-chief January 14, 2020

The girls basketball team is off to a hot start to their season. To begin the year 9-3 is a strong accomplishment. The team got second in the state championships last year and they begin another run....

Junior Heather Wiehe practices for the season by working on her up rises on the uneven bars in the gymnastics gym. Coach Dusty Dennis prepares with gymnasts for the upcoming season.

Gymnastics season looks positive overall

Mylana Nederloe, Buisness Editor November 1, 2019

The past few years, the gymnastics team has had victorious seasons. Many attributes contribute to how the girls will perform during their competition days. They have been doing a lot to prepare themselves...

A puck flies towards the net while senior forward Wyatt Wasko skates through the right wing. Stillwater defeated Mahtomedi 2 to 1 in one of the final games of the regular season.

Minnesota State hockey tournament celebrates 75th anniversary

Jameson Stahl, Online Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2019

Grab your sticks and lace up your skates. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Minnesota State Boys Hockey Tournament. Games are played from March 6-9 at the Xcel Energy Center in downtown St....

Junior Joe Stengl battles for the puck in front of the net.

Boys hockey team begins section play

Kevin Kerber, Podcast Reporter February 27, 2019

The boys hockey team has had quite a year of hockey as they come to a close with 5 games left. They ended with a record of 11-9 which is better than most other teams. As it stands, Stillwater is ranked...

Senior Sara Scalia shoots a basket Dec. 7 during their game against Forest Lake. The girls won with a score of 59-52.

Girls basketball led by seniors, improves record

Sierra Hippel, Distribution Reporter February 22, 2019

The girls varsity basketball team is in the middle of their season. Their season began in November and goes until March. They have been having a great season and have had much success. Head coach...

The chavels performed Feb. 8. During halftime at the varsity boys basketball game. Along with them were junior dancers from around  the community.

Chevals competes with little defeat

Rosie Nichols, Layout Editor February 14, 2019

Energy, excitement and poise can be seen within the Stillwater Dance team, who are formally known as the Chevals. This group of ladies spend the majority of their fall and winter dancing for the Stillwater...

Senior Karl Gaertner finishes 7th in the section seven race. He will be racing as an individual and with the team at Giants Ridge at the state meet.

Boys alpine captains and coaches show strong start to season

Marlee McGuire, Social Media Editor February 13, 2019

Undergates, delays, hairpins and flushes. Hot iron waxing, and a structured base grind. This is the jargon used by the Stillwater boys alpine ski team, one of the best in the state this year. The Stillwater...

The team sometimes performs in between periods at hockey games. The skaters from left to right Berlim Mosssak, Grace Pugh, Sydney McNurlin, Stephanie Meiesterling, Julia Bennett, Grace Witt, Britta Hornback, Kendra Lundquist, Alecia Poppe, Sophia Weiss, Alison Bladder, Sophie Privette, Kyra Privette and Sophia Heidtke.

Girls skating team gains recognition

Nick Parent , Podcast Reporter February 5, 2019

 The Stillwater girls skating team has been getting more attention that has been building over the past years as people become more aware of it.  The team has girls ranging from seventh grade to...

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