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The adapted soccer team wins big in the seasons first game on Sept. 28.

New leadership added for adapted soccer team

Cathleen Costello, Photography Editor, Camryn Handberg, Photography Editor November 3, 2023

Watch for the adapted soccer team's new leadership this year. With the loss of the team's long time captains, graduates Tom Putnam and Rylynn Zanon, the team has elected juniors Mason Mora-Clark and Chase...

The boys cross country team start their practice by going on a run together. The team starts the run as a team, and finished as a team. This way the boys are able to feel connected to each other while they run and offer encouragement to people that struggle. This brings them closer together as a team while still training them for state.

Miller steps up to head coach after 10 years

Madi Ruchie, Layout Editor November 3, 2023

So much wisdom and so many happy memories whisked away in that car with Scott Christensen, retiring after so many years of coaching that some of these kids' parents knew him. Everybody waved goodbye for...

Senior Shawn Stephens and junior Landon Huber practice their kicks for an upcoming game later in the week. It is anticipated that they will be successful with their contribution to the team.

Varsity athletes juggle two sports during the busy season

Lavender Schleder, Social Media Editor November 2, 2023

Two varsity athletes have to play double time this season, participating in boys soccer while also kicking for the football team.  These players have been pulled from the soccer team their freshman...

The fifth Mountain biking race was in Rochester Minn. on Oct. 1. Racers tried to pass each other at the beginning to attempt to get ahead.

Mountain biking team demands sixth consecutive state win

Gibson Strub, Layout Editor November 2, 2023

One of the biggest athletic teams in the school, all 95 riders have fun. The state championship is on Oct. 14-15. They have won all state championships from 2017-2022, excluding 2020 due to COVID and they...

The girls soccer team warms up before their practice. Coaches Mike Huber and Dusty Dennis rebuilding the varsity girls soccer team after graduating 11 seniors in the class of 2022.

Girls soccer team rebuilds after graduating 11 seniors in class of 2022

Anna Agnessi, Online Editor October 14, 2023

Coaches Mike Huber and Dusty Dennis are rebuilding the varsity girls soccer team after graduating 11 seniors in the class of 2022. So far this season, they are third in conference and on route to go...

The Chevals perform at the homecoming game on Sept. 30. The Chevals continue to practice for upcoming performance on Oct. 13.

Chevals Dance Team lose 14 seniors from last season

Kaylee Lowe, Business Editor September 16, 2023

Despite the Stillwater Chevals Dance team losing 14 seniors from last year who made a very positive impact on the dance team, they know they are moving onward and still putting on performances. The graduates...

Pepin fixes the mats before practice.

Karissa Pepin selected as new girls high jump coach

Kayly Richert, Podcast Reporter June 2, 2023

For the first time in many years, the girls high jump group has their own dedicated coach. Karissa Pepin, has taken the position and is helping the girls to succeed. Pepin has been involved in the track...

Live Ultimate Frisbee game

Boys ultimate frisbee prepares for State

Ellie Dahlstrom, Podcast Reporter May 31, 2023

With a season of ups and downs, and a record 3-7, the boys ultimate frisbee team continues to have an enthusiastic attitude especially with a large number of new players. The team welcomes anyone to play....

Boys tennis teams hold struggles, successes this season

Alison Keeler, Layout Editor May 31, 2023

The boys tennis teams worked through challenges while also having great success this season. The teams aspired to do well this season by practicing hard and playing to the best of their ability. Boys...

A person who is shooting a clay target out of the air.

Clay target team continues successful season

Ava Biederman, Photography Editor May 29, 2023

The clay target team teaches athletes shooting tips, improving shooting accuracy, focus, determination and perseverance. They do this not only for shooting, but in the real world too. The clay target...

Senior Alexis Monty hits the ball at a home game vs. Woodbury on May 12. The team showed their skill, played hard and won the game 5-0.

Girls softball team competes in new season

Maggie O'Brien, Layout Editor May 25, 2023

The girls softball team welcomes the current season with a powerful start, winning eight games back-to-back before getting their first loss. After many successful seasons in the past, the team has been...

Girls 2022 varsity lacrosse around state consolation championsjp trophy.

Girls lacrosse season underway

Maycie Neubauer, Broadcast and Podcast April 24, 2023

Finishing the 2022 season, Stillwater lacrosse had placed 5th in the state with a win over Elk River Zimmerman in a tight game (7-6) ending in favor of the Stillwater girls. However for the 2023 season,...

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