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Boys lacrosse team hopes to beat Mahtomedi for first time

Boys lacrosse team hopes to beat Mahtomedi for first time

Carina Block, Copy Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under Featured Videos, Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

Last season, the boys varsity lacrosse team graduated many key players, but this season they are still going to strive for a record similar to last year's (11-2). This year's captains are seniors Blake Evensen, Ben Carle and Justin Siegfried, along with junior Ty Thureson. The team is lead by...

Girls golf tees off, looking to appear at state

Girls golf tees off, looking to appear at state

Elle Sprenger, Social Media Editor

April 10, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The girls golf started after ending the season last year going to State. Practices are held at Oak Glen Golf Course, Monday through Friday from 3-5 p.m. The golf team compete in invitational tournaments and matches against multiple schools throughout their season. The head coach of the team is Peter Deeg assis...

Boys track team trains outside during Minnesota heat wave

Boys track team trains outside during Minnesota heat wave

Michael O'Gorman, Business Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Featured Videos, Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

The boys track team started practices during spring break to prepare for this years competitions.  Starting during spring break gave them more time to get ahead of the competition.  The team consists of seniors, juniors, sophomores, freshman and one eighth grader, all bringing different levels of experi...

Girls lacrosse looking good with strong senior class

Girls lacrosse looking good with strong senior class

Q.C. Ho, Editorial Cartoonist

April 5, 2019


Filed under Featured Videos, Sports, Spring Sports

"Our main philosophy is doing our best," coach Rick Reidt said. Winning sectionals and state are long term goals of the girls lacrosse team, but they are not their sole focus. Beyond competition, the girls lacrosse team focuses on developing character qualities and building bonds between membe...

Girls softball looks to win back to back state title

Girls softball looks to win back to back state title

Annika Brown, Business Editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

After winning the class 4A state title, the softball team is preparing for another successful season. Tryouts are over and the teams are decided. The girls are determined to keep the same energy and focus they had as last season. Although the early March practices have been held inside, it does not stop ...

Boys tennis loses key players, senior class looks to meet expectations

Boys tennis loses key players, senior class looks to meet expectations

Gavan Townsend, Camera Editor

March 31, 2019


Filed under Featured Videos, Sports, Spring Sports

The boys tennis team is eager to start up their new season and play with their fellow teammates starting March 25 and are planning to make a dent in the enemy competition. Last year, the team was successful and are looking to improve throughout the season. This year, the team has lost many tale...

Minnesota State hockey tournament celebrates 75th anniversary

Minnesota State hockey tournament celebrates 75th anniversary

Jameson Stahl, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019


Filed under Podcasts, Sports, Winter Sports

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. Paul. Based on tournament attendance, hockey is the most popular sport in the state. There are 256...

Boys hockey team begins section play

Boys hockey team begins section play

Kevin Kerber, Podcast Reporter

February 27, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

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 3rd in the league standings. Coach Pete Hamilton helps lead practice and instruct the players t...

Girls basketball led by seniors, improves record

Girls basketball led by seniors, improves record

Sierra Hippel, Distribution Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

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 this year is Willie Taylor and the captains are senior Sara Scalia, position point guard and jun...

Chevals compete with little defeat

Chevals compete with little defeat

Rosie Nichols, Layout Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

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 Area High School, and they could not be more eager. The Stillwater Dance team are a close knit g...

Boys alpine on steady slope to State

Boys alpine on steady slope to State

Marlee McGuire, Social Media Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

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 alpine ski team has a history of winning through the years, with numerous conference and secti...

Girls skating team gains recognition

Girls skating team gains recognition

Nick Parent, Podcast Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

 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 twelfth grade. Most people do not actually know how hard figure skating can be. The girls need to do a lot...

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