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Girls softball returns hoping to win state

Girls softball returns hoping to win state

Madison Crain, Layout editor

April 26, 2016


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

Stillwater girls softball season just started and their goal for this season is to win conference champs then move onto the state tournament and win that as well. Girls softball season has begun with seniors Lauren Greeder and Natalie Ingram as captains. Bob Beedle is head captain and Bob Hor...

Boys track runs towards a championship

Boys track runs towards a championship

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

Stillwater has had a dominant track team for decades. Ten state titles and 51 section titles prove they are no ordinary track team. What is the secret? The coach. Head coach Scott Christensen has lead the team to ten state championships in the 34 years that he has been coaching. "Scott's combinat...

Girls lacrosse team undergoes teamwork motivation training

Girls lacrosse team undergoes teamwork motivation training

Megan McGuire, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2016


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

  Laughter, frustration and a buzz of activity filled the school cafeteria as Teamwork Motivation Trainer Rick Raisser led the girls lacrosse team through multiple mind challenging activities, creating bonds among the team and getting their mindset ready for the season. For two and a half hour...

Fedorowski commits to Lindenwood University

Fedorowski commits to Lindenwood University

Colin Gray, Social Media Reporter

March 17, 2016


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Many lacrosse players across America dream of getting an opportunity to be asked by a college to play for them, but for only a few, this becomes a reality. This past November senior Carly Fedorowski  has accepted to play D2 lacrosse for Lindenwood University this coming fall. She approached the university...

High expectations for 2016 lacrosse season

High expectations for 2016 lacrosse season

Lucas Braun, Social Media Reporter

January 12, 2016


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

Last year's lacrosse season did not go as well as expected. They had a solid team but fell short losing to Mahtomedi in the section tournament. This year will be a lot different. They are a lot younger and less experienced but they have brought in a new coach, Tom Howe. This year's expectatio...

Boys tennis has their eyes on the prize

Boys tennis has their eyes on the prize

Matt Salmi, Social Media Editor

May 14, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The Stillwater boys tennis team is playing well and looking to make a splash in the section tournament, hoping to eventually get to the state tournament. The current season was a much anticipated year for the boys tennis team as they have a big group of seniors and they got new home courts t...

Sailing team seeks school support

Sailing team seeks school support

Parker Estenson, Advertising Editor

May 13, 2015


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

With the wind whipping past their face, adrenaline pumping through their veins, and the finish line in sight that sailing team looks for victory, but that is not the only thing they are looking for.  The sailing team operated by The St. Croix Sailing School in Hudson, Wis. is looking for support. T...

Trap team hits the success bullseye

Tyler Hagberg, Online Editor-In-Chief

May 12, 2015


Filed under Read & Watch, Sports, Spring Sports

The bright orange clay pigeon flies over their heads as senior Erich Korth is at the ready to take fire with his 12-gauge shotgun. Korth has a direct hit, tiny shards fall to the ground into a field. He is a strong supporter and collaborator in the start of a trap shooting team for the high school in 2012, his freshman year. The trap shooting team has seen strong positive f...

Girls lacrosse in the swing of things

Girls lacrosse in the swing of things

Mathias Hoefferle, Distribution Reporter

April 30, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

  Springtime and warmer weather make for a perfect combination as the season kicks off for the Stillwater Area High School girls lacrosse team. This year the team looks to be one of the best in the state again, headed by a total of 12 seniors, not to mention an extraordinary amount of talent c...

Girls fast pitch softball swings into season

Girls fast pitch softball swings into season

Braden Classon, Social Media Reporter

April 29, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

      As girls fast pitch swings into season, the team starts to both reflect and look forward on past and future team assets. Many local fans and school members are checking in to see what Varsity coach Bob Beedle has in store this season. Varsity fast pitch has started out ...

Stillwater track continues its winning ways

Stillwater track continues its winning ways

Justin Hannasch, Team Lead

April 28, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

  As the snow melts and the trees start to bloom, the Stillwater Boys track team begins another season. By winning sections and making it to state last season, the team reached new heights and will once again look to take the section 4AA title. The team is back to back section champions, and with the mix of exper...

Ultimate Frisbee spins into action

Matt Brown, Social Media Editor

April 10, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

  There are many athletics that one can compete in at Stillwater Area High School; they could play hockey, football, soccer, and many more. However, there is one team where both boys and girls can play together on the same team, and that's Ultimate Frisbee. This team is not only unique ...

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