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Strong start for wrestling team

Strong start for wrestling team

Bella Anderson, Social Media Editor

January 10, 2017

Stillwater wrestling has started their season out strong with wins against Woodbury, East Ridge and Minnetonka. It is expected to be another great year for the Ponies with a very good possibility of making it to state. There are a lot of new players as well as many older and more experienced playe...

Boys, girls hockey beings season strong

Boys, girls hockey beings season strong

Jake Caywood, Read and Watch Team

January 8, 2017

    Hockey is under way for boys and girls varsity and both teams are off to a fast start on the season. The boys are a favorite for another "trek to the X" and a state title, beginning the season ranked number two according to the Let's Play Hockey rankings.  The girls are in ...

Weight lifting continues grind for athletes

Weight lifting continues grind for athletes

Ryan Shepard, Cartoon Editor

January 6, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKtGbxJdAYU&feature=youtu.be&app=desktop   Not all after school activities have to be about competition with other students or schools, some just about improving. There is a weightlifting program mainly comprised of sports players working out Monday through...

Upcoming gymnastics seasons looks strong

Upcoming gymnastics seasons looks strong

Ryan Berg, SNO Social Media Editor

January 4, 2017

 Gymnastics is one of the most physically demanding sports.  Exercises require strength, endurance, flexibility and agility, and use of muscle groups that include arms, legs, shoulders, chest, back and core. The Stillwater gymnastics team is looking forward to another good season this year.  T...

Intramural basketball, good alternative for players

Intramural basketball, good alternative for players

Andrew Wilcek, Social Media Editor

January 3, 2017

Intramural basketball has always been a big part of the school. People wonder, what are Intramural sports; intramural are a less competitive sports league run through the high school. The largest sport is basketball, where many teams get together in the gym on Monday nights and play the game they ...

Nordic team looks towards promising season

Nordic team looks towards promising season

Ellie Speedling, Social Media Reporter

December 4, 2016

Their skis slide across the snow that paves the five kilometer course and the frigid wind bites at their ears.  In the distance, family and friends can be heard shouting words of encouragement while  charging towards the finish line. tThese are the elements the nordic team experiences every time they...

Youth movement in full effect on boys court

Youth movement in full effect on boys court

Hunter Hippel, Online Editor

December 2, 2016

The boys basketball team is getting ready to tip-off their season, but this year is bringing new challenges to the table. Equipped with a new coach and young roster, the team is looking to rebound from a mediocre 12-13 record last season.  That will demand extra contributions and expectations to be shattered this year. The varsit...

Young girls basketball squad ready for season

Young girls basketball squad ready for season

Nicholas Gag, SNO Sports Editor

December 2, 2016

One year older and one year stronger, the girls basketball team is looking to have an impressive year with their young core back again this year. The Ponies only have four seniors in Emily White, Camryn Davis, Emma Murphy and Claire Patterson. Most of their players are freshmen, juniors or sophom...

Boys and girls hockey looks for ground early

Boys and girls hockey looks for ground early

Anthony Alvarado, SNO Playlist Editor

November 15, 2016

It seems like many people are roaring about this upcoming hockey season including fans, players and coaches. Coaches are starting to formulate their new plans and approach for the upcoming season, players are anxious to fill the roles of graduated seniors as they get ready for tryouts, and fans are ...

Stillwater girls hockey gets a fresh start

Stillwater girls hockey gets a fresh start

McKenna Wohlers, Social Media Reporter

September 25, 2016

"As a team, our goal is to make it to section finals and head to state. It is a goal we have had for many years and we hope to achieve it this upcoming season," Senior hockey captain Olivia Konigson spoke on the upcoming season, and has high hopes.  Last year, the girls varsity hockey team had a...

Jordan announces coaching retirement

Jordan announces coaching retirement

Austin Dowdall, Social Media Editor

May 10, 2016

Coach Randy Jordan has had a great career. He recently told athletic director Ricky Michel that this would be his last season. Jordan thinks time has come for him to begin the next chapter of his life. He has decided he wants to retire and move on to new things. Jordan has coached basketbal...

Cates skates onward with future hockey career

Cates skates onward with future hockey career

Megan Karnuth, Online editor

May 4, 2016

Senior Jackson Cates has been working nearly his whole life at the sport of hockey and it seems like his career has only just begun. It started 13 years ago, playing Mites hockey, and has lead him to being the captain of the boys hockey team. Cates is a versatile player. He has played every po...

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