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Pratt, Scalia carry girls basketball team

Pratt, Scalia carry girls basketball team

Hunter Hippel, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2018

As she dribbles the ball up the court, junior Sara Scalia scans the defense.  She's looking at the match ups and the positioning of her teammates.  Then she checks her own. What she does next is unpredictable. Scalia could dump the ball off to her teammate on the wing and cut towards the...

Braun’s injury brings determination

Braun’s injury brings determination

Bella Anderson, Social Media Editor

December 1, 2016

What happens when your life is suddenly changed? Senior Lucas Braun knows what this is like. Last year he tore his Anterior Cruciate Ligament and this changed his life forever. There are many things that he will not be able to do anymore, and will have to take special precautions before doing. B...

Stickler overcomes injury and commits to Concordia

Stickler overcomes injury and commits to Concordia

Megan McGuire, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2016

Senior Sara Stickler keenly remembers a pivotal high school lacrosse game during her junior year. It was the second half of the opening round state tournament game last spring against Prior Lake. The strong defender was running down the field when she planted her foot and heard a loud popping noise. S...

How to prevent sports injuries

How to prevent sports injuries

Ben O'Malley, Distribution Reporter

October 14, 2015

Sports injuries are a problem that plagues athletes around the globe, but they're especially common here at Stillwater Area High School. Injuries will often keep players from participating in athletic activity for long periods of time and can even disrupt the development of a growing body. Pulled mu...

Thiets strives for greatness after destruction of knee

Thiets strives for greatness after destruction of knee

Megan Aller

January 14, 2014

Junior captain Erin Thiets has been a leader on the girls basketball team ever since she joined in her eighth grade year. During her sophomore year. Fortunately, she had a horrible injury on the court during a scrimmage. She has made an outstanding recovery throughout the past year. Thiets and senior ...

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