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Noah Tussey’s first game for the USHL

Noah Tussey’s first game for the USHL

Joe Pearson, Podcast Reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Features

Sophomore Noah Tussey committed to the University of Minnesota and made his first appearance for the United States Hockey League April 5. Tussey had an opportunity to play in the United States Hockey League, and took full advantage scoring two goals for the Sioux City Musketeers. The Musketeers won the game and wen...

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...

Pete Hamilton and Mike Parker teach math together

Pete Hamilton and Mike Parker teach math together

Kevin Kerber, Podcast Reporter

January 26, 2019


Filed under Features

Teachers Pete Hamilton and Mike Parker, have been friends for a long time and they both love teaching math. They teach math together with each of their classes have about 60 students. They have to teach in the same classroom because they work so well together and improve the classroom in such way...

Herbs Brooks Foundation presents Sticks in Stillwater

Herbs Brooks Foundation presents Sticks in Stillwater

Judi Johnson, Announcements Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Alternative Copy Stories

  Sticks in Stillwater is an annual hockey festival for beginner level hockey players being held on Jan.12-14. The festival is being put on by the Herb Brooks Foundation, who was an Olympic gold medal winning Hockey player from Minnesota. The program aims to help young players develop their...

Anderson wins Athena award for excellence in athletics

Anderson wins Athena award for excellence in athletics

Andrew Wilcek, Social Media Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Locker Room, Photo Slide Shows, Showcase

The Athena award is an award given to a female student that accels in athletics at their school. 43 schools participate in the event in Minnesota. This year senior Hannah Anderson has won the award for Stillwater. Anderson is a three sports athlete, she plays soccer in the fall, hockey in the winte...

Coach Doman’s leads hockey team, strong coaching skills

Coach Doman’s leads hockey team, strong coaching skills

Matthew McGinley, Social Media Editor

February 18, 2017


Filed under Locker Room

Every successful team is created from the work of the coaches. The boys high school hockey team is a great example of this. Matt Doman has been the head coach for ponies hockey for four years. Ever since the start, he has been working with the class of 2017 hockey boys. With 15 seniors on the roster Doman ha...

Seth Eisele keeps hockey team in check

Seth Eisele keeps hockey team in check

Olivia Weirtz, Layout Editor

February 12, 2017


Filed under Locker Room

  Hockey goalie, Seth Eisele, has been working his whole high school career for this season, when he would become the varsity starter. With taped up red pads, Seth stops countless goals, adding to the team's momentum and giving everyone a little extra hope for an appearance by the ponies a...

Pete Hamilton’s experience helps players improve

Pete Hamilton’s experience helps players improve

Nicholas Gag, SNO Sports Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Locker Room

“Hammy is an awesome coach, he’s always there to help both JV and Varsity players on and off the ice.” junior Brandon Peterson said. Anyone can walk into math teacher Pete Hamilton’s class and know how important hockey is to him. Hamilton is not just an avid hockey fan, he is an assistant coach fo...

Raleigh accepted on varsity hockey team

Raleigh accepted on varsity hockey team

Ellie Speedling, Social Media Reporter

January 8, 2017


Filed under Featured Videos, Locker Room

  Sophomore Joe Raleigh’s passion for hockey began with watching professional and college teams. Using a stick and a tennis ball as a makeshift puck,  Raleigh practiced what he saw the players on television doing. He may have broken a few things around the house while practicing, but his dad encouraged him to join the...

Juniors fight for spot on varsity hockey team

Juniors fight for spot on varsity hockey team

Ryan Shepard, Editorial Cartoonist

December 1, 2016


Filed under Locker Room

The boys' varsity hockey team is almost always made up of all seniors this year. There will be a handful of juniors that could be receiving time on the ice. Last season, the team was amazing without losing one conference game and look to do the same this season. Last season, the boys started 8-0 going ...

Boys hockey captains prepare to bring back gold

Boys hockey captains prepare to bring back gold

Jack Reinseth, Distribution Reporter

November 13, 2016


Filed under Locker Room

The varsity boys hockey team has a long road ahead of them on their trek back to "the X", but things are looking up. Last year the team got the school record by finishing fourth in state. The team last year, consisted of mostly juniors and six seniors, which means majority of the team is back and hung...

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