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Thureson makes history as first junior lacrosse captain

Thureson makes history as first junior lacrosse captain

Joe Pearson, Podcast Reporter

March 19, 2019

Junior Ty Thureson committed to Providence college, leading the lacrosse team as one of the captains. He is the first caption ever to be a junior. Thureson plays for Stillwater varsity. In eighth grade, he was the leading goal scorer for varsity. Thureson was part of the 2017-2018 season, when they made it the farthest they ever ach...

Snowiest April ever delays spring sports season

Snowiest April ever delays spring sports season

Hunter Hippel, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018

The return from spring break signifies many things for students:  warmer weather, the beginning of the spring sports season, and dwindling days of the school year. But this year, that has not been the case.  Winter weather has hung around the state for weeks longer than normal.  Multiple inches ...

German exchange student reflects on past year

German exchange student reflects on past year

Matt Johnson, Social Media Editor

May 9, 2016

  By the time most students are in their fourth year of high school, they aren’t finding much new in their experience, unless it is their first year in America.  For senior Can Sommermeyer this is all new, and a long way from home, even though he has lived here for nearly the whole year. A Germa...

Girls lacrosse team undergoes teamwork motivation training

Girls lacrosse team undergoes teamwork motivation training

Megan McGuire, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2016

  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

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...

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...

High expectations for 2016 lacrosse season

High expectations for 2016 lacrosse season

Lucas Braun, Social Media Reporter

January 12, 2016

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...

Team managers help coaches get organized

Dylan Foster, Read and Watch Field Reporter

November 18, 2015

Every high school has its sports team and every sports team has its coach. However, if a coach needs an extra hand for the team, they may hire a team manager, sometimes an adult and other times a teen. A sports team is a hard time to handle on its own especially  when it is a high school team which...

Connor Anderson: lacrosse and college bound

Connor Anderson: lacrosse and college bound

Amelia Schneider, Copy Editor

May 13, 2015

Senior Connor Anderson has been playing lacrosse for six years through Stillwater and other various organizations. Being a dedicated sports player takes a lot of effort; and Anderson displays all of them. Endurance and commitment are heavily pressed onto Anderson as an athlete. From playing [lacrosse]...

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