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Hockey Day glides into Stillwater

Hockey Day glides into Stillwater

Elise Luoma, Student Playlist Editor

February 9, 2017

The 11th annual Hockey Day Minnesota made a presence in downtown Stillwater. This event involves various games from high school, university alumni, college and professional hockey teams. It is broadcasted each year, and receives national coverage. Since 2007, the event has taken place in cities fr...

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 ...

Boys and girls hockey looks for ground early

Cates #11 looks to continue this winning atmosphere during the 2016-17 season after the overtime goal that brought these ponies to the state tournament last year. “It was such an exciting moment and I hope we can continue that momentum into this season,” senior Parker Dutko says.  (Ann Nash)

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 ...

Boys hockey captains prepare to bring back gold

Photo by Jack Reinseth-
One the captains Luke Manning with the puck looks off into the distance at the future of possibilities the team has this year. Manning says, “I think this year will stand out from the rest in terms of how memorable it will be.”

Jack Reinseth, Distribution Reporter

November 13, 2016

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...

Noah Cates: scoring his way to the top

Noah Cates #11, Jackson Cates #12 and Andrew Hoy #19 minutes before Noah's game winning goal against Hill-Murray Pioneers.

Taylor Johnston, Social Media Reporter

May 7, 2016

Holland passes the puck to Cates. Cates’ skates graze across the ice as he spins around Hill-Murray's defense man.  The buzzer goes off sounding through out the arena. Junior Noah Cates made the goal, the crowd goes wild. Everyone is cheering him on. Cates is stormed by his teammates pulling hi...

Boys hockey has high expectations for rest of season

Senior captain Simon Sagissor and junior assistant captain Luke Manning embracing in a hug after a goal was scored. The boys are ranked second in the state and are looking to win in the section finals and make it to the state tournament.

Isabel Boedigheimer, Head Copy Editor

February 23, 2016

Pep talks from the coaches, encouraging words from the captains, blades against the ice and the swoosh of the puck into the net were sounds the boys hockey team heard while warming up before playing Hill-Murray for the first time in regular season play. After a tough loss last year in the section...

Ponies With Attitude bring it during homecoming week

Ponies With Attitude bring it during homecoming week

Olivia Weirtz, In-Studio Anchor

October 13, 2015

The usual cheerleading squad consists of long ponytails, high kicks and elaborately choreographed routines. The Ponies With Attitude does not quite fit this model, but they were still able to bring it on at the annual Powder Puff football game. PWA was an unlikely cheer squad, due to their all ma...

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