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Boys cross country strives for fame

Boys cross country strives for fame

Will Gleason, Photography Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Photo Slide Shows, Sports

The Stillwater boys varsity cross country season is well under way and the boys are finding success. Although the team is doing well, both the boys and Head Coach Scott Christensen believe they can do better. The Ponies Cross Country team has won several meets already this season, including the Faribault Invita...

Coach Scott Christensen recognized by MSHSL

Coach Scott Christensen recognized by MSHSL

Levi Gregg, Copy Editor

September 30, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Coach Scott Christensen’s dedication to Stillwater’s runners finally paid  off when he was inducted into the MSHSL Track hall of Fame. After coaching 73 track and cross country teams, training 4 runners who have broken 4 minutes in the mile, and winning 8 state titles, Christensen was inducted into the Tr...

Boys and girls track teams set their sights on state

Jared Dean, News Anchor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

  The Track and Field teams are sprinting into the season with high expectations. The team is proud of their high rank. The team broke records last year in 110 hurdles and the 4x1 records that may be difficult to match. Despite this, the team's goal still remains the same; to go to the state tournament...

Boys track runs towards a championship

Boys track runs towards a championship

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

Stillwater has had a dominant track team for decades. Ten state titles and 51 section titles prove they are no ordinary track team. What is the secret? The coach. Head coach Scott Christensen has lead the team to ten state championships in the 34 years that he has been coaching. "Scott's combinat...

Stillwater track continues its winning ways

Stillwater track continues its winning ways

Justin Hannasch, Team Lead

April 27, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

  As the snow melts and the trees start to bloom, the Stillwater Boys track team begins another season. By winning sections and making it to state last season, the team reached new heights and will once again look to take the section 4AA title. The team is back to back section champions, and with the mix of exper...

Third place finish in State for boys cross country

Third place finish in State for boys cross country

Jessica Thomas, Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2013


Filed under Sports

The boys cross-country team competed in the state competition for cross-country teams. All of the top seven runners in the Stillwater Boys team were prepared to give their all while representing Stillwater High School. The State competition was held at St. Olaf College on November 2nd. While the entirety...

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