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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 ...

With core intact, softball looking to make run

Alternative Copy story by Abby Begin

Abby Begin, Read and Watch Field Reporter

April 4, 2018

With many returning starters and a new coach, the softball team is ready to embark on a season; one with high expectations.  After coming up just short last year, they're hungry for one goal this season: state.   ...

Softball trains hard, prepares for season

Softball trains hard, prepares for season

Jesse Zelaya, Online Editor

February 19, 2017

The softball team is training hard in the off season for their up and coming year.  The girls are practicing together so they can do their best their best in a challenging season.  Many of the softball players are playing domeball to prepare for their season.   Domeball is held at the St. Croix Valley Recreation center on weekend mornin...

Girls softball returns hoping to win state

Third baseman Alex Ehde gets in position as she anticipates the ball coming to her during the game against Cretin-Derham Hall. “My hopes for the team this year is to have a good conference record and to hopefully make it to state! I think we are more committed this year. Every game and practice matters and I believe my teammates feel the same and work hard. As long as we play for each other and communicate we can go far,” says sophomore Alex Ehde.

Madison Crain, Layout editor

April 26, 2016

Stillwater girls softball season just started and their goal for this season is to win conference champs then move onto the state tournament and win that as well. Girls softball season has begun with seniors Lauren Greeder and Natalie Ingram as captains. Bob Beedle is head captain and Bob Hor...

Lauren Greeder commits to UMD for softball

Ana Reding, Olivia Arkell, Lauren Greeder, Olivia Konigson and Abbi Paduano lining up to sing the national anthem on Dec. 10 game against Forest Lake. Senior Olivia Arkell and senior Lauren Greeder are this year's hockey captains. “Honestly I just try to be a leader and try to make it fun. I do not like to tell people what to do so I just encourage them in a different way,” Greeder says why she thinks she got chosen to be a captain this year.

Madison Crain, Layout Editor

January 12, 2016

  Senior Lauren Greeder has accomplished her goal of playing a college sport at The University of Minnesota-Duluth. She will be playing softball. Greeder also is a captain of the hockey team this year along with senior Olivia Arkell. She is also involved in her community. It was Greeder’s l...

Hartwig carries team through spring training

Minnesota’s abnormally snowy and cold April has kept junior Rachel Hartwig and her teammates indoors. While practicing indoors, softball teams can focus more on the batting and pitching aspects of the game, while the defensive side of the softball lacks practice time.

Nick Wanovich

April 11, 2014

“Statistically, if you look at what she’s accomplished, Rachel from the home runs to RBI’s perspective, has done things that very few players here if any have ever done, ” said Assistant softball coach Roger Stippel. Junior Rachel Hartwig has been playing varsity softball for Stillwater Are...

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