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Synchronized swimming goes to State

Synchronized swimming goes to State

Sadie Heieren, Photographer

May 20, 2019

State competitions are approaching fast for the synchronized swim team. Their practices are getting more intense and the pressure is beginning to set in for the swimmers, especially since teamwork is a big part of the sport. The synchronized swimming team practices started in early March. They pra...

Synchronized swimming looking to make season a team effort

Synchronized swimming looking to make season a team effort

Andrew Phan, Photographer

May 20, 2018

Though synchronized swimming is not one of the sports not affected by the lingering winter weather, the challenges remain.  Top rival Wayzata stands in the way of a state title.  But the team's tight-knit believes that this is their year.  For more information, view the infographic above....

Synchro team shoots for success

Synchro team shoots for success

Ciana Fragnito, Social Media Reporter

May 2, 2017

Synchronized swimming, or as some call it underwater dancing, has had a long legacy of great athletes doing great things at Stillwater. The team's competitive side paired with the bonds formed between their teammates, creates a recipe for success. That is exactly what they have had and are prepar...

Synchronized swim focuses on teamwork

Synchronized swim focuses on teamwork

Jesse Zelaya, Online Editor

March 29, 2017

  The pools are opening up for the girls synchronized swim team.  Their first meet is on March 30, at Columbia Heights High School. The girls synchronized swim team is ready to put their suits back on to start the season.  Synchro swimming is very different than other forms of swimming. ...

Ogaard recovers from multiple concussions

Ogaard recovers from multiple concussions

Bella Anderson, Social Media Editor

November 7, 2016

How would it feel if all of the sudden someone could not do the thing they love? After three concussions, junior Sophie Ogaard has been faced with the difficult decision to continue what she loves to do even if it hurts her or to hang up her suit. Ogaard's injuries have made it difficult for h...

Synchronized swimmers hold their breath for season

Synchronized swimmers hold their breath for season

Nick Wanovich

March 3, 2014

Synchronized swimming, a sport growing out of water ballet in which swimmers, in solo, duet and team efforts, perform dance-like routines. It’s a sport that fuses together gymnastics, endurance, strength and hair gel. The Stillwater Area High School synchronized swim team consists of about 58 girls who...

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