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Girls basketball team kicks it into high gear

Senior Captain Grace Cote prepares to shoot free throws. The team beat Woodbury 97-69 Dec. 6.

Joseph Devins, Business Editor-in-chief

January 14, 2020

The girls basketball team is off to a hot start to their season. To begin the year 9-3 is a strong accomplishment. The team got second in the state championships last year and they begin another run. Although the team has a plethora of returning talent, their leading scorer Sara Scalia graduated las...

Alexis Pratt shoots toward basketball success

Sophomore Alexis Pratt hustles back on defense on the Dec. 17  game against Wayzata. The Ponies fell by two points to the Trojans in overtime.

Catherine Monty, Distribution Reporter

February 12, 2019

Sophomore Alexis Pratt is one of Stillwater's all star basketball players. At 5'3, standing out on the basketball court may seem like a difficult thing to do, however, Pratt has disproved that standard.  A spectator would not leave a Stillwater girls basketball game without noticing Pratt's outstan...

Girls basketball starts season strong

The girls basketball team prepares to play against Tartan Dec. 30. The girls are talking with each other about strategies to win the game.

AnnaMarie Born, Buisness editor

January 4, 2019

The girls basketball team had their first match against St. Louis Park Nov. 23, 2018. They had a strong first game, winning 59-47. They are doing well with an overall winning streak of 6-3. This team is working extremely hard to do the best they can. They practice everyday after school to carry t...

Girls basketball expected to meet high expectations

Girls basketball expected to meet high expectations

Jack Seipel, Social Media Editor

November 23, 2017

High expectations wait at the front door for the girls basketball team this upcoming season.  Senior captains Rachel Houle and Elizabeth Ogren have made it clear that this year is going to be a large step in the right direction. While finishing last year 11-15 and a first round exit in secti...

Girls basketball team stronger than ever

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor

January 14, 2016

The girls basketball team seems like an ordinary team at first glance, but after a while it is easy to see that they have a bond tighter than most other teams, and are led by a coach with a unique set of objectives for his team. The Coach of the team, Willie Taylor, has been coaching basketball ...

New girls basketball coach redefines team

Not only is basketball a sport for  girls, nor just a team. Basketball has become a part of their lives, and their team has become a family for them. As junior Chelania Daniels passes the ball to freshman Megan Lampright, the smile on their faces proves their love for the sport. The girls work hard weekly together, and also have become incredible friends over the years. Senior Madison Schmidt explains her friendships developed through basketball by saying

Sarah McCarthy, Photographer

November 19, 2015

The new girls basketball coach, Willie Taylor, is preparing to start up a new basketball season with a  brand new set of girls. With the new year comes a fresh start and a chance for the girls to improve from the past season. Now that Taylor's new styles and views have been instilled into the prog...

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