There’s plenty of uncertainty with regard to high school athletics at the moment, but one of the big questions for Stillwater Area High School volleyball was answered last week when Sara Biermaier was named the program’s new head coach.
The month of May and early June is what I call the shiner minnow time. The shiner minnow for this guide is responsible for more and bigger walleyes than any other bait.
It was a terrible day for a parade, but the Stillwater girls lacrosse team continued to make the best of a challenging situation while honoring its seven seniors from season lost to COVID-19.
The Stillwater girls basketball team finally celebrated a season worthy of recognition with an online awards banquet held on Wednesday, May 20.
Strike two arrived for Stillwater-area players who learned on May 9 that American Legion baseball was being canceled for the 2020 season due to COVID-19.
Jessie Diggins caught the attention of Minnesota skiers while competing at Stillwater Area High School, dominating the field to win three state Nordic skiing titles before stepping onto the national and world stages.
Even the excessively optimistic would struggle to spin the cancellation of the entire spring season’s worth of Minnesota State High School League activities into something positive.
I am writing this article near the end of April and the number of COVID-19 cases are increasing in Minnesota and neighboring states. I am not sure what the public health rules and regulations are going to be heading into the opening of fishing season in early May, but for sure it will not be…
Optimism often goes hand in hand with the start of another season, especially for coaches prone to view challenges and obstacles as opportunities for growth.
One of the top players during the program’s infancy more than a decade ago, Peter Flock has been named head coach for the Stillwater Area High School boys lacrosse team.
Todd Engle of Pequot Lakes was driving by Pine River one day a number of years ago and noticed several trees with small pails hanging from them. He decided to stop and see what the guy was doing with all those pails attached to the trees.
Kirsten Anderson and Adam Gaertner were honored as the Most Valuable Athlete(s) for the Stillwater girls and boys alpine skiing teams at the program’s postseason awards banquet.
Stillwater guard Max Shikenjanski earned All-Suburban East Conference honors following a productive freshman season for the Stillwater boys basketball team.
The Stillwater boys hockey team recently announced its award winners from the past season, including senior goaltender Logan Bies as its Most Valuable Athlete.
If there is a lacrosse season this spring, it won’t happen with Tom Howe guiding the Stillwater Ponies following his resignation as head coach last week.
It was a low-key tribute at Stillwater Area High School on Monday, April 6 as the school district participated in the “Be The Light” initiative to honor and support students, staff and community members who are impacted by COVID-19.
With ever increasing challenges facing all of us, the country and the world, I for one am looking forward to spending as much time as possible in the woods this spring chasing the wild Turkey.
While keeping an eye on maintaining proper social distancing, Stillwater Area High School is joining many across the state which are planning to honor students, staff and community members who have been impacted by COVID-19.
One of three state qualifiers for the Ponies, sophomore Erica Stanton was named the Most Valuable Athlete for the Stillwater gymnastics team at its postseason awards banquet.
Stillwater graduate Olivia Arkell recently received NCAA Division III CCM/AHCA All-America honors following another outstanding season for the Hamline University women’s hockey team.
Following a stellar senior season and a remarkable prep career, Libby Tuttle was honored as the Most Valuable Athlete for the Stillwater girls Nordic ski team during its postseason awards banquet.
It was a banner winter sports season for Stillwater Area High School teams as the Ponies produced numerous conference and section titles, in addition to strong performances at state.
Stillwater Area High School graduate Parker Smith earned All-American honors while contributing to a strong showing for the St. Olaf College men’s alpine ski team in the United States Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association National Championships, which were held on March 10-14 at Whitefa…
Senior Josiah Fick was honored as the Most Valuable Athlete for the Stillwater boys swimming and diving team at its annual postseason awards banquet on Sunday, March 1 at The Grand Ballroom in downtown Stillwwater.
After capturing the program’s first Suburban East Conference championship in more than a decade, the Stillwater girls hockey team placed five players on the all-conference team.
The latest directives from Minnesota Governor Tim Walz in responding the corona virus extended the suspension of all high school activities, but also left open the possibility for an abbreviated spring sports season.
As we head into the month of March, open water fishing has just started. No more ice fishing, dragging portable shacks around and drilling holes.
The Pony Youth Football Camp for Stillwater football players entering grades 3-6 will take place Monday, Aug. 3-Friday, Aug. 7 at the Stillwater Area High School practice field under the direction of Stillwater Ponies football coach Beau LaBore.
Stillwater Area High School graduates were well represented in the NCAA Nordic Skiing Central Regional Championships in Ishpeming, Mich., in late February.
The early thaw provided some optimism for most Stillwater Area High School teams starting on time and outdoors this spring, but the new coronavirus has halted any and all of those activities.