10 years ago this week….

This is a look back at some of the people and teams making news in the St. Croix Valley 10 years ago, as reported in the Stillwater Gazette.

Eric Blythe

Boys soccer — Eric Blythe’s goal in the first half lifts the Stillwater boys’ soccer team to a 1-0 victory over No. 1-ranked Wayzata in the championship game of the Minnesota Cup, a four-team tournament that features four of the top seven ranked teams in the state.

Girls swimming and diving — The Stillwater girls’ swimming and diving team places first in just four events, but pulls away from Elk River 98-88 in a nonconference meet. Emily Keefer (diving), Kelly Hackbarth (200 freestyle) and Brenda Bruggemann (50 freestyle) win individual events for the Ponies, who also win the 200 freestyle relay with Hackbarth, Katie Douglass, Meagan Radecke and Bruggemann.