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.


Girls tennis — Stillwater’s Jenna Wieden and Marie Jambois advance in the Class AA state doubles tournament with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over a team from Hutchinson. The Ponies were later stopped in the quarterfinals by Rochester Mayo’s Katie Carr and Rachael Click 6-4, 6-3.


Racquetball — Harold “Cap” Hiles of Stillwater teams with Gene Ferris of New Orleans to finish second at the U.S. Racquetball Association Championships in Minneapolis. More than 300 teams from around the country competed in the five-day event.


Men’s cross country — Former Ponies standout Kevin Doe places second individually to help lead the South Dakota University men’s cross country team to its third consecutive title at the North Central Conference championship. Additional Stillwater graduates Andy Swanson (Minnesota State-Mankato) and Jon Francis (Augustana College) also compete and place 22nd and 34th.