Archive | January 2, 2013

APPLE VALLEY — Despite not finishing first in a single event, the Stillwater boys’ swimming and diving team relied on its depth in a format that emphasizes it to win Saturday’s seven-team Apple Valley Invitational at Valley Middle School. The Ponies totaled 1,468 points in the true team format to outdistance runner-up Lakeville South (1,395) [...]

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  LAKEVILLE — A second-half sputter prevented the Stillwater boys’ basketball team from sweeping two games at Lakeville North on Thursday and Friday. The Ponies (1-1 SEC, 5-2) defeated Shakopee 65-57 in the opener of this three-team event on Thursday and then faded late in the second half of a 77-65 loss to ninth-ranked Lakeville [...]

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The Rev. Merle Strohbehn went to be with the Lord Jesus on Dec. 28, 2012, his family surrounding him with love during his final days. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother. He is survived by his siblings, Dale, Rosemary O’Connell, Eleanor Sandbach, Roger and Kenneth; wife of 62 years, Harriett; [...]

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  MAPLEWOOD — Stillwater celebrated an opening-round victory, but that also set up tougher games for the Ponies going forward as they finished fourth at the Hill-Murray girls’ basketball tournament last week. The Ponies (0-4 SEC, 3-8) snapped a four-game losing streak on Thursday with a 50-47 triumph over Hill-Murray, but was upended in the [...]

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  BLAINE — The Stillwater boys’ hockey team bounced back from a quarterfinal loss to Andover with victories over Apple Valley and Roseville to place fifth in the Silver Division of the Schwan Cup last week at the Schwan Super Rink. After falling to Andover 3-2 in the opener on Dec. 26, the Ponies (2-2-1 [...]

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