Sports

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.   Adapted soccer — Paul Emerson scores four goals, but Park Center scores five minutes into overtime to secure a 5-4 victory over the Ponies (8-7-1) in […]

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Stillwater Running Club finished sixth out of 32 teams in Sunday’s Nike Cross Nationals Heartland Regional race at Yankton Trail Park. The team, which includes members of the Stillwater Area High School boys’ cross country team that placed third at the state meet a week earlier, scored 176 points in […]

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Stillwater kicked off its season with an impressive performance while dispatching Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 6-0 in a nonconference girls’ hockey game at the St. Croix Valley Rec Center. Carlie Hart and Olivia Arkell scored just six minutes apart during a brief scoring spree less than four minutes into the game as Stillwater (1-0) took charge early. Sierra […]

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Stillwater collected its 13th consecutive Section 4AA girls’ swimming and diving championship on Saturday, but few have been so closely contested. The Ponies scored 550.5 points to hold off budding power Centennial (523) for the top spot while St. Paul Central was a distant third with 250 points. The Ponies and Cougars were nearly dead […]

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Laura Ortmann ‑ Girls swimming and diving Though she will not be among those scheduled to compete at the state meet later this week, Laura Ortmann was among those who helped carry the Stillwater girls’ swimming and diving team to yet another Section 4AA championship on Saturday. The sophomore placed seventh in the 500 freestyle […]

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Stillwater’s Nathan Thorn and Zach Koppa recently represented Team USA at the World Karate & Kickboxing Commission World Championships in Dublin, Ireland in October. Thorn, 35, a seventh degree black belt, and Koppa, 19, combined to bring home two gold medals, two silver medals and one bronze medal from this invitational-only event. Thorn and Koppa […]

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