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Stillwater Express teams qualify for state
Published July 27, 2016 at 7:40 pm
Sports briefs: Stillwater Boys Basketball Golf Tourney set for Aug. 8
Published July 27, 2016 at 3:39 pm
Stillwater Pony Golf Scramble set for Aug. 15 The Stillwater Area High School girls’ and boys’ golf teams are hosting the inaugural Stillwater Pony Golf Scramble on Monday, Aug. 15 at Stillwater Country Club. The event will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. A returning member from one of the...
Outdoors: Warmer weather brings new strategies for panfish
Published July 27, 2016 at 11:42 am
BY STEVE CARNEY ECM OUtdoors columnist As we progress into the mid-summer months of our open water season here in Minnesota, we now look for different strategies when chasing panfish such as bluegills and crappies. The warming shallows now only produce smaller, young-of-the-year panfish but, in...
Outdoors: Afton State Park will host special youth deer hunt for on Nov. 5-6
Published July 26, 2016 at 3:36 pm
THE DNR Youth can apply to hunt deer in select state parks and other refuge areas during 17 special deer hunts in October and November. “Parents or other adult mentors go with youth to the fields and forests during these annual hunting opportunities,” said Mike Kurre, Minnesota...
10 years ago this week….
Published July 25, 2016 at 3:33 pm
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. Timbersports — The annual Stillwater Lumberjack Days celebration is set to include the World Championships of Log Rolling and Boom Running and will include...
Softball: Greeder chosen MVP for Ponies
Published July 24, 2016 at 1:34 pm
A four-year letterwinner who is one of just two players to have played on the program’s most recent state tournament team, Lauren Greeder was voted the Most Valuable Athlete for the Stillwater softball team at its postseason awards banquet last month at the Lake Elmo Inn Events Center. Greeder...
Uloth’s eagle delivers State Am title; Anderson shoots 69, but misses cut
Published July 23, 2016 at 2:23 pm
NORTH OAKS — Needing a birdie on the par-5 18th hole to force a playoff, Alex Uloth of Burnsville drained a 30-footer for eagle to wrap up the 113th Minnesota Golf Association Amateur Championship in dramatic fashion on Wednesday, July 20 at North Oaks Golf Club. Uloth, who plays at Concordia...
Afton Alps opens disc golf course
Published July 22, 2016 at 5:31 pm
Afton Alps opened a championship caliber disc golf course on July 1 and will be hosting a grand opening celebration on Saturday July 23. The course, which has been designed in partnership with Vibram, provides a high-level, challenging disc golf experience set against the stunning hilltop views of...
Legion baseball: Stillwater wins first two games in sub-state tournament
Published July 22, 2016 at 12:20 pm
ST. PAUL — After losing three of its last five games to close out the regular season, the Stillwater Legion baseball team prevailed in its first two games of the Division I Sub-State #8 tournament. Post #48 blitzed Chisago Lakes 16-0 in the playoff opener on Tuesday, July 19 at CHS Field and...
Sports brief: Registration underway for Stillwater Pony Youth Football Camp
Published July 21, 2016 at 6:46 pm
The Pony Youth Football Camp for Stillwater football players entering grades 3-6 will take place Monday, Aug. 1-Friday, Aug. 6 at the Stillwater Junior High School practice field under the direction of Stillwater Ponies football coach Beau LaBore. Cost for the camp is $60 — which includes a camp...