Sports

The talk heading into the 1982 prep football season was about the state championship games being played in what was then the majestic Metrodome. Just the thought of playing in this facility — which recently perished under the wrecking ball — produced goose bumps. The vision of playing in this game looked distant after the [...]

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The Stillwater girls’ tennis team is off to a solid start after posting nonconference victories over Chisago Lakes and North St. Paul. The Ponies, who are ranked ninth in the state coaches poll, opened the season with a third-place finish behind sixth-ranked Mahtomedi and Apple Valley in the McGuire Invitational on Friday, Aug. 15 and [...]

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It was a record-setting night for the Stillwater boys’ cross country during its annual 5-kilometer twi-light Meet at Stillwater Junior High School on Tuesday, Aug. 19. Junior Eli Krahn cross the line in 15:00 to shatter the record held by 2012 individual state champion Wayde Hall, whose previous standard of 15:26 was also bettered by [...]

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FOREST LAKE — Stillwater graduate Cassie Deeg held off a former prep teammate and a past conference rival among the list of challengers in the Minnesota Women’s State Amateur Championship, which wrapped up on Wednesday at Forest Hills Golf Club. Deeg, who will be a junior at the University of Nebraska this fall, turned in [...]

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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.   Equestrian — Stillwater resident Jenny Eicher, who competed as a child at the Washington County Fair, competes for Switzerland in the Summer Olympics at Markopoulo Olympic [...]

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