Sports

The St. Croix Valley is home to several downhill ski areas. This means tons of talent gets developed as families spend time together at their local recreational ski hill. For more talented skiers, Alpine race teams offer exciting opportunities and challenges.

These past months while the weather’s been warm in the St. Croix Valley, Olympic medalist Jessie Diggins has been training for the upcoming Nordic ski season.

Stillwater Area High School (SAHS) will soon welcome students back for another year of reading, writing and arithmetic. But its athletic programs also earn top marks.

Immerse yourself in 1860s baseball through the St. Croix Vintage Baseball Club. Washington County Historical Society’s executive director Brent Peterson shares a little bit of what to expect.
 

Golf is a game that teaches sportsmanship and responsibility. “You can’t blame anybody else,” PGA professional at Oak Glen Golf Course Andrew Gerber says. “It’s your game.” We found some great ways golf courses in the area are drawing children to their sport.

Collaborating with independent providers, Stillwater Area High School offers a smorgasbord of sports options, including horse riding, mountain biking and martial arts—so students can letter without having to dribble, punt or score. Here are three of our favorite examples this school year.

School is almost out for the summer, and if you have kids, you might be wondering how to keep them occupied over the long break.

While it’s true that the turn of the year invites new beginnings, in Scandia, January is all about traditions.

When it comes to midwest winters, kids and hockey seem to go hand in hand. With that in mind, the inaugural Sticks in Stillwater event on February 5-7 is set to be a festive celebration of all things hockey and will feature a weekend-long outdoor mite hockey tournament.

Some of Maureen Bausch’s fondest football memories have taken place at Pony Stadium.

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