On its third try, the Spectrum baseball team nabbed its first win on its new home field and took the Sting to about three hours to nail it down by the slow-pitch softball score of 20-19 over Cambridge Christian on Tuesday. Each team had 17 hits and numerous errors. Tristen Rosby led the Sting (3-4) [...]
The Spectrum girls placed sixth and the boys 11th among 21 teams on Tuesday in the Section 4A true-team meet at Maple Lake. The Maple Lake boys and girls were both team champions. Kayla Zimmerman and Sarina Staurseth, both seniors, led the Sting girls. Zimmerman placed second in the 800 (2:29.79), third in the 1600 [...]
Meghan Schroeder struck out 15 batters as the Spectrum softball team beat Litchfield 11-1 on Friday in Litchfield. Schroeder also went 2-for-3 with three RBI and two runs. Hally Wallace was 2-for-3 (two runs) and Kassi Robbins 1-for-2 (two RBI). The Sting (5-3) will play at West Lutheran on Thursday.
The Spectrum girls track team placed fifth among seven teams in a meet at Princeton on Thursday. Becca Peterson won the 3200 with 11:51.23. Sarina Staurseth won the triple jump (33-10 3/4) and was second in 100 hurdles (17.88). Kayla Zimmerman was second in the 1600 (5:36.03) and second in the 800 (2:34.24). Lorna Bechtel [...]
The Spectrum softball team beat St. Croix Prep 9-0 in Stillwater on Thursday. Ellie Rogers pitched five shutout innings with four strikeouts, recording her first win. Kassi Robbins was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run. Leah Dehn was 1-for-3 with two RBIs. The Sting (5-3) will play at Litchfield on Friday.
The Spectrum baseball team is still looking for its first win on its new home field after losing to Maranatha Christian 6-5 in eight innings on Friday. The Sting (2-3) lost their other home game, also close, 7-6 to St. Croix Prep. Maranatha had back-to-back hits in the eighth with two outs to take the [...]
The Spectrum softball team beat Maranatha Christian 12-2 in six innings at home Friday. Elizabeth Hackbarth and Leah Dean were each 2-for-3 with two RBI and Meghan Schroeder pitched. The Sting lost two of three games Saturday at the Nicollet tournament. St. Paul Como Park, which is unbeaten, beat the Sting 12-0. Elizabeth Hackbarth was [...]
by Bruce Strand, Arts editor Opening night for “The Sound of Music” by Spectrum High School on Friday evening featured some stirring vocal performances, especially from Susan Newberger as Maria and Alyssa Spofford as Mother Abbess. There will be two more showings, Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. If you go, [...]