The Sentinel

Austin Boys Survive The Storm

Hugh Olson, Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

On Wednesday March 21st, The Austin Packers Boys Basketball Team faced off against the Sauk Rapids-Rice Storm in the MSHSL State Quarter-Final game. The game took place in Minneapolis’ Williams Arena, and both teams made a gre...

Austin High School Swimming Team

Dan Zan

December 21, 2016

Filed under Sports

The Boy swim and dive team will travel to Rochester for their meet and test how well their practice pays off. “We were strong and prepared,” said Kaleb Blaser, a senior at Austin High. He is a captain of the swim team and an ...

Two Consecutive Wins!

Bobbie Thoma-Buschardt

December 21, 2016

Filed under News, Sports, Uncategorized

Take a deep breath, ready, set, perform is what the Austin gymnastics team has mastered. The Austin and Winona gymnastics teams went head to head at the Austin YMCA on December 15, 2016 to find out who will out perform the other...


Kaleb Blaser

December 15, 2016

Filed under Showcase, Sports

This Saturday night the APDT dance team took 2nd place at the Fridley invite. They rocked everybody socks off in there black and blue, dream theme costumes. The captains Cloey Thorpe, Madi Klein, and Mckenna Hotek danced great, p...


Dawson Hollund

December 2, 2016

Filed under Sports

  Ever since that cold night in Minneapolis, Minnesota where the Vikings had a chance to beat the Seattle, Seahawks in the wildcard game in the 2016 NFL playoffs. The Vikings had an amazing season of 11 wins and 5 loses...

Girls Swimming

Kaleb Blaser

December 1, 2016

Filed under Sports

  With the phenomenal season the boys soccer team had, and that late season winning stretch the boys football team had, not to mention cross country having another great season, it's no wonder all eyes were on those three...

The Future Cheerleaders

Rebecka Vargas

November 29, 2016

Filed under Sports, Student Life

  `It was a brisk morning on November 12, 2016 as the Austin Packer cheer team worked with two of the Vikings cheerleaders and some of the YMCA youth cheerleaders at Wescott Field. The day started off with an introduction...

Bruins Battle in Brookings

Liam Thrawl

November 22, 2016

Filed under Sports, Student Life

The Austin Bruins fell to the Brookings Blizzard in a shootout on Sunday, November 13th at the Larson Ice Center in Brookings, South Dakota. The night before, the Bruins fell in overtime and were expecting to come out and take...

The Underdogs Pull Through

Becky Vargas and Caylee Meier

November 2, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

  It’s’ a cool night on October 19, 2016, as the senior football players and cheerleaders step foot on their home field one last time to celebrate senior night. The Packer fans quickly fill in the stands hoping for...

Bruins Beat Up The Bobcats

Liam Thrawl and Dante Zapata

November 2, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

  The Austin Bruins defeated the Bismarck Bobcats 4-1 at the Bruins home opener on Friday, October 14th at Riverside Arena. The Bruins scored 2 goals in the second period giving the team momentum into the third period....

Austin Packer Soccer Games Get Cancelled

Dante Zapata and Liam Thrawl

October 12, 2016

Filed under News, Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

  The Austin Packers vs. Albert Lea Tigers boys and girls soccer games were cancelled due to severe thunderstorms in the area on Thursday, October 6th. The boys game in Austin and the girls in Albert Lea were postponed...

Packers Come Out Big for Homecoming

Bryant Borland, Dante Zapata, and Dan Zan

October 12, 2016

Filed under News, Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

The Austin Packers hosted the Albert Lea Tigers for Homecoming on Friday, October 7, 2016, at Art Hass Stadium. The Packers got their first win of the season when they defeated Albert Lea 50-7.  A big win for the Packer Football team that Austin has be...

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