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Classon shows off skills for swim team

Classon shows off skills for swim team

Ryan Shepherd, Graphic Cartoonist
November 5, 2016
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Peyton Classon first year swimming making huge impacts Sophomore Peyton Classon is a member of the swim and dive team. This is her first year diving and she is already one of the best divers on the team. The swim and dive team has been one of the best teams in state winning more than 130 straight...

Intramural sports: comfortable and competitive

Intramural sports: comfortable and competitive

Sam Johnson
October 28, 2016
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Intramural season is among us and many students are creating teams with their friends and entering the fun. There is a wide variety of athletic activity options for the students year round. Intramural sports is a fun way for students of any skill level to participate in a sporting event with their f...

Football managers support team through hard work

Football managers support team through hard work

Thomas Johnson, SNO Sports Editor
October 20, 2016
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From the outside looking in, it might seem that a team is made up of just players and coaches. Coaches call the plays and players execute, but there's an important link on every team between the coaches and players. Team managers play an important role on athletic teams, but especially the Pony Football team this year. Seniors Lucas Braun, Sydney Slusher, and Megan...

Grayson Hosch, prime leader for football team

Grayson Hosch, prime leader for football team

Jake Caywood, Camera Editor Read and Watch
October 12, 2016
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There's more to football games than scoring touchdowns and sacking the quarterback. A player must prepare, eat right, have a mindset of winning and must be ready to lead their teammates if they want to be successful come Friday night. Senior quarterback Grayson Hosch knows what it means to be a lead...

Sarah McCarthy balances school and sports

Sarah McCarthy balances school and sports

Anthony Alvarado, Student Playlist Editor
October 11, 2016
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Senior Sarah McCarthy is not the everyday student-athlete. Her hard work in the classroom and on the varsity volleyball team gives teachers and coaches much reason to be pleased as she continues to kill it on and off the court. This impact captain for the Ponies has much to be proud about. Dev...

Kohei Adams leads boys soccer team to State

Kohei Adams leads boys soccer team to State

Olivia Knox, Distribution Reporter
October 10, 2016
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Senior Kohei Adams is the lead goal scorer on the boys varsity soccer team. As of September 26, he has scored 11 goals and produced seven assists helping his team achieve all victories and zero losses. Adams moved to Stillwater from Woodbury this year. He scored two goals as a sophomore and four as a junior ...

Freshman Dara Andringa swipes varsity soccer spot

Olivia Knox, Distribution Reporter
October 4, 2016
Filed under In-Depth, Locker Room, People

Freshman Dara Andringa moved here from Madison, WI and is now starting varsity for the girls soccer team, taking away a spot from returning players and scoring a goal in the first game. Andringa played on an Elite Club National League (ECNL) team as a midfielder, which has helped her prepare her f...

Murr affects community through sports

Murr affects community through sports

Anthony Alvarado, SNO playlist editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under Locker Room, Photo Slide Shows, Showcase, Sports

Being an impact player does not come so easy. Senior Austin Murr has wowed coaches, fans, and teammates as an unbelievable player and model character, emerging as a sports and community all-star throughout the city of Stillwater. The defensive-back for the Ponies knows first hand what it’s ...

Football team opts for duel running back rotation

Noah Ness, Read & Watch Field Reporter
September 26, 2016
Filed under Locker Room

When juniors Matt Crowell and Mason Green started practice this summer, they didn't expect to both have significant roles on Friday nights. Now, after two games, both are consistently contributing to the varsity team. Many teams choose to have only one feature running back, with the starter coming...

Girls hockey experiences change in coaching staff

Girls hockey experiences change in coaching staff

Emma Salmi, Social Media Reporter
September 13, 2016
Filed under Locker Room, Sports

The girl's hockey team got a new head coach for the first time in thirteen years, as former head coach Tony Scheid has resigned. Lee Gillespie has stepped up to lead the team as head coach this winter. Gillespie will be returning to the program with lots of experience in coaching and working with k...

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