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Highflying Pony football takes on CDH for No.1 in conference

Highflying Pony football takes on CDH for No.1 in conference

Gabe Wagner, Distribution Reporter
September 25, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Something has to give as the 2-0 ponies renew their rivalry with the equally perfect 2-0 CDH Raiders who come to Pony Stadium Friday night under the lights. With both teams off to perfect starts, the rolling Ponies look to keep it going on friday night against a fierce and unpopular rival to try to ta...

Ponies stampede to victory in home opener

Ponies stampede to victory in home opener

Ryan Berg, SNO Sports Editor
September 23, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

On Friday September 9th,  the Stillwater Ponies beat the Roseville Raiders in the first game on the new turf at Pony Stadium. The atmosphere was electric as the defense once again played lockdown and the offense scored early. Pony Stadium is one of the most prime time pieces of real estate in the...

Girls soccer team rushes out of gates

Girls soccer team rushes out of gates

Sam Johnson, Photographer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The Ponies girls soccer team is starting the season in a stampede, winning the first six of their seven games played and allowing no more than two goals against them. The girls lost a match for the first time this season on Monday, September 8th to No.2 ranked East Ridge, and have been practi...

Girls Swimming winning streak keeps getting higher

Girls Swimming winning streak keeps getting higher

Alex Ehde, Social Media Reporter
September 18, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The Stillwater girls swim and dive team has broken the state record for most dual wins. This team is unstoppable, but winning isn't the only thing they are focused on. The girls swim and dive team have not lost a dual meet since 2003. They have a total of 127 consecutive wins and are still pushing...

Young football team exceeding expectations

Young football team exceeding expectations

Thomas Johnson, SNO Sports Editor
September 14, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The 2016 pony football season is underway and high expectations have already been set for the Ponies, as they have shown a lot of promise in the first two games. The team definitely still has some questions to answer, but going 2-0 to start the season has the Ponies starting off on the right foot. ...

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...

Ponies baseball swinging for the fences

Ponies baseball swinging for the fences

Zach Toohey, Copy Editor
May 11, 2016
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

As the dust blows up from under the crashing of the bat, nothing is heard except the gazing of the ball flying high over the pitchers head. This is an average occurrence for the the varsity boys baseball team. The team is focused on nothing but playing their hearts out and laying all that they have on the field in order to take home the win. Going into this year, t...

Jordan announces coaching retirement

Jordan announces coaching retirement

Austin Dowdall, Social Media Editor
May 10, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Coach Randy Jordan has had a great career. He recently told athletic director Ricky Michel that this would be his last season. Jordan thinks time has come for him to begin the next chapter of his life. He has decided he wants to retire and move on to new things. Jordan has coached basketbal...

Boys tennis faces construction

Boys tennis faces construction

Nathan Novotny, Social Media Editor
May 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Excitement filled the boys tennis team as the season began. Last year's season ended with the record of 11-7 and a third place finish in the Suburban East Conference. The Ponies seemed hopeful for this upcoming season. The newly resurfaced tennis courts looked as good as ever. However, they were not aro...

Cates skates onward with future hockey career

Cates skates onward with future hockey career

Megan Karnuth, Online editor
May 4, 2016
Filed under People, Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

Senior Jackson Cates has been working nearly his whole life at the sport of hockey and it seems like his career has only just begun. It started 13 years ago, playing Mites hockey, and has lead him to being the captain of the boys hockey team. Cates is a versatile player. He has played every po...

Athletes sign to pursue athletic career

Olivia Weirtz, Print Editor-in-Chief
April 29, 2016
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

Much of the 2016 graduating class has already competed in their last game, match or meet. The sport that they fell in love with as a child and obsessed over every year since will soon be a part of their past.  All of the memories with the team and hard practices that helped shape them into a better...

Boys and girls track teams set their sights on state

Jared Dean, News Anchor
April 28, 2016
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

  The Track and Field teams are sprinting into the season with high expectations. The team is proud of their high rank. The team broke records last year in 110 hurdles and the 4x1 records that may be difficult to match. Despite this, the team's goal still remains the same; to go to the state tournament...

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