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Teams play on new turf in Pony Stadium

Teams play on new turf in Pony Stadium

Bella Anderson, Social Media Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports

The new turf has been a great change for the athletes. It was installed this past summer giving the athletes the opportunity to use it for current football and soccer seasons. The field has allowed for many different teams to use it, because of how durable and resilient it is. Unlike the grass field, it is able to withstand the co...

Cross country team searches for a new identity

Cross country team searches for a new identity

Nicholas Gag, SNO Sports Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The cross country team is in uncharted territory. A staple piece to the team's last couple years was 2016 graduate Eli Krahn. Krahn was a star since he joined Scott Christensen's cross country team. Krahn finished 3rd individually at the state meet last year, leading the team to a 3rd place finish. As Krahn has gone off to Princeton, the cro...

New country, same sport: foreign exchange athletes adapt to American athletics

New country, same sport: foreign exchange athletes adapt to American athletics

Kevin Thole, In Studio Anchor
September 25, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The ball soars past the goalie and into the net to conclude an overtime win against conference rival, East Ridge. With another win, the boys soccer team is off to a roaring start to the season. Contributing to the team's success are a host of familiar faces and some new ones, as foreign exchange students...

Girls soccer starts hot

Girls soccer starts hot

Jake Caywood, Read & Watch Camera Editor
September 25, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The girls soccer team starts the season red-hot and with high expectations of a trip to the U.S Bank Stadium in October. Count on great things to come from this talented group of players. The Ponies looked unstoppable in the first six games of the season with wins over St. Cloud Tech, Anoka, Apple ...

Stillwater girls hockey gets a fresh start

Stillwater girls hockey gets a fresh start

McKenna Wohlers, Social Media Reporter
September 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

"As a team, our goal is to make it to section finals and head to state. It is a goal we have had for many years and we hope to achieve it this upcoming season," Senior hockey captain Olivia Konigson spoke on the upcoming season, and has high hopes.  Last year, the girls varsity hockey team had a...

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...

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