The Pony Express

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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

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 varsity tennis team goes to state

Girls varsity tennis team goes to state

Collin Gray, Social Media Reporter

November 18, 2015

After working all season and playing in many grueling matches, it finally paid off after two seniors on the girls varsity tennis team make their way to the state tournament. Seniors Savannah Johnson and Shelby Anderson took part in the state tournament held at the University of Minnesota, which ha...

Volleyball takes second in conference

Volleyball takes second in conference

Rose Stoebner, Visual Arts Managing Editor

November 17, 2015

After a difficult season last year, Varsity volleyball has made a complete turn around to finish second in conference at the end of the 2015 season. This year originally started out to be a building season but by the end they were a top ranked team. The supportive and family like atmosphere helped...

Girls tennis heads into post-season

Girls tennis heads into post-season

Matt Johnson, Social Media Editor

October 27, 2015

The girls Tennis season may seem like it is winding down, but it is actually just starting up as the girls head into the post-season. The Pony's regular season has come to a close. The Varsity girls walked away with a record of seven and five. Now that the heat is on with singles and doubles mat...

The past and present success of the boys Cross Country team

The past and present success of the boys Cross Country team

Lucas Braun, Social Media Editor

October 26, 2015

The boys cross country team had been extremely successful in the past and still is today. They have won multiple state titles, regional tournaments, they have even competed in national tournaments and they continue to have great success every year. They have been so successful for so long partly d...

Making a splash in the record books

Making a splash in the record books

Sam Hudachek, In-Studio Producer

October 15, 2015

As the Ponies roared ahead in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay, Brian Luke, the head coach of the girls swim and dive team, looked up into the stands and saw dozens of people holding signs and cheering his name. At first, he was a little confused, but he looked closer at the signs and they all h...

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