The Pony Express

Cote ‘scores’ with her committment after high school

Cote ‘scores’ with her committment after high school

Fiona Stahl, Online Editor

December 2, 2019

Senior Grace Cote continues her basketball career by recently signing to Mayville State University in North Dakota. Cote has played basketball for some time and is thrilled to see what is next for her. She signed to Mayville in mid-October, alongside her parents and older brother.  Cote explained, ...

Quinton Whites’ dream becomes reality

Quinton Whites’ dream becomes reality

Alex Corbett, Distribution Reporter

October 28, 2019

Athletes dream of "going pro," but the step before that is competing in college sports. Senior Quinton White has recently completed that first step by committing to Stevenson University in Maryland to play division three lacrosse next fall. “Last year, I tried to make it obvious to the college coaches ...

Karlen commits to Marquette

Karlen commits to Marquette

Anthony Toscano, Sports Editor

October 27, 2019

Senior Liza Karlen, has made a big impact on the girls varsity basketball team. It was her first year on the team and a lot of people were in disbelief on her season last year. After transferring to Stillwater Area High School her junior year from St. Paul Central, Karlen brought major versatility...

Purdie fills leadership position for senior season

Purdie fills leadership position for senior season

Charlie Valerius, Online Editor

October 13, 2019

Ever since a young age, senior Nick Purdie’s electrifying soccer skills could be easily noticed. While often being found as one of the smallest players on the field, he has always found a way to succeed both individually as a player and as a teammate. Purdie has been a varsity starter for the P...

First year goalie hopes to bring success for team

First year goalie hopes to bring success for team

Joseph Devins, Business Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2019

  The boys soccer team has not found the same success as in year's past, but a bright spot has been the first year goalie: senior Clay Batterton. Last year, all three goalies for the Ponies were seniors and coach Jake Smothers asked his team who would put in the commitment to play. Batterto...

Hannah Anderson wins the Athena award

Hannah Anderson wins the Athena award

Craig Sansilo, Layout Editor

May 11, 2017

One of the most prestigious awards in high school athletics is the Athena award, an award given to one outstanding female athlete from each school. This year, Senior Hannah Anderson was chosen to receive the incredible award. Hannah was the obvious pick for this award. Since tenth grade, Hannah has...

Parker Anderson masters golf

Parker Anderson masters golf

Olivia Weirtz, Layout Editor-In-Chief

May 7, 2017

For senior Parker Anderson golf is a family sport. Both of his older brothers took up golf before him, leading him to explore the sport as well and rise to the level of captain. They provided him with a goal of competition that has driven him on the course. Anderson has been striving toward th...

Mike Parker, father: like father, like son

Mike Parker, father: like father, like son

Kayla Gjerde, Social Media Reporter

May 4, 2017

Junior Evan Parker has had a great opportunity to be coached by his dad. Mike Parker is the head varsity coach for the boys baseball team. This unique opportunity for both father and son has bonded them extremely close over the years on and off the field. From knowing practice times to working on very specific skill...

Anderson wins Athena award for excellence in athletics

Anderson wins Athena award for excellence in athletics

Andrew Wilcek, Social Media Editor

May 1, 2017

The Athena award is an award given to a female student that accels in athletics at their school. 43 schools participate in the event in Minnesota. This year senior Hannah Anderson has won the award for Stillwater. Anderson is a three sports athlete, she plays soccer in the fall, hockey in the winte...

Pott siblings become rodeo duo

Pott siblings become rodeo duo

Travis Jacobson, Social Media Reporter

April 28, 2017

There are few students who would think of joining high school rodeo as their choice of sport. Maybe it is the thought of riding animals three times their size for fun that scares them away. That is not the case of siblings junior Caitlin Pott and freshman Brandon Pott. They have embraced the old fr...

Olivia Knox commits to UND

Olivia Knox commits to UND

Kevin Thole, News Anchor

April 28, 2017

Throughout her high school career, junior Olivia Knox has been a dominating force on the soccer field. With the way she controls the ball and beats defenders, it comes as no surprise that universities have begun to take notice. Knox, a forward on the girl's soccer team, has officially committed...

Dutko twins gear up for tennis season

Dutko twins gear up for tennis season

Kevin Thole, News Anchor

April 6, 2017

The snow is melting and with that comes the start of spring sports. The boys tennis team is getting their balls and rackets out of storage and getting ready for a successful season on the brand new courts. Leading the team this year are seniors Cole and Parker Dutko, twins who both share the captai...

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