The Pony Express

Junior Sophia Roskoski vaults 11 in a meet against Lakeville North.

Sophia Roskoski tied for first in Minnesota for pole vaulting

Lauren Guinee, Business Editor and Copy Editor May 31, 2022

Whoosh! The air swishes past junior Sophia Roskoski as she vaults 11'6" to tie for first place in Minnesota. Sophia has proven to be a standout on the girls track team and is definitely someone to look...

CJ Fredkove dribbles past a Lakeville North player.

CJ Fredkove becomes a leader for young athletes

Brady Lau, Social Media Editor, Podcast Editor May 28, 2022

The sound of the roaring fans echo throughout U.S. Bank Stadium as the Ponies score against Centennial in the state final. All the work the team has put in, training and fighting, will make or break them...

Juniors Tashiana McGhee and Ava Roots sit in the main forum room and discuss their previous meeting.

Tashiana McGhee nominated for BSU president

Tyler Quade, Business and Online Editor April 27, 2022

  On March 28, an election was held in order to democratically nominate the future Black Student Union president. Alongside her running-mates, juniors Aliyah Adedayo and Suleiman Abdagarado,...

Senior Marit Hegstad is standing with a Norweign flag from camp next to her Christmas tree.

Hegstad takes a gap year in Norway

Sara J. Norton, Photography Editor and Distribution Editor April 25, 2022

Senior Marit Hegstad is taking a gap year in Norway after she graduates to immerse herself in the culture and travel Europe. She is excited, but also nervous as she gets ready to take on a new chapter...

Tina Riehles flag. It has her name with a flag around it, and state representative is written underneath.

Tina Riehle runs for 33B seat for House of Representatives

Chelsea Stahl, Social Media and Podcast Editor April 21, 2022

“I just think that it's important for all students, whether you're a Democrat, or you're Republican, or you're an independent, or whatever party you are, that all students understand what the process...

Captain Charlie Anderson of the Minnesota National Guard reunites with his family.

Charlie Anderson steps up for his country

Abby Thibodeau, Layout Editor-in-Chief April 18, 2022

The phone rings, and just like that, Capt. Charlie Anderson of the U.S. Army National Guard has six hours to pack his bags. His unit of 400 soldiers is headed for the Hamid Karzai International Airport...

Hunter leaning on pony wall. Addie in schools photo

Potter, Foote named National Merit semifinalists

Isabelle Knighton, Layout Editor February 25, 2022

“I really just want to be successful and find a way to make a difference in the community,” senior Hunter Potter said.  National Merit Semifinalists Hunter Potter and senior Adeline Foote work...

Andy Mannix speaking

Andy Mannix tells the other side to the George Floyd story

Ruby Suro, Layout Editor January 28, 2022

Click! Tear gas diffuses into the air. Bang! Rubber bullets whistle past Andy Mannix, as terrified screams of the protesters rang out. Although Mannix was a street's distance away from the...

Gavin Boren is apart of the theatre leadership team.

Gavin Boren makes an impact on theatre department

Allie Schlagel, Layout Editor January 22, 2022

"I think Gavin inspires me because of how driven he is. When he has a task... he gets it done," senior Cece Deleon said. Junior Gavin Boren has been involved in the theatre department for 3 years. He is...

Senior Lydia Geiser with her painting Moments of Silence.

Geiser showcases her artistic abilities

Tyler Buxell, Social Media Editor January 20, 2022

Lydia Geiser is a senior this year and has been showing off her artistic abilities by creating masterpieces for years. Geiser's artistic ability is unlike most. She found a way to take simple colors, tools...

Berlin Mossak holding award while standing on podium

Berlin Mossak auditions for Disney on Ice

Isabelle Knighton, Layout Editor January 17, 2022

"I want to do Disney on Ice because it's been my dream since I was little," junior Berlin Mossak said. Disney on Ice is a touring ice show that performs all over the country. They go from state to state,...

The front cover of the Nov. 7 Issue features a story about a cow fight and a white squirrel.

Fifth grader Jack Jager creates newspaper

Mikai Tasch, Social Media Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2022

As fifth grader Jack Jager typed away, he thought about the progress of his newspaper. He knew that the most recent issue is not like the first. Jack decided to create his own newspaper in late September....

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