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The Pony Express

The student news site of Stillwater Area High School

The Pony Express

The student news site of Stillwater Area High School

The Pony Express

Pepin fixes the mats before practice.

Karissa Pepin selected as new girls high jump coach

Kayly Richert, Podcast Reporter June 2, 2023

For the first time in many years, the girls high jump group has their own dedicated coach. Karissa Pepin, has taken the position and is helping the girls to succeed. Pepin has been involved in the track...

Live Ultimate Frisbee game

Boys ultimate frisbee prepares for State

Ellie Dahlstrom, Podcast Reporter May 31, 2023

With a season of ups and downs, and a record 3-7, the boys ultimate frisbee team continues to have an enthusiastic attitude especially with a large number of new players. The team welcomes anyone to play....

Boys tennis teams hold struggles, successes this season

Alison Keeler, Layout Editor May 31, 2023

The boys tennis teams worked through challenges while also having great success this season. The teams aspired to do well this season by practicing hard and playing to the best of their ability. Boys...

A person who is shooting a clay target out of the air.

Clay target team continues successful season

Ava Biederman, Photography Editor May 29, 2023

The clay target team teaches athletes shooting tips, improving shooting accuracy, focus, determination and perseverance. They do this not only for shooting, but in the real world too. The clay target...

Senior Alexis Monty hits the ball at a home game vs. Woodbury on May 12. The team showed their skill, played hard and won the game 5-0.

Girls softball team competes in new season

Maggie O'Brien, Layout Editor May 25, 2023

The girls softball team welcomes the current season with a powerful start, winning eight games back-to-back before getting their first loss. After many successful seasons in the past, the team has been...

Girls 2022 varsity lacrosse around state consolation championsjp trophy.

Girls lacrosse season underway

Maycie Neubauer, Broadcast and Podcast April 24, 2023

Finishing the 2022 season, Stillwater lacrosse had placed 5th in the state with a win over Elk River Zimmerman in a tight game (7-6) ending in favor of the Stillwater girls. However for the 2023 season,...

Current senior Alex Vandell hits during the 2022 season against the Tartan Trojans. This game ended in a Ponies win of 16-1, therefore advancing the Ponies to the 2022 section finals.

Ponies baseball goes back to first base

Maya Disher, Photography Editor in Chief April 20, 2023

Stepping back onto the field after a practically picture-perfect 2022 season, the varsity baseball team entered this season with a winners mentality. Recapping last season, the Ponies ended their regular...

Eighth grader, Avery Crickenberger practicing her swing at Oak Glen golf course. The girls golf team is finally able to get outside and practice.

Girls golf team prepares for season

Kaylee Kellogg, Graphics Editor April 20, 2023

This year, the girls' golf team has many new players and is hoping to have a successful season. The team started practicing on March 20. However, their outdoor practice was delayed due to the late winter...

Jackson Tweed and Sophia Rosoki taking a picture together at New Balance Nationals.

Seniors Sophia Roskoski, Jackson Tweed compete in nationals

Bailey Holmes and Garin Warner April 12, 2023

Driving down the track with a pole as long as 17 feet, the hot sun beats down on the black rubber and reflects back into the eyes of an athlete feeling the pressure of if they're making it over this time...

March Madness scoreboard

March Madness shocks viewers with final four

Ellie Dahlstrom and Annaliese North, Podcast and Distribution reporters April 7, 2023

The Final Four teams in March Madness, Florida Atlantic, UConn, Miami FL, San Diego St were not the finalists spectators were expecting. Out of the finalists, only one team had previous appearances in...

this photo is during tryouts and they are working on focus throwing.

Softball Team Gears Up For Season

Carson Peterson, Social Media April 6, 2023

To encourage the growth of girls' softball at a high caliber and level of competition in the St. Croix Valley Area, Stillwater Softball was founded in 1984. The goal of this program is to help future softball...

Freshman Audrey Rogotzke and senior Ryder Rogotzke with thier wrestling 2022 State Championshiop belt. Audrey and Ryder have made Minnesota history by being the first sibling duo to win the boys and girls State wrestling championship title.

The Rogotzke siblings win matching State wrestling titles

Maya Disher, Photography Editor in Chief March 4, 2023

Brothers and sisters hold a bond that is unmatched by any other. Most describe it as a built-in best friend. Someone who is always there to motivate you, protect you, and even win a matching wrestling...

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