The Pony Express

Senior Grace Volkman connects with junior player Charlie Gleason on the sidelines during the game. Grace was recently given the title of the 2021 football manager and she spends practices and game days working hard.

Grace Volkmann takes on role of football manager

Chelsea Stahl, Social Media Editor October 15, 2021

“My favorite part about being the football manager is getting to know and watch so many of the athletes and getting to hype them up and hit their shoulder pads at games, really just being the 'little...

Girls tennis team introduces themselves to Cretin at Cretin-Derham Hall High School on Sept. 23. The team has been working hard at practice to prepare for conference matches like this.

Girls tennis builds confidence for post-season

Brady Lau, Social Media Editor October 14, 2021

The girls tennis team has gained many victories this fall, most notably against the 34th ranked Rochester Century and 42nd ranked White Bear Lake. The team has been doing especially well against those...

Senior and Junior girls face off for Powder Puff in Pony Stadium during homecoming week.  The competing teams get ready to start a first down in the first 25 minute half of the game.

Juniors win annual Powder Puff

Katie Kangas, Print Layout Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2021

During Homecoming week,  junior and senior girls faced off in the annual Powder Puff football game for the prize title of winner. The upperclassmen girls are coached by their respective grade male football...

This was just one of many races that led up to Rosengrens greatest victory. Thats when years of practice paid off.

Rosengren finishes season strong

Joshua Bove, Online Editor June 13, 2021

There are many things that can empower people to do more than they thought they were capable of. Love, necessity, desperation—all ignite the fuel of adrenaline to push them just a little further. For...

Alex Ritzer up to bat playing against East Ridge. Ponies are down by one with two players on base.

Alex Ritzer reflects on high school baseball career, his future

Nick Koehn May 27, 2021

America's favorite pastime is baseball and people of all ages play this sport. From young to old, people find a way to play and watch. This is no different here at Stillwater Area High School where we...

The girls lacrosse team wins against Irondale in their first game of the season. They celebrate the win with their goalie Hannah Beard.

Girls lacrosse hopes to have successful season with new coaches

Jenna Maddux, Business Editor May 26, 2021

This spring, the girls lacrosse team hired an all-new coaching staff after their former coach retired. The team also has some obstacles to face with not having a season last year due to COVID-19. Ali Crofts,...

On a crisp Tuesday afternoon, Ryan coaches her players. Its good to be back.

Girls softball returns with new season underway

Joshua Bove, Online Editor May 25, 2021

 Girls softball has returned to SAHS, albeit with minor differences.  “It’s changed because we need to wear masks, of course, although yesterday that just changed and now we don’t have to wear...

Senior Captains Alex Corbett, Gunner Arnes and Isaac Albers stand together in front of the net getting ready to lead the lacrosse team in a strong season. They hope to have a strong season and team this year.

Captains practice kicks off the boys lacrosse season

Katie Kangas, Layout Editor April 27, 2021

Boys lacrosse have started their preparations to go back for the season through captain’s practices at the Stillwater Rec. Center and have high expectations for this season.  They plan on going...

In May of 2019, the boys track and field team celebrates their true team section championship. This was the most recent time they competed.

Boys track and field looks to successful season, despite missing previous year

Mason Buck, Broadcast Editor April 26, 2021

This spring, the boys track and field team will compete for the first time in two years due to covid-19 restrictions last season. The team is fairly inexperienced, but holds the same high expectations...

Members of the team look cheerful as they perform one of their routines. The team is hoping to compete at state this year.

Girls synchronized swimming team excited for new season amid changes

Nila Cooper, Photography Editor April 26, 2021

Girls synchronized swimming starts this week with almost half of their normal numbers. The swimmers can not wear masks when they swim so this poses questions and new safety precautions during COVID-19. 47...

Boys track season is another spring sport that will be greatly affected by COVID-19. These track and field players will have to wear a mask at all times as well.

Spring sports will look different this year due to COVID-19

Isabella Appert, Distribution Reporter April 22, 2021

With spring sports just around the corner and COVID-19 still affecting many people, athletes are allowed to play spring sports. All of the athletes are grateful to have a season this year, yet their...

Sophomore Zach Hunter gets ready for wrestling practice while wearing a mask due to Governor Walz mask mandate.

Athletes continue to play while wearing masks

Libby Harter, Photography Editor March 11, 2021

The global pandemic has had a heavy impact on the lives of student-athletes. Governor Tim Walz’s mask mandate has made this year’s sports teams go about their regular practices and games in unique...

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