The Pony Express

Boys cross country strives for fame

Boys cross country strives for fame

Will Gleason, Photography Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Photo Slide Shows, Sports

The Stillwater boys varsity cross country season is well under way and the boys are finding success. Although the team is doing well, both the boys and Head Coach Scott Christensen believe they can do better. The Ponies Cross Country team has won several meets already this season, including the Faribault Invita...

Football unites through down year

Football unites through down year

Katelyn Krech, Student Playlist Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The Ponies Friday night games were not strong, with a 0 and 3 losing streak to start their season off.   After their three losses they came back two weeks ago playing White Bear winning 26-14 and winning again against Mounds View last week. “The highlight of our season so far was the win against M...

Summer prep pays off for girls cross country

Summer prep pays off for girls cross country

Logan Huber, Distribution Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Photo Slide Shows, Sports

  The girls cross country team has been very successful so far this season with winning or placing very high in invitational meets and they look to head to state do well. The team has been so strong because of all the hard work the girls have put in over the summer and the younger runn...

Girls swim team battles chlorine

Girls swim team battles chlorine

Kenzie Motz, Layout Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Photo Slide Shows, Sports

The girls swim team’s biggest struggle is not keeping their undefeated streak alive, but instead keeping their health in top condition despite the conditions of the pool they swim in each day. The team has to battle hair loss, yellowing teeth, hair turning green, skin becoming irritated and a ter...

Boys soccer hopes for return to state championship

Boys soccer hopes for return to state championship

Aubrey Kelley, Photography Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The Stillwater boys varsity soccer team has become a powerhouse in Minnesota and national soccer communities in the past couple seasons. Coming off the excitement of a state title last season, the players are working hard to return to the state championships once again. The team has been successful thus far in the season...

Cheerleaders create support for football players

Cheerleaders create support for football players

Aubrey Kelley, Photography Editor

October 1, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, News, Showcase, Sports

As the Ponies football team took on the field for the first time this 2017 season, Stillwater fans and students were excited to see them joined by a 32 person cheerleading squad composed of female students ranging from freshmen to seniors.  The cheerleading squad has greatly impacted the energy level...

Hannah Anderson wins the Athena award

Hannah Anderson wins the Athena award

Craig Sansilo, Layout Editor

May 11, 2017


Filed under Locker Room

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...

Girls lacrosse looking to replicate last season

Girls lacrosse looking to replicate last season

Tristan Hatchell, Video Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Showcase, Spring Sports

With spring starting up, the girls lacrosse team had their first couple of weeks and the JV and varsity teams are already looking to keep up their track record from last season.   Although the girls lacrosse team has always been a consistent team in rankings, the varsity team had an impres...

Parker Anderson masters golf

Parker Anderson masters golf

Olivia Weirtz, Layout Editor-In-Chief

May 7, 2017


Filed under Locker Room, Photo Slide Shows

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...

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

Jared Dean, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

The boys tennis team has their goal of making the state tournament set again this year with a lineup unlike the lineups they have seen in previous years. The boys tennis season is starting up and they will have their work cut out for them this year. The section 4AA conference is packed with t...

Boys, girls track teams begin season

Boys, girls track teams begin season

Sonia Moran, Photographer

May 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

The boys and girls track are sprinting their way in to the beginning on the season. Both teams are strong this year. The runners this year are focusing on training harder this season. The coaches are pushing the runners a lot harder this year. Despite their dedication this year, the teams goal's remain...

Mike Parker, father: like father, like son

Mike Parker, father: like father, like son

Kayla Gjerde, Social Media Reporter

May 4, 2017


Filed under Locker Room, Photo Slide Shows

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...