The Pony Express

Pinning down state wrestling tournament

Pinning down state wrestling tournament

Maximilian Korth, SNO Sports and Social Media Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

Stillwater can pride itself on one of the top performing sports for the past few years, wrestling. Wrestling as a sport is a simple concept, with a few easy to understand rules and the end goal of trying to pin your opponent to the mat. Wrestling allows for participation for everyone interest...

Lacrosse team among best in conference

Lacrosse team among best in conference

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Showcase, Spring Sports

Hockey, football, basketball; these are some of the popular sports that students turn up in crowds to watch. But one sport that doesn't get enough attention is lacrosse. The boys team is consistently among the best in the conference, and the girls team has been to the state tournament four yea...

Corcoran team leader during last season

Corcoran team leader during last season

Audra RIsberg, Online Editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under Locker Room, Photo Slide Shows

  Senior Garrett Corcoran, number 22 on the boys varsity basketball team, has been described as a team leader.  His unique personality and big smile make him someone that people want to talk to.  Anyone who has played with him on the basketball team can attest to this. Many players look ...

Softball trains hard, prepares for season

Softball trains hard, prepares for season

Jesse Zelaya, Online Editor

February 19, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

The softball team is training hard in the off season for their up and coming year.  The girls are practicing together so they can do their best their best in a challenging season.  Many of the softball players are playing domeball to prepare for their season.   Domeball is held at the St. Croix Valley Recreation center on weekend mornin...

Coach Doman’s leads hockey team, strong coaching skills

Coach Doman’s leads hockey team, strong coaching skills

Matthew McGinley, Social Media Editor

February 18, 2017


Filed under Locker Room

Every successful team is created from the work of the coaches. The boys high school hockey team is a great example of this. Matt Doman has been the head coach for ponies hockey for four years. Ever since the start, he has been working with the class of 2017 hockey boys. With 15 seniors on the roster Doman ha...

Sara Scalia following in father’s footsteps with basketball

Sara Scalia following in father’s footsteps with basketball

Kayla Gjerde, Social Media Reporter

February 16, 2017


Filed under Locker Room

The gym is silent as the spectator's gaze in sophomore Sara Scalia's direction. The ponies are three points away from winning the game and the pressure is on Scalia to make the free throw shot: swish. Scalia shoots the ball straight through the hoop and the crowd goes wild. Sara has been on gir...

Yeary shows signs of stardom with basketball

Yeary shows signs of stardom with basketball

Jared Dean, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2017


Filed under Locker Room

  When the odds are against someone in life and that person really wants to succeed, that person works as hard as possible to achieve that success. Sophomore basketball player Cooper Yeary hasn’t been discouraged by his young age. Yeary has worked hard all season and is now one of the standouts on the te...

Wrestling team among top in conference

Wrestling team among top in conference

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

The wrestling team has consistently been among the strongest teams in the conference, and the current season is not exception. In the first 12 meets of the season, the Ponies were able to claim victories in nine of them, and the losses were all within 10 points. Some victories were close, but th...

Gymnastics team prepares for sections after topping long-time competitor

Gymnastics team prepares for sections after topping long-time competitor

Ciana Fragnito, Social Media Reporter

February 13, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

Stillwater gymnastics has a history of performing well each season leading up to the final meets where they often place very high.  With sections right around the corner the team is gearing up for sections feeling more hopeful than ever before. For the past three years Stillwater has come in s...

Seth Eisele keeps hockey team in check

Seth Eisele keeps hockey team in check

Olivia Weirtz, Layout Editor

February 12, 2017


Filed under Locker Room

  Hockey goalie, Seth Eisele, has been working his whole high school career for this season, when he would become the varsity starter. With taped up red pads, Seth stops countless goals, adding to the team's momentum and giving everyone a little extra hope for an appearance by the ponies a...

Hockey Day glides into Stillwater

Hockey Day glides into Stillwater

Elise Luoma, Student Playlist Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

The 11th annual Hockey Day Minnesota made a presence in downtown Stillwater. This event involves various games from high school, university alumni, college and professional hockey teams. It is broadcasted each year, and receives national coverage. Since 2007, the event has taken place in cities fr...

Community prepares for Super Bowl

Community prepares for Super Bowl

Max Kennedy, Distribution Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

As the football season comes to an end, many Minnesotans become exited for Super Bowl LII. On Feb. 4, students and teachers will fill up the couches, restaurants and streets to watch the annual spectacle. The last Super Bowl to be played in Minnesota was on Jan. 26, 1992, at the Metrodome in Minn...