The Pony Express

Boys soccer hopes for return to state championship

Boys soccer hopes for return to state championship

Aubrey Kelley, Photography Editor

October 19, 2017

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

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...

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

Jared Dean, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2017

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

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...

Synchro team shoots for success

Synchro team shoots for success

Ciana Fragnito, Social Media Reporter

May 2, 2017

Synchronized swimming, or as some call it underwater dancing, has had a long legacy of great athletes doing great things at Stillwater. The team's competitive side paired with the bonds formed between their teammates, creates a recipe for success. That is exactly what they have had and are prepar...

Baseball starts season training in Kansas City

Baseball starts season training in Kansas City

Andrew Wilcek, Social Media Editor

April 4, 2017

  The baseball team is starting off another season and is hoping to thrive off their ability to play as a team in past seasons. The goal for the team each year is to compete for a Conference and Section title. This means the team can not afford to have a down season. The team has a few key ...

Ultimate frisbee team gains momentum

Ultimate frisbee team gains momentum

Elise Luoma, Student Playlist Editor

March 31, 2017

Intramural teams such as Ultimate Frisbee provide a competitive and friendly environment for students. As it has been around for about five years, the team's popularity has grown. This self-officiated and co-ed sport consists of about 18 students and the team is looking to expand it. The team is coa...

Synchronized swim focuses on teamwork

Synchronized swim focuses on teamwork

Jesse Zelaya, Online Editor

March 29, 2017

  The pools are opening up for the girls synchronized swim team.  Their first meet is on March 30, at Columbia Heights High School. The girls synchronized swim team is ready to put their suits back on to start the season.  Synchro swimming is very different than other forms of swimming. ...

Pinning down state wrestling tournament

Pinning down state wrestling tournament

Maximilian Korth, SNO Sports and Social Media Editor

March 27, 2017

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...

Softball trains hard, prepares for season

Softball trains hard, prepares for season

Jesse Zelaya, Online Editor

February 19, 2017

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...

Wrestling team among top in conference

Wrestling team among top in conference

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor

February 15, 2017

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

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...

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