The Pony Express

Ponies football poised for comeback season

Last year's sophomore team huddles before a play in their win against Mounds View. This year the Ponies take on Mounds View for Homecoming.
Derek Berg, Video Editor September 20, 2018

Senior Ethan Darby went up and snatched the ball from the air with the ball snug under his arm as he scampered out of bounds. With a roar he ran back over to his ecstatic teammates, his interception...

State champion gymnasts prepare for upcoming season

State champion gymnasts prepare for upcoming season
Elle Sprenger, Social Media Editor September 12, 2018

After winning State last year, the gymnastics team prepares for their upcoming season as returning State Champions. The girls 2017-18 gymnastics team beat Lakeville North to claim the title of State...

Blind swimmer promotes new perspective on life

Blind swimmer promotes new perspective on life
Jack Seipel, Social Media Editor May 18, 2018

The swim and dive team has become a household name since 1975, the year Brian Luke took over as head coach.  Since 1991, the Ponies have won 14 section titles and 20 conference titles.  Given their decorative...

Snowiest April ever delays spring sports season

Snowiest April ever delays spring sports season
Hunter Hippel, Online Editor-in-Chief May 10, 2018

The return from spring break signifies many things for students:  warmer weather, the beginning of the spring sports season, and dwindling days of the school year. But this year, that has not been...

Odd schedule allows girls lacrosse more prep time

Odd schedule allows girls lacrosse more prep time
Susan Hubbard, Video Editor May 1, 2018

The girls lacrosse team has taken shelter indoors, waiting for the snow to melt and their season to truly begin. After weeks of practicing in the dome, the team is getting excited to finally play outside...

Unexpected snow affects spring sports

Photo taken by Jesse Brown
Jameson Stahl and Lilly Sample April 22, 2018

Spring is the time of year when the temperature begins to rise, snow starts melting, and patches of grass become visible again. The warmer weather means the spring sports season is beginning, and teams...

Minnesota female athletes inspire future generations

Alternative Copy story by Emma Lowey
Logan Huber, Distribution Reporter March 25, 2018

Many students have important people in their lives who they like to call role models. Whether it is in sports, academics, music or just in life in general, these are people others look up to and inspire...

Best friends take state, college baseball scouts by storm

Alternative Copy story by Kate Poor
Will Gleason, Photography Editor March 19, 2018

The chances that any given baseball player makes it to the Division 1 level is 2.8 percent. Two students have overcome those odds and are committed to Division 1 schools to further both their academic...

Boys tennis ready for run to state tournament

Alternative Copy Story and photo by Izzy Allen
Aubrey Kelley, Photography Editor March 17, 2018

The boys tennis team is waiting in anticipation to finally practice alongside their coach and teammates for the first time in months. Throughout the winter, the boys have been individually practicing in...

CHAMPS: Gymnastics posts school record score to win state title

CHAMPS: Gymnastics posts school record score to win state title
Hunter Hippel, Online Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2018

If the Stillwater gymnastics team was going to have its best performance of the season, then the 2018 Class 2A State Tournament was the time to do it. The Ponies posted a team score of 150.25, their...

Boys hockey hopes to add banner during youth movement

Boys hockey hopes to add banner during youth movement
Jack Seipel, Social Media Editor March 2, 2018

The varsity boys hockey team has created waves across the state of hockey this season. Their relentlessness and willingness to win is evident, despite being undersized and inexperienced. Starting out...

Pratt, Scalia carry girls basketball team

Pratt, Scalia carry girls basketball team
Hunter Hippel, Online Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2018

As she dribbles the ball up the court, junior Sara Scalia scans the defense.  She's looking at the match ups and the positioning of her teammates.  Then she checks her own. What she does next...

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