The Pony Express

Senior Karl Gaertner finishes 7th in the section seven race. He will be racing as an individual and with the team at Giants Ridge at the state meet.

Boys alpine captains and coaches show strong start to season

Marlee McGuire, Social Media Editor February 13, 2019

Undergates, delays, hairpins and flushes. Hot iron waxing, and a structured base grind. This is the jargon used by the Stillwater boys alpine ski team, one of the best in the state this year. The Stillwater...

The team sometimes performs in between periods at hockey games. The skaters from left to right Berlim Mosssak, Grace Pugh, Sydney McNurlin, Stephanie Meiesterling, Julia Bennett, Grace Witt, Britta Hornback, Kendra Lundquist, Alecia Poppe, Sophia Weiss, Alison Bladder, Sophie Privette, Kyra Privette and Sophia Heidtke.

Girls skating team gains recognition

Nick Parent , Podcast Reporter February 5, 2019

 The Stillwater girls skating team has been getting more attention that has been building over the past years as people become more aware of it.  The team has girls ranging from seventh grade to...

The girls nordic varsity team trains in Yellowstone, Wyoming from Nov. 16-24 for a training camp. The girls in the picture from left to right are Emma Albrecht, Libby Tuttle, Piper Wilson, Sydney Peterson, Emma Bourne, Liv Myers, Gabi Danielson, Amelia Lehmann, Louisa Ward, and Maddy Koltun.

Nordic team struggles during warm winter

Q.C. Ho, Editorial Cartoonist January 31, 2019

This winter, the girls nordic ski team practices hard despite the lack of snow. This year's stretch goal for them is to win the state championship for a second year in a row. While not as prominent...

Senior Sam Hasan looks for an open player as he dribbles down the court. Stillwater faced off against against White Bear Lake and lost after a tough battle 83 to 60 on Jan. 8.

Boys basketball bounces back after slow start

Chas Morgan, Layout Editor January 25, 2019

As the "very senior heavy" varsity basketball team hits the court, Brady Hannigan feels the energy of his team and said there is something different about the team this year. With nine seniors on his team...

Junior Cooper Wylie (defenseman) looks down the ice to junior Ryan Roeske (forward) for a possible pass. On Jan. 3, White Bear Lake wins against the boys varsity team 2-1 after a heartbreaking overtime turnout.

Boys varsity hockey team sticks to winning season

Carina Block, Copy Editor January 19, 2019

The boys varsity hockey team is slashing away at their season with a record of seven wins and four losses. With such a strong winning record, this season could lead the boys to their repeated goal of Conference...

The girls basketball team prepares to play against Tartan Dec. 30. The girls are talking with each other about strategies to win the game.

Girls basketball starts season strong

AnnaMarie Born, Buisness editor January 4, 2019

The girls basketball team had their first match against St. Louis Park Nov. 23, 2018. They had a strong first game, winning 59-47. They are doing well with an overall winning streak of 6-3. This team...

The wrestling team gets excited before wrestling in a meet. They wrestled and won, against their biggest rival, Mounds View, on Dec. 20 at Mounds View High School.

Wrestling team owns the mat

Emma Sneden, Business Editor January 3, 2019

The 2018-2019 wrestling season is underway and has paved a path for the state. The team hopes to make it back to state, after going for the past two years and placing the top six in their weight groups. The...

The wrestling team is led by their 5 captains. Javon Taschuk, Trey Kruse, Josh Piechowski, Will Gleason, and Colin McCarthy.

Wrestling team: pins a spot at State

Zach Johnson, Social media editor December 18, 2018

For the first time in over 10 years, the varsity wrestling team has made it to State two years in a row. This year they plan to make it back to State, which would beat the all-time high school record...

The varsity girls cross country team starts off strong at their conference meet. Sophomore Ana Weaver (in red, farthest to the left) starts off on the right foot at the girls conference meet.

Ana Weaver takes eighth in State for cross country

Grace Wirkkala, Online Editor December 11, 2018

Fueled by her love for running, sophomore Ana Weaver placed eighth in the girls cross country State tournament. The tournament was held at St. Olaf College on Nov. 3. Weaver is currently number...

Gretchen Sharp, Isabel Bartosh and Peyton Classon smiling in their home gym. Before practice, the gymnasts show their excitement.

Gymnastics state champs return with high expectations

Elle Sprenger, Social Media Editor December 7, 2018

The start of the season begins for girls gymnastics. After winning state last year, the gymnastics team begins their 2018-19 season. On Dec. 15, the gymnasts will compete in an invitational tournament...

Varsity girls team practices at the Lily Lake arena on Nov. 14 as they prepare for their game against Forest Lake.

Girls hockey sticks together, strong team dynamics

Hazel Flock, Layout Editor December 3, 2018

As the varsity girls start their new season, head coach Lee Gillespie began on how the girls train. They have been training harder in hopes of making it to the state championship this year. Gillespie,...

Stillwater Rec Center always at use with teams occupying space for practice. 19U team now practices here.

19U girls hockey begins inaugural season

Marlee McGuire, Social Media Editor December 2, 2018

Lacing up the skates and having the competition is now possible for many high school girls in the area as a newly formed 19U girls team has formed. Traditionally teams are formed through the Stillwater...

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