The Pony Express

The girls softball team starts their season with indoor practice. We want to have a good run at state so we need to practice hard, and work on the little things, junior Haley Eder-Zdechlik said.

Girls softball aims to win back-to-back state titles

Annika Brown, Business Editor April 4, 2019

After winning the class 4A state title, the softball team is preparing for another successful season. Tryouts are over and the teams are decided. The girls are determined to keep the same energy and focus...

Boys tennis is ready to start up the new season on the recently melted courts.  The boys will be able to play outside and not have practices canceled as often.

Boys tennis loses key players, senior class looks to meet expectations

Gavan Townsend, Camera Editor March 31, 2019

The boys tennis team is eager to start up their new season and play with their fellow teammates starting March 25 and are planning to make a dent in the enemy competition. Last year, the team was...

A puck flies towards the net while senior forward Wyatt Wasko skates through the right wing. Stillwater defeated Mahtomedi 2 to 1 in one of the final games of the regular season.

Minnesota State hockey tournament celebrates 75th anniversary

Jameson Stahl, Online Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2019

Grab your sticks and lace up your skates. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Minnesota State Boys Hockey Tournament. Games are played from March 6-9 at the Xcel Energy Center in downtown St....

Junior Joe Stengl battles for the puck in front of the net.

Boys hockey team begins section play

Kevin Kerber, Podcast Reporter February 27, 2019

The boys hockey team has had quite a year of hockey as they come to a close with 5 games left. They ended with a record of 11-9 which is better than most other teams. As it stands, Stillwater is ranked...

Senior Sara Scalia shoots a basket Dec. 7 during their game against Forest Lake. The girls won with a score of 59-52.

Girls basketball led by seniors, improves record

Sierra Hippel, Distribution Reporter February 22, 2019

The girls varsity basketball team is in the middle of their season. Their season began in November and goes until March. They have been having a great season and have had much success. Head coach...

The chavels performed Feb. 8. During halftime at the varsity boys basketball game. Along with them were junior dancers from around  the community.

Chevals competes with little defeat

Rosie Nichols, Layout Editor February 14, 2019

Energy, excitement and poise can be seen within the Stillwater Dance team, who are formally known as the Chevals. This group of ladies spend the majority of their fall and winter dancing for the Stillwater...

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...

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