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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...

Pony Powerhouse: Wrestlers succeeding once again

Alternative copy story by Ike Gunderson
Ben Recksiedler, Distribution Reporter March 1, 2018

  The Stillwater boys wrestling team has become one of the powerhouses in the state of Minnesota for the past couple of years. Last season the wrestling team made it all the way to the state...

Boys basketball looks forward to improve season

Boys basketball looks forward to improve season
Logan Huber, Distribution Reporter January 19, 2018

The boys basketball team is looking forward to improve on last year’s season and make a run for a conference title.  Junior captain Nate Shikenjanski and senior captain Evan Parker have been pushing...

Boys swim team, high aspirations for strong season

Boys swim team, high aspirations for strong season
Will Gleason, Photography Editor January 6, 2018

The boys swimming season is underway, and the boys are looking for success as usual.  So far there has only been a single conference relay race, which is not a huge deal to the team, but the swimmers...

New recruits, seniors lead to strong season for girls nordic ski

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Kenzie Motz, Layout Editor January 5, 2018

This year the girls nordic ski team is looking towards a successful season with many new recruits, and a handful of talented seniors. They started practicing before snow hit the ground in order to get...

Figure skaters adjust to reduced ice time

Photo submitted by Amelia DaBruzzi
Katelyn Krech, Student Playlist January 5, 2018

Winter sports have started and the figure skating team is experiencing new changes.  Last year, they performed at the beginning of each of the boys and girls varsity games.  Now, they perform only at...

Boys hockey shares their traditions and superstitions

Alternative copy story by Abby Begin
Aubrey Kelley, Photography Editor January 2, 2018

High school sports are both physically and mentally demanding; the hours before the big game are nearly as important as the performance itself.  Athletes are often known to practice unique pre-game...

Underclassmen gear up to lead wrestling team

Underclassmen gear up to lead wrestling team
Josie Scherek, Social Media Editor November 27, 2017

The Ponies wrestling team is looking forward to their 2017-2018 where they will compete against competitive top conference teams.  The Ponies started off last season with 9/12 victories, they took on...

Girls basketball expected to meet high expectations

Girls basketball expected to meet high expectations
Jack Seipel, Social Media Editor November 23, 2017

High expectations wait at the front door for the girls basketball team this upcoming season.  Senior captains Rachel Houle and Elizabeth Ogren have made it clear that this year is going to be a large...

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