The Pony Express

Synchronized swimming to make season a team effort

Synchronized swimming to make season a team effort

Andrew Phan, Photographer

May 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Though synchronized swimming is not one of the sports not affected by the lingering winter weather, the challenges remain.  Top rival Wayzata stands in the way of a state title.  But the team's tight-knit believes that this is their year.  For more information, view the infographic above....

Simulators do not slow boys golf

Simulators do not slow boys golf

Isaac Gunderson, Online Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Despite the long winter delaying the season, the boys golf team is still expecting to be a contender for the state title.  Practices were held on simulators until the weather turned, but the team doesn't believe that will affect them.  For more information, view the infographic above....

Snowiest April ever delays spring sports season

Snowiest April ever delays spring sports season

Hunter Hippel, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

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 the case.  Winter weather has hung around the state for weeks longer than normal.  Multiple inches ...

Odd schedule allows girls lacrosse more prep time

Odd schedule allows girls lacrosse more prep time

Susan Hubbard, Video Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

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 on the new turf. Since the season started in early April, the team has been practicing at the S...

Boys, girls track look to follow up last year’s run

Boys, girls track look to follow up last year’s run

Jameson Stahl, Online Editor

April 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Track and field season is about to jump off the gun, and this year's group of Ponies are looking to bolt ahead.  The girls and boys team were successful last year, and are looking to back that up.  Long distance running is the team's strength, while events in the field lack the depth the runners have. &n...

With core intact, softball looking to make run

With core intact, softball looking to make run

Abby Begin, Read and Watch Field Reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

With many returning starters and a new coach, the softball team is ready to embark on a season; one with high expectations.  After coming up just short last year, they're hungry for one goal this season: state.   ...

Best friends take state, college baseball scouts by storm

Best friends take state, college baseball scouts by storm

Will Gleason, Photography Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

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 and baseball careers. Junior Will Frisch is committed to Texas Christian University in Fort Worth T...

Boys tennis ready for run to state tournament

Boys tennis ready for run to state tournament

Aubrey Kelley, Photography Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

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 facilities across the metro area. They are looking forward to playing together within their own facil...

Girls lacrosse looking to replicate last season

Girls lacrosse looking to replicate last season

Tristan Hatchell, Video Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Showcase, Spring Sports

With spring starting up, the girls lacrosse team had their first couple of weeks and the JV and varsity teams are already looking to keep up their track record from last season.   Although the girls lacrosse team has always been a consistent team in rankings, the varsity team had an impres...

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

Jared Dean, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

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


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

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...