The Pony Express

Born to run: track season starts up soon

Inside the Pony Stadium is a track where the track and field team comes together to practice or where their events are held. Sadly, due to the Coronavirus, It is closed and students are counted on to stay in shape and practice on their own.

Libby Shepperd, Online Editor

March 15, 2020

Track season planned to start during March to prepare for their first event occurring in April. However, because of the Coronavirus, the season will not begin and the team will not compete as normal. The runners are on their own for now to stay in shape and practice on their own in case there is still a chance it will start again this season, or to just b...

‘Animal Farm’ cast soon will take one act competition by storm

On Dec. 27, the One Act team rehearses for their first competition next month. Junior Elsa Persson beams as she reads her script.

Taylor Lee, Distrubution Reporter

February 6, 2019

Last year’s One Act team performed “Scenes from Metamorphoses” and, for the first time in history, went to the Minnesota State High School League [MSHSL] State One Act competition. However, they did not Star at the competition, which is similar to receiving a trophy in sport competitions. The team ...

Annual Brine’s bocce ball tournament continues within community

Gerry Brine, co owner of Brines Bar and Restruant begins the day of bocce ball tournaments by filling out the starting sore board. This outlines who will play who in this double elimination game. He says,

Sam Gater, Photographer

February 25, 2016

New Years Day, 8 a.m., Main Street in downtown Stillwater is lined with teams of four that have been waiting for hours for the doors to open. All in hopes of receiving a ticket hopefully numbered something  between 1-64. If not, their efforts were wasted. Based on a first-come first-serve basis, t...

Pressure increases as seniors compete for college admission

As the year progresses, the college pressure placed upon seniors continues to rise. In recent years the competition to get into college has become more intense as students are achieving higher grades, taking more AP courses and achieving higher average scores on the ACT.

Savannah Sylvis

November 26, 2013

Students at Stillwater Area High School are slowly being introduced to the aggressive world of college. They find that to succeed after high school, ambition is a necessity. Seniors graduating in the class of 2014 are under constant pressure to look their best for colleges. There is so much competition now in...

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