The Pony Express

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

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 highest total not only of the season, but in school history.  That was good enough to take the Stat...

Gymnastics sets eyes on state tournament

Gymnastics sets eyes on state tournament

Madison Weispfenning, Editorial Cartoonist

February 19, 2018


Filed under Alternative Copy Stories

The gymnastics team has been one of Minnesota's best this year, currently ranked No.1 in the state.  Led by coaches Dusty Dennis and Traci Swenson, experience is everywhere, from the coaching staff to the team itself....

Nerf War tradition continues

Nerf War tradition continues

Ebbie Benson, Copy Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows

A popular tradition within the student body is the Nerf War. It not only takes place in the community, but also across the state as students all over team up and take down their opponents. The war is unaffiliated with the school, however students form teams and plan their attacks with hopes of w...

Gymnastics team prepares for sections after topping long-time competitor

Gymnastics team prepares for sections after topping long-time competitor

Ciana Fragnito, Social Media Reporter

February 13, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

Stillwater gymnastics has a history of performing well each season leading up to the final meets where they often place very high.  With sections right around the corner the team is gearing up for sections feeling more hopeful than ever before. For the past three years Stillwater has come in s...

Upcoming gymnastics seasons looks strong

Upcoming gymnastics seasons looks strong

Ryan Berg, SNO Social Media Editor

January 4, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

 Gymnastics is one of the most physically demanding sports.  Exercises require strength, endurance, flexibility and agility, and use of muscle groups that include arms, legs, shoulders, chest, back and core. The Stillwater gymnastics team is looking forward to another good season this year.  T...

Students dress it down at homecoming

Students dress it down at homecoming

Sonia Moran, Photographer

November 5, 2016


Filed under Editorial

Homecoming week is full of students competing over their pony pride. Students sometimes wonder why homecoming is not as formal as it is at other schools. The point of homecoming week is to show school pride in any way possible. However, there can be some discretion used when it comes to dress. D...

Haley Tholen handles high school

Dylan Foster, Field Reporter

December 5, 2015


Filed under In-Depth

High school is one of the most eye-opening, engaging and interesting times in a teenager's life. It can also be one of the most stressful, emotional and challenging times in one's life. Therefore when a student is able to handle the challenges of high school and life itself it's quite a spectacle. Handling...