The Pony Express

Girls cross country wraps up fast season

Girls take on a long hard race at the Section 4AA meet. Results of meet show who is going to state.

Rachel Duerr, Online Editor

November 3, 2019

State competitions came to a close for the girls cross country team. Friendships have been made and metals have been won throughout the season. As the season comes to a close, the practices get more intense and the excitement of state arises. "We had a great season, higher expectations that the previous years. No...

Podolske finishes 38th season coaching cross country

Members of the Ponies girls cross country team celebrated their conference championship with Coach Podolske. The Ponies would go to capture fifth place at the State meet.

Derek Berg, Video Editor

December 4, 2018

For 38 years, the girls cross country team has been lead by coach Dawn Podolske. In this last season, the Ponies captured the conference title for the first time since 2000 along with a State tournament berth for the second consecutive year. In light of their recent successes, the Ponies look to be back on the rise. Th...

Summer prep pays off for girls cross country

Girls cross country runners turn the corner on the track at practice.

Logan Huber, Distribution Reporter

October 25, 2017

  The girls cross country team has been very successful so far this season with winning or placing very high in invitational meets and they look to head to state do well. The team has been so strong because of all the hard work the girls have put in over the summer and the younger runn...

Boys, girls track teams begin season

Photo courtsey Josh Phelps.  Senior Josh Phelps is ready to come back from his injury he received last season. “We weren’t full strength during the big meets because most of our sprinters were injured. I remember feeling a pop in my hamstring and later found out I was going to be out for 3-4 weeks,” Josh Phelps says.

Sonia Moran, Photographer

May 4, 2017

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...

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