The Pony Express

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 the 2017-2018 season on a six game winning streak has shown that the Ponies’ winning mentality has not disappe...

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 the guys and preparing them for the season. While finishing last season with a record of 3-24 and ...

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 step in the right direction. While finishing last year 11-15 and a first round exit in secti...

Strong start for wrestling team

    The wrestling gym of the Stillwater Ponies, where the guys look to keep improving and continue winning after falling short in the section championship. Wrestlers of all grades stretch and warm up for a successful practice session. “Our time in the practice gym is very important. A lot of wrestling is moves that you have to try over and over again to get perfect,” sophomore captain Will Harter says. (Anthony Alvarado)

Bella Anderson, Social Media Editor

January 10, 2017

Stillwater wrestling has started their season out strong with wins against Woodbury, East Ridge and Minnetonka. It is expected to be another great year for the Ponies with a very good possibility of making it to state. There are a lot of new players as well as many older and more experienced playe...

Boys, girls hockey beings season strong

Boys, girls hockey beings season strong

Jake Caywood, Read and Watch Team

January 8, 2017

    Hockey is under way for boys and girls varsity and both teams are off to a fast start on the season. The boys are a favorite for another "trek to the X" and a state title, beginning the season ranked number two according to the Let's Play Hockey rankings.  The girls are in ...

Pony girls go for the ‘Bank’

Coach Mike Huber led his team to the section finals game. This has been Huber’s best team at Stillwater so far as they are ranked fourth in the state. They are ranked forty second in the state and they are still a relatively young team.

Nicholas Gag, SNO Sports Editor

October 14, 2016

There are hundreds of girls soccer teams in the state of Minnesota. Many have their eyes set on winning a couple games and having a good time, the Ponies have much higher aspirations than that. Their goal this season was to get to the “Bank”. The Bank is a reference to State which is being he...

Girls swim and dive team prepares for True Team sections

A girl's swim and dive team member jumps into the pool at SJHS. “It’s exciting and really cold,” Junior Emily Weiss says about the moment you hit the water during the beginning of a race.

Noah Ness, Read and Watch Field Reporter

October 13, 2016

When head coach Brian Luke and the rest of the Stillwater girls swim and dive team go into a duel conference meet, they are expected to win. This is not very surprising, given the success the team had over the past few years. With the team's victory over East Ridge at East Ridge High School on Sept. 22, their conference winning streak was extended to 115 consecutive meets. The Ponies (4-0 SEC,...

New country, same sport: foreign exchange athletes adapt to American athletics

The Pony stadium is going to be turfed so that it is more durable for athletes to use.  When the fields gets turfed it will not get ruined when it rains and or snow.  As well as the stadium getting turfed they will be adding a new bathroom and concession facility.

Kevin Thole, In Studio Anchor

September 25, 2016

The ball soars past the goalie and into the net to conclude an overtime win against conference rival, East Ridge. With another win, the boys soccer team is off to a roaring start to the season. Contributing to the team's success are a host of familiar faces and some new ones, as foreign exchange students...

Girls soccer team rushes out of gates

Photo Courtesy Tod Clements

Sam Johnson, Photographer

September 23, 2016

The Ponies girls soccer team is starting the season in a stampede, winning the first six of their seven games played and allowing no more than two goals against them. The girls lost a match for the first time this season on Monday, September 8th to No.2 ranked East Ridge, and have been practi...

STEM/Fab Lab provides hands-on learning opportunities

Abby Kunze, Copy Editor

December 4, 2014

With the ever-changing technology of today’s world, the demand for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs is on a sharp incline. The district is now able to provide experience in these fields for the community and students using a new STEM/Fab Lab. The Partnership Plan has granted the school district the ability to build a STEM/fabrication lab in the industrial t...

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