The Pony Express

Softball trains hard, prepares for season

Softball trains hard, prepares for season

Jesse Zelaya, Online Editor

February 19, 2017

The softball team is training hard in the off season for their up and coming year.  The girls are practicing together so they can do their best their best in a challenging season.  Many of the softball players are playing domeball to prepare for their season.   Domeball is held at the St. Croix Valley Recreation center on weekend mornin...

Young girls basketball squad ready for season

Nicholas Gag, SNO Sports Editor

December 2, 2016

One year older and one year stronger, the girls basketball team is looking to have an impressive year with their young core back again this year. The Ponies only have four seniors in Emily White, Camryn Davis, Emma Murphy and Claire Patterson. Most of their players are freshmen, juniors or sophom...

Sense of touch, an important sense to athletes

Sense of touch, an important sense to athletes

Lauren Gella, Social Media Reporter

November 16, 2016

The five senses (smell, touch, sight, hearing, taste) are all extremely crucial to humans living their life with the highest level of alertness and awareness as possible. However, some senses are more important to certain people depending on what they do. It is very important for athletes to have an...

Negative chants and music distract players

During a game of basketball there is two full time outs and three short time outs. “We basically say what we are going to play next and we usually see what is going on, like who is doing it wrong so we try to connect people and then we usually tell them what they are doing so we can try to defend against it,” junior forward Emma Murphy says.

Madison Crain, Layout Editor

February 10, 2016

At any game there is cheering from the band and the crowd. Cheering can both be positive and negative. When the chants are negative, it can distract the players. When the girls varsity basketball are playing at other schools, the school will get their band, and their student section to chant or ...

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