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Students, staff agree on favorite sports teams

Students, staff agree on favorite sports teams

Gabe Wagner, Distribution Reporter

February 14, 2017


Filed under Focus

Students and teachers usually have different opinions and interests outside of the classroom, but the one thing that mostly anyone can find common ground on is a favorite sports team. A stranger can be considered family just by what team colors they wear or what team they cheer for. A weekend can be eit...

Braun’s injury brings determination

Braun’s injury brings determination

Bella Anderson, Social Media Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Locker Room

What happens when your life is suddenly changed? Senior Lucas Braun knows what this is like. Last year he tore his Anterior Cruciate Ligament and this changed his life forever. There are many things that he will not be able to do anymore, and will have to take special precautions before doing. B...

Roger Goodell’s overwhelming controversy surrounds National Football League

Roger Goodell’s overwhelming controversy surrounds National Football League

Quinn Kuslich, In Studio Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Editorial

Throughout NFL history there have been many controversies about incidents involving players, coaches and other involved parties. Out of these controversies, one is very important. Roger Goodell is the commissioner for the NFL and he has had many shady moments and bad choices in his career. Many fans and ...

Jackson Dunleap turns early season disappointment into memorable end

Jackson Dunleap turns early season disappointment into memorable end

Gabe Wagner, Distribution Reporter

November 11, 2016


Filed under Locker Room, Photo Slide Shows

  Senior Jackson Dunleap’s varsity football dreams were put on hold when the starting job went to juniors Mason Green and Matt Crowl, but that didn't stop Jackson's drive to achieve his goal that proved to pay off. Dunleap’s  football season didn't start off as he had hoped, but...

Football managers support team through hard work

Football managers support team through hard work

Thomas Johnson, SNO Sports Editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under Locker Room

From the outside looking in, it might seem that a team is made up of just players and coaches. Coaches call the plays and players execute, but there's an important link on every team between the coaches and players. Team managers play an important role on athletic teams, but especially the Pony Football team this year. Seniors Lucas Braun, Sydney Slusher, and Megan...

Grayson Hosch, prime leader for football team

Grayson Hosch, prime leader for football team

Jake Caywood, Camera Editor Read and Watch

October 12, 2016


Filed under Locker Room

There's more to football games than scoring touchdowns and sacking the quarterback. A player must prepare, eat right, have a mindset of winning and must be ready to lead their teammates if they want to be successful come Friday night. Senior quarterback Grayson Hosch knows what it means to be a lead...

Highly anticipated release of Madden 17

Highly anticipated release of Madden 17

Mason Urban, Social Media Reporter

October 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Video Games

The highly anticipated release of the video game Madden 17 happened on August 23. This has given the players a few weeks to get a feel for the game and really see if they like the game and how it compares to previous versions. This game has gotten mostly positive reviews and I for one am a fan of the...

Highflying Pony football takes on CDH for No.1 in conference

Highflying Pony football takes on CDH for No.1 in conference

Gabe Wagner, Distribution Reporter

September 25, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Something has to give as the 2-0 ponies renew their rivalry with the equally perfect 2-0 CDH Raiders who come to Pony Stadium Friday night under the lights. With both teams off to perfect starts, the rolling Ponies look to keep it going on friday night against a fierce and unpopular rival to try to ta...

High school sports stay competitive

High school sports stay competitive

Lucas Braun, Social Media Reporter

February 24, 2016


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports

Some people believe high school sports are becoming too serious, others think they are fine the way they are. It all depends on the person's perspective and what they believe is the goal of high school athletics. Some are more about the winning, some are more about the fun. High school sports are n...

Football teams family like bond contributes to success

Football teams family like bond contributes to success

Calli Clay, Social Media Editor

October 28, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Photo Slide Shows, Sports

The key to success is teamwork; something Stillwater's football team has not been lacking. With motivation and communication, the team has created an exciting season. The team has shown their ability to work together by staying undefeated up until their homecoming game. Due to the teams ability to work together...

Senior Knox leads as football captain

Senior Knox leads as football captain

Matt Brown, Social Media Editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Three-time Varsity Football player, senior Zach Knox, is one of the new team captains and is now taking up the leadership role and portraying it on the 2014 Varsity Football Team. Although the football season may only be in the fall, it is happening off the field all year round. The Varsity team goes t...

A look at the Ponies 2014 football season

Matt Salmi, Social Media Editor

September 30, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Read & Watch, Sports

The Ponies football team has started the year off on the right foot as they are 3-0!  The first few games on the Ponies schedule were anticipated to be wins and they won them in convincing fashion.  While the second half of the schedule seems to be tougher it should make for some exciting games. T...

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