The Pony Express

Alexis Pratt shoots toward basketball success

Alexis Pratt shoots toward basketball success

Catherine Monty, Distribution Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under People

Sophomore Alexis Pratt is one of Stillwater's all star basketball players. At 5'3, standing out on the basketball court may seem like a difficult thing to do, however, Pratt has disproved that standard.  A spectator would not leave a Stillwater girls basketball game without noticing Pratt's outstan...

Girls basketball shoots for success

Girls basketball shoots for success

AnnaMarie Born, Buisness editor

January 4, 2019


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

The girls basketball team had their first match against St. Louis Park Nov. 23, 2018. They had a strong first game, winning 59-47. They are doing well with an overall winning streak of 6-3. This team is working extremely hard to do the best they can. They practice everyday after school to carry t...

Pratt, Scalia carry girls basketball team

Pratt, Scalia carry girls basketball team

Hunter Hippel, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

As she dribbles the ball up the court, junior Sara Scalia scans the defense.  She's looking at the match ups and the positioning of her teammates.  Then she checks her own. What she does next is unpredictable. Scalia could dump the ball off to her teammate on the wing and cut towards the...

Girls basketball expected to meet high expectations

Girls basketball expected to meet high expectations

Jack Seipel, Social Media Editor

November 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

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...

Young girls basketball squad ready for season

Young girls basketball squad ready for season

Nicholas Gag, SNO Sports Editor

December 2, 2016


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

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...

New girls basketball coach redefines team

New girls basketball coach redefines team

Sarah McCarthy, Photographer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

The new girls basketball coach, Willie Taylor, is preparing to start up a new basketball season with a  brand new set of girls. With the new year comes a fresh start and a chance for the girls to improve from the past season. Now that Taylor's new styles and views have been instilled into the prog...

Nike vs Adidas basketball: shoe edition

Nike vs Adidas basketball: shoe edition

Madi Schoenecker, Social Media Editor

December 1, 2014


Filed under Fashion Blog

Nike dominates the basketball shoe market with well over 90 percent.  Within the last two or three years, Adidas has become increasingly interested in the industry.  Adidas was founded in 1924 in Herzogenaurach, Germany while Nike was founded in 1964 in Beaverton, Oregon, USA.  True to their roots, Nike...

Thiets strives for greatness after destruction of knee

Thiets strives for greatness after destruction of knee

Megan Aller

January 13, 2014


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Junior captain Erin Thiets has been a leader on the girls basketball team ever since she joined in her eighth grade year. During her sophomore year. Fortunately, she had a horrible injury on the court during a scrimmage. She has made an outstanding recovery throughout the past year. Thiets and senior ...