The Pony Express

Minnesota female athletes inspire future generations

Alternative Copy story by Emma Lowey

Logan Huber, Distribution Reporter

March 25, 2018

Many students have important people in their lives who they like to call role models. Whether it is in sports, academics, music or just in life in general, these are people others look up to and inspire them. Many students have been inspired and affected by the athletes of the United States in t...

New recruits, seniors lead to strong season for girls nordic ski

Reprinted with permission by Skinnyski

Kenzie Motz, Layout Editor

January 5, 2018

This year the girls nordic ski team is looking towards a successful season with many new recruits, and a handful of talented seniors. They started practicing before snow hit the ground in order to get a head start on their goal of a high place finish at state. The team practices at Afton State Park a...

Schools should monitor social media in cases of bullying, dangerous behavior

Schools should monitor social media in cases of bullying, dangerous behavior

Ben Wicklund, Social Media Reporter

March 21, 2017

“Congress shall make no law to abridge the freedom of speech.” The First Amendment of the United States Constitution seems to be very clear about the guidelines surrounding the ability to voice your opinions, the government cannot abridge, or impose restrictions on, free speech. The problem of this amendment arises in its p...

Protein and nutrition shakes provide benefits to athletes

Protein and nutrition shakes provide benefits to athletes

Ryan Berg, SNO Social Media Editor

December 2, 2016

In one cup of an average protein shake, it is possible to fit up to 33 grams of protein.  It's no wonder people are drinking more and more shakes like these everyday. More people are drinking protein or nutrition shakes, sometimes before a sport or workout and sometimes after.  Some people are drinking...

Freshman Dara Andringa swipes varsity soccer spot

Olivia Knox, Distribution Reporter

October 4, 2016

Freshman Dara Andringa moved here from Madison, WI and is now starting varsity for the girls soccer team, taking away a spot from returning players and scoring a goal in the first game. Andringa played on an Elite Club National League (ECNL) team as a midfielder, which has helped her prepare her f...

Teams play on new turf in Pony Stadium

Brand New Turf on pony stadium

Bella Anderson, Social Media Editor

September 26, 2016

The new turf has been a great change for the athletes. It was installed this past summer giving the athletes the opportunity to use it for current football and soccer seasons. The field has allowed for many different teams to use it, because of how durable and resilient it is. Unlike the grass field, it is able to withstand the co...

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