The Pony Express

First year goalie hopes to bring success for team

Senior Clay Batterton punts the ball as junior Peter Leach watches. Batterton did not allow a goal on Oct. 3 against White Bear, for his fifth shutout of the season.

Joseph Devins, Business Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2019

  The boys soccer team has not found the same success as in year's past, but a bright spot has been the first year goalie: senior Clay Batterton. Last year, all three goalies for the Ponies were seniors and coach Jake Smothers asked his team who would put in the commitment to play. Batterto...

Soccer team regains championship status

Members of the boys soccer team pose with the 1st trophy after winning the game 2-1 at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Ben Wrightsman, Video Editor

November 3, 2018

A sea of red cheered on the Stillwater boys soccer team on Nov. 3 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The crowds of fans dressed in red were there to see the Ponies kick in the goal that won them the Class 2A state championship. The Ponies faced off against Duluth East. The two schools went hea...

Boys soccer hopes for return to state championship

Boys soccer hopes for return to state championship

Aubrey Kelley, Photography Editor

October 19, 2017

The Stillwater boys varsity soccer team has become a powerhouse in Minnesota and national soccer communities in the past couple seasons. Coming off the excitement of a state title last season, the players are working hard to return to the state championships once again. The team has been successful thus far in the season...

Boys soccer team completes ‘Road to the Bank’

The Ponies celebrate winning the state championship on Nov. 3. “It was so surreal winning the championship,” senior defender Patrick Allan says. “I’ve been on the varsity team since I was a freshman, and all I’ve wanted to do is win. Finally doing it means the world to me and I’m glad I got to do it with this group of guys.”

Noah Ness, Read and Watch Video Editor

November 14, 2016

It takes a lot to win the state tournament and achieve a top five national rank in a highly competitive sport like boys soccer. This year's team, led by all-state senior players Patrick Allan, Miguel Caravias and Colman Farrington, achieved a historic undefeated 22-0 record with their win 2-0 in...

Former athlete of the week removed from soccer team

October 20, 2013

 Sitting in a classroom of unknown faces, senior Sondre Roos waits to get out and do the one thing he loves: soccer. Roos was a forward on the Stillwater boys varsity soccer team, and is currently an exchange student from Sweden. Roos was an important part of the team until he was released from it. This caused a major stir within the soccer community and raised...

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