The Pony Express

Basketball team rebuilds after loss to Mahtomedi

Boys Varsity basketball team practices after school from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. As they prepare for their two games during the week, coach Hannigan pushes the team toward improvement.

Drew Miller, Video Editor

February 8, 2020

During this season, the basketball team has been on a downturn, losing 11 out of 18 games and one game against Mahtomedi, Stillwater’s long time rival. With this loss, the basketball team is trying to bring it together for a successful end to their season.  "If we look at it record-wise, we are not as great as historical expectations are for Stillwater basket...

Boys hockey hopes to add banner during youth movement

Boys hockey hopes to add banner during youth movement

Jack Seipel, Social Media Editor

March 2, 2018

The varsity boys hockey team has created waves across the state of hockey this season. Their relentlessness and willingness to win is evident, despite being undersized and inexperienced. Starting out the 2017-2018 season on a six game winning streak has shown that the Ponies’ winning mentality has not disappe...

40 Below’s chilling musical talent rises

Starting a band of course brings swagger, Weckworth has gained confidence and has really enjoyed himself, “Wow I am so cool I’m in a band,” he adds. All of the band members have a lot of fun and enjoy making music together.

Mason Wylie, Read and Watch Editor

December 1, 2017

This year, a returning band named 40 Below is planning to participate in this year's Battle of the Bands later in January.  The band includes six members: juniors Joseph Weckwerth, Sabrina Ness, Colin Bracewell, Daniel Cove, Jake Olson, Noah Harbinson and Jonathan Kraemer. All of the members...

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

The team looks to senior leadership to help direct the team towards success.

Jared Dean, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2017

The boys tennis team has their goal of making the state tournament set again this year with a lineup unlike the lineups they have seen in previous years. The boys tennis season is starting up and they will have their work cut out for them this year. The section 4AA conference is packed with t...

Girls basketball team stronger than ever

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor

January 14, 2016

The girls basketball team seems like an ordinary team at first glance, but after a while it is easy to see that they have a bond tighter than most other teams, and are led by a coach with a unique set of objectives for his team. The Coach of the team, Willie Taylor, has been coaching basketball ...

STEM/Fab Lab provides hands-on learning opportunities

Abby Kunze, Copy Editor

December 4, 2014

With the ever-changing technology of today’s world, the demand for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs is on a sharp incline. The district is now able to provide experience in these fields for the community and students using a new STEM/Fab Lab. The Partnership Plan has granted the school district the ability to build a STEM/fabrication lab in the industrial t...

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