The Pony Express

Mountain Biking team off to rocky start

Members of the Mountain Biking team prepare for one of their daily practices. The team must take every available chance to practice to compensate for weather-based cancellations.

Austin Fierro, Online Editor

October 16, 2019

The Mountain Biking team had a rough start to the season with rained-out races, canceled practices and unfortunate scheduling, which saw the first half of the season come and go without a single race. The team’s training began on Aug. 30 with Monday through Thursday practices for the team consist...

Albrecht uses traumatic injury to her advantage

Albrecht uses traumatic injury to her advantage

Gabi Danielson, Field Reporter

February 14, 2018

It was a normal day at the gym; Emma Albrecht was tumbling and flipping in preparation for nationals. She had a little bit of back pain here and there, but brushed it off and focused on the meet ahead. She flipped, and tumbled to the music landing her last pass with a solid bounce. Cheers erupted fr...

Mountain biking team builds new trail

The team has fun before practice by going through obstacle courses. They jump over logs and platforms trying to improve their bike control.

Isaac Gunderson, Podcast Reporter

October 22, 2017

The Stillwater Mountain Bike team has been around since 2013 and has been an extremely fast growing sport. In mountain biking, athletes race against other high school students from around the state on tight wooded trails called single track trails. The Stillwater team is the top team in the stat...

Cycling away

Johnson says,

Owen Landrud, Social Media Reporter

April 28, 2017

Biking is a classic tradition to enjoy the world and get some overdue exercise, and now students have made it just that much easier to get outside and onto a bike. Juniors Lars Johnson and Fred LeClaire, have taken it upon themselves to provide such a service for anyone who wants to ride no ma...

Siri Bohachek has bright future in store

Sophomore Siri Bohachek climbs up a hill at the nordic state tournament last year for the girls teams third place finish.

Colin Gray, Reporter

December 24, 2015

The air is cold and creates wisps of breathe that flow through the air. The sudden shifts of movement only makes everything more nerve racking. As seconds are counted down by a coach with a watch in one hand and a starter gun in the other, five girls are lined up next to each other all in different...

Junior equipment managers join Mountain Biking Team

Junior equipment managers join Mountain Biking Team

Dylan Foster, Field Reporter

October 14, 2015

The mountain biking team has acquired some new team members. The only difference is, they do not ride the bikes, they make sure the team rides safely. Juniors Will Gasperini and Isaac Robinson have joined the mountain biking team as new equipment managers. The equipment managers ensure that the ...

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