The Pony Express

Staff Editorial: purse and bag restrictions unfairly affect innocent students

Staff Editorial: purse and bag restrictions unfairly affect innocent students

Pony Express Staff

October 19, 2017

As students line up to enter the Pony Stadium for another exciting football game with bags in hands and on backs to hold items, they are faced with security telling them they cannot bring those bags inside. The stadium policy, more strictly enforced this year, does not permit items such as bags, purses, w...

New weight room open for public use, possible revenue stream

New weight room open for public use, possible revenue stream

Hunter Hippel, Online Editor

April 4, 2017

Opening up the weight room to the public is a great way to generate some more revenue and to make up for the cost of the new facilities, which is an extremely hefty $48,025,031.  This will give the school a new revenue stream and give gym users in the community a new and possibly better option. "[The]...

Out with grass, in with turf: fall sports play on new field

Out with grass, in with turf: fall sports play on new field

Jack Reinseth, Distribution Reporter

October 13, 2016

With all the construction this year, there are many new things being added and renovated at the school.  One of the new additions is the turf fields. The school decided to get rid of the traditional grass fields and add four new state-of-the-art turf fields. The turf is a very important addition to the school; it gives students th...

Murr affects community through sports

Murr affects community through sports

Anthony Alvarado, SNO playlist editor

September 26, 2016

Being an impact player does not come so easy. Senior Austin Murr has wowed coaches, fans, and teammates as an unbelievable player and model character, emerging as a sports and community all-star throughout the city of Stillwater. The defensive-back for the Ponies knows first hand what it’s ...

Teams play on new turf in Pony Stadium

Teams play on new turf in 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...

Ponies stampede to victory in home opener

Ponies stampede to victory in home opener

Ryan Berg, SNO Sports Editor

September 23, 2016

On Friday September 9th,  the Stillwater Ponies beat the Roseville Raiders in the first game on the new turf at Pony Stadium. The atmosphere was electric as the defense once again played lockdown and the offense scored early. Pony Stadium is one of the most prime time pieces of real estate in the...

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