The Pony Express

Volleyball concludes state run with 7th place finish

Volleyball concludes state run with 7th place finish

Hunter Hippel, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2017

This season, Ponies volleyball made a run all the way to the state tournament, which was held at Xcel Energy Center.  Led by seniors Rachel Houle, Kayla Gjerde and Katie Krenz, the Ponies finished 7th in the state after losses to Lakeville and Champlin Park.  See the infographic above for quotes from...

Girls basketball expected to meet high expectations

Girls basketball expected to meet high expectations

Jack Seipel, Social Media Editor

November 23, 2017

High expectations wait at the front door for the girls basketball team this upcoming season.  Senior captains Rachel Houle and Elizabeth Ogren have made it clear that this year is going to be a large step in the right direction. While finishing last year 11-15 and a first round exit in secti...

Online system expands opportunities for scholarships

Online system expands opportunities for scholarships

Morgan Grim, Photography Editor

October 5, 2017

  Seniors and students are gaining more and more scholarship opportunities in our community. With about 60 scholarships given out each year, students are able to apply more easily to have opportunities for colleges and universities within the country and community. Amy Carr, who works in...

Young girls basketball squad ready for season

Nicholas Gag, SNO Sports Editor

December 2, 2016

One year older and one year stronger, the girls basketball team is looking to have an impressive year with their young core back again this year. The Ponies only have four seniors in Emily White, Camryn Davis, Emma Murphy and Claire Patterson. Most of their players are freshmen, juniors or sophom...

Diversity aplenty on girls volleyball team

Photo Courtesy Brad Cornell - Countryside Photo
The girls all lined up, waiting for their name to be called.

McKenna Wohlers, Social Media Reporter

October 14, 2016

"We have bonded super well. It did not take long for us to begin to click with each other, and become close friends. Just the fact that we spend 6 days a week together, it makes it really easy to get to know each other. Our new friendships truly show on the court, the fact that we all like each ...

Players dress for success on game days

Photo by Hailey Laubscher The boys JV football game is the whole reason teams dress up. Fans come and support the teams on the home fields and know about it due to the dress up days at school. Junior Brice Hafemeyer says,

Hailey Laubscher, In Studio Anchor

October 12, 2016

Athletes have begun a new advertising strategy to get fans to come to their games. Students have some fun and show the pride they have for their team by dressing up for their game days. Each day in the hallways, one can expect to find a new group of students dressed in crazy outfits. The cause...

Bernie Sanders influences young adult’s political views

Bernie Sanders is a popular candidate for students at Stillwater. Often times, Sanders' tweets and speeches appear on student's Twitter accounts, due to his popularity at Stillwater. Student's have become more informed about Sanders' views and ideal changes to be made if he is elected president in the 2016 election. At Stillwater, students carry or wear Sanders' merchandise to advertise him as a possible candidate.

Lillyanne Strom, Social Media Editor

December 5, 2015

  Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders of the Democratic party seems to appeal to a large number of students based on social media posts. With social, economic, immigration, and education issues in mind, posts on Twitter and Instagram suggest that Sanders may have captured the young people'...

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Rachel Houle