The Pony Express

Horn gives wrestling team her all

Madi Horn relaxes after a hard wrestling practice. She continues to perform to her best during every practice and every match.

Emma Sneden, Business Editor

February 22, 2019

As junior Madi Horn walks into wrestling practice, she remembers to work hard and practice not just for herself, but for her team, for being the only girl on it is difficult. Horn knows that she needs to work harder than everyone else to help the team improve as a whole. After joining in junio...

Wrestling team: pins a spot at State

The wrestling team is led by their 5 captains. Javon Taschuk, Trey Kruse, Josh Piechowski, Will Gleason, and Colin McCarthy.

Zach Johnson, Social media editor

December 18, 2018

For the first time in over 10 years, the varsity wrestling team has made it to State two years in a row. This year they plan to make it back to State, which would beat the all-time high school record of most years in a row making it to all state by winning the Section 4AAA championship. Both ju...

Pony Powerhouse: Wrestlers succeeding once again

Alternative copy story by Ike Gunderson

Ben Recksiedler, Distribution Reporter

March 1, 2018

  The Stillwater boys wrestling team has become one of the powerhouses in the state of Minnesota for the past couple of years. Last season the wrestling team made it all the way to the state tournament, and all of the wrestlers are working very hard to try and replicate last year’s success....

Pinning down state wrestling tournament

Maximilian Korth, SNO Sports and Social Media Editor

March 27, 2017

Stillwater can pride itself on one of the top performing sports for the past few years, wrestling. Wrestling as a sport is a simple concept, with a few easy to understand rules and the end goal of trying to pin your opponent to the mat. Wrestling allows for participation for everyone interest...

Strong start for wrestling team

    The wrestling gym of the Stillwater Ponies, where the guys look to keep improving and continue winning after falling short in the section championship. Wrestlers of all grades stretch and warm up for a successful practice session. “Our time in the practice gym is very important. A lot of wrestling is moves that you have to try over and over again to get perfect,” sophomore captain Will Harter says. (Anthony Alvarado)

Bella Anderson, Social Media Editor

January 10, 2017

Stillwater wrestling has started their season out strong with wins against Woodbury, East Ridge and Minnetonka. It is expected to be another great year for the Ponies with a very good possibility of making it to state. There are a lot of new players as well as many older and more experienced playe...

Wrestling team pins down a successful season

Junior Peter Hagel starts a match looking to end in victory as teammates and coaches look on.

Nick Carlson, Field Reporter

March 15, 2016

The Stillwater mens wrestling team has finished up their season and are truly proud of what they accomplished. The team may have not seen a complete takedown on their entire season, but certainly flexed their muscles and won many difficult matches. The wrestling team of 29 started their seaso...

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