The Pony Express

Girls lacrosse looks solid with strong senior class

The team groups up after making second place in the sectional final. Though they lost to Cretin, the girls are pleased with what they accomplished.

Q.C. Ho, Editorial Cartoonist

April 5, 2019

"Our main philosophy is doing our best," coach Rick Reidt said. Winning sectionals and state are long term goals of the girls lacrosse team, but they are not their sole focus. Beyond competition, the girls lacrosse team focuses on developing character qualities and building bonds between membe...

Ida Holde Bjorkelund adapts to life in America

Girls varsity gymnastics team huddles up before a meet against White Bear Lake on Jan. 2. They are hoping for another state title this season.

Julia Bennett, Business Editor

January 27, 2019

Ida Holde Bjorkelund is a foreign exchange student from Norway joining the district for her senior year. She has been welcomed in by many, including girls on the varsity gymnastics team. She is meeting new people and enjoying new experiences in the United States. She is so excited to continue her journey here ...

Odd schedule allows girls lacrosse more prep time

Odd schedule allows girls lacrosse more prep time

Susan Hubbard, Video Editor

May 1, 2018

The girls lacrosse team has taken shelter indoors, waiting for the snow to melt and their season to truly begin. After weeks of practicing in the dome, the team is getting excited to finally play outside on the new turf. Since the season started in early April, the team has been practicing at the S...

CHAMPS: Gymnastics posts school record score to win state title

CHAMPS: Gymnastics posts school record score to win state title

Hunter Hippel, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2018

If the Stillwater gymnastics team was going to have its best performance of the season, then the 2018 Class 2A State Tournament was the time to do it. The Ponies posted a team score of 150.25, their highest total not only of the season, but in school history.  That was good enough to take the Stat...

Gymnastics sets eyes on state tournament

Infographic by Madison Weispfenning

Madison Weispfenning, Editorial Cartoonist

February 19, 2018

The gymnastics team has been one of Minnesota's best this year, currently ranked No.1 in the state.  Led by coaches Dusty Dennis and Traci Swenson, experience is everywhere, from the coaching staff to the team itself....

Cheerleaders return to sidelines with large team

Cheerleaders return to sidelines with large team

Logan Huber, Distribution Reporter

September 22, 2017

For the first time in a decade, the cheerleaders will return to to the sidelines to cheer on the football team on Friday nights. The fans and the team loves the cheerleaders and their support, and now there is another addition to the halftime show besides just having the Chevals. "The cheerleaders b...

Suburb offers students more dining options

Senior Ellie Smith explains,

Ebbie Benson, Copy Editor

February 20, 2017

Though Stillwater has an abundance of places to shop and eat, students often look forward to checking out new places and having more options. A common place for students to explore different restaurants or stores is Woodbury. Not only is there an outdoor mall, but Woodbury also offers a collection of places to eat and activi...

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